Birpur is a city in the Supaul district of Bihar. This small town is located on the Indo-Nepal border near Kosi Barrage on the Kosi River and has a population of around 22000 people. The airport at Birpur has great historical significance as it was made after prime minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru laid the foundation for the Kosi Barrage.
Places to Stay
Visitors will find suitable options in Madhubani such as Madhubani Inn and Hotel Raj Vilas which is 25km away or in Janakpur such as Hotel Welcome and Hotel Manki which is located 50km away within Rs.1500.
Diwali, Navaratri, Chhattha and Holi are the major events across the year.
Bihari, Bhojpuri and Hindi are the most commonly spoken languages in Birpur.
Places to Visit
The Ram Janaki temple is a place of interest in Birpur. Visitors would have to travel further out towards Janakpur and Madhubani for tourist attractions.
How to Get There
There are no easily accessible airports that provide access to commercial flights. Rail and Bus are the recommended modes of transport.
Jaynagar Railway station at Madhubani is the closest at a distance of 12km. It offers links to Darbhanga, Patna and Muzaffarpur from where one could access several other destinations.
The private mini bus stand at Madhubani is the best option to connect you to bigger towns. From here, visitors should do bookings via BSRTC which is a reliable inter-state service provider. TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Booking bus tickets online is the easiest mode of getting your tickets.
Darbhanga is a small city in the Darbhanga district of Bihar. It is the oldest and a historic city of Bihar. Darhanga’s history goes back to the golden Era of Ramayana and Mahabharat. Few believe that Darbhanga in Bengali means ‘Gateway to Bengal’, Dar or Dwar meaning ‘Gate’ and Bhanga or Banga meaning ‘Bengal’, and other’s believe that Darbhanga means broken gates , Bhanga can also mean ‘broken’ in Bihari. Darbhanga is also known for its rich folk art, musical forms, and its unique traditions.
Places to Stay
Darbhanga city has various staying options. Few of them are Hotel Rama Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Ira Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800), Hotel Arvind (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Beena Mansion (Tariff – Rs. 500), and Hotel AP Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1400).
The official language of Darbhanga is Maithili. The other languages spoken here are Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Nepali, and English.
The important festivals of Darbhanga are- Chatth Puja, Makar Sankranti, Dussehra, Ramnavmi, and Diwali.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Darbhanga. Some of these places are Darbhanga Fort, Shyama Kali Temple, Holy Rosary Church, Makhdoom Baba’s Mazar, Harari Pond, and Chandradharu Museum.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Darbhanga is the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan International Airport in Patna (112 km).
The nearest station to Darbhanga city is Darbhanga Junction (2 km).
There are daily bus services to Ranchi, Patna, Madhubani, Muzafarpur, and Hajaipur. Some of the best bus operators that offer a good travel experience for passengers include Gaurav Luxury and Prithvi Travels. Book your tickets in advance and avail of your bus ticket discount coupon, especially given during festive seasons.