On the fertile Gangetic plains lies the State of Bihar, rich in culture and heritage. This region has actively participated in the history of India from ancient times to the pre-independence era. This is evident from the innumerable monuments that are dotted all over this state. The list of tourist attractions is impressive and includes pilgrimage sites of Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Jainism, archaeological excavations, forts, museums and wildlife sanctuaries.
Bihar is well-connected by air, rail and road transport with a vast network of National and State highways , Patna National airport and international airport in Gaya.
Bihar is a sacred land whose enviable list of pilgrimage sites includes Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Patna Sahib Gurudwara, Gurdwara Gobind Ghat, Mahavir Mandir, Sitamarhi, Maner Sharif, Bihar Sharif, Pawapuri and Padri Ki Haveli.
Patna museum, Nalanda Museum and many more take us back in time to witness history. Coming back to the future, Bihar showcases scientific advances of modern times through the Patna Planetarium (one of the largest in Asia) and SriKrishna Science Centre.
Wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers should head for the Valmiki National Park orKanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary, Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary, Patna zoo, Kakolat Waterfall, Telhar Waterfall and Karkat Waterfall.
Bihar sports a sub tropical climate with scorching summers and cool winters. June to September there is heavy rainfall. October to March is the best time to visit Bihar climate-wise. Hindi and Urdu are the official languages and a large number of people speak Bhojpuri and Maithili.