If you wish to get a glimpse of age old traditions, tribes, languages, lush green forests, sparkling waterfalls, rivers, temples and modern industries, then Jharkhand
is the state you must visit. The state boasts of wildlife sanctuaries, places of pilgrimage, picnic spots, colorful festivals and fairs celebrated with enthusiasm together. You virtually relive the glorious past when you stand amidst the historical palaces and forts. Festivals such as karma, sohrai, sarhul
fills the air with the sound of music reverberating in the air and the tribals dance together synchronizing their steps to the beat of traditional drums. Unfold the mystery yourself by knowing about various facets of this new state.
Source: Manish Diwan
Jharkhand – Unique Amalgamation of Scenic Beauty and Divine Spirituality
is widely known for its scenic beauty. Major part of the state is
covered by thick forests which make it rich in terms of flora and fauna. This is the reason why several wildlife
present in this state. Dense forests, exotic wildlife, splendid
waterfalls, beautiful rivers and lakes, lofty hills, deep valleys and
such countless natural attractions make this state spectacular and
naturally vibrant too. This land presents a charming picture painted on
astounding canvas of breathtaking views.
Jharkhand is also home
to several most revered pilgrim places and thus famous as religious
destination among devotees. Deoghar is known for its
Baidyanathdham Temple and is one of the most crowded religious destination of Jharkhand. Besides, Sammed Shikhar or Parasnath Hills
located in Giridih district of Jharkhand is the place where 20 Jain Tirthankars out of
24, attained salvation. Also known as Sammed Shikhar it is revered as a
major Jain pilgrimage destination in the country. Hence, the state of
Jharkhand is perfect amalgamation of natural beauty and devotional
Lodh Falls is the highest waterfall in Jharkhand.
Betla National Park is the first national park in India to become a tiger reserve under Project Tiger.
Miss India World 2000, Miss World 2000 and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra was born in Jamshedpur.
Famous Indian Actor, R. Madhavan was born & brought up in Jamshedpur.
Bokaro is the 4th largest city in the State of Jharkhand and home to
the largest the largest steel plant of India, Bokaro Steel Plant.
Top Famous Cities to Visit in Jharkhand
famous as ‘‘the city of waterfalls’’
is the state capital of Jharkhand. Ranchi is the beautiful amalgamation of natural
serenity and vibrant modernization. Being state capital, it is home to various administrative departments. It also serves as seat
of Jharkhand High Court. Due to effect of urbanization, this city offers
all urban amenities to its residents and visitors. Along with, natural
beauty of this city is surely admirable. There are numbers of
magnificent waterfalls present in and around Ranchi. These waterfalls
are much popular among tourists for their scenic views and refreshing
aura. Johna Falls, Dassam Falls, Hundru falls, Hirni falls, Panch Gagh
are some of the most visited falls located near Ranchi.
Free Flowing Waterfall in Ranchi
from that, the city of Ranchi houses several other tourist attractions
like Fun Castle, State Museum Ranchi, Science Centre, Rock Garden,
Nakshatra Van, Tagore Hills, Birsa Jaivik udyan, Ranchi Lake, War
Cemetery and Sun Temple etc
. Ranchi Lake
is a man-made lake which is
popular picnic spot in the city. War Cemetery
is smallest concentration
cemetery of India containing 708 burials out of which some burial are of
army soldiers of undivided India. Fun castle is the famous amusement
park situated in Ranchi and offering a plethora of fun activities to the
residents and tourists.How to Reach ?
has perfect rail, road and air connectivity. NH 23 and NH 33 are two
major national highways passing through Ranchi providing it perfect road
connectivity with all other parts of the country. Birsa Munda Airport
is located at Ranchi and has direct flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune,
Patna, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Jammu and Goa. Ranchi Railway
Station is the main railway station in the city.
Dhanbad, "the coal capital of India"
is known for its industrial establishments
and abundance of coal. Dhanbad is located between 23.37 degrees
and 24.4 degrees north and 86.50 degrees east with an average elevation
of 761 feet (232 m). It is located on Chota Nagpur Plateau
great source of minerals. Due to this geographic location, Dhanbad has
an abundance of coal and serves as a major centre of coal mines and coal
mining industries in the country. It has several colliery units and
rapidly emerged as a major commercial hub in eastern part of India.
Dhanbad has also got ranked as 96th fastest growing cities in the world.
Toy Train at Birsa Munda Park
IISCO, Tata Steel and ECL have their industrial establishments in this
city. Apart from numbers of colliery units, this city also houses some
popular tourist attractions including Birsa Munda Park, Topchanchi Lake,
Maithon Lake, Maithon Dam, Bhatinda Falls, Panchet Dam, Kalyaneshwari
Temple, Hot springs of Charak Khurd, Shakti Temple,
historical sites of
Pantra and Gopalpur villages, Deer Park and Bird Sanctuary etc.Tourist Information Center
Hirapur, Court More
(Opposite S.P. Office)
Phone: +91 6546 2311022How to Reach ?
is well connected with major parts of the state via rail and road
network. Dhanbad Railway Station is main rail head in the city. Golden
Quadrilateral (NH2) and NH32 provide road connectivity within entire
city. Birsa Munda Airport is the nearest airport located at Ranchi and
about 140 km away from this city.
Parks in Hazaribagh
“land of thousand gardens”
is a famous health resort located about 93
kms from Ranchi city. Hazaribagh is surrounded by dense forests and
Konar River flows through this beautiful city. It has diverse flora and
fauna which make this city simply captivating. Chandwara and Jilinja are
the two major mountain ranges located in the Hazaribagh district.
Parasnath hill is the highest mountain in this region. Hazaribagh
Wildlife Sanctuary, Suryakund hot water spring, Hazaribagh Lake, Canary
Hill, Satpahar, RajrappaTemple, Tilaiya Dam, Urwan tourist Complex,
and Isko Village
are some of the most visited tourist places
in and around Hazaribagh. Canary Hill
is located close to the city with a
beautiful park and three small lakes. There is an observation tower
also present atop the hill. It is perfect point to have a glance at
magnificent panoramic view of the town.How To Reach ?
Station is the nearest railway station and regular bus service is
available from Koderma Station to Hazaribagh. Birsa Munda Airport is the
nearest airport located in Ranchi about 91 km from Hazaribagh. All
major surrounding cities i.e. Ranchi (91 km), Dhanbad (128 km) (via GT
road), Bokaro (116 km) (via Ramgarh), Gaya (130 km) and Daltonganj (198
km) are connected via regular bus service with Hazaribagh.
is a beautiful city located in center of Jharkhand. Surrounded by lofty
hills and stunning natural sites, Giridih is also referred as ‘‘the land
of hills and hillocks’’.
