Bihar is a historically affluent state with diverse culture and traditions. The roots of civilization have been found in Bihar, the ruins of which make the state the land of sacred soil. It is home to several historic relics, quaint monasteries and temples, wildlife sanctuaries, lakes and a part of River Ganga flows through the state. Revel in the wonderful history of the state and find innate peace at the pilgrimage centers especially the Buddhist circuit.
A major chunk of Bihar can be covered within a week. Start off at Patna spending a day or two exploring the city and its history through the heritage sites. Further moving to Gaya, you can visit Bodhgaya and spend two days exploring the stupas and monasteries. Spend a day at Valmiki National Park as its rich flora and fauna is ideal for any avid traveler. From here you can go to Munger and practice yoga at the ashrams to attain peace of mind before leaving the state.