Located on the south of the Burhi Gandak River is Muzaffarpur- a prominent town of north Bihar. As per historical sources, the town has been named after Muzaffar Khan, who is credited to have founded the city in the eighteenth century. The town has also been nicknamed as the ‘Litchi City’ for the excellent variety of the fruit which it produces. Hajipur, Sonepur, and Vaishali are the cities nearby Muzaffarpur.
Places to Stay
Muzaffarpur has decent accommodation options. Some of the hotels in Muzaffarpur are Jyoti Hotel, Chandralok Hotel, and Hotel Minakshi among others. The tariff for all these hotels can be obtained in person.
The official language of Muzaffarpur is Hindi. Urdu and Maithili are the other languages which are also spoken in this region.
Holi in February and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Muzaffarpur are Kanti (13 km), Motipur (28 km), and Lalganj (38 km) among numerous others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Muzaffarpur is the Patna Airport, which is 72 km away.
Muzaffarpur has a railway station of its own with trains connecting to nearby places.
Muzaffarpur has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Patna and Ranchi among others. There are several local and private bus operators that ply on this route. Bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.
Phulparas is one of the twenty one blocks in Madhubani district of Bihar. It is located 50 kms towards east from district head quarters Madhubani. Bathnaha (4 kms), Suga Patti (8 kms), Lachhminia (8 kms), Mansapur (9 kms) and Ghoghardiha (9 kms) are the nearby villages to Phulparas. Nearby cities and towns to Phulparas are Jhanjharpur (28 kms), Supaul (32 kms), Madhubani (50 kms), Saharsa (60 kms).
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in Madhubani (50 kms) and Babu Barhi (35 kms). Some of the budget hotels are Sumant Hotel, Madhubani (Tariff Rs.300 onwards), Rajasthan Hotel, Madhubani (Tariff Rs.200 onwards) and Vishnu Vishal Hotel, Babu Barhi (Tariff Rs.300 onwards).
Maithili is the official language of Phulparas.
Apart from the main festivals of Eid, Holi, Deepawali, Christmas and other festivals, which are celebrated, all over India, there are a few festivals that are unique to this region. Lawan, Jur Sital, Durgapuja, Jursital and Chaurchanfestivals are also celebrated in Phulparas.
Places to Visit
Nearby tourist destinations toPhulparas areMadhubani (47 kms), Samastipur (100 kms), Sitamarhi (116 kms) Munger (121 kms) and Muzaffarpur (127 kms).
How to Get There
Patna airport (183 kms) is the nearest airport to Phulparas.
Vachaspatinagar railway station (6 kms) is the nearest railway station to. Darbhanga Junction railway station (69 kms) is the nearest major railway station to Phulparas.
Bihar Luxury is one of the leading bus operators on this route. Making use of bus ticket offers are the best way to save money while travelling.