JHARKHAND TOURISM GUIDE
Map: Jharkhand Tourism, India
Main Attractions: Jagannathpur Temple, Wildlife, Dassam Falls
Area: 79,714 Sqkm
Best Time To Visit: October To June
Jharkhand, a recent developed state was chiseled out of its home state Bihar. The state got its identity on 15th November 2000 as the 28th state of the Indian Union. Ranchi was formed as the state capital of Jharkhand. The state is a home to districts like Garwa, Palamu, Chatra, Koderma, Hazaribagh, Giridih, Deoghar, Dumka, Godda, Pakur, Sahibganj, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Ranchi, Lohardagga, Gumla, West Singhbhum and East Singhbhum. Jharkhand terrain encompasses forest tracks of Chhotanagpur plateau, Santhal Pargana and unbroken hill-ranges. It is also blessed with distinct culture and traditions that entice its visitors through the year round.
Main Attractions in Jharkhand
Once, Ranchi was the summer capital of Bihar State, nestling in the panoramic beauty of Chhotanagpur at an altitude of 2,140ft.above the sea level. Ranchi is renowned for its scenic splendor exhibited in its waterfalls, hillocks. Ranchi is also developing as an industrial town holding number of industrial complexes that assist in improving the economic conditions of the people as well as the state. The sights of attractions are- Dassam Falls, Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, Ranchi Hills, Rock Gardens.
Netarhat is an elevated land at a height of 3,700ft above the sea level covered with dense woods. Lot of tourist visits the place to enjoy the picturesque beauty of the place, the place is more famous as a picnic spot. Netarhat is 154 km west of Ranchi Town.
Hazaribagh is famous for its wildlife national park. The park, situated in low hilly terrain, at an altitude of 1800 ft. has a bounty of wild animals, i.e. wild Boar, Sambar, Nilgai, Chital, Sloth Bear, tiger and Panthar.
The city of Deoghar is famous, as one of the holy pilgrimage sites of Hindus. Baidyanath Dham situated in the Santhal Parganas of Jharkhand is famous for the Shiva-Baidyanath Temple. Other Attractions are- Nandan Pahar; Naulakha Mandir; Satsang Ashram; Tapovan, Basakinath Temple, Harila Joria Temple and Trikut River.
Dhanbad is one of the most important industrial towns of India. The city is surrounded by many natural resources. Main Tourist Attractions are-Central Mining Research Station, Central Fuel Research Institute, Directorate General of Mines Safety and much more.
Jharkhand Travel Information – HOW TO GET THERE JHARKHAND
Air: Regular Indian Airlines services directly connect Ranchi with Patna, Kolkatta and New Delhi.
Rail: Jharkhand is well connected by means of rail transport with major cities of the country falls on South Eastern Railways.
Road: The state is a junction or N.H.23 and 33 with well developed roadways. There are regular bus services to all major destinations of the State. BSTDC is also running its coaches, From Patna – Ranchi – Patna daily.