Mehsi, which is a point of entry to East Champaran consists of many interesting tourist spots which are located on the eastern side of the railway station. The village of Gaighat contains fertile tracts of agricultural land and is connected to Harshidhi by a road and is also linked to Bettiah through a bypass. Gaighat village is located at a distance of about 15 km from the western side of Motihari, the headquarters of the district. Some unique tourist destinations present here involve the 'Nagrik Pustakalaya' which is an ancient library, Tirhut Vidyalaya which is a high school belonging to the British Raj and Mirza Halim Shah mosque, Dargah. There are orchards of mangoes and lichi which might also impress several tourists. The intellectual writer Rajkamal Chaudhary is believed to have been born in Mehsi.
A fair known as 'Miladun Nabi' which is held on the 11th Faisli Vaishakha, following the 'dua' and 'Salat-o-Salam' is also a very popular feature of East Champaran district. 'Milad-e-Nabi' and 'Chader Poshi' are other important rituals which are practised in these regions of the nation. Afters prayers or dua is offered, the devotees are offered lunch at this gathering. The town of Phenhara possesses an old middle school. Historical records claim that Mahatma Gandhi had paid a visit to this area once.
The Kesariya Stupa, which is referred to as the 'Deura' in the local dialect, is considered one of the most ancient stupas found here. The Satyagraha Movement was started by Gandhi from this district, wherein Barharwa Lakhansen represents a tiny village in the block of Dhaka. Along-with his wife Kasturba Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi had opened a school in this district in the year 1917 and this institution is said to be the oldest school in East Champaran. History also bears testimony to the fact that this school was once visited by Kasturba Gandhi who taught the fundamental principles of education conceptualized by her husband Gandhi.
Popularly called the 'Gateway to Nepal', Raxaul is an important town of the district of East Champaran and is the border between the countries of Nepal and India. Now, Raxaul is the Sub-divisional town under the control of East Champaran district. The renowned advocate of High Court, who was known as Manjur Alam belongs to Raxaul town. The second biggest city of the country of Nepal, known as Birganj is situated at a distance of about 3 kms from the town of Raxaul.
Adapur is a town in East Champaran district, which had a Police Station, Railway Station, Block and Prakhand. Jihuli and Lauria Nandangarh are other significant tourist locations in East Champaran district. Lauria Nandangarh is an interesting historical site located here. The world's very first democracy, known as 'Luchhawi Ganrajay' is known to be represented by Lauria Nandangarh. The town of Jihuli is famous for its temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.