Patna is the capital of the Indian state of Bihar, and is the second most populous city of Eastern India. It is the administrative, industrial and educational centre of the state. The city is situated on the southern bank of the Ganges. It also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun. Patna is also an important pilgrim center for Jain, Sikh Buddhists and Hindus pilgrims.
Places to Stay
Patna has many good budget hotels. Some of them are Hotel Fortune Inn (Tariff - Rs.1500), Hotel Windsor (Tariff - Rs.1400), Hotel President (Tariff - Rs.1100), and Hotel Linkway (Tariff - Rs.1400).
The official language in Patna is Hindi. Other widely spoken dialects and languages include Angika, Bhojpuri and Maithili.
All major festivals of India are celebrated in India. Some of the festivals unique to Patna are Sonepur Mela (November), Kite Festival (January) and Pitrapaksha Mela (September).
Places to Visit
Places to see in and around Patna include Vaishali (61 kms), Rajgir (90 kms), Nalanda (70 kms), and Pawapuri (83 kms), Gandhi Maidan (6 kms) and Kumhrar and Agam Kuan (7 kms).
How to Get There
Patna has an airport called the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport. It is classified as a restricted international airport.
Patna is a major railway hub and has six major stations: Patna Junction, Rajendranagar Terminal, Gulzarbagh Station, Danapur Station, Patliputra Station and Patna Sahib Station.
Luxury bus service between Patna and several neighboring cities is provided by the Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation and the Bihar State Road Transport Corporation. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers traveling to Patna include Vaishali Travels, Gaurav Luxury Bihar State Transport Corporation and Sri Krishna Rath. Avail of bus ticket offers from Ticketgoose.com when you book your tickets online.
Laheriasarai, a twin city of Darbhanga, is located in North Bihar. This city is a famous religious center. There are many lakes surrounding this city making it ideal for those coming here to spend some time around the lakes. Some of the nearby cities include Darbhanga, Jila Missrouli, Muzaffarpur and Bibhutipur.
Places to Stay
There are good comfortable budget hotels available in Laheriasarai. These hotels are Hotel Rama Residency (Tariff – Rs.476), Hotel Ravi (Tariff – Rs.668) and Hotel Arvind (Tariff – Rs.533).
The language spoken in Laheriasarai is Bhojpuri.
The most celebrated festivals in Laheriasarai are Maha Shivratri in February, Chaitra in March, Madhushravani in August and Kartik in November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest around Laheriasarai. These places are Baquar Gunj (3 km), Lakhansar Lake (7 km), Jila Missrouli (32 km) and Darbhanga (7 km) away from Laheriasarai.
How to Get There
Muzaffarpur Airport which is 74 km away from Laheriasarai is the nearest airport.
Laheriasarai Railway Station is only 2 km away from the main city of Laheriasarai and connects the city to all major railway stations.
Laheriasarai has many state-run and private buses that ply between nearby cities and towns. BSRTC runs buses daily from various parts of Bihar to this city. You can book bus tickets online from Ticketgoose.com, one of the leading bus booking portals.