Giridih is known for its adventure tourism and
Parasnath Hills with towering height of 4480 feet. Prasnath Hills,
known as Sammed Shikhar proud to be home to the most famous Parasnath
Temple, considered to be one of the most revered pilgrim place of the
Located about 14 km distant from east of Giridih, the
Ushri River gushes down from the Parasnath Hills at approx. 40 feet high
in form of three separate streams. It is famous as favorite picnic spot
among residents and tourists unlike. Giridih offers adventurous thrill
to all the adventure seekers as number of options like parasailing,
boating, rock-climbing and kayaking are easily available in this part of
Jharkhand. Main tourist attractions in Giridih are Parasnath Temple,
Sammed Shikhar, Harihar Dham, Ushri Fall, Madhuban, Khandoli Park,
Jharkhandi Dham, and Baidadih
.How to Reach ?
Terminal is located in center of Giridih and regular bus service is
available in the district. Giridih Station is the main railway station
in the city. Birsa Munda Airport is nearest (155 km) airport located at
Explore the beauty of Netarhat
Netarhat, popularly known as “Queen of
is located in Latehar district of Jharkhand state.
Netarhat is located at 23.4833°N and 84.2667°E and has an average
elevation of 1,071 m (3,514 ft) above sea level. This scenic town is
located156 kms (97 mi) west of Ranchi and 210 kms (130 mi) far from
Daltonganj. Netarhat is a distinctive hill station and well known for
its scenic beauty and mesmerizing views. Netarhat is majorly famous for
its breathtaking sunrises and sunsets which are most attractive features
of this town. Netarhat has numerous places of tourist interests.
Magnolia Point located about10 km from Netarhat is an ideal site for
viewing beautiful sunset. Apart from that Upper Ghaghri Falls, Lower
Ghaghri Falls, Lodh Falls, Sadni Falls
and Koel View Point
visited tourist spots in Netarhat.How to Reach ?
Netarhat is located 156 kilometres west of Ranchi, the state capital and 210 kilometres from Daltonganj.
Bokaro Steel Plant
Bokaro also called “Steel city of Jharkhand”
is the fourth largest city of Jharkhand. This city
has got its name from Bokaro Steel Plant, which is one of the biggest steel plant in India. Being one of the major
industrial cities in Jharkhand, Bokaro houses several industries and
steel plants. It is modern city with all urban amenities available for
the residents and visitors both. Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, City
Park, City Center, Bokaro Steel Plant, Garga Dam, Bokaro Ispat
Pustakalya, Jagannath Temple, Aiyappa Mandir, Kali Bari
and The Bokaro
are some of the popular tourist places located in Bokaro Steel
City. Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park
is the biggest zoological park
situated in Bokaro Steel City. This park is home to royal Bengal tigers,
white tigers, and the Asiatic lion. Boating facility is also available
in artificial lake created within park.How to Reach ?
is well connected with all major parts of the country. Bokaro Steel
City is the main railway station situated 12 km from the City Centre.
Road connectivity is also good and Naya More is the main bus terminal
which has been divided into various platforms for private buses.
Government Bus Terminal is also located adjacent the main terminal.
Regular Volvo bus service is available from Naya More bus Terminal. Car
rental and taxi facilities are easily available in the city.
Jamshedpur is the largest industrial and the
most populous urban agglomeration in state of Jharkhand. Founded by
Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata, Jamshedpur is the first planned industrial
city of India. Jamshedpur is also known as Tata Nagar or Jamsterdam
(City of Freedom) or Jampot (City of Jellies). This city is located on
Chotanagpur Plateau and is surrounded by beautiful Dalma Hills.
Basically, Jamshedpur is an industrial city and home to several big and
small scale industries. It also houses Adityapur, one of the largest
industrial zones of the country with more than 1,200 small and medium
scale industries. Apart from that it has number of tourist attractions
including beautiful parks and waterfalls with serene lakes. Jubilee
Park, Niico Amusement Park, Dimna Lake and Dam, Tate Steel Zoological Park, Sir Dorabji Tata
Park, Hudco Lake, Burudih Lake, Dharagiri Falls, Ghatshila
tourist attractions in and around Jamshedpur.How to Reach ?
is very well connected via rail and road network. Distance between
major cities is: Jamshedpur to Ranchi (131 km), Dhanbad (180 km),
Kolkata (250 km) and Patna (480 km), Tatanagar Junction is main railway
station in the city.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian Cricket Team captain was born and brought up in Ranchi.
Parasnath and Satpahar hills are considered to be among best sites for paragliding and parasailing opportunities in India.
Located 60km from Hazaribagh city, Koderma is one of the largest producer of Mica.
Latehar District has always been the best destination for Adventure Tourism in Jharkhand.
