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Tourism in Jharkhand

Blessed with immense bio-diversity, moderate climate, rich cultural and historical heritage, Jharkhand is fast emerging as an ultimate tourist destination in eastern India. Jharkhand Tourism Department is taking the utmost initiative to promote tourism in Jharkhand.

A good number of hotels run by Jharkhand Tourism and private hoteliers have come up at popular tourist spots, which cater to all segments of travellers. Several Jharkhand Tourism Information Centers have been opened up in various parts of the city.

These information centers provide details about Jharkhand travel, hotels, tourist attractions, travel agencies, licensed Jharkhand tourism guides and other important travel tips to holiday makers. Jharkhand Tourism Department also offers a wide range of exciting sightseeing tours, holiday packages, tour packages that are inclusive of well-appointed accommodation, sumptuous meals, transfers, excursions and many other travel services.

These Jharkhand holiday packages of Jharkhand Tourism are the best way to explore the virgin beauty of the serene forest, rich wildlife and mind blowing waterfalls at affordable prices. The vibrant state of Jharkhand is coming up as a hot destination for adventure tourists.

Jharkhand Tourism is taking initiative to establish it as a major adventure destination of India by opening up the Jharkhand Adventure Tourism Institute, which would offer training courses in various adventure sports to adventure lovers.

Jharkhand plans to offer scuba diving, rafting, canoeing, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, paddleboat, paragliding, parasailing, to mountaineering, trekking, jungle safaris and a host of other activities. More than 15 potential spots have already been identified by Jharkhand tourism, which would be developed as adventure sites.

The list includes Sita falls, Dimna Lake, Kanke dam, Buridih Lake, Chandil Lake, Massanjore, Maithon dam, Sahebganj, Tillaiyya dam, Tenughat, Betla, Kelaghagh (Simdega), Rukka dam, Hazaribagh and Chandwa.


Best Time To Visit Jharkhand

The ideal time to visit Jharkhand is in winters (October to March) as summers are extremely hot and humid.


Tourist Attractions In Jharkhand

The major tourist attractions in Jharkhand include Ma Chhina Mastika temple, Tribal Research Institute and museum, Tagore Hill, Kanke Dam, War Cemetery, Mc Cluskieganj, Betla National Park, Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary, Netarhat, Parasnath hill, Hundru Falls, and Deogarh.

The popular Jharkhand travel destinations are Hazaribagh, Netarhat, Dhanbad, Ranchi and Palmau.


How to Reach Jharkhand

By Air : Ranchi Airport is the main airport of Jharkhand, which is well connected with Patna, Kolkata, New Delhi and Mumbai by regular Indian Airline, Kingfisher Red and Jetlite services. By Rail : Ranchi Railway Station and Hazaribagh are the main railheads of Jharkhand.

Several express trains connect Ranchi and Hazaribagh with Patna, Kolkata, Rourkela, New Delhi and other significant places of India. By Road : Ranchi, the capital city is situated at the junction of National Highways 23 and 33.

A wide network of roads connects various places of Jharkhand with each other and rest of the country.


Travel in Jharkhand

Jharkhand State Transport buses connect the main cities and towns. Ranchi - the capital of the state, is well-connected to different destinations.There are public as well as private buses, taxis, auto-rickshaws and cycle rickshaws to travel around.