Araria is a town and a municipality located at the northern part of Medhepura and Purnia in Bihar. It is the administrative headquarters of the Araria district. Araria shares its borders with Nepal on the northern side, Kishanganj on east and Supaul on the south-west. It is well connected to other places via bus, rail and air.
Places to Stay
There are several hotels nearby Araria. Some of them are Jyoti Hotel (Tariff- Rs. 1000), Hotel Panar, Hotel President, Hotel Jaiswal, and Hotel Tourist Inn (Tariff - Rs. 1680).
Maithili and Bhojpuri are the major languages spoken here. Other languages include Bengali, Hindi, Kulhaiyya, Urdu, Thethi, and Shekhra.
Chatth Puja is a major festival celebrated twice a year-in Chaitra that falls in March and in Kartik that falls in November.
Places of Interest
There are several attractions to visit. Some of them are Kali Mandir, Sultan Phokher, Maata Aasawar Mandir, Kamarpukur, Jairambati, Purnia (45 km), Kishanganj (47 km), Supaul (73 km), Palasi (5 km), and Jokihat (10 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Araria is the Bagdogra Airport, located at 112 km from the town.
Arariya Court Railway Station (8 km) and Kusiargaon Railway Station (11 km) are the nearest stations to Araria.
A four-lane NH 57 runs through the Araria district. There are several buses from most of the districts to reach Araria. Gaurav Luxury Travels is the best travel service which offers great travel experience to passengers. Booking bus tickets through Ticketgoose is the easiest mode to buy your tickets.
Phulparas is one of the twenty one blocks in Madhubani district of Bihar. It is located 50 kms towards east from district head quarters Madhubani. Bathnaha (4 kms), Suga Patti (8 kms), Lachhminia (8 kms), Mansapur (9 kms) and Ghoghardiha (9 kms) are the nearby villages to Phulparas. Nearby cities and towns to Phulparas are Jhanjharpur (28 kms), Supaul (32 kms), Madhubani (50 kms), Saharsa (60 kms).
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in Madhubani (50 kms) and Babu Barhi (35 kms). Some of the budget hotels are Sumant Hotel, Madhubani (Tariff Rs.300 onwards), Rajasthan Hotel, Madhubani (Tariff Rs.200 onwards) and Vishnu Vishal Hotel, Babu Barhi (Tariff Rs.300 onwards).
Maithili is the official language of Phulparas.
Apart from the main festivals of Eid, Holi, Deepawali, Christmas and other festivals, which are celebrated, all over India, there are a few festivals that are unique to this region. Lawan, Jur Sital, Durgapuja, Jursital and Chaurchanfestivals are also celebrated in Phulparas.
Places to Visit
Nearby tourist destinations toPhulparas areMadhubani (47 kms), Samastipur (100 kms), Sitamarhi (116 kms) Munger (121 kms) and Muzaffarpur (127 kms).
How to Get There
Patna airport (183 kms) is the nearest airport to Phulparas.
Vachaspatinagar railway station (6 kms) is the nearest railway station to. Darbhanga Junction railway station (69 kms) is the nearest major railway station to Phulparas.
Bihar Luxury is one of the leading bus operators on this route. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.