Waterfalls in Jharkhand
Natural scenic beauty of Jharkhand is
adorable and so as the picturesque view of its waterfalls. Rejuvenating
and soothing aura of the spectacular waterfalls leaves one simply
enchanted. Jharkhand has a number of waterfalls which are widely famous
for their mesmerizing scenic beauty. Ranchi, its state capital is also
known as “City of Waterfalls”. Waterfalls in Jharkhand are most popular
natural attractions in eastern India. Waterfalls attract tourists who come to the site to enjoy the natural beauty of varied rocks, green forests and scenic hills all around. However, some of these waterfalls generate current and fall from a great height. So, the tourists are advised not to venture too near to have bath. Also, some of these sites (such as Sita falls) are too secluded and are situated in areas under maoist control. Some of the most visited and
magnificent waterfalls in Jharkhand are:Dassam Falls:
It is about 40 kms. from Ranchi on NH33(Ranchi-Jamshedpur Highway). This waterfall is near village Taimara and is a tourist destination. Dassam falls is known as 'Dassam Gagh'
(meaning ten) owing to ten rivulets which fall gracefully with sound of gushing water reverberating near the site. In local Mundari language, Dassam means 'falls'. Dassam falls is a treat to the eyes. The Kanchi river falls from an altitude of 144ft. forming the Dassam falls. The water is extremely clean and clear.Hundru Falls:
Subernarekha (also known as Swarnarekha) river falls from a height of 98 mts(322ft.) and creates Hundru falls. Rocks of varied shapes and sizes formed due to erosion has added to the beauty of the place, as also the green cover of trees all over. This makes it an exciting picnic spot.The pool at the base of the waterfall satiates the anxiety of the tourists who cannot wait to have a bath and refresh themselves. It is also a trekking destination for many during summers. Hundru falls is situated 45 kms. from Ranchi off the Ranchi-Purulia Road.Hirni Falls:
It is formed when Ramgarha river falls from a height
of 121 ft. It is located 70 kms. from Ranchi. The limestone caves (or
'kohs') in the nearby jungles are home to wild animals like porcupine,
deer, bear and tigers. The name 'hirni' comes due to large number of
deer in this area. A restaurant and lodge are under construction in
this location.Sita Falls:
It is adjacent to Johna falls. Hirni and Sita falls
are situated amidst jungles. One has to go down Purulia road around 20
kms. beyond Angara and then take a right turn into the road leading to
Johna after travelling another 4 kms. The road leading to Johna falls
and Sita falls is wide and well constructed. The area around Sita falls
is deserted and does not appear safe due to thick jungles.Panchgarh Falls:
It is on Ranchi-Chakradharpur road, 6 kms. from Khunti and 55 kms. from Ranchi.It consists of five streams that are formed in a row. This happens as a result of breaking up of Banai river which falls from a good height.The pristine surroundings and picturesque locale attracts a large number of tourists to this place. Here, the water falls from a considerable height and so it is safe for the visitors. The Government has plans for providing more amenities for the tourists such as restaurants, toilets, fast food joints etc. Pavilions, stair cases and ladders have been provided to offer a grand view of the water fall.Rajrappa Falls:
It is situated around 78 kms. from Ranchi on the
way to Bokaro. River Bhairvi(Bhera)joins river Damodar and falls from a
height of 30 ft. Chinnamastika( or Chinnamasta temple too is nearby
which makes this place a pilgrimage centre too. There are spell -
bounding rock formations for visitors to see and boating facilities for
them to make their trip an enjoyable one.The Chinnamastika temple is
very popular because of its architecture. There are 10 temples of
various Gods and Goddesses. Animal sacrifice is still practised in this
temple on Tuesday, Saturday and on Kali Puja. There is a headless idol
of goddess Chinnamasta which stands on the body of Kamdeo and Rati in
the lotus bed. Some Santhal tribes and many others come here ( around
December) as 'yatri'(in groups)to immerse ashes of their near and dear
ones in Damodar river. Rajrappa is also one of the biggest coal fields
in this region.Lodh Falls:
61 kms. from Netarhat, the water of Burha river falls from a height of 468 ft. forming Lodhfalls. It is also known as Burha Ghagh. The sound of roaring water can be heard from afar. A 40 kms. drive from Netarhat to Mahuadaur and then covering another 19 kms. diversion from here to Shastri Chowk and to Pandridippa reaches you to the exquisite site of Lodh falls.Johna Falls:
It is also known as ''Gautam Dhara'' falls. The
Ganga river hangs over its master stream, Raru river and Johna falls is
formed. The water falls from a height of 141 ft. It gets its name after
the nearby village called Johna. One has to travel 40 kms. from Ranchi
on Ranchi-Purulia road to have a glimpse of this scintillating
waterfall. The place has a rest house and a Buddhist shrine with added
enjoyment of having attended a fair organised every Tuesday and
Saturday. A temple and ashram dedicated to Buddha was built on the top
of Gautam Pahar by the sons of Raja Baldevdas Birla. The Johna Station
is around 1.5 kms. from the site.
All these waterfalls give a beautiful picture of Ranchi and nearby tourist attractions. The picturesque surroundings leave a sweet fragrance behind in the hearts of all those people who come from far and near to experience nature's beauty at its best.
Wildlife in Jharkhand
Wildlife Destinations in Jharkhand
For those who love animals, there are quite a few places in Jharkhand. You can go for a picnic to these places and have a look at different species of fauna. These places serve as a safe and pleasant home to the exotic
wildlife of the region. Thrilling
and adventurous wildlife safari tours are available in various wildlife
sanctuaries and national parks of Jharkhand. Some of the popular wildlife attractions in Jharkhand are:Some of these places are listed below:
Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful wildlife sanctuary situated
around the Dalma Hills in state of Jharkhand. It is located about 10 km
from Jamshedpur city. Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary was inaugurated by Sanjay
Gandhi in 1975. The Sanctuary is spread around in 195 km2 and covers
area starting from Chandil to 40 km east. This wildlife sanctuary is
dwelling region of elephants, sloth bear, barking deer, and porcupines
which are the main inhabitants of this place. Small hideouts have been
constructed within the sanctuary to catch a colder view of the wild
animals in their natural habitat. It also serves
as an ideal spot for trekkers.
Betla National Park
National Park is one of the most visited national parks in Jharkhand.
It is located on Chotanagpur plateau in Latehar district of Jharkhand
state in India. It is about 8 km
far from Barwadih. In 1974, Betla National Park was declared a Project
Tiger Reserve. This park is spread over an area of approx. 250 sq km (97
sq mi). "Betla"
name of this park is an acronym of the words, Bison, Elephant, Tiger,
Leopard and Axis-Axis (Cheetal). Diversity
of various eco-systems is visible in this park comprising a variety of
Betla National Park is home to tigers, bisons (locally famous as
gaurs), elephants, wild bear, sambhars, spotted deer(chitals), rabbits,
pythons (up to 6.1 metres (20 ft) long), and foxes. langurs, rhesus
monkeys, blue bulls (neelgai) and wild boars are also seen in this park
with some other species like porcupines, antelopes, honey badgers,
Malabar giant squirrels, hares, wild cats, wolves, and mongooses etc.
For wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers, exciting elephant rides are
available in this park. Along with jeeps are also available with guides
and spotlight for wandering inside the park. Apart from that, watch
towers and ground hides are also present in park to facilitate tourists
and visitors in viewing the captivating wildlife in the area.
Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary is located at distance of 135 kilometres (84 mi)
from Ranchi, Jharkhand. This wildlife sanctuary was established in 1955.
It is widely famous for its scenic beauty and exotic wildlife.
Beautifully nestling in low hilly terrain, this sanctuary is situated at
an average elevation of 615 metres (2,018 ft) above sea level. It has
been spread across an area of 184 km2 (71 sq mi). Hazaribagh Wildlife
Sanctuary is home to tigers, sambar, leopards, panthers, wild bears,
chital or cheetal, sloth bears, black bears, nilgai, peafowl, hyenas and
pigeons. This wildlife sanctuary is also one of the most visited
tourist places and wildlife sanctuaries in Jharkhand.
Palamau Tiger Reserve
Tigers at Palamau Tiger Reserve
Palamau Tiger Reserve is another popular national park in Jharkhand
state. It is one of the nine original tiger reserves in India. It also
boasts of being the alone tiger reserve in entire state of Jharkhand,
India. Initially, in 1947, under the Indian Forests Act, particular area
in Palamu district of Jharkhand was set aside as a protected area. In
1974, that area the area was set up as the Palamau Tiger Reserve.
