Located in the state of Bihar, East Champaran is an exquisite tourist destination and is a historical district which has witnessed several movements in the times of yore. It is an administrative district and is a peaceful district and is famous in terms of its history and mythology. The name ‘Champaran’ is derived from the word 'champa-aranya', a name which can be traced back to the time when the district was a zone of the forest of Champa (Magnolia) trees as well as the residence of single ascetics.
The city is one of the frequented tourist spots of Bihar. East Champaran Travel guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich cultural and spiritual legacy. It is the second most populated city of the state after Patna and occupies an area of 3968 square Kms. Rice, Sugar Cane, Jute; Lentis are some of the major cash crops of the district.