KAKOLAT (NAWADA)
It is a waterfall in Gobindpur, about 21 miles away from Nawada. Just below the fall, there is a deep natural reservoir. The fall is about 150 to 160 feet, from the ground level. The scene is panoramic due to all around green forest area, which looks very pleasant in watching. According to the legend, in Treta Yuga a king was cursed by a Rishi and had to take a shape of a python and lived here. The place was visited by the great Pandava during their exile and the king who was cursed got salvation from the bad effects of the curse. The king after getting rid of the curse proclaimed that one who would bathe in the waterfall will not take the yoni of snake and that is why a large number of people from far and near bathe in the river. A big fair is held on the occasion of vishya or Chait Sankranti.

BHIMBANDH (MUNGER)
Bhimbandh Wild Life Sanctuary is located in the south west of Munger District. The forests cover an area of 681.99 sq km on the hills and undulating tract of Kharagpur Hills. The vegetation of these forests is very rich where Sal, Semal and other trees grow side by side the hilly terrains, protecting from the sun rays the forms and the humble creepers which grow below. A host of wild animals such as Tiger, Leopards, Sloth Bear, Nilgai, Sambhar, Barking deer, Wild Bear, Four Horned Antelope are found in these forests. In the valley portions and at the foothills are several hot springs of which the finest are at Bhimbandh, Sita Kund and Rishi Kund.

GHODA KATORA 
It is being developed as an Eco-tourism site, which will have a huge Buddha statue which will be flanked by his four important disciples Ananda, Maha Kassapa, Maha Moggallana and Sariputta. The idea is to tribute to the Buddha and his disciples who are part of the cultural legacy of Bihar.

VALMIKI NAGAR TIGER RESERVE
It is the safe home for the tigers, one of the threatened species of the world. It is spread across 880 sq km (approx). Located at the cradle of Himalayan outermost Shivalik range, the region has a very undulating landscape compromising of steep rise and deep ridges with the lush green forest around. The leopards and Tigers along with the Fishing Cats, Chitals, Sambar, Black Bucks, Langur, Sloth Bears, Gaurs make the jungle an adventurous destination for the tourists. The deep forests of Sal, Asan, Karama, Semal, Cane etc. offers a pleasant climate in the area. 

BARABAR CAVES 
The architectural beauty of Barabar Caves situated in the Barabar Hills is magnificent. These caves are located at a distance of around 25 km from Gaya. These caves were carved during the first phase of development of Buddhism in the second century BC. These rock caves are deep and finely cut and have fine glassy and shining polish inside. Buddhist literature reveals that these caves are divided in three types and one of them is Nagarjuna Caves. Other two are Hut Caves and Caves of Pandavas. Nagarjuna situated on Nagarjuna Hill are two in number; Sudama Chaupar. These caves are meant for ascetic spiritual Buddhist monks who were truth seekers and wanted isolation .

GANGETIC DOLPHINS SANCTUARY, BHAGALPUR
Located in Bhagalpur district, the sanctuary is a 50 km stretch of the Ganga river. It is the only protected area for the endangered Gangetic Dolphins in Asia.



About Srishti

This is a short description in the author block about the author. You edit it by entering text in the "Biographical Info" field in the user admin panel.

0 Comments :

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.