Bahraich is a small town in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the headquarters of the district by the same name and lies very close to the international border with Nepal, which is just 50 km away at a distance of 50 km. Due to the proximity to the Himalayas, the region experiences a bitter cold winter, yet a very hot summer.
Places to Stay
The town does not have good lodging facilities, which is why tourists are forced to venture into Lucknow, the state capital, at a distance of 129 km. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Amarpreet Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Ajanta Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Park Awadh Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Bridaban (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also spoken.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Ram Navami in April, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The area is not abundant with places of tourist interest. A ride to the international border can be an exciting experience. Indian nationals are allowed to cross over to Nepal without passports and visas. So if you are planning to head to Nepal, especially via Lucknow, you will have to pass through here.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow at a distance of 142 km.
The close by major railway station is the Lucknow Railway Station at a distance of 133 km.
Usually state transport buses allied to the UPSRTC ply on routes connecting the town to other cities in the region. Avail of bus ticket offer when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com.