Hagaribagh

General Information:

Temperature : Max. 41.1° C and Min.19.4°C in summer.Max. 25.5° C and Min.7°C in winter.

Clothing : Cotton in summer.Heavy Woollen in winter.

Best Season : October to March.

Introduction:

A reputed and ever-popular health resort in the hills. It is situated 2019 feet above sea level, excellent climate, scenic beauty, dense forest areas and rich flora and fauna.

Getting There:

Air: The nearest airport Ranchi, 91 km away is connected with Kolkata, Patna, Lucknow and Delhi by Indian Airlines flights.

Rail: Koderma is the nearest railway station 59 km away and Hazaribagh road railway station 67 km away from the National Park. These stations are on the Delhi – Howrah route.

Road: Hazaribagh town is well connected by road to Ranchi, Dhanbad, Gaya, Patna, Daltonganj, Kolkata and many other important places.

Tourist Attraction:

Hagaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary: This Wildlife sanctuary is spread at an area of 183.89 km. For the eco-tourist, nature lover and wildlife enthusiast, hills, deep nullahs, thick tropical woodlands, grassy meadows. ‘Sal’ is the dominant tree species. Wild bear, Sambhar, Nilgai, Chital, and Kakar are populous. Sloth bears, Tigers and Panthers also prowl. The ten observation towers in the sanctuary make it all the more easier to have a closer encounter with wild life. A number of rest houses in the sanctuary provide comfortable accommodation.

Canary Hill: Close to the town lies the Canary Hill that has a well-laid out park and is studded with three small lakes. It has an observation tower. From the top of the hill one can have a panoramic view of the town.

Hazaribagh Lake: Offers superb water sports and peaceful picnics and outings.

Tilaiya Dam: Across the Barakar River, the reservoir and the hillock offer fantastic sights.

Urwan Tourist Complex: Offers adventure sports like boating, para sailing, rock climbing, drive to Hari Har Dham at Bagodar, famous for the 52 feet tall Shiv-Ling shape like temple of Lord Shiva.

Rajarappa: Famous for the ‘Maa Chhina Masta’ temple on the brink where the river Bhera joins the male river Damodar.

Excursion:

Komar Dam: It is located 51 km from Hazaribagh.

Suraj Kund: A Hot spring almost 72 km away from Hazaribagh. Buses are available from the town.

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