Area : 232 sq km.
Altitude : 300 to 1140 meters.
Temperature : Max. 47°C and Min. 28°C in Summer.Max. 23°C and Min. 7°C in Winter.
Clothing : Cotton in summer.Heavy woolen in winter.
Best Season : October to March.
One of India’s earliest tiger reserves, Betla features luxuriant tropical forest cover and a rich variety of fauna. The Betla National Park first established as a sanctuary and later upgraded to its present status. Average elevation is about 1000 feet and though the park is open through out the year the best time to visit is between Novembers to April. Spread over 250 sq km., the park is covered with good roads crisscrossing each other, to enable the motorists to have a closer view of the wild life in dense forests. Gaur, Chital, Elephants, Tiger, Panther, Sloth and Wild Bear, Sambhar, Nilgai, Kakar, Mouse Deer are permanent residents. Langurs represents in large families.
Air: The nearest airport ranchi, 140 km is connected with Kolkata, Patna, Mumbai and Delhi by Indian Airlines flights.
Rail: Nearest Railway station is Ranchi 25 km i.e. Daltonganj.
Road: Easily accessible by road. It is 25 km from Daltonganj and 140 km from Ranchi.