Ranchi is a beautiful place and is also the capital of Jharkhand. Ranchi is considered to be the second most heavily populated city. The name of this city, “Ranchi” has been plagiarised from the name of an Oraon Village which was called “Archi.” Some of the attractions of Ranchi are the Dassam Falls, Jonha falls and also the Hudru falls.
Places to Stay
There are many places to stay in Ranchi that come under budget of the visitors. Some of the hotels are Hotel Rajdhani Plaza (Tariff – Rs. 783), Hotel Radiant (Tariff – Rs. 980), Hotel Tribhuvan (Tariff – Rs. 661) and Hotel Churuwala Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1,470).
Languages spoken in Ranchi include Asuri which is an Austro-Asiatic language and is spoken by approximately 17,000 people
Some of the festivals celebrated in Ranchi are Durga Puja celebrated in October and Chhath Puja celebrated in November.
Places of interest
Some of the places of attraction in Ranchi are Rock Garden and Kanke Dam (4 km from Ranchi), Hundru Falls (45 km from Ranchi on Ranchi Purulia Road) and Jonha Falls (40 km from Ranchi).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to reach Ranchi is Birsa Munda Airport which is 7 kms from the centre of the city.
The Ranchi railway station (RNC) is the main station of Ranchi and is located only 3.4 kms away from the city.
Some of the travel operators running the bus service in and around Ranchi are Travel Mart, Tripti Travels and Choudhary Travel and Holidays. Some of the bus stations of Ranchi are Argora Chowk Bus stop, ITI Bus stand and State Bus Depot. You can get discount on bus booking if you log on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking portal.
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.