Ultra-luxurious tourist van from Patna


Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) has launched two ultra-luxurious air-conditioned van, 'caravan' for the tourists to travel any part of the state. This is an attempt to attract national and international tourists by providing them world class tourist vans. There has been remarkable surge in the number of tourist visiting the state in the recent years. The van is equipped with modern facilities. The van named 'Wonder on Wheel'  has seven seats. The service was inaugurated by CM Nitish Kumar in May 2013. He himself went to Rajgir by one of the Van. The facilities includes -

  • LCD TV with satellite connection
  • GPRS System
  • Power backup facility
  • Toilet and washbasin
  • Refrigerator
  • Sofa-cum-reclining bed
  • Nano Pantry car
  • Coffee maker, Microwave
  • Cordless communication system

The van also has sleeping facility, whereby at one time, two adults and two child can enjoy sleeping. The minimum charge for one day booking is Rs 7,500. One has to book it for a minimum  distance of 250 km at the rate of Rs 30 per km of travel. One can book the van by paying some specified advance amount. Such tourist van facility is already hit in Madhya Pradesh. BSTDC hopes to repeat the same here.