Bihar is the land where ancient Indian dynasties prospered and powerful emperors ruled. Great religions like Jainism and Buddhism spread their light all over the world from the ancient land that we now know as Bihar. The mighty kingdom of Magadha was located in Bihar. Bihar has some of the best Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India. The towering Mahabodhi Temple and ancient school of Nalanda are places of immense spiritual and historical value. You can also follow the footsteps of the great Buddha and tour places of the Bihar Buddhist circuit. Shrine Yatra offers you some of the best Bihar Tour Packages to explore this ancient land.
You may be surprised to know that Gaya is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains. Gaya is a city of great spiritual importance. People from all over India come here for pindadaan or perform funeral offerings to the deceased elders of the family. Buddha got his enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree, which is also in Gaya. Buddha preached his sermon on a hill in Gaya, and the Jain temples in Gaya are very sacred for the Jain religion.
The last Tirthankara of Jains, Lord Mahavir was born in Bihar, and today there are many places of Jain religion that you can visit in Bihar. You can go on a Temple Tour in Bihar and visit spectacular Jain temples at Pawapuri, Kundalpur, and Lachuar. Bihar is also a place for Sikhs to come and worship at the Takht Sri Patna Sahib at Patna.
So what are the things that you can do in Bihar? The list is huge and so interesting. You can witness the bathing ritual on Ganga on the auspicious day of the Chhath Puja. See artisans make the famous Madhubani paintings, or relish on the mouthwatering tastes of Litti Chokha.
But Bihar is not just about religious tours but also wildlife and natural wonders. Valmiki Tiger Reserve, Barabar Caves, Bhimbandh Sanctuary are places of immense natural beauty in Bihar.
You can also visit Bihar where we present the best Bihar holiday tour itinerary and Bihar tourist packages for our guests. We arrange for your stay, vehicles for sightseeing, and guide you to see the best that Bihar offers to tourists. Bihar, after all, is not just a state, but a gateway to ancient India.
Destinations: Ranchi – Shikharji – Nalanda – Rajgir – Pawapuri – Patna
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