However, prior to the formation of this tiger reserve in Jharkhand, this
area was mainly used for cattle grazing and camping by locals. The
Palamau tiger reserve has a total land area of 1,014 square kilometres
(392 sq mi) covering a core area of 414 sq km and a buffer area of 600
sq km. Core area comprises Ramandag, Latoo and Kujurum forest villages
of the region. Palamau Tiger Reserve has a variety of flora and fauna
found in Jharkhand. Mainly, a tiger reserve, it house hundreds of
species of flora and fauna, including several wild animals such as
tiger, elephant, leopard, gaur, sambar and wild dogs etc. More than 140
species of birds can be seen in this reserve and peafowl is most popular
of all. Palamau Tiger Reserve offers an astounding experience of
wildlife attraction to its visitors.
Birsa Munda Zoological Park
The green dense forests here provide a natural habitat for the animals like tigers, monkeys and deer. There are a variety of useful trees like sal, neem, bel etc. in these forests. Birsa Munda Jaivik Udyan is on National Highway(NH 33), 16 kms. from Ranchi. It is located on Patna-Ranchi road and is near village Chakla, Block Ormanjhi.The unique adoption program started here allows you to adopt an animal from this park. Such programmes actually inculcate love and care for animals and at the same time help to inculcate interest and awareness about environment and conservation of nature.The National Highway divides the whole area into two segments : one section is the Botanical garden which is comparatively smaller than the zoological section. Birds such as coloured and white peafowls, hill mynah, owls, ducks, geese, koel, mute swan, love birds, white ibis etc. are found here. Mammals found here include himalayan black bear, sloth bear, tiger, lion, elephant, barking deer etc. Reptiles like snakes, crocodile, monitor lizard, gharial are found too. Schools come here on educational tours. The excitement is doubled as boating facility is also there.
Muta Crocodile Breeding Centre
Situated 23 kms. from Ranchi, this is a place where around 40 crocodiles are conserved efficiently. It is in Muta, which comes under Ormanjhi Block of Ranchi district. Located on Ormanjhi-Ramgarh road, it has a rest house too for the convenience of visitors. Muta Crocodile Breeding Centre was started in 1987 under International Union for Conservation of Nature Program(IUCN).
Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park
Nehru Biological Park is the largest zoological garden situated in
Bokaro Steel City of Jharkhand. This biological park was built in 1989.
It has been spread over 80 hectares (200 acres) of land. It is abode to
several species of animals and birds which have been brought here from
various parts of the world. There is an artificial water park also
present within zoo and boating facilities are also available. Jawaharlal
Nehru Biological Park has also achieved success in breeding of white
tigers, Royal Bengal Tigers and Asiatic lions. This park is also counted
among most visited zoological parks of the state.
Birsa Deer Park (Bhagwan Birsa Mrig Vihar)
It is located on Ranchi-Khunti National Highway near Block Ormanjhi, around 11 kms. from Ranchi.Not only deer, but various other varieties of mammals are also found here. However, the number of deer runs into hundreds, hence the name. These deer can be seen from close quarters --- thanks to Park Safari rides. There are lions, tigers, monkeys and various other animals here.The children's park adds to fun and frolic for the young visitors here. The park is spread over 23 hectares. Canteen services cater to the needs of the visitors.Important trees like sal, neem, bel, ber are found here. Around 250 deer live and enjoy the natural green surroundings here.The two main varieties of deer here are Sambhar and Chital.November to February is the ideal time to visit this park. Airport is quite near,so is Hatia Railway station. This is perhaps the reason why the number of visitors to this place is increasing day by day.
Panrra near Dhanbad is believed to be a place where the Pandavas took refuge during their exile. It is home to 'Pandaveshwar Mahadeo' dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Gopalpur near Dhanbad has an ancient pillar dating back to Emperor Ashoka.
On Independence and Republic day the national flag is hoisted on Pahari Mandir - Shiva temple to pay homage to the heroes who have been put to gallows here.
5 Most Visited Dams in Jharkhand
Dams in Jharkhand
Several rivers flow through state of
Jharkhand which has resulted in the construction of various . These
dams serve as perfect picnic spots and are much popular among tourists
as beautiful recreational spots in Jharkhand state. Some of the most popular ones are listed below.
Konar Dam is another
most popular dam situated in state of Jharkhand. It is the second dam of
all the four multi-purpose dams included in the first phase of Damodar
Valley Corporation (DVC). Konar Dam was constructed across the Konar
River, a tributary of the Damodar River in Hazaribagh district of
Jharkhand and opened in 1955. Konar Dam is 4,535 m (14,879 ft) long and
48.77 m (160.0 ft) high. This reservoir covers an area of 27.92 km2
to picturesque location and scenic beauty, it has been developed as a
recreational spot. At present, it is popular recreational spot in
Hazaribagh presenting serene natural beauty. Konar Dam is located 41 kms
south-east of Hazaribagh and is easily accessible.
Dam is popular tourist destination and is located about 45 km from
Dhanbad city in Jharkhand state of India. This dam is constructed by
Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) for flood control. Maithon dam is the
biggest reservoir of DVC. Maithon dam boasts of having an exclusive
underground power station, first of its kind in entire South East Asia.
Well, one has to take prior permission to visit this power station.
Permits can be collected from office of the Assistant Public Relation
Officer and guide facility is also made available to visit this power
Getalsud Dam (Rukka Dam)
Dam, also known as Rukka Dam is an artificial reservoir situated in
Ormanjhi in Ranchi district of Jharkhand state. Being located in Rukka
block, it is locally called ‘Rukka Dam’
. Getalsud Dam was constructed
across the Subarnarekha River with main purpose to fulfill the drinking
water requirements of the residents of Ranchi. It was opened in 1971 for
public. It is also used for generating electricity and various
industrial purposes as well. Getalsud Dam is about 35 km from Ranchi and
approx. 30 km from Ramgarh. Rukka dam is famous as one of the popular
picnic spots among residents of Ranchi and Ramgarh District and
tourists. This dam also provides a small-scale fishing opportunity to
the local people of Rukka.
Tilaiya dam was the first one of the
four multi-purpose dams included for construction in the first phaseof
the Damodar Valley Corporation. This dam was constructed across the
Barakar River at Tilaiya in Koderma district of Jharkhand. Tilaiya Dam
was inaugurated on 21 February, 1953. It has a power generation capacity
of 2 x 2 MW. The dam has a catchment area of 984 sq km (380 sq mi)
comprising mainly forests, cultivated lands, pastures, and waste lands.
