Lying in the eastern part of India, Jharkhand is popularly known as 'The Land of Forests' and is a heaven for nature lovers. The beauty of the state with scenic waterfalls, rich greenery, majestic hills, dazzling culture makes any trip to the state memorable. If you want to have a date with nature, this is the perfect destination for you where nature has been preserved at its best by the grace of its tribal population.
This rare state, although bearing natural bounties remains unexplored. The valleys, wildlife, and charming towns bring the paradise on earth. And it is only when you visit Jharkhand that you will know how good a place it is.
You'll get the fever and flavor of the state from its festivals, dance, music, language, and literature. Apart from the picturesque nature to leave you spellbound, the place has much more to offer you with national parks, pilgrimages, and industrial townships.
Come, let's virtually explore the unspoiled beauty of Jharkhand.
About 45km away from Ranchi, the Swarnarekha river forms a wonderful scene while falling from a height of 320 feet. Like many other waterfalls, the Hundru waterfall also creates a beautiful pool at the base, allowing visitors to take a bath. The diverse shape of the rock adds glory to the beauty of the place, especially in summers. The quaint grandeur of the falls enthralls its visitors.
Located in the Chota Nagpur Plateau in the district of Palamu, Betla National Park boasts a huge variety of wildlife. Additional areas of 226 km² and 63 km² of the Mahuadar wolf sanctuary were added to the original land of 1,026 km² in the year 1989. Betla is one of the first national parks in the country to become a tiger reserve under the Project Tiger.
Located in Ranchi, Rock Garden is the best place to spend a holiday. There's a large lake beside the hill known as the Kanke dam.
Spread across an area of 225 acres, Jubilee Park is an emerald green beauty adorned with flower beds and illuminated fountains. This wasn't just a mere creation but a gift by the Tata Steel Company to the city and citizens of Jamshedpur on the occasion of its Golden Jubilee.
250km from Ranchi, Deoghar is also known as Baidyanath Dham. The city of temples is a famous pilgrim spot among the followers of Hinduism. Irrespective of any faith, you will enjoy every moment.
But all the above-mentioned places are situated in different parts of the state. Also, the above mentioned is just a list of few, but, there is much more to explore in Jharkhand. No worries... you have a wonderful chance to experience the beauty of the whole state in a small and precise package with the upcoming Surajkund Mela.
It is being organized by the Surajkund Mela Authority as a part of its yearly celebration. This year in the 31st edition of the Mela, the state being chosen is Jharkhand as the 'Theme State'. The event is going to take place between Feb 1 to 15 as a socio-corporate responsibility to bring about an uplift in the standards of cultural performers and poor artisans in the suburban areas.
The partner nation this year is Egypt and the 15 days Mela will offer you with mesmerizing crafts, cuisine, and culture of the whole of India on a small plate.