Complete with waterfalls, sculptures, art and unparalleled scenic beauty, the Rock Garden in Ranchi is the perfect weekend excursion destination. The major attraction here is an iron footbridge that stands on only two poles. Since the garden is situated on a hillock by the Kanke Dam and is surrounded by lush environs, you can relax peacefully while enjoying a stunning view of the city.
Timings: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Entry Fee: No entry fee
A park safari of the Birsa Deer Park in Ranchi will introduce you to the hundreds of species of deer that are sure to blow your mind. From beautiful spotted deer to the majestic Sambhars, this park is home to more than 15 species of deer. With giant Sal trees and plush shrubbery all around, visiting this park is a great way to get in touch with nature.
Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Entry Fee: Children (3-12 years): INR 15 Adults (Above 12 years): INR 30
Situated in front of Raj Bhawan in Ranchi, Nakshatra Van is an urban park in the city, an initiative of the Jharkhand Forest Department. Replete with plenteous flora and verdant greenery, the park is one of the most popular parks in Ranchi.
Timings: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM, Closed on Monday
Entry Fee: Free
Biodiversity Park is one of the most loved picnic spots and parks in Ranchi. Replete with plenteous vegetation and lush greenery, the park is popular among the adults and kids alike. The park strives to preserve and protect medicinal plants and herbs.
Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Situated in the Morabadi suburb of Ranchi, Ram Dayal Munda Park is dedicated to the celebrated scholar Ram Dayal Munda. Besides being a popular leisure spot for the localities, this park in Ranchi also has a joggers' spot to encourage early morning and evening walks.
Timings: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Situated in Delatoli suburb of Ranchi, Patel Park is less of a park and more of a playground. Primarily it is used by young kids to play cricket and football etc. In the early mornings or evenings, you can also find people flocking to the park for walks.
Timings: 24 hrs
Entry Fee: No Entry Fee
The Birsa Zoological Park, also known as Birsa Jaivik Udyan houses a wide variety of wild animals like lions, tigers, various kinds of deer etc. It is located on the Ranchi-Patna National Highway near Ormanjhi and is a must-visit for all wildlife enthusiasts.
Timings: 9:00 am - 4.30 pm, Closed on Monday
Entry Fee: Adult: Rs. 30 per person, Children: Rs. 15 (Age Group 3-12 yr), Children: Rs. 15 (Age Group 3-12 yr)
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