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East India Tour

East India Destinations

Andman Nicobar Romantic Beach
The region lies the Indian states West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and also the union territory Andaman and Nicobar Islands. One of the first greatest universities that is well known in Indian history, the Nalanda University, of this ancient University including a consortium led by Singapore along with China, India and was being located in the state of Bihar, while another recently discovered one, Puspagiri University in Odisha.
Patna is the capital city of the Bihar, its most populous city and the second most populous city in Eastern India. It consists many administrative office of Bihar, industrial and educational centre of the state. Patna is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world. Ancient Patna, also known as Pataliputra, was the capital of the Magadha Empire under the Haryanka, Nanda, Mauryan, Sunga, Gupta and Pala. The city of Patna is situated on the southern bank of the Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Sone, Gandak and Punpun. The city is approximately more than 35 km long and 18 km to 20 km wide. It is the second largest city of Eastern India.
East India is called eastern part of India, near the Bay of Bengal, including the states of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Orrisa. Eastern India also comprise of the easternmost states of India; Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura. One of the most important rivers that flow through this region is the mighty Brahmaputra, Ganga which originates from Himalaya and eventually empties itself into the Bay of Bengal. East India has been the ruling ground for many ancient empires such as the Maurya, Sunga, Kalinga and Pala Empires.
Hawra Bridge

On the other hand the states to the extreme east of India have a strong ethnic culture that escaped Sanskritization, and many more tourist destinations.

West Bengal :

West Bengal's capital city Kolkata, the capital of British India until 1911, is the biggest metropolis and

economically dominant city of India and also counted third largest city of India and one of the fastest growing cities in the world. The state of West Bengal is famous for its bustling capital city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), also known as the "City of joy" or the "Cultural Capital of India". In Kolkata you will find the world class famous destinations like Victoria Memorial, the Howrah Bridge, Alipur Zoo, Botanical Gardens and the Kalighat Temple among others. It is also the main centre of commerce or the commercial capital of Eastern and north eastern India.

 Also famous in West Bengal are the hill stations of Darjeeling, known for its tea gardens and the toy train tour that helps you reach there. Kalimpong is known for its beautiful hill station and water sport activities, such as river rafting and paddling. The hill station of Siliguri, also known as the Gateway of the Northeast, has many tourist attractions to offer, such as wildlife sanctuaries and rivers.

Bihar & Jharkhand
Bodh Gaya
The state of Bihar its capital city is Patna, often underrated as a rich tourist destination, surprisingly has a lot of tourist offer from Indian tour Operator. Cities like Patna  has a lot to offer tourists, like the Kumraha Excavations, Qila House, Khuda Baksh Oriental Library, Har Mandir, Golghar, Sanjay Gandhi Botanical Park and Patna House. Back in the 5th century, Nalanda was a very famous university. It is believed that Lord Buddha and Lord Mahavir (the founder of Jainism) visited this centre of learning. Bodhgaya in Bihar is famous for foot steps of Budha and the birthplace of Buddhism Pilgrimage, it is believed that here seated under a tree, Prince Siddhartha Gautama, attained awakening and came to be known as Buddha. This place is frequented by many Buddhist and non-Buddhist to get to know more about Buddha and Buddhism. Many monks from Dharamsala also make their way down to Bodhgaya and it is believed that the Dalai Lama spends a few months of the year in here. Rajgir is another popular tourist destination in Bihar and is known to be a place of pilgrimage; it is believed that Lord Mahavir lived in this town for 14 years. Rajgir is known for its hot water springs and the Rajgir dance festival. Vaishali is famous for being home to two important religions, Buddhism and Jainism. Ranchi the state capital of the newly formed state of Jharkhand is famous for its many beautiful waterfalls.

Orissa:
Bhubaneshwar is capital city of orissa and well known for its glorious tourist attractions and places it also consits historical and culture place known for its intricately carved sacred temples. This city was also the capital of the Kalinga Empire during the rule of King Asoka. The city of Konark in Orissa is known for its renowned Sun Temple that is more than 700 years old. This magnificent temple has been recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and hosts an annual Konark Festival, which features Indian classical dancers from across the country, performing in front of this elaborate temple. Puri, on the other hand is known for its decent sea beaches, temples and caves.

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