Sale Of The Season is ENDING SOON.

- View on map (3500+ reviews)

Min. Temp :

24.28℃

Max. Temp :

29.62℃

Distance from Barasat :

486 Km.

Weather :

Rain and humid throughout the day.

Overview

Bhagalpur was known as ‘Bhagdattpuram’ which meant ‘the City of Good luck’ as per the references to it in the epics like Mahabharatha and Ramayana.

 It is an important city in southern Bihar and is one of the oldest districts located on the fertile plains of the River Ganga. The main language that is spoken here is Angika named after the Anga kingdom.   


Historically, it was a place of great importance. Many powerful kings have ruled here. It was a big trading market in Eastern India even during the 7th century and was even visited by the famous Chinese travellers Hüan-tsang and Fa-Hien.

 It was also known as Champanagar during those times and it had a big harbour too.  

As it is located on the banks of the River Ganga, the crops grown here are rice, maize, wheat, barley and oil seeds and agriculture is one of the main revenues. It is a major rail and road junction too. There are also many good educational institutions here. 

The historical town of Bhagalpur is also famous for the production of high quality silk. It has a nickname and it is known as the 'Silk City of India’. Weaving as an occupation in Bhagalpur is many centuries old and generations’ have been involved in silk production. It is a customary domestic industry here. 

Bhagalpur is well-known for its sericulture, silk yarn manufacture and finally weaving them into products. The silk woven here is of a distinctive and unique type. It is known as Tussah or Tussar Silk. 

Some of the places of tourist interest in Bhagalpur are Vikramasila, a Buddhist University built in the 8th century by Dharmapala, a Pala King. He was a great supporter of the Mahayana form of Buddhism. This university was then famous for being a Centre for Tantric learning. 

Best time to visit the destination October to April. 

Route Map

Budget calculation

Transportation

transportation mode

Vehicle

Own

Rented

Cost / Day
(owned)

1 room / Night (double ocuppancy)

No. of Rooms

Cost

food

1 person / Day

No .of People

No .of Days

Cost

Your Budget
Expense
total

Reviews

4.8/5

from 3500+ reviews

Have a Query?

Please fill the form.

our blogour blog

from the writer's desk
Best places to celebrate Christmas and New Year in India
our post

Best places to celebrate Christmas and New Year in

The festive atmosphere during Christmas and New year days can be felt as soon as you step outside your home. For travel ...

read more
Best Winter trips to plan this season
our post

Best Winter trips to plan this season

Winter is an ideal time to carry through a trip as traveling on winter days makes people ecstatic with its great weathe ...

read more
Kashmir Trip FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions about Kashmir
our post

Kashmir Trip FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions a

Before traveling, learning about the place you aspire to travel to is an essential thing that has to be on your list. W ...

read more
Best Kashmir Trip Itinerary - Here's how to spend 5 days exploring Kashmir
our post

Best Kashmir Trip Itinerary - Here's how to spend

Going to the places, people have always heard of, is something travelers fantasize about a lot. But you can’t just si ...

read more
Tawang FAQs - Frequently asked Questions about Tawang
our post

Tawang FAQs - Frequently asked Questions about Taw

Tawang is the “Land of dawn-lit mountains” in  Arunachal Pradesh. It is a lesser known place with enveloped un ...

read more

Similar locations Similar locations

50,000 +
Travelers
4,000 +
Trips
50 +
Destinations
Raise a Query
Connect with Us

talk to expert

chat with us

Send Query

Drop It * Yourself *
DIY