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Planning a trip to Patna, Bihar, India

14th May to 20th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Estimated Budget
for the Trip
INR 59,500 - 93,000View Breakdown

Things to do in Patna in May

Day 1 - Tuesday 14th, May
morning -

Arrive in Patna by train from Arwal. Check into the hotel and freshen up.

afternoon -

Head to P&M Mall for a variety of local cuisine options at the food court.

evening -

Explore the street food at Maurya Lok Complex for local favorites like litti chokha and chaat.

Day 2 - Wednesday 15th, May
morning -

Travel to Mokama by train. Visit Barabar Caves for an adventurous exploration of ancient rock-cut caves.

afternoon -

Enjoy a thrilling boat ride at the nearby Kanwar Lake Bird Sanctuary.

evening -

Head to a local eatery near the Mokama railway station for a delicious and budget-friendly dinner.

Day 3 - Thursday 16th, May
morning -

Visit the iconic Golghar for panoramic views of the city and a glimpse into history.

afternoon -

Explore the Patna Museum to discover Bihar's rich cultural heritage and historical artifacts.

evening -

Savor authentic Bihari cuisine at Bansi Vihar, known for its amazing thalis and regional delicacies.

Day 4 - Friday 17th, May
morning -

Travel to Bihar Sharif by train. Visit Pawapuri to witness the stunning Lotus Lake and ancient temples.

afternoon -

Experience the adrenaline rush with river rafting on the Falgu River.

evening -

Enjoy a cozy dinner at Badi Dargah Road, indulging in local flavors at budget-friendly eateries.

Day 5 - Saturday 18th, May
morning -

Spend the morning exploring the diverse flora and fauna at Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan (Patna Zoo).

afternoon -

Take a leisurely boat ride at Gandhi Ghat, enjoying the scenic views of the Ganges River.

evening -

Dine at the nearby Khana Khazana restaurant for a delightful dinner with a view of the river.

Day 6 - Sunday 19th, May
morning -

Browse through the vibrant stalls at Patna Market for budget-friendly souvenirs and local goods.

afternoon -

Visit the ancient Pataliputra ruins for a glimpse into the rich history of the region.

evening -

Indulge in delectable street food at Fraser Road, known for its local delicacies and bustling atmosphere.

Day 7 - Monday 20th, May
morning -

Explore the historic architecture and serene environment at Kumhrar, an ancient archaeological site.

afternoon -

Enjoy a farewell lunch at Swaaddesh Restaurant, savoring the local flavors and hospitality.

evening -

Depart from Patna by train to Arwal.

Weather in Patna in Invalid date
Avg Temp25°C to 40°C
Chance of Rain30%
SeasonSummer

Patna's weather in May is typically hot and humid, with average temperatures ranging from 25 to 40 degrees Celsius. The days are mostly sunny, with occasional thunderstorms. It's advisable to pack light, breathable clothing and stay hydrated. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Patna

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable t-shirts -

Lightweight and breathable fabrics are recommended for warm weather.

Kurta and pyjamas -

Traditional Indian clothing is suitable for both casual and formal occasions.

Light jacket or cardigan -

For cooler evenings or air-conditioned spaces.

Comfortable pants or jeans -

Suitable for exploring the city and visiting temples.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city and visiting historical sites.

Sleepwear -

For comfortable nights at the hotel.

Scarf or shawl -

Can be used for modesty or warmth.

Hat -

For sun protection.

Swimsuit -

If you plan on visiting the Eco Park's water park.

Accessories

Sunglasses -

For sun protection.

Travel-sized toiletries -

Including shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.

First-aid kit -

Including basic bandages, antiseptic, pain relievers, etc.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated throughout the day.

Universal travel adapter -

If traveling from outside of India.

Small backpack or daypack -

For carrying essentials while exploring the city.

Money belt or RFID-blocking wallet -

For safely storing cash and cards.

Hand sanitizer -

For frequent hand cleaning.

Small umbrella -

In case of rain.

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport/Visa -

If traveling from outside of India.

Cash and credit cards -

For making purchases and accessing funds.

Travel itinerary -

Including flight/train details, hotel bookings, etc.

Travel insurance -

To protect against unexpected events.

Medications -

Any prescription or over-the-counter medications you regularly take.

Copy of important documents -

Such as passport, visa, and travel insurance, stored separately from the originals.

Basic knowledge of Hindi -

Helpful for communication, especially in non-tourist areas.

Local SIM card -

For staying connected during your trip.

Good to have

Camera -

To capture memories of your trip.

Travel guidebook -

For information on local attractions and history.

Journal or notebook -

To keep a record of your experiences and impressions.

Small padlock -

For securing your luggage or backpack.

Universal travel charger -

For charging multiple devices.

Binoculars -

For birdwatching or wildlife viewing.

Travel-sized laundry detergent -

For washing small items of clothing.

Snacks -

To keep you energized throughout the day.

Electronics

Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and photography.

Laptop or tablet -

For entertainment, work, or staying connected online.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged on the go.

Travel router -

To create a Wi-Fi hotspot for multiple devices.

Noise-canceling headphones -

For blocking out noise during long train rides or flights.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

Cash and credit cards are widely accepted in Patna, although it's advisable to carry some cash for smaller purchases and in local markets.

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Budget for Patna, Bihar, India in May, 2024
  • Budget
  • Tips to Save Money
INR59,500 - 93,000

Approximate Budget Range for your trip.

Travel Expenses Breakdown
Train Travel (Arwal to Patna)
INR 1,000- 3,000
Food
INR 15,000- 24,000
Hotel
INR 10,000- 15,000
Local Travel
INR 1,000- 2,000
Activities
INR 30,000- 45,000
Miscellaneous
INR 2,500- 4,000
Simple Tips to save money while travelling to Patna, Bihar, India
  • Try to book train tickets in advance to get the best fares.
  • Carry a water bottle and some snacks during day trips to save on food costs.

*Disclaimer - Please note that the travel budget suggestions provided by Trip Garuda are generated through AI algorithms based on available data and user input. While we strive for accuracy, these estimates may not reflect real-time pricing or unforeseen expenses. We recommend using these figures as a general guide and encourage you to conduct further research and budgeting based on your specific travel requirements.