States Jharkhand


A land with a vast bounty of towering mountains, dense forests and gushing waterfalls, Jharkhand is a place for the nature lovers and wildlife aficionados. The lesser explored destination of India will let the travellers witness a plethora of natural scenic vistas that are unperturbed or untouched. Other than scenic landscapes, a trip to Jharkhand will let one explore several museums and temples that are scattered around the state. Jharkhand will not only introduce the tourists to the unparalleled beauties of nature but will give an opportunity to explore and learn about the diverse culture and lifestyle of the tribal community living here. For those planning to visit the state, the travel guide will let one know what all is to be covered when holidaying in Jharkhand.

Capital: Ranchi Location: Eastern India

Best Time to Visit Jharkhand

A trip to Jharkhand can be planned during the winter season between October and March when the weather is cool and pleasant making it favourable for a sightseeing tour and exploring the tourist attractions.

Why Visit Jharkhand?

For cultural tourism, waterfall and dam, eco-tourism, heritage walks, sightseeing tour, religious tour, rural tourism, adventure, fairs and festivals.

  • 20°C to 37°C

    March to June

  • 31°C to 35°C

    July to September

  • 2°C to 22°C

    October to February

An Insight into Jharkhand Tourism

The eastern state of India, Jharkhand is a lesser explored destination which truly deserves a visit due to its rich natural beauty, culture and tradition, heritage, wildlife and more. The state which was once carved out of Bihar will let the tourists explore and learn about a mixed culture with a dominant tribal population.

The state opens its door for the pilgrims, nature lovers and wildlife buffs with a wide array of tourist attractions and sightseeing places in all the popular cities, towns and villages. For those with religious beliefs, devotees will get an opportunity to bow their heads down at some of the religious shrines by visiting Ranchi, Deoghar, Jamshedpur, Rajrappa, Barharwa, Maluti Village and Ramgarh. Amongst all the temples of these destinations in Jharkhand the must visits where pilgrims can seek blessings include Baidyanath Jyotirlinga, Naulakha Mandir, Jagannath Temple, Maluti Temples, Bindudham, Deori Temple, Sun Temple, Bhuvaneshwari Temple, Maa Chhinnamasta Temple and more. Home to a number of heavenly waterfalls, pristine lakes and dams depicting the architectural excellence, Jharkhand offers the nature lovers the best sojourn to be cherished for a lifetime. There are numerous waterfalls, lakes and dams in the state of which the popular ones stand out to be Hundru Falls, Dassam Falls and Jonha Falls in Ranchi, Hirni Falls in West Singhbhum, Rajrappa Falls in Ramgarh, Ranchi Lake IN Ranchi, Dimna Lake in East Singhbhum, Hazaribagh Lake in Hazaribagh, Hudco Lake in Jamshedpur, Maithon Dam in Dhanbad, Khandoli Dam in Giridih, Charowah Dam in Hazaribagh, Kanke Dam in Ranchi and more.

Wildlife buffs visiting Jharkhand will enjoy the silence of the jungles while enjoying birdwatching and spot a wide variety of fauna. Of all the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Jharkhand, the must visits ones where tourists can head to include Betla National Park in Palamu, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary in Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary in Hazaribagh, Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary and more. Being an ideal place for rural tourism, Jharkhand will let one explore the rich culture, especially that belonging to the tribals. The fairs and festivals in Jharkhand depicts the vast cultural impact on the state.

The cattle playing an important role in the Jharkhand, travellers will get an opportunity to witness the Big Cattle Fair which is the much-celebrated festival here. Kunda Mela in Pratappur and Chatra Mela are yet another festivals of Jharkhand marked by the sale and purchase of cattle. Besides these, some other fairs and festivals of the state include Kundri Mela, Kolhaiya Mela, Tutilawa Mela, Lawalong Mela, Belqada Mela, Sangharo Mela and more.

Coming to the cuisines of Jharkhand, it is not very much different from the neighbouring state Bihar. The mustard oil being the main medium of cooking here, the delectable cuisines of Jharkhand comprises of Litti Chokha, Pittha, Rugra, Chilka Roti, Bamboo shoots, Thekua, Dhuska, Mitha Khaja, Aaru Ki Sabzi, Sanai Ke Phool Ka Bharta and more. The must-try alcoholic beverages of the state include Handia and Mahua Daru.

The art and craft of Jharkhand is yet another aspect that is worth experiencing in the state which in anyway let the tourists indulge in shopping. Being a tribal state, Jharkhand excels in woodwork, bamboo works, tribal ornaments, toy making, metal work, pitkar paintings and stone carving. Getting an eye on the beautifully carved wood products and bamboo products will let the travellers learn about the craftsmanship of the locals here which is truly praiseworthy. Shopping from these handicrafts in Jharkhand will give a unique and exciting experience to tourists.

A trip to Jharkhand will give the tourists an idea about the rich culture and heritage of the state. There are many other things to do and places to visit in Jharkhand that tourists can explore when partnering with Tour My India. We, offer the best Jharkhand holiday packages and deals that suit the needs and preference of the travellers. The Jharkhand Travel Guide will cover the tourists with all the important information including how where to go, what to eat, what to see, how to reach and more. With our well curated Jharkhand tour packages, you can rest assured for a hassle-free and memorable visit to the state.

Best Hotels to Stay in Jharkhand

Jharkhand having some of the industrialised cities have hotels that offer warm hospitality to the tourists. Jharkhand hotels serve as the perfect retreats that let the travellers unwind and feel comfortable. The accommodation options in Bihar are conveniently located at easy access from the tourist destinations. Right from luxury to mid-range and budget hotels, you can find the hotels in Jharkhand in places including Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro and Dhanbad, Sindri, Giridih, Gumla, Deoghar, Daltonganj, Hazaribagh. These hotels offer an incredible experience in terms of food, lodging and other associated services. No matter which destination the travellers choose to visit, the hotels in the state brings the tourists to an ambience of splendour and luxury letting them make holidays in Jharkhand a memorable one.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Jharkhand

The unparalleled beauty of Jharkhand is dotted with majestic hills, cascading waterfalls, lush greenery and rich culture. When in Jharkhand, tourists can head to the rural areas that will introduce to the tribal community. Besides this, Jharkhand is also a paradise for the nature lovers, peace seekers, wildlife buffs who can make the most of their visit to Jharkhand.

Top Things to Do On Your Holiday to Jharkhand

Blessed with nature, religious places, wildlife, Jharkhand has everything that tourists can see and experience. Even though the city remains to be lesser explored, a trip to Jharkhand will offer you the opportunity to indulge in a number of things to do including a refreshing bath in the cascading waterfalls, trekking to the hills, meditation, seek blessings by bowing down head at the temples, indulge in a memorable picnic with friends and family, spot a variety of flora and fauna, indulge in nature walk, visit the rural areas to discover about the tribal lifestyle. Besides this, there are many other things to do that is suitable for the tourists of all kind that will let them get a travel experience like never before.

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