Tourist places in Jharkhand, Places to visit in Jharkhand

Tourist places in Jharkhand, Places to visit in Jharkhand
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Tourist places in Jharkhand caters to mostly nature lover. One can find Forests, Wildlife Sanctuary, National Parks, waterfalls, Dams in abundance in background of beautiful hills.

Jharkhand is a state in eastern India founded in November 2000 by dividing state of Bihar in two parts.

Tourist Places in Jharkhand :

DEOGHAR

tourist places in jharkhand - places to visit in jharkhand - baba baidyanath dham deoghar

Baba Baidyanath Dham

Being one out of the twelve Jyotirlingas, Baidyanath is famous for all. Deoghar, the home of gods, is modern name. In Puranas we find in its place names like Haridrapeetha, Ketaki van, Haritalik van, Chitabhoomi and Vaidyanath. In Bengal and upper provinces the place is generally known as Baidyanathdham.

The sanctity of Baidyanath is mentioned in several Puranas which refer to it and as they are unquestionably the golden treasure of Hindu religion and culture, Baidyanath Jyotirlingam has attained great importance. It is one of most important tourist places to visit in jharkhand for Hindus.

How to Reach Deoghar

By Road : Passenger buses run regularly from Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Hazaribag, Bhagalpur, Dumka, Patna, Gaya, Munger, and other places in Jharkhand and Bihar to Deogarh. Taxis and Rickshaws are available at Babadham and at Jasidih railway station. It is one of the most important tourist places in Jharkhand for Hindu pilgrimage.

By Rail  : The nearest railway station is Jasidih (10 kms) on Howarah – PatnaDelhi line.

By Air :  Nearest airport is in Ranchi, Gaya, Patna and Kolkata.

More information on Baba Baidyanath Dam on http://www.babadham.org

 

RANCHI

Tourist Places in Jharkhand, Places to visit in Jharkhand - Waterfall

Waterfall

Waterfalls such as Jonha Falls, Dassam Falls, Hudru Falls, Hirni Falls can be great outing from Ranchi.

Another attraction in Ranchi is Deer Park, Muta Crocodile breeding center, Ranchi Lake, Tagore Hill, Rock Garden, Birsa Zoological Park which draws a good number  of tourist.

Kanke Dam is another tourist spot in Ranchi.

 

 

 

PALAMU

 

Tourist Places in Jharkhand, Places to visit in Jharkhand - Palamu

Palamau Wildlife Sanctuary

Surrounded by raw nature, Palamu is the true hotpot for nature lovers. From wild forests to waterfalls everything is there to fascinate. You can watch deers walking on the road.

Palamu Wildlife Sanctuary, Betla National Park, Ghaghri Waterfalls, Lodh Falls are major tourist attraction.

 

It is one of the most important tourist places in Jharkhand for nature lovers.

 

 

HAZARIBAGH

Tourist Places in Jharkhand, Places to visit in Jharkhand -Rajarappa Temple

Rajrappa Temple

It is another tourist destination in lapses of nature. Rajrappa is another religious and tourist spot on top of the hill where you can find temple of goddess, river and a waterfall all in a vicinity of 100 m. It is a sacred spot for Hindus.

Other important tourist attraction is Hazaribagh Lak, Canary Hills, Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Hazaribagh National Park, Isco Rock Art, Suraj Kund, Konar Dam, Megaliths of Hazaribagh, Salparni.

 

 

Wildlife Sanctuary and National  Parks

S. No. Name of Wildlife Sanctuary Year of Notification Total Area(km²)
1 Dalma  Wildlife Sanctuary 1976 193.22
2 Gautam Buddha  Wildlife Sanctuary 1976 121.14
3 Hazaribagh  Wildlife Sanctuary 1976 186.25
4 Koderma  Wildlife Sanctuary 1985 177.35
5 Lawalong  Wildlife Sanctuary 1978 211.03
6 Mahauadanr  Wildlife Sanctuary 1976 63.25
7 Palamau  Wildlife Sanctuary 1976 752.94
8 Palkot  Wildlife Sanctuary 1990 182.83
9 Parasnath  Wildlife Sanctuary 1984 49.33
10 Topchanchi  Wildlife Sanctuary 1978 12.82
11 Udhwa Lake  Wildlife Sanctuary 1991 5.65

 

S. No. Name of National Park Year of Notification Total Area(km²)
1 Betla National Park 1986 226.33

 

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