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Bengal Despatch 3 – Sonepur Cattle Fair - Package Detail

Bengal Despatch 3 – Sonepur Cattle Fair

Route : Patna Sonepur Patna
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Embark cruise in Patna (D)

Board in Patna & sail upstream from Patna.

Day 2

Visit Sonepur Fair & nearby Vaishali (BLD)

Visit Sonepur cattle fair at Sonepur. The anchor midstream off the confluence, and use our country boat each day to take us to and from the fair, thus combining seclusion from the crowds and ready accessibility to the action.

Day 3

Visit Sonepur Fair & nearby Vaishali (BLD)

We shall also organise a halfday excursion during the extension to Vaishali. This site, sacred to both Buddhists and Jains, lies a few km north of Sonepur. Here Buddha preached his last sermon, and we shall see a pillar erected by the Emperor Ashoka around 230 BC, as well as visiting the archaeological museum and the nearby Jain shrine.

Day 4

Disembark cruise at Patna (B)

We sail downstream to Patna for our disembark form the cruise.

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