One of the best places to visit for wildlife aficionados and nature lovers, Jharkhand is a state replete with a vast bounty of towering mountains, dense forests and gushing waterfalls. Blessed with a plethora of natural scenic vistas, Jharkhand is the place for you be if you are on the lookout for a one-on-one rendezvous with unperturbed, untouched nature. There is more to Jharkhand than just its scenic landscapes though, with several museums, temples and wildlife reserves scattered around the state. Formerly a part of Bihar, Jharkhand was carved out as a separate state almost two decades ago, thus creating the base for a glorious history, diverse culture and tribal simplicity that the state can now call it's very own.
Jharkhand is 'the land of forests' as its name suggests and the state is famous for its rich variety of flora and fauna. The scenic beauty of forests, hills and plateaus from the Lodh Falls leaves an enchanting impression on tourists while the lush green forests that surround the state keeps it green and clean. Nature is considered as a vital and essential part of the life of tribal people who dominate the state, and this is one of the reasons that you can have a panoramic view of nature and its beauty. Ranchi Hills, Daasam Falls, Sun Temple, Baidyanath Dham are some of the major tourist attractions in Jharkhand.
Jharkhand has it all; forests, hills, valleys, waterfalls and wildlife. The state has an incredible history to boast about and culture that endears its visitors. Even as the city is developing, it has managed to retain the old-world charm. Over time, the tribal communities who are the original habitants of the state have become welcoming to travellers genuinely interested in knowing their culture.
It is a known fact that Jharkhand has been the centre of Naxalite- Maoist Insurgency in 1967 and is often considered unsafe.
You can head to Jharkhand for a family trip or plan a special trip with friends particularly interested in history and culture.
The top tourist destination in the city which promises to offer breathtaking views of some of the most majestic waterfalls in the country is Ranchi. The capital of Jharkhand is famously known as the ‘City of Waterfalls’, with the must-visit waterfalls that include the Hundru Falls, the Dassam Falls, the Panch Gagh Falls, and the Jonha Falls. Bordered on all sides by rocky hills with mighty waterfalls cutting through the heart of the city, Ranchi is one of the most aesthetically beautiful cities not just in Jharkhand, but in the entirety of the Indian subcontinent as well.
Jharkhand is home to Jamshedpur, which has acquired the title of ‘Steel City of India’, making it another popular tourist destination in the state. Renowned for being one of the most well-planned cities in the country, Jharkhand is an industrial city founded by Jamsedji Nusserwanji Tata, the founder of the Tata Group. Don’t be misled by the tag of an industrial town, though, because Jharkhand abounds in greenery and natural beauty, with must-visit tourist attractions being the Dalma Hills, the Jayanti Sarovar, the Hudco Lake, the Bhuvneshwari Temple, and the Tata Steel Zoological Park.
The most picturesque city in Jharkhand is Hazaribagh, a city abundant in rolling hills, crystalline waterfalls, and lush greenery all around. Meaning the ‘City of a Thousand Gardens’, Hazaribagh does have its fair share of gardens, but it also boasts of a plethora of other attractions that beckon tourists to visit the city all year round. The most important places in the city that you couldn’t forget to visit include the Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park, Canary Hill, Isko Village, Rajarappa temple, Konar Dam, and Suryakund.
Deogarh, with its numerous temples scattered all across the perimeters of the city, is another important tourist destination in Jharkhand. Deogarh is home to the famous Baba Baidyanath Temple, which finds mention in history for being one of the twelve ‘Jyotirlingas’ present in India. If you’re looking for a divine connect, Deogarh is a must-visit location, with other famous attractions of the city being the Trikuta Hills, the Satsanga Ashram, Hathi Pahar, Nandan Pahar, and the Shivganga Pond.
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