Tourist Places in Jharkhand
The Tourism in Jharkhand, the newly formed state is emerging as one of the fastest growing tourism Industry state of India. The beautiful state of Jharkhand lies, on the eastern part of the country. Jharkhand, is primarily a nature rich, mineral rich and tribal culture rich state but also contains some most prominent industries of India like steel, iron, coal, power and truck industries in Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, and Bokaro etc.
A large portion of Jharkhand is covered with dense forest containing a wide variety of flora and fauna. Jharkhand holds several wildlife sanctuaries and Wildlife national parks that preserves numerous endangered and rare species. Jharkhand is packed with picturesque natural beauty and places of worship that attract hundreds of thousand of tourists every year. Capital Ranchi and largest city Jamshedpur attracts most tourists across the world.
Here are some major tourist destinations where you can find several tourist places. These are:
Ranchi Tourism in Jharkhand
Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand is serene, sober but pretty city, packed with incredible natural beauty, lush green flora and fauna, dams, lakes, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries etc. The major tourist attractions of Ranchi are: Kanke Dam, Dhurva Dam, Rock Garden, Tagore Hill, Ranchi lake, Deer Park, Birsa Zoological Park, and Pahari Mandir etc.
Ranchi Excursion Tour
Ranchi is surrounded by numerous lush green and natural lovely places including Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, Dassam Falls, Hirni Falls, Rajrappa Falls, Netarhat, Sun Temple, Tagore Hills etc. that rejuvenate the visitors from its eye soothing beauty.
Jamshedpur, India's first steel city is the largest city of Jharkhand and is renowned for producing different types of steels, iron products and Trucks. The spacious and beautiful city is home to several tourist attractions including Jubilee Park, Confluence of Kharkai and Subarnarekha rivers, Hudco Lake, Sir Dorabji Tata Park, Bhatia Park, Keenan Stadium, Russi Mody Centre of Excellence, Narawa Pahar, Bhatia Park, Tata Zoological Park, Dimna Lake etc. The Bhuvaneshwari temple, Kali Temple, Rankini Mandir are the major places of worship in the city.
Jamshedpur Excursion Tourism
Jamshedpur city falls in the east Singhbumi district and is bounded by several tourist attractions like Dimna Lake, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Ghatshila, Musabani and Dasam falls etc. Excursion Tours around Jamshedpur gives you immense pleasure.
Dhanbad Tour of Jharkhand
Tour to Dhanbad, the coal capital of India is surrounded by Jharia, India's largest high quality coalmine village. Due to easily availability of coal, Dhanbad houses several coal mining institute and research centre. The major tourist attractions in and around Dhanbad are: Maithon, Topchanchi, Bhatinda Falls, Panra, Chark- khurd, Gopalpur, Panchet Dam, Birsa Munda Park etc. The major Hindu temples are: Kalyaneshwari temple, Shakti Mandir, and Lillori-sthan Mandir etc..
Bokaro Tourism in Jharkhand
The Steel city Bokaro contains India's largest steel complex. It is situated 47 k.m. away from Dhanbad on the southern back of Damodar river. Bokaro houses several places of Interest like Bokaro Steel Plant, Garga Dam, Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya, City Centre, Sector 4, City Park, Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park, Chas, Siwandih, Mohan Kumar Mangalam Stadium etc. The major pilgrimages of Bokaro are: Gayatri Mandir, Rajappa Temples, Aaiyappa Mandir, Ram Mandir, Jagannath Temple, Kali Mandir, Noori Masjid, and Buddha Vihar etc..
Hazaribagh, literary means a place of thousands gardens is situated on Chhota Nagpur Plateau and a famous tourist destinations of Jharkhand. It holds one of the most prestigious wildlife sanctuaries Hazaribagh National Park, which attracts thousands of visitors every year. The other major attractions of Hazaribagh are Canary Hills, Hazaribagh Lake, Barso Pani cave, Jhumri Tillaya, Konar Dam, Surajkund hot spring etc.. The major places of worships in Hazaribagh are: Budhwa Mahadev Mandir, Rajrappa Mandir, Narsingh Temple, and Panchmandir etc..
The Palamu district of north Jkharkhnad is famous for its prestigious wildlife sanctuary known as Betla Wildlife National Park while the major tourist attractions are Palamu Fort and Vishnu Temple. Other famous temples in Palamu district are: Hanuman Mandir, Bhikham Das Mandir, Hira Mandir, Devi Mandir, Kali Mandir, Surya Mandir, Old shiv Mandir, Shani Mandir, Shitla Mandir, Gaytri Mandir, and Hanuman Mandir etc.
Giridih Tourist Attractions
Giridih lies in the northern parts of Jharkhand state. It is one the famous tourist destinations of Jharkhand due to holding several tourist places and pilgrimage sites including Usri Falls, Khandoli, Harihar Dham, Langta Baba Samadhi Sthal, Surya Temple mirzaganj, Shree Kabir Gyan Mandir, Balkhanjo Pahad (Bodo Pahad or Christian hills), Dukiya Mahadev Temple, Kenarinath Dham Mandir, Jharkhand Dham and Sona Pahadi etc..
Parasnath Hills Tour of Jharkhand
Parasnath Hills, also known as Sri Sammeta Shikharji is a famous Jain pilgrimage, situated on Parasnath hills, a range of small to medium size of mountains in the Giridih district of Jharkhand. It is the highest mountains in Jharkhand. The 23rd Jain Tirthankar Swami Parsvanath attained 'Nirvana' (Salvation) here. This place is also famous for its hills, which begins from Madhuban.
Baiyanath Dham Tour of Jharkhand
Baidyanath Dham (Shiv Temple) is one of the twelve jyotirlings (most sacred place) of Hindus, falls on the Deoghar district of Santhal Parganas of Jharkhand state. It is also known as Baba Dham. Millions of devotees visit here for offering prayers and worships.
Netarhat is a popular hill station falls in the Latehar district of Jharkhand state. It is usually called as the "Queen of Chotanagpur" because of a lush green hill station. It is famous for its glorious sunrises and sunsets during the summer months. The major attractions in and around Netarhat are: Magnolia Point, Upper Ghaghri Falls, Lower Ghaghri Falls, Koel View Point, Lodh Falls, and Sadni Falls etc. Lodh falls is the highest falls in the state.
Chatra district is the gateway of Jharkhand (Chotanagpur) and is full of natural scenes, exotic waterfalls, stunning picnic spot, fascinating fountains, and vivid flora & fauna. Chatra houses all the amazing natural sites including numerous falls like Bichkiliya water falls, Duari water falls, Khaya Banaroo water falls, Keridah water falls, Maloodah water falls, Dumer Sumer water falls, Goa water falls, and Gogri water falls, which everyone wants to see. The other major tourist places in Chatra are: Kolhua Hill, Kunda Cave, Tama Sin etc. while Bhaduli (Bhadrakali) temple, Kauleshwari Devi Temple, Barura Sharif are the famous shrines in Chatra.
How to reach Jharkhand?
The state of Jharkhand was carved out from Bihar, which was the hub of northeast India and West Bengal. Despite separation, Jharkhand has a strong connectivity to other parts of the country especially its large cities like capital Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro, Dhanbad, and Hazaribagh are well connected with rail and road networks. Only state capital Ranchi is connected with other major cities of India by air while the remotest areas are only accessible by road links only.