Explore Jharkhand
Jharkhand
Nature at its best

Jharkhand is known for its abundant greenery, lovely weather and great hills. The mystical waterfalls and pristine lakes further enhance the beauty of the state. Jharkhand is home to several well-maintained Forests, Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks where one can definitely find elephants and various species of birds. This abundant greenery has bestowed upon it the title of being 'The Land of Forests'. Even in the bustling cities of Jharkhand you'll find yourself closest to nature.


Popular Cities: 


  • Ranchi

  • Jamshedpur

  • Dhanbad


 


Climate
Climate of Jharkhand varies from humid subtropical to tropical wet and dry. The best time to visit the state is between November to March as the weather is pleasantly cool.

  • January — Cool
  • February — Cool
  • March — Humid
  • April — Hot
  • May — Hot
  • June — Humid
  • July — Wet
  • August — Wet
  • September — Wet
  • October — Cool
  • November — Cool
  • December — Cool
Things to do
City Life
The Industrial city of Jharkhand, Jamshedpur, has several tourist attractions and is a delight for nature lovers. Dhanbad is surrounded by lush green forests and serene valleys. The city offers astounding views of pristine lakes, quaint temples and dams.
Nature & Adventure
Jharkhand is also home to several hills that offer breathtaking views of the lush green forests surrounding them. One of the most famous tourist destinations is Dalma Hills which is situated just 13km from Jamshedpur. Adventure seekers can take up rock climbing or trekking. Netarhat is a well-known hill station in Jharkhand. The picturesque landscapes and tranquil surroundings of this hill station can steal your heart. Away from bustling cities, Netarhat offers the escape you seek. Ghaghri Falls, Magnolia Sunset Point and Koel View Point are some of the key attractions of this place. Khandori Hill in Giridih is best for rock climbing, rappelling and trekking. You can enjoy these adventure sports at Trikut Hills in Deoghar as well. The rope way used to reach the top of the hill is a major tourist attraction. Other famous hills include Tagore Hill in Ranchi, Canary Hill in Hazaribagh, Trikuta Hills in Deoghar, and Parasnath Hills in Giridih. Jharkhand has some of the most pristine lakes. Ranchi Lake, Jubilee Lake, Hudco Lake and Hazaribagh Lake are some of the best places to visit when in search of peace amidst chaos. The beautiful view of the sunset, sound of the tranquil waters below and a clear sky above together paint a beautiful picture of Jharkhand in your memory. Some of the most beautiful waterfalls are located in Ranchi. Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, Dassam Falls and PanchGhagh Falls enhance the majestic beauty of the state. Surrounded by entrancing mountains and hills, these waterfalls offer kaleidoscopic views and thrilling experiences for the adventurous.
Wildlife
Jharkhand is well-known for its flora and fauna. The state is home to many wild animals and a myriad of birds' species. The Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is known as paradise for elephants and is one of the main tourist attractions of the city. It is home to barking deer, porcupines, sloth bear, and elephants. Besides animals, Dalma sanctuary is also well-known for its variety of birds. Some other well-maintained wildlife parks include Tata Steel Zoological Park in Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh National Park, Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park in Bokaro, Palamu Wildlife Sanctuary and Betla National Park in Palamu.
Temples/Places of Worship
Dalmi is one of the famous religious sites you must visit for the peace that dwells in every corner of the temple. If you want to explore religious places then Deoghar is one of the best places to begin with. The city is home to ancient temples like Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple, Harila Jori and Basukinath Dham. Other temples which resemble the rich traditional background of Jharkhand are Jagannath Temple, Sun Temple, and Pahari Temple in Ranchi; Rankini Temple and Bhuvaneshwari Temple in Jamshedpur; Rajarappa temple in Hazaribagh; Jain Temples and Harihar Dham in Giridih; Binduvasini Temple and Shivgadi Temple in Sahibganj.
How to spend time / how long will it take?

You can cover a major chunk of Jharkhand within a week. You can start off at Jamshedpur, spending a day or two exploring the wildlife sanctuary, temples and Dalma Hill. Moving upwards, spend two days exploring the city of waterfalls - Ranchi. The serene waterfalls and lakes will help rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Further, you can visit religious places such as Baidynath Dham, Rajrappa and Parasnath. You could end your trip at Netarhat hill station, camping and relaxing at vantage points amidst nature. 


Cuisine
  • Jharkhandi cuisine consists mainly of vegetables prepared in different styles. Some of the famous traditional food items include Litti Chokha, Pitha, Rugra, Thekua, Dhuska, Chilka Roti, Aloo Chokha, and Handia. Dessert items like Malpua, Til Barfi and Mitha Khana are best to savour your love for sweets.
Costs
  • While meal prices in Jharkhand can vary, the average cost of food is approximately INR 200 per meal.
  • Sim card cost depends on the package you opt for but the starting price is mostly INR 150. Certain important documents may be required for identity proof purposes.
Visa
  • Indian Passport and OCI Card holders do not require a Visa
  • Other need to apply for an Indian visa
Season to Visit
  • November
  • December
  • January
  • February
  • March

Typical Duration to Visit
  • 5 - 7 days

Known For
  • Hills
  • Lakes
  • Temples
  • Forests
  • Wild Life
Areas to Visit
  • Netarhat Hill Station for nature and vantage points
  • Major religious sites - Parasnath, Baidyanath Dham & Rajrappa
  • Waterfalls in and around Ranchi
  • Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary and Betla National Park for wildlife & nature

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