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.
A small village in Bihar’s Supaul district, Nirmali is 217 km away from its capital city, Patna. Some of its nearby cities include Darbhanga (84 km), Samastipur (130 km) and Muzaffarpur (147 km). It lies on the banks of the rivers Koshi and Balaan. Nirmali is renowned for its rice production.
Places to Stay
Nirmali does not have much to offer its tourists in terms of accommodation. Darbhanga, which is 84 km from here, has a number of budget hotels for tourists, including Hotel AP Palace (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Rama Residency (Tariff – Rs.1,000) and Hotel Naveen Residency (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
Maithili and Hindi are commonly spoken in Nirmali.
Mahashivaratri in February, Dasara in September-October, Chhath Puja and Diwali in October-November are some of the major festivals celebrated with great pomp in Nirmail.
Places of Interest
Nirmali has several places to visit in and around the village. Some of them are Pratapganj (21 km), Chhatapur (24 km), Jogabani (28 km) and Forbesgani (36 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport from here is the Patna International Airport, which is 223 km from here.
Darbhanga Junction Railway Station (86 km away) is the nearest major railhead connecting the village to other cities.
Buses are available from Darbhanga, Samastipur and Patna. State-run buses cater to passengers travelling in the region. Volvo bus booking through bus booking websites like TicketGoose.com is very convenient.