About Bihar

More about Bihar Tourism

Bihar, popularly known as “Intelligent mind and hard working people” and it’s capital is Patna. One of the best tourist destinations in India which gives you the opportunity to visit the  place of Lord Buddha (popularly known in Bihar Buddhist Circuit) and ideal tour place for spending a memorable family vacation. Tourism in Bihar will facilitate to visit Bank of Ganga river land that offers you a memorable river view sceneries and more unforgettable experiences of your travel life. Among the all Buddhist circuit around Bihar Tourism some of the most visited place the local and International tourist place is Bodh Gaya; River side of Ganga; Haveli Kharagpur Hill stations; Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary, Wide range of Hot Water Springs like Rajgir, Sita Kund Munger, Rishi Kund Munger, Ghorakhur Waterfalls; Jungel greenery; Munger Yoga School, Madhubani Exotic art forms; Traditional agriculture; Warm hospitality; Delicious Bihari cuisines; Everything about Bihar is simply special and unique and you experience a unforgettable tour places in Bihar.

Bihar – “Intelligent mind and hard working people” (Description)

Bihar’s known for its political power, intelligent learning and traditional culture. The Indian State of Bihar has over the years received various honor and best known for Buddhism. Bihar tourism hospitality maintained the utmost hygienic care and India’s most beautiful local culture.

Famous festival: Chhath puja, Diwali or Dipawali, Holi, Satuani, Tila Sankranti, Durga Puja, Ram Navami, Bhaiya Dooj, Saraswati Puja

Places to visit in Bihar : Gaya, Bodhgaya, Mahabodhi Temple, Vishnupad Temple, Magla Gauri Shrine, Dungeshwari Cave Temples, Barabar Caves, Bodhi Tree, Chinese Temple and Monastery, Bodhgaya Archaeological Museum, Muchalinda Lake, Thai Temple and Monastery, Royal Bhutan, Nalanda, Munger, Vaishali, Patna, Pawapuri, Rajgir, Sasaram, Bhagalpur, Sitamarhi, Begusarai, Bodhgaya, Sonepur

Hill stations in Bihar

Brahmajuni Hill, Gurpa Peak, Pragbodhy, Pretshila Hill, Ramshila Hill, and Gridhakuta.

Zoo in Patna

Sanjay Gandhi Botanical Garden

National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries

Betla National Park
Valmiki National Park.
Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary
Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary

Forts & Museums

Vishal Fort
Munger Fort
Rohtasgarh Fort
Vikramshila Museum

Rivers and Forest.

Forest area of 6,764.14 km²

Rivers in Bihar

Ganga, Sarayu, Gandak, Sone, Poonpoon, Falgu, Karmanasa, Durgawati, Kosi, Ghaghara, Kauriya, Kharra etc.

Climate of Bihar
October, November and February & March is the best time for tourist.

Airport in Bihar

Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport located in Patna
Gaya Airport situated in Gaya.

Railways in Bihar
Bihar has well developed railway network. Major railway stations are Patna, Muzaffarpur, Munger, Jamalpur, Bhagalpur and Gaya.

There is good network of roads connecting all the major parts of the state with Patna.
National highways : 2, 31, 28, 23, 30, 33 and 333 connect the state from places all over India.

Time zone, Currency and No. Of Districts

Indian standard Time +5:30
The Indian rupee.

The state is divided into 9 divisions and 38 districts in Bihar.

The divisions are Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Kosi, Magadh, Munger, Patna, Purnia, Saran, and Tirhut.

38 districts are Banka, Bhagalpur, Begusarai, Darbhanga, Madhubani, Samastipur, Madhepura, Saharsa, Supaul, Arwal, Aurangabad, Gaya, Jehanabad, Nawada, Jamui, Khagaria, Munger, Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura, Bhojpur, Buxar, Kaimur, Patna, Rohtas, Nalanda, Araria, Katihar, Kishanganj, Purnia, Gopalganj, Saran, Siwan, East Champaran, Muzaffarpur, Sheohar, Sitamarhi, Vaishali, and West Champaran.


Patna Airport