Areraj is a small town in the East Champaran district of Bihar, India. A city of North Bihar, Areraj is 6 km away from River Gandak and 28 km away from Motihari. Areraj is an agriculture based economy since farming happens to be the only source of earning here. While food grains such as paddy, wheat, maize and pulses are produced in large quantities, turmeric and sugarcane are good cash crops. The three popular markets of Areraj are Motihari, Gopalganj and Bettiah.
Places to Stay
Local homestays are available at Areraj.
The official language of Areraj is Maithili. The other languages spoken here are Hindi and Bhojpuri.
Some of the popular events of Areraj include Shrawani Mela (July and August), Teej (September), Chhath (October), Navaratri (October) and Deepavali (November) which are celebrated every year.
Places of Interest
Areraj Mandir, popularly called as Someshwar Shiva Mandir, is a famous tourist attraction. Lauria, which is 1 km from Areraj, is home to one of Ashoka's famous pillars.
How to Get There
Patna Airport is located at a distance of about 118 km from Areraj.
Areraj is well-connected to the Patna Junction Railway Station (147 km away).
Areraj has good road connectivity to cities such as Patna, Muzaffarpur, Gorakhpur, Birganj and Raxaul. Gaurav Luxury is one bus operator connecting to Areraj. Booking bus tickets through TicketGoose.com is a hassle-free experience for travellers visiting holiday destinations. Avail of bus ticket booking coupons through Ticketgoose.com and save your money when you travel.