Bihar -Jharkhand

Bodh Gaya (250Km/7Hrs from Varanasi,135 from Patna)
Bodh Gaya (once Uruvela village) is the place where, 2500 years ago, in the 6th century BCE, a young ascetic, Siddhartha, attained enlightenment to become the Buddha, and found Buddhism, one of the world’s oldest religions Visit Bhodi Sarovar,Mahabodhi Tree and Gaya (14Km) is a centre for Hindu pilgrims which is famous for Vishnupad Temple
Deoghar- Baidyanath
Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple (233 /5Hrs from Gaya) also known as Baba dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in Jharkhand. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.