Ranchi is the capital of mineral-rich state Jharkhand. Located at an altitude of 700 meters, Ranchi was once identified as the summer capital of Bihar owing to its altitude of 700 meters, waterfalls, surrounding forest and beautiful river Subarnekha flowing by. There are not many sightseeing spots in Ranchi, but due to better flight connectivity, the natural surroundings of Ranchi are becoming popular among travelers. The weather here remains pleasant during evenings and nights.
The city takes immense pride in accounting for 40 percent of the country’s total mineral reserves. The most popular places in this city include Ranchi Hill, Kanke Dam, Tagore hill and Hudru falls, Hatia Museum and Tribal Research Institute and Museum. The city has a wide variety of trees and wildlife, Maugha, Sal and Simul are some of the rare types of trees found here.
Deoghar, a popular religious destination in Jharkhand is blessed with one of the known as temple Baidyanath.
Baidyanath Dham in Deoghar becomes the most famous during the Shravan month of the Hindu Lunar Calendar, when millions of devotees bring holy water for the Linga in Pitchers called Kansas, and hence known as Kanwariyas, to perform the holy ritual of Rudrabhishek [The Holy Bath] in this holy month. Deoghar is also known as ‘the cultural capital of Jharkhand
The largest city in Jharkhand, Jamshedpur is an aesthetically planned township with an appealing infrastructure and landscape. Juxtaposed against the beautiful Dalma Hills, Jamshedpur is the world’s eighth-largest steel manufacturing company, along with being India’s first planned city.
The town of Jamshedpur was named after Jamshetiji Tata in 1919, the founder of the Tata industries that maintain public services and infrastructure of most parts of the city. Known as the ‘Steel City’, Jamshedpur is the quintessential example of the boon of industrialization in a developing nation. Being the largest city in Jharkhand, the main attractions in Jamshedpur are the vast, tree-lined (housing Tata Zoological Park with species like tigers and leopards), the hill-top, and the (home to resident elephants).
With its industrial growth, Jamshedpur has made its place in the map of world business along with playing a very important role in industrializing India. The founders day of Jamshedpur is celebrated on October 3 every year at Jubilee Park, which is decked up with lights and colors for the occasion
Located in the Chhota Nagpur plateau, 93 Km away from, Hazaribagh is a beautiful place with dense forests and natural formations including rock formations and lakes. The forests in Hazaribagh are mostly unexplored and are in its best and purest form with full of greenery.
Hazaribagh is located two thousand meters above sea level on the middle plateau (one of the three divisions of Chotanagpur plateau). There are rock strong adamant hills which are lush green with a touch of mud and rocks. The main mountains being Jilinjia which is 3057 m and Chandwa 2816 m. The Hazaribagh national park which is spread across 135km of area accords the best sightseeing experience as beautiful birds of rarest species chirps the welcome songs for you
Bokaro Steel City Tourism
Bokaro is a city with lakes, greenery and beautiful parks which make it a place suited for relaxation and peace. Besides being the center of India’s industrial revolution back in the 1960s and 1970s, Bokaro has been able to establish itself as one of the most well-planned cities in the country.
The city located on the banks of River Damodar is the largest producer of steel and iron in the country and houses some of the biggest factories. Being surrounded by a very green area it is also full of wonderful lakes and parks that dot its beautiful landscape. Bokaro is situated in the easternmost part of and which explains the Bengali influence in its culture. The city is high on culture and is truly cosmopolitan in nature
Falling in the Latehar district of Jharkhand, Netarhat is popularly known as the Queen of Chotanagpur. It is best known for the sunrise and sunset views it offers.
When traveling by road from Ranchi to Netarhat, you will literally cross seven hills on your way and a little more than 96 miles. It is the highest point of the Chotanagpur plateau. Netarhat comes under the tag of lesser-known tourist places. Being lesser-known works wonders for its visitors, the most beautiful part about Netarhat is its rawness, there is a beauty in its austerity, in just standing at a height and looking at the far-spread lush jungles, in letting the airbrush your hair. Standing so close to nature, in that backdrop, all you need to do is take a few deep breathes and you’d just start feeling, life’s good
Commonly known as India’s Coal Capital, Dhanbad is one of the most populated cities in Jharkhand. Dhanbad is best known for being a commercial mega-producer and owner of the most significant number of coal mines, factories, and industry bases. Due to the presence of the coal industries, this city has gained immense commercial success.
Dhanbad also houses the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, one of the most reputed institutes across the globe. Apart from being a commercial hub, Dhanbad is an amalgamation of natural and humanmade attractions. Dhanbad is also home to various religious sites; one such iconic temple is the Shakti Mandir due to its unique possessions.
Dams like the Maithon Dam or the Panchet Dam are often considered the center of tourist activity, surrounded by hills, dense forests, and lakes. The authentic cuisine is also one of its many highlights. The best time to experience Dhanbad is between October and March when the temperature is pleasing and perfect for sightseeing. It is ideal for every tourist looking for a fun weekend in one of the fastest-growing cities in the world.
Betla National Park, Netarhat Overview
Betla National Park is a beautiful national park which is spread over the hilly terrain of the attractive Palamau district, west of Ranchi In Jharkhand. Wild elephants wander without restraints in the thickets of the forest and the flora and fauna are enough to mesmerize any visitor. Though there are relatively fewer tigers here, a visit to this ancient area of Jharkhand will be worth it because it provides a deeper insight into the rich tribal heritage of the state. Betla stands as an acronym for Bison, Elephant, Tiger, Leopard, and Axis. What makes this park stand out from the rest is the presence of two forts inside its premises. The primary attraction here is observing wildlife from a close range.
One of the most popular national parks of the North East, the park stretches over an area of around 979 sq. km, out of which 232 sq. km forms the main area and has the status of being one of the first 9 tiger reserves that were established in India. Due to a diversified ecosystem, the Betla National Park is home to a huge variety of wildlife. The park houses luxuriant sal and bamboo trees. The Southern side of the forest is dominated by Sal trees whereas the Bel Aegle marmelos dominate the northern part of the forest reserve. The surging terrains of the park are marked by small hills like the Netarhat, Hulk, Murhu, and Gulgul. Several waterfalls and hot water springs found inside the park make it an interesting
Dasham Falls, Ranchi Overview
Located near the Tamara village in the Ranchi district, Dasham Falls, also known as Dassam Falls, is a spectacular waterfall in the state of Jharkhand which is a tributary of the Subarnarekha River. Cascading down a height of 144 ft., the waterfall boast of utter serenity, peace, and calm. The area surrounding the spot is engulfed in rich greenery, which makes it an ideal picnic place in the region. To reach the spot, you will have to climb a flight of stairs. You can also stop in between and stare at the gorgeous scenery surrounding it.
The waterfall is basically a Nick Point, also known as Knick Point, which means that it has been developed over the years due to the break in the rocky slopes in a longitudinal manner. For the same reason, it is not ideal to swim or to step into the water as the current is strong and the ground is uneven. Other than that, the region echoes with the gurgling sound of water which is like music to the ears and is perfect to relax and rejuvenate.