The annual rainfall in the area is 127 cm (50 in). On 26 January 1955,
Indian Postal Service issued a set of four stamps for the Five-Year Plan
series including one stamp of 1 anna value depicting Tilaiya Dam. The
main (Patna-Ranchi) road from Barhi on GT road passing through hills
overlooking the reservoir is surely spectacular.
Dam is a colossal dam constructed across Mayurakshi River. Massanjore
Dam was built in 1955 with assistance from Government of Canada.
Massanjore dam has a height of 155 ft and a length of 2170 ft. The
immense water body has gifted Massanjore a bouquet of scenic beauty.
Thus, Massanjore has emerged as an ideal tourist spot. It is located on
the way from Shiuri to Dumka. Massanjore dam is surrounded by forest
areas and hills which offer magnificent views of natural sites.
Top 5 Famous Lakes in Jharkhand
Jharkhand is covered by forests and
several rivers flow through this state. These natural surroundings add
an extra charm to the scenic beauty of this region. Well, there are
several lakes are also present in this state offering a sense of natural
serenity and tranquility to the visitors.
Boating in Jharkhand
Maithon Lake is a beautiful
picnic and tourist spot located about 45 km from Dhanbad city. It is
spread over 65 sq. km. and well known for its spectacular beauty.
Boating and fishing facilities are also available at this lake. There is
a rest house also located on the island in Maithon Lake. It also offers
accommodation services. Every year, during 15th December to 20th
January, this lake becomes extremely beautiful and crowded too. Close to
the Maithon Lake, a Deer Park and Bird Sanctuary also situated offering
a perfect scenic view of the entire region.
Lake is beautiful man-made lake situated at the base of the Ranchi Hill
in Jharkhand. This lake was excavated by a British agent, Colonel
Onsely in 1842. Centrally located in town, Ranchi Lake offers a
kaleidoscopic view of the entire Ranchi city and the surrounding
regions. It is also a famous picnic spot in Ranchi and is easily
accessible.A temple, dedicated to the Lord Shiva is also located atop the
Lake is another famous lake in Jharkhand. Dimna Lake is located at the
foot of Dalma Hills, about 13 kms from the Jamshedpur city. It was
constructed by TATA Steel and boating facility is available at this
lake. Being located amidst beautiful natural surroundings, it boasts of
its serene beauty. It also supplies water to the city. Lake House of
Dimna is situated at the bank of the lake. Although tourists visit this
lake throughout the year but most of the crowd is seen during November
Hazaribagh Lake is the most
famous tourist attractions in Hazaribagh region of Jharkhand. Hazaribagh
Lake can be divided into four distinct parts. This lake is mostly
famous for its beautiful sunrise and sunset views. Swarna Jayanti cum
Entertainment Park is also present near this lake. Swarna Jayanti
Cafeteria is the only eatery within lake area where one can enjoy
eateries. There is a garden where service of a toy train is also
available to offer a fun time with loved ones.
Lake is a beautiful man-made lake situated about 37 km from Dhanbad
railway Station on National Highway 2 in state of Jharkhand. This lake
was excavated in 1915, along the slopes of Parasnath Hills. It is one of
the popular picnic spots and natural attractions in Dhanbad. Topchanchi
Lake served as the main source of water supply in Jharia region in
early times. Surrounded by lush green forests and lofty hills of
Parasnath, Topchanchi Lake is gifted with serene natural beauty.
Monuments and Historical Places in Jharkhand
Monuments are mirrors to the history, various legends, architecture, culture and civilization of any place. The monuments in Jharkhand belong to different periods in history and each one has a different tale to tell. War cemetry in Ranchi and the Ranchi Museum which houses varieties of artifacts are places to vouch for. Other historical places are Rock Garden and Tagore Hill in Ranchi, Gopalpur historical ruins in Dhanbad, Anjani gufa in Gumla, Saint Paramhans baba tomb in Koderma and Teliagarhi fort in Sahibganj.
has been ruled by many rulers in ancient times and has a rich past.
Several forts and fortresses of that time are present in this region.
However, most of them are now turned into ruins but still speak a lot
about royal charm of historic period. Some of the popular forts located
in Jharkhand are:
Palamau Fort, Latehar
Palamau Fort is
located on the shores of a tributary of the North Koel River in
Jharkhand state of India. This fort was constructed by Raja Medini,
famous ruler of pre-Mughal era. It has a circumference of about 1.6 km.
It is one of the fascinating ancient forts and famous historic places in
Jharkhand. Palamau Palamau Fort has several watch towers and four gates
including inner and outer both courts of the fort. Walls of the fort
have been constructed with stones and concrete. Architecture of the fort
is Islamic. Ruins of two-storeyed houses and a three domed mosque are
also found within premises of the fort.
deep in the Betla National Park, Betla Fort is another famous fort in
Jharkhand region. It was built during the 16th century. This fort is
also known as the Tribal Fortress and about 120 m high. From Akbar to
Aurangzeb, four Mughal rulers invaded this fort. It was once the seat of
power of Chero Kings and ruled by them during the beginning of the 16th
century. Later, Betla Fort was captured by the British colonial rulers
in 1779. Daltonganj is the closest railway station about 25 km from the
tribal village of Betla. Taxi or car can be hired from there to reach
Birkitti Fort, Pakur
Birkitti Fort is another
historic fort located in Jharkhand. This fort is situated in Pakur about
10 km from Maheshpur Block headquarters of the state. Birkitti Fort
witnessed a battle between the local Rajput chief, Raja Udit Narayan
Singh and Nabab Murshid Kuli of Murshidabad in the earlier part of the
18th century. Once been a glorious fort, Birkitti fort then turned into
its present condition of historic ruins.
War Cemetery (Jharkhand War Memorial)
Cemetery or Jharkhand War Memorial is a war memorial, a tribute to the
martyrs of Jharkhand. It was established in 2008 near the Booty Chowk,
Dipatoli, Ranchi. This memorial is dedicated to all the soldiers who
belong to state of Jharkhand and had sacrificed their lives for the
country. It consists of soldiers from the pre-independence period to the
present. Jharkhand War Memorial was inaugurated by His Excellency, Shri
Syed Sibtey Razi, The Governor of Jharkhand on 31 October, 2008 at Army
Cantonment, Dipatoli, Ranchi. Structure of this War Cemetery is based
on the structure of a person’s body. A museum with exotic collections
comprising Jharkhand's past, rare traditional weapons and modern weapons
along with models of Jharkhand's industry and heritage is also present
within cemetery premises.
