Tourism in East India is like unfolding the different elements of nature and culture. A pastiche of culture and colours, East India treasures all the blissful aspects of tourism that can adorn your holiday at its best. It is the land of rich traditions, unspoiled landscapes, vibrant culture, colourful dresses and tasteful delicacies. It treasures more than 200 tribes, which make it a unique tourist place. Sparkling with rolling hills, tranquil rivers and gushing waterfalls, East India tours also enable tourists to indulge in various adventurous activities.
Nestled on the banks of the sacred Ganga river, Bihar is in the eastern part of India. Sharing its boundaries with states like Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Nepal, Bengal and Nepal, Bihar has derived its name from a term, “Vihara”. It means monastery and Bihar justifies the title as it has been a major learning centre of Buddhism. The land is dotted with various monuments, religious sites and Buddhist monasteries. Patna, Vaishali, Nalanda, Bodh Gaya, Rajgir and Pawapuri are major tourist destinations in Bihar. Some noteworthy tourist attractions of Bihar include Harminder Sahib, Sher Shah's mausoleum, Mahabodhi Temple, Pathar ki Masjid, Golghar, Sanjay Gandhi Zoological Park and Gandhi Setu Jalan Museum.
Jharkhand is an amazingly appealing land, packed with great scenic charms. Carved out of Bihar in 2000, the state shares its borders with Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Its literal meaning is the land of forests. Endowed with rich mineral wealth, Jharkhand is adorned with rolling hills, dense forests, wildlife, cascading waterfalls, enchanting rivers and mountains. Ranchi is the capital of this beautiful state. The major tourist destinations in Jharkhand are the mesmerising Health Hill Resort Hazaribagh, Betla National Park, Netarhat hill station, Lodh Falls, architectural wonders like Sun Temple and Digambar Jain Temple.
Settled amidst the gorgeous lush mountains of the Eastern Ghats, Odisha is a historical state. It is bounded by the states of Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Jharkhand.
The serpentine rivers, palm-fringed beaches, blue hills of Eastern Ghats and gushing waterfalls make it a popular tourist destination. Its vibrant fairs & festivals, celebrated temples, historical monuments and holy shrines beckon tourists to enjoy a memorable vacation. Konark Festival, Odisha State Museum, Konark Sun Temple, Jagannath Temple and Udaigiri Caves are major attractions of the state. Talking about travel destinations in Odisha, Puri, Konark, Gopalpur, Ratnagir and Chilka Lake reserve their places in the list.
A painting with all the vibrant Colours, West Bengal is the finest mirror of Indian culture. The land where many civilisations left their footprint, West Bengal speaks volume of its different ethnicity, religion, culture and languages. Kolkatta, Darjeeling, Siliguri and Kalimpong are the major tourist places to visit. The holy river Ganges pass through the rich alluvial plains through huge swamps, which are called as the Sundarbans. The natural beauty, the richness of education and the abundance of learning centres are the reasons, which have made West Bengal a favourite destination for tourists. Durga Puja in Bengal is the highlight of the place that draws a huge number of tourists. Birla Planetarium, Chitrakoot Art Gallery, Victoria Memorial and Rabindra Bharti Museum are the major tourist spots of the state.