Bihar is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world and has rich cultural heritage. It derived its name from Sanskrit and Pali word 'Vihara' meaning 'Abode'. Bihar is a state in East India, bordering Nepal. It is divided by the River Ganges, which floods its fertile plains.
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Bihar is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world and has rich cultural heritage. It derived its name from Sanskrit and Pali word 'Vihara' meaning 'Abode'. Bihar is a state in East India, bordering Nepal. It is divided by the River Ganges, which floods its fertile plains. Important Buddhist pilgrimage sites include the Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya's Mahabodhi Temple, under which the Buddha allegedly meditated. In the state capital Patna, Mahavir Mandir temple is revered by Hindus, while Sikhs worship at the domed, riverside Gurdwara of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Ji. Bihar holds an important place in Indian history, culture and heritage
Facts & Figures
Capital : Patna
Area : 94,163 km2
Population (2011) : 103,804,637
Climate : Diverse Climate with extreme summer and winter
Spoken Languages : Hindi, Urudu, Maithili, Angika, Magadhi, Bhojpuri.
Clothing Required : Cotton in summer and woolen in winter
Best Time To Visit : October – March
Major Festivals : Chhath, Deepawali, Shravani Mela, Teej, Chitragupta Puja, Makar Sankranti, Saraswati Puja, Holi, Eid-ul- Fitr, Eid-ul- Adha, Muharram, Kali Puja/Shyama Puja/Nisha Puja, Ram Navami, Rath yatra, Rakshabandhan, Maha Shivaratri, Durga Puja, Lekshmi Puja, Christmas, Mahavir Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Jivitputrika, Chitragupta Puja, Gurpurab, Bhai Dooj
Tourist Attractions : Rohtasgarh Fort, Munger Fort, Sasaram Fort, Palamu Fort, Maner Fort, Jalalgarh Fort, Rajmahal,Patna Museum, Mahatma Gandhi Setu,Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhi Tree, Bodh Gaya, Gaya, Vaishali, Pawapuri, Nalanda, Rajgir, Kesariya, Vikramshila, Areraj, Patliputra, Takht Shri Harmandir Saheb
Day 1: Arrive-Delhi
We welcome you to the land of culture and heritage, where hospitality is way of life. You will be transferred to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi-Patna- Darbanga
Morning after a relaxed breakfast transfer to the Airport to board flight to Patna. You will be received upon your arrival and transfer to Darbhanga while visiting some villages en route. Upon arrival check in at the Hotel for Overnight.
Day 3: Darbanga - Madhubani - Muzaffarpur
Morning after breakfast drive down to Muzaffarpur while visiting MADHUBANI to see Mithila Paintings. Visit Village like Rathi, Jitwapuri, Rashidpur etc. and visit the houses where Mithila Painting is done. Post visit continue drive to Muzaffarpur. Upon arrival check-in at hotel overnight stay.
Day 4: Muzaffarpur
Morning after breakfast drive down to Sonepur while visiting some villages en route. Upon arrival, check-in at the cottages of Bihar Tourism Development Corporation(BSTDC). In the afternoon exploring festival area. Overnight stay at Sonepur.
Day 5: Sonpur
Full day to witness Sonepur Festival (It is said that the due to the shouting of spectators as "Kaun Hara, Kaun Hara" (Who is defeated) the bank is named as "Konhara". The famed cattle fair is held at Sonepur, in Northern Bihar on the banks of the River Ganga. It is one Of the Asia's largest cattle fair. The full moon day of the month of Kartik (November) is regarded as one of the most auspicious days for the Hindus. Sonepur situated on the confluence of the holy rivers Ganga and Andak, has the reverence of a blessed ground and lasts for a fortnight. In ancient times the Royal Rajahs and Nawabs used to camp here. The Sonpur Fair has unique and historical importance only one of its kind where a large number of elephants are sold. These are purchased mainly by forest departments. Apart from elephants, a large number of cattle and horses are also brought to the fair for sale. Various folk shows, games and jugglers can be seen in the fair and also visit the Street stall and Baba Hariharnath temple.
Day 6: Sonpur - Patna - Delhi
Morning after breakfast proceed to visit animal market etc of Sonepur mela. Later drive down to Patna airport to board flight to Delhi . On arrival at Delhi transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7: Delhi-Depart
Morning after relaxed breakfast proceed to explore old Delhi area covering Chandni Chowk market etc. Later proceed to International Airport to board flight for onward destination.
- Accommodation as per you chosen hotel (03/ 04/ 05 star)
- Daily Breakfast in the Hotels
- Airport / hotel transfers, city tour and sightseeing as per the itinerary by PVT car.
- All applicable hotel taxes, toll tax, parking charges & Driver allowance however, any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra.
- Any meal unless specified above.
- Any airfare / train fare
- Guides services
- All entrances fees to monuments.
- Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.
- Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
- Services not specified above.
- GST 4.50%