Ruins of Gopalpur
Gopalpur is a
small village located in Nirsa-cum-Chirkunda block of Dhanbad district
in state of Jharkhand. This village is well known for its historical
ruins, an ancient pillar and a large stone image which are believed to
belong to Emperor Asoka. As per folklores, this popular ancient pillar
of Gopalpur was constructed during reign of Emperor Asoka. Large stone
image is majorly known for being image of Emperor Asoka.
village is one of the most popular historical sites in Jharkhand. This
village is located 45 km south-east from Hazaribagh district
headquarters and comes under Barkagaon block. Isko village is known for
containing rock paintings dating back to the mid Stone Age. These cave
paintings found in hills of Isko village are almost 30,000 years old.
Archaeologically, it has been confirmed that ancient civilization had
once thrived in the rocky plains of Jharkhand region lying between the
Damodar River and the hilly area of Chotanagpur plateau. Caves in this
village usually contain carvings depicting gods and goddesses, men and
women, various species of wild animals, deer and domestic animals etc.
Religious Places in Jharkhand
Apart from being rich in flora and
fauna, Jharkhand also houses several pilgrim places which are revered as
holiest religious spots among devotees. Hundreds and thousands of
devotees visit these religious places to offer their prayers to the
deities and get their wishes fulfilled. Read on to know more about these
most visited devotional places in Jharkhand.
also referred as ‘the abode of Gods’ is the most revered religious
place and famous health resort situated in the state of Jharkhand.
Deoghar houses a complex of 22 temples and Baidyanath Temple is the
biggest and tallest of all. Baidyanath temple is 72 ft tall and is most
revered for being one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. This temple is
mainly considered as being the only one lingam that can fulfill all the
wishes of the devotees and thus, known as “Kamnalingam”. Deoghar is also
one of the 51 shaktipeeths of India. It is the only place where
Jyotirlinga and Shaktipeeth both are together and laying just side by
side. Devotees from distant places come to offer Gangajal to the Lord
Baidyanath during month of Shravan (July-August). Naulakha Temple is
another famous temple located just 1.5 km far from Baidyanath Temple.
Being a major pilgrimage center in Jharkhand, Deoghar receive a number
of devotees every year coming from various parts of the country.
Parasnath Hills (Sammed Shikhar)
Hills or Sammed Shikhar is the most visited religious spot in Jharkhand
and revered as the holiest place by Jains. Sammed Shikar is located at
an elevation of 4480 m above sea level in Giridih district. Parasnath
Hill is known to be the highest mountain range in this region. It is
believed that 20 out of 24 Jain Tirthankars attained salvation in these
hills. Thus, several Jain temples, monasteries and shrines are present
in Parasnath Hills making it most visited Jain pilgrimage centers in
India. Parasnath Temple is the most famous Jain temple located on Sammed
Shikhar. Thousands of devotees throng to this place for offering their
prayer to the deities
Kalyaneshwari Temple, Maithon
Temple of Maithon is also an ancient temple located in district of
Dhanbad. Built in around 19th century this temple is dedicated to Maa
Kalyaneshwari. Devotees from far and wide come to offer prayer and get
blessed here. Apart from these temples, several others such as
Jagannath Temple, Rajrappa Temple, Harihar Dham, Jharkhandi Dham, Shakti
Mandir, Lilori Sthan Mandir and Sun Temple are also present in the
state of Jharkhand. Thus, it is also famous as religious destination
among travelers and devotees both.
Museums in Jharkhand
a land of diverse flora and fauna, minerals and tribes and industrial
cities, Jharkhand also boasts of its rich past, artistic and cultural
heritage. Museums are the best place to gain knowledge and collect
information about prevailing history of any place. Jharkhand also houses
some well maintained museum where one can get to explore the unique
culture and rich history of Jharkhand. State Museum, Deoghar
Archaeological Museum and Sanskriti Museum and Art Gallery are popular
museums in Jharkhand.
State Museum, Ranchi
State Museum in Ranchi
is located at Hotwar in Ranchi city of Jharkhand in India. In 1974,
Ranchi Museum was established within premises of the Tribal Research
Institute situated at Morabadi. Later, due to space and displaying
facilities related inconveniences, need of new building started arising
which further led to the formation of the State Museum in new building
at Hotwar. It was founded with main objective of preserving and
displaying the historical, archaeological and cultural heritage of the
state of Jharkhand. State Museum at Hotwar was inaugurated by His
Excellency Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari on 10th
September 2009. State Museum has various galleries displaying several
art objects, sculptural styles, paintings, anthropological features,
potteries and artifacts related to the state of Jharkhand and its tribal
Address: State Museum, Hotwar, Ranchi – 835217
Phone: +91 (651) 2270011
Visiting Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (six days a week)
Closed on: Monday
Deoghar Archaeological Museum
Archaeological Museum is located in Deoghar city of Jharkhand. This
museum houses a fine collection of sculptures discovered from the
surrounding areas of Deoghar city. This museum contains sculptures of
archaeological importance as well as bespeaks of rich heritage of the
state. For history lovers, archaeologists, historians and tourists, this
museum is one of must visit places in Deoghar.
Sanskriti Museum and Art Gallery
Museum and Art Gallery is located in Dipugarh area of Hazaribagh city
in Jharkhand. This museum cum art gallery mainly represents rich
cultural heritage of the region. It houses several artifacts and
paintings which focus on displaying and highlighting various traditional
art forms of the Jharkhand. These art forms are important features of
culture and artistic excellence for which the region is widely known
for. This museum displays various paintings of Kohvar and Sohraj
exhibiting different styles. Interior of this museum-cum-gallery has
been exclusively designed imitating the famous ancient cave paintings of
Isco village. Sanskriti Museum and art Gallery is perfect place to
visit in Jharkhand for art lovers.
Hot Water Springs in Jharkhand
Hot Water Springs
is renowned for its hot water springs which possess unique medicinal
properties. This region is home to several hot springs which are famous
among people for their healing abilities. Hot water springs are among
most popular tourist attractions in Jharkhand. A large number of
tourists visit these hot springs to get rid of various ailments.
Surajkund Hot Water Spring
Hot Water Spring is the most visited hot water spring in Jharkhand
state. Surajkund hot spring is known for being the hottest spring in
India. It is contains sulphur and famous for its healing properties.
Surface temperature of this hot spring is 87 °C (189 °F) and average
subsurface temperature remains around165 °C (329 °F). Five kunds or
springs namely Surya Kund, Brahm Kund, Ram Kund, Sita Kund and Lakshman
Kund are located in one place having water varying from very hot to
cool. Tourism department of Jharkhand Government has also planned to set
up saunas, spas, massage parlours, convention halls and restaurants to
increase tourism activities here.
