Patna - Buxar
Nestled on the picturesque banks of River Ganges, Buxar is packed with a host of religious sites, including the Bihariji Temple and the Brameshwar Nath temple. Other famous attractions in Buxar include Katkauli-ka-Maidan, Buxar Fort, and Sita Ram Upadhyaya Museum.
Route-Map: Patna - Danapur - Bihta - Arrah - Jagdishpur - Buxar
Distance: 143.2 kilometers
Duration: 4 hours 22 minutes
This beautiful fort is home to many important structures including Ganesh Temple, Jama Masjid, Hathiya Pol, and Aina Mahal. Another top place of interest is the Tarachandi Temple, which is considered to be one among the country’s 52 Shakti Peethas. Other places to check out in Rohtas include Bhaluni Dham and Shergarh Fort.
Route-Map: Buxar - Shukraulia - Uttampur - Rajpur - Jamauli - Kochas - Sirsia - Kharari - Rohtas
Distance: 70.9 kilometers
Duration: 2 hours 17 minutes
Rohtas - Rajgir
Rajgir is packed with a host of religious sites related to Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist interests. The Saptaparni Caves, Vultures Peak, Ajatshatru Fort, Bimbisara jail, Swarna Gufa, and the famous Rajgir hot springs have attracted tourists since time immemorial. Tourists also love to take a tour to Rajgir during the popular local festivities of Rajgir Mahotsav and Makar Sankranti Mela.
Route-Map: Rohtas - Shiyawak - Daudnagar - Nagain - Goh - Rupaspur - Panchananpur - Punahda - Panari - Khizarsarai - Sultanpur - Khudai - Lodipur - Rajgir
Distance: 170.8 kilometers
Duration: 5 hours 15 minutes
Rajgir - Munger
Once the capital of the kingdom of Mir Kasim, Munger is also a popular yoga retreat. Some of the historical places in Munger include Munger Fort, the tombs of Pir Shah Nufa, and the Palace of Shah Suja. The religious sites here include the Chandisthana Temple, Kastaharni Ghat, Sita Kund, and the Baptist Mission. Sri Ram Market and Purani Bazaar are some of the best shopping destinations in Munger.
Route-Map: Rajgir - Ghorahi - Chandinama - Sanaiya - Sheikhpura - Lakhisarai - Balgudar - Surajgarha - Jamalpur - Munger
Distance: 125.6 kilometers
Duration: 3 hours 13 minutes
Munger - Begusarai
The museum exhibits stone sculptures, ancient coins, terracotta objects, pottery, and Pala artworks. Begusarai is packed with a myriad of religious sites, including Radha Shyam Temple, Jaimangal Garh Temple, and Panch Mandir. The colourful Simaria Mela held at the Simaria Ghat is one of the prime attractions of Begusarai.
Route-Map: Munger - Jamalpur - Rajdham - Surajgarha - Balgudar - Tahadiya - Barahiya - Malpur - Minapur - Gobindpur - Begusarai
Distance: 94.3 kilometers
Duration: 2 hours 34 minutes
Begusarai - Darbhanga
Fondly known as the ‘Cultural Capital of Bihar’, Darbhanga offers the perfect amalgamation of rich culture, unfathomable mythology, and intriguing folklore.
One of the oldest cities of Bihar, Darbhanga will also lure you with its art and musical richness. Colourful local markets like Masraf Bazar, Pahee Market, Tower Chowk Market, and Tara Market will offer you ample opportunities to shop for excellent souvenirs including Sikki Mauni artifacts, Madhubani paintings, and authentic sweets.
Route-Map: Begusarai - Fatehpur - Ajnaul - Dalsinghsarai - Chandchaur - Mohanpur - Samastipur - Mohiuddinpur - BasudeoPur - Phulhara - Dath - Barheta - Darbhanga
Distance: 112.9 kilometers
Duration: 3 hours
Darbhanga - Patna
The epicenter of Jainism and Buddhism, Patna is also the birthplace of many revered Indian scholars, including Chanakya, Panini, and Aryabhatta. The Patna Museum, Jalan Museum, and Ruins of Pataliputra will offer you an insight of the rich past of this city. Other attractions awaiting you in Patna include Golghar, Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library, & Takht Sri Patna Sahib.
Route-Map: Darbhanga - Kamtaul - Shiv Daha - Jarang East - Maithi -Karanpur - Paigamber Pur Kolhua - Jarhua - Kurhani - Bhagwanpur - Hajipur - Patna
Distance: 139.7 kilometers
Duration: 3 hours 27 minutes
Patna - Rajgir
One of the primary attractions in Rajgir is the hot springs, which is said to have medicinal properties. The Ajatshatru Fort, Bimbisara Jail, and Swarna Bhandar are some of the proud monuments in Rajgir. Other important attractions of the city include Jivaka Avan Gardens, Venu Vana, Cyclopean Walls, and Vishwa Shanti Stupa.
Route-Map: Patna - Khusrupur - Chandi - Chandasi - Bihar Sharif - Bakhri village - Rajgir
Distance: 93.7 kilometers
Duration: 2 hours 31 minutes
With the rugged hills encompassing it and the holy waters of River Phalgu flowing through the city, Gaya is one of the most beautiful cities in Bihar. The Mahabodhi Temple, Lord Yama Temple, Chinese Temple, Vishnupad Temple, Dungeshwari Cave Temples, and Mangla Gauri Temple are some of the prime religious places to visit in Gaya.
Route-Map: Rajgir - Sarsu - Raj Bigha - Gehlor - Khamri - Nawada - Itwan - Kaiya - Manpur - Gaya
Distance: 59.7 kilometers
Duration: 1 hour 43 minutes
Muzaffarpur - Valmiki National Park
On your visit to Valmiki National Park, you can spend time enjoying Jeep Safari, river rafting, boating, cycling, nature walks, and tiger trail. You can also check out the top attractions of the park including Bhatiyari Watchtower, Bhikhna Thori, Rohua Nala, Kapan, Lalbhitiya, and Parewa Dah. You can also stay in the eco-hut overnight and trek to Someshwar Peak the next morning.
Route-Map: Muzaffarpur - Kanti - Motipur - Bettiah - Donwar - Ramnagar - Valmiki Tiger Reserve
Distance: 215.6 kilometers
Duration: 5 hours 50 minutes
Munger - Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary
You can also take a serene boat ride across the blue waters of the lake, as you soak in the surrounding green environs and enjoy the breathtaking sunset views.
Route-Map: Munger - Farda - Deoghar - Surajgarha - Jakarpura - Rampur - Balgudar - Tahadiya - Barahiya - Begusarai - Kanwar Taal Lake
Distance: 122.9 kilometers
Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes
Patna - Nalanda - Gaya
You can also visit the Nalanda Archaeological Museum, Nav Nalanda Mahavihara, The Great Stupa, and Hiuen Tsang Memorial Hall. If you want, you can spend the night in Nalanda or proceed to Gaya. Gaya will welcome you with a host of religious sites including Vishnupad Temple, Mahabodhi Temple, Mangala Gauri Temple, and Tibetan Monastery.
Route-Map: Patna - Chandi - Chandasi - Bihar Sharif - Nalanda - Rajgir - Khudai - Dihuri - Gaya
Distance: 150 kilometers
Duration: 4 hours 10 minutes