Tundi village at distance of about 10 km from Dhanbad city, Charak Khurd
houses another famous hot springs of Jharkhand region. Hot springs of
Charak Khurd are used for healing various health problems and skin
ailments. One can easily reach there by availing local transport
services and cabs, buses and auto rickshaws are easily available from
Dhanbad city to Charak Khurd hot spring.
hot water spring is situated on the banks of river Bhurbhuri, near
Barapalasi which comes under Ramgarh block of Dumka district in
Jharkhand state. It is about 35 kms from the district headquarters. The
water of this hot spring also contains high content of sulphur which
helps in treating many skin diseases. Natural flow of the water has been
tapped by an artificial reservoir for bathing purpose. On the eve of
Makar Sankranti, a huge crowd throng to take bath in this hot spring and
get rid of health problems. Hot springs of Tantloi are also major
subject of interest for Geophysicists over the world. Tantloi hot water
spring belongs to the Chotanagpur Gneissic Complex which comes under the
Bakreshwar Geothermal area located in eastern part of the country.
Parks and Gardens in Jharkhand
is the land of forests and rich in flora and fauna. There are several
parks and gardens present in this state offering extreme delight to the
citizens and tourists both. Natural beauty of these parks and gardens in
Jharkhand is simply captivating which provides a picturesque view to
Sir Dorabji Tata Park, Jamshedpur
Dorabji Tata Park is one of the most spectacular Parks located in
Jamshedpur. This city is referred as “The City of Lawns and Gardens”.
This park was built in the memory of the eldest son of Jamshedji Tata.
Located in the center of the city and close to the Keenan Stadium, Sir
Dorabji Tata Park is the popular tourist spot of the city. Well
maintained lawns and the stunning fountains provide soothing refreshment
to the people. This park hosts the very famous Jamshedpur annual flower
show in December annually.
Rock Garden, Ranchi
Rock garden of Ranchi
is another famous garden in state of Jharkhand. It is located near the
Gonda Hill on Ranchi-Kanke road at a mere distance of approx. 4 km from
Ranchi. Rock garden is a man-made garden. This garden is a perfect blend
of natural beauty and human creativity. Rock garden contains various
rocks and sculptures built with rocks of Gonda Hills. Besides, faux
waterfalls also add to the beauty of this place. Rock Garden of Ranchi
looks like the replica of the Rock Garden of Jaipur.
Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur
Steel Zoological Park is another most visited park in Jharkhand. This
park is popular for its natural beauty and the flora and fauna. This
Zoological Park was specially made to provide a place for recreation,
research, conservation and captive breeding of birds, animals, reptiles,
and aquatic animals. It has a Safari Park where one can encounter the
animals roaming free. In this park visitors can easily have a natural
view of wild animals. Nature Education Centre also enlightens its
visitors on the diverse flora and fauna of the city and the region.
There is a beautiful lake present in this park and is known as Jubilee
Lake. Boating facility is also available in this lake. To add an extra
charm to the boat ride, a boat house is also located near Jubilee Lake.
During winter, a large number of migratory birds can be seen inhabiting
this lake. Tata Steel Zoological Park helps in providing natural
environment for birds and animals where they can live in natural
Nakshatra Van, Ranchi
Nakshatra Van or
the Constellation Garden is a unique park developed by the Jharkhand
Forest Department in city of Ranchi. It is located in front of Jharkhand
Raj Bhawan, the Governor's house in the capital city. This park is
based on Philosophy of Hindu astrology. Thus, center of this park
presents a symbolic representation of various constellations which are
built as per exact respective angles of the Zodiac signs. Along with
several trees are also planted in this park to represent a specific
constellation. Apart from all these unique and creative creations, this
park also contains a musical fountain, few swings and a number of
beautiful gardens. Another attraction of this park is the separate
section made for medicinal plants. There is a statue of Dhanvantari or
the god of Ayurvedic medicine also present in this park.
Other Popular Tourist Attractions in Jharkhand
Fun Castle, Ranchi
Fun Castle Water Park
Castle is the famous water park located in Ranchi city of Jharkhand.
Fun Castle is only theme park offering exhilarating fun rides and water
sports to the fun seekers in the city. It is popular tourist attraction
in the city of Ranchi and equally famous among tourists and locals for
its fun rides. For those who love to enjoy water sports and fun, its
swimming pool offers a refreshing treat while giant fun rides offers an
excitement filled with thrilling sensation. There are special rides for
kids and fun activities are available too. Fun Castle is big hit among
kids and adults both as it offers full enjoyment to all age groups.
Restaurant is also present within premises of the park where one can
relish delicious food with dear ones. At present, Fun Castle is one of
the top places to visit in Ranchi and Jharkhand as well.
Location: Ratu Road, Banhora, Ranchi, Jharkhand 835222, India
Ranchi Science Centre
Science Centre is the first science centre located in the state of
Jharkhand. This science centre functions under Jharkhand Council of
Science & Technology (JCST) of Department of Science &
Technology, Government of Jharkhand. This centre comprises two storied
building housing three permanent thematic galleries. An approx. covered
area of 42,000 square meters on total area of 13 acre land which has
been provided by Government of Jharkhand, at Chiraundi village,
Morhabadi near the Tagore Hill located adjacent to Ranchi town. The
science centre has been developed by the National Council of Science
Museums (NCSM), a wing of Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India. Ranchi
Science Centre was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister Arjun Munda on
29 November, 2010.
Address: Temple Road, Chiraundi, Morabadi, Ranchi, Jharkhand
Birsa Munda Park, Dhanbad
Munda Park is the most popular amusement park located on Bhuli Hirak
road at distance of 8 km from Dhanbad Railway Station in Dhanbad City of
Jharkhand. It is one of the most visited picnic spots in Dhanbad. Birsa
Munda Park is spread over 25 acres land and is named after as well as
dedicated to the famous freedom fighter of Jharkhand region, Birsa
Munda. This amusement park was opened for public in November 2009. It
offers a plethora of recreational activities for the tourists and
visitors and the locals alike. On weekends and during vacations, a huge
crowd gathers to enjoy the day with family and friends in this park.
This park offers equal dose of fun and amusement to the adults and
children both offering various activities for every particular age
section. For instance, various rides such as dragon train, giant wheel,
striking cars, merry go round, Columbus and large play areas are present
to provide extreme fun to the children. Recreation spot, leisure areas
are available for those who want to spend quality time in lap of nature.
Beautiful green surroundings and canopies make it perfect place to
enjoy natural view.
Address: Bhuli Hirak Road, Dhanbad, Jharkhand- 826004
Timings: Mon to Sat: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, Sun: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Jublee Nicco Amusement Park, Jamshedpur
Nicco Amusement Park, also known as Jubilee Park or the Emerald Green
Park is located in the heart of Jamshedpur city in Jharkhand. It is one
of the most popular amusement parks in the state. Spreading over an area
of 222 acres, this park has been a major tourist attraction. This park
has been a special gift by the Tata Steel Company to mark the completion
of 50 golden years in 2008 to the citizens of Jamshedpur city. This
park was designed by two renowned architects, Mr. B.S. Nirody and Mr. G.
H. Krumbiegel. They had also designed the Mughal Gardens of Rashtrapati
Bhavan, Delhi and the Brindavan Gardens of Mysore. Splendid fountains,
magnificent gardens and colorful flower beds make it perfectly
picturesque and spectacular. Jubilee Park is majorly known for its
extremely beautiful Mughal garden. This garden has been designed like
Brindavan Gardens of Mysore. Thousands of varieties of roses are present
in this garden. These attractive rose plants of rare species vary in
colors and sizes.
Along with its colorful fountains create a
majestic aura within the park which mesmerized visitors with its charm
and elegance. To add an extra color to the beauty of this park, three
showers are present in center of the garden and shine with glitter on
every Tuesday and Sunday. Well, Jubille Park becomes much more elegant
with special beautification on the 3rd March every year as this day is
the birthday of Jamshedji Tata. Jubilee Park has a separate section for
children specially. This section is a recreational center which is
popularly known as Nicco Park. Upvan section is also built for the
people to enjoy picnic or spend time with family and friends. This area
has several exciting and thrilling rides for children providing thrill
and amusement. Jayanti Sarovar, Tata Steel Zoological Park, the Foliage
Park, and Smriti Udyan are some other popular tourist attractions in
Adventure Tourism in Jharkhand
Jharkhand is known for
its mesmerizing natural beauty. Surrounded with lofty hills this state
offers a great opportunity for adventure seekers to try out their hands
at some of thrilling and adventurous sports. In fact, Parasnath hills
and Satpahar hills of Jharkhand state are known for being two major
sites for paragliding and parasailing in India. Along with hot air
balloon show, rock climbing, rappelling, river crossing, trekking,
boating, kayaking and many other water sports are major adventurous
attractions in Jharkhand. Khandoli Hill serves as a perfect venue for
rock climbing and Giridih offers an opportunity for parasailing and
paragliding to the tourists with zeal to take part in adventurous
Top Hotels in Jharkhand
Jharkhand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India and a large number of tourists visit this state throughout the year. Hence, this state requires a perfect presence of hotel industry to provide a wide range of accommodation options to its visitors. Thankfully, the state of Jharkhand excels in terms of hospitality and offers good accommodation services to the tourists and visitors. All major tourist cities of the state i.e. Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Bokaro and Giridih etc. have good network of hospitality industry. Be it a family vacation or a business trip, Jharkhand greets its visitors with warm hospitality. Luxury hotels and resorts to budget and cheap hotels in various categories are present in this state to cater all the tourists visiting this beautiful state. These hotels are well equipped with all major services and comforts to meet expectations of the visitors as well as are known for their hospitality. Jharkhand Tourism Development Corporation (JTDC) and many renowned hotel chains have their hotels located around major tourist places in this state. Due to presence of these hotels in Jharkhand, there is no dearth of accommodation options to choose from. Some of the most popular Hotels in Jharkhand which are known for their hospitality and services are:
Radisson Blu Hotel Ranchi
Address: Main Road,Kadru Diversion,
Ranchi - 834001
Phone: +91-651-6602222http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-ranchiLe Lac Hotel
Address: Line Tank Road,
Ranchi - 834001, Jharkhand, India
Direct Cell: 9570000654
Website: http://www.lelachotel.com/Hotel Birsa Vihar (JTDC)
Address: Main Road, Ranchi - 834001
Fax: 2331643Hotel Capitol Hill
Address: Station Road
Ranchi - 834001 Jharkhand
Website: http://www.capitolhotels.in/Hotel Green Horizon
Address: Station Road, Ranchi – 834001
Tata Indicom Numbers: 0651-6458522
BSNL Numbers: 0651-2462100
2462322, 2462424, 2462425
Reliance Numbers: 0651-3247025
Website: http://www.hotelgreenhorizon.comSonotel Hotel
Address: Ozone Galleria Mall, Floor 5, Saraidhela, Dhanbad - 828127 Jhakhand
Phone: +91 326 220 2222, 220 3333, 220 4444
Fax: +91 326 220 6666
Hotel Blue Diamond
Bokaro Steel City - 827001
Address: 1, Jatin Chandra Road, Lalpur, Ranchi – 834001 Jharkhand
Phone: +91-651-2560051, 2560052/53/54/55
The Chanakya BNR Hotel
Address: Station Road, Ranchi
Jharkhand - 834001, India
Phone: +91 651 2461211-4
FAX: +91 651 2460584
Hotel Ranchi Ashok (ITDC)
Address: Doranda, Near Jharkhand High Court
Tel: (0651) 2480759-65
Fax: (0651) 2480768
Hill View Hotel and Resort
Address: NH 33, Near Pardih Kalimandir
Asanboni, Jamshedpur - 831005, Jharkhand
Phone: 0657-6456001, 6548359, 08294625444, 07209789799
The Seventeen Degree Hotel
Address: Sriram Mall, Ashok Nagar, Dhanbad - 828106
Phone: +91 326 2303869, 2304602
Fax: +91 326 2304899
Cocoon Luxury Business Hotel
Address: Beside Puja Talkies, Near Railway Station
Dhanbad HO, Dhanbad - 826001
Phone: +91 326 2220100, 2220222
Fax: +91 326 2220999
Hotel Yuvraj Palace
Unit: J. N. Hotel Pvt. Ltd.
Regd. Office: Doranda, Ranchi - 834002 Jharkhand (India)
Phone: +91 651-2480326, 327, 329, 380, 395
Fax: +91 651-2480328
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
Bank More, Dhanbad
General Manager - 092049 50546
Operational Manager - 092040 65313
Fax: +91 326 230 7772
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Best Time to Visit Jharkhand
time to visit Jharkhand is during period of October to February when
weather remains relatively cool and pleasant. The state has tropical
climate and experiences three seasons namely winter, summer and monsoon.
Winter starts from October and lasts till February and summer starting
from March remains till mid-June with May as the hottest month when
temperature reaches up to 37°C. However, temperature may soar up to 42°C
during summer season in Ranchi city of the state. Summer season is
followed by monsoon or rainy season during July to September months when
this state receives maximum rainfall. Annual rainfall of Jharkhand is
Helplines and Important Numbers
Department of Tourism
Govt. of Jharkhand
F.F.P Bhawan, 2nd Floor, Dhurwa, Ranchi - 834004
Phone: +91 651 2400981
Telefax: +91 651 2400982
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