Tourism In Jharkhand | Short Notes for JPSC

Jharkhand, famously known as ‘The Land of Forests’ is an ultimate destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. Blessed with unparalleled beauties like hills, mountains, forests, and waterfalls, this naturally rich state makes for a perfect holiday destination, especially for people who looks for a rendezvous with nature. The abundant natural beauty of Jharkhand along with its several attractions such as holy shrines, museums, and wildlife sanctuaries, together contribute towards Jharkhand tourism. If you are not sure where to go and what to see in Jharkhand, the Jharkhand tourism website  can help you get the best holiday experience of your life.

‘The Land of Forests’  is famously known  as the  heaven for nature lovers. It’s  unparalleled beauty lies in the  majestic hills, scenic waterfalls, rich greenery and colorful culture makes your visit to the land memorable.

The Betla national park attracts tourist from all round the country. A lot of rare species of birds and animals descend here during their breeding season. Bokaro invites students and trainees from all over the world to help in the research and development of the steel manufacturing unit. Jamshedpur attracts students and researchers interested in training and conducting researches.

Jharkhand is definitely a gem of the country as it has some of India’s most lovely and incredible destinations that ought to have seen and explored.

Visit and discover various  tourist destination places in Jharkhand. Be it family, kids, friends, couples or parents, when visiting Jharkhand there is always something for everyone.

As Jharkhand is  known as the land of forests, It has a rich variety of flora and fauna with scenic beauties, grasses and bamboos forest. Top tourist attraction in Jharkhand also includes Jayda Temple, Sheesh Mahal Auditorium, Maa Chhinnamasta Temple, Chandil Dam, Ranchi Lake and Surajkund hot spring.Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple of Deoghar is also known as Baba dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve jyotirlingas and temple complex also has one of the 51 Shakti Peethas in India.

The main cities in the state are Ranchi, Bokaro, Jamshedpur etc. These cities are also famous for its steel industries.

Ranchi is one of the best places to visit in Jharkhand that offers you the divine view of some of the best waterfalls in India. It is the capital of Jharkhand and is known as ‘the City of Waterfalls.’ Ranchi is one place, which is so rich in mineral resources that it is named as the ‘Manchester of the East.’ Surrounded by serene mountains and hills and swamped with heavenly waterfalls, Ranchi never disappoints its tourists and instead offers them the best sojourn to be cherished for lifetime. Most loved spots of Ranchi are:

  • Hundru Falls
  • Dassam Falls
  • Jonha Falls
  • Panch Gagh Falls
  • Birsa Zoological Park
  • Ranchi Lake
  • Kanke Dam
  • Jagannath Temple
  • Nakshatra Van
  • Sun Temple
  • Pahari Mandir
  • Rock Garden
  • Deer Park

Jamshedpur  the ‘Steel City of India’  is the largest city in Jharkhand and is home to India’s first private iron and steel company ‘Tata Steel.’ This well-planned city has several tourist attractions that offer a great experience to the tourists, especially nature lovers who can seek comfort in exploring the natural beauty of this place. The city is surrounded by rich greenery and offers plenty of attractions for tourists to have a delightful holidaying experience. Never miss the below mentioned tourist spots

  • Dalma Hills
  • Jubilee Park
  • Jubilee Lake
  • Jayanti Sarovar
  • Tata Steel Zoological Park
  • Tribal Culture Centre
  • Hudco Lake
  • Bhuvneshwari Temple

Bokaro is one of the top tourism destinations in Jharkhand, known for its steel and coal industries and metropolitan lifestyle. Blessed with so many natural sites and touristy attractions, Bokaro has always been a favorite destination of leisure travelers, nature lovers, and devotees. The city offers great attractions like Kali Mandir, Jawahar Nehru Biological Park, Garga Dam, and Ram Mandir to almost every type of traveler. The pleasant and comfortable weather and exquisite surroundings of this city makes it even a better place for holidays. Must see destinations:

  • Bokaro Steel City
  • Garga Dam
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park
  • City Park
  • Bokaro Ispat Pustakalaya
  • Jagannath Temple
  • Gayatri Mandir
  • Chas
  • Kali Mandir
  • Siwandih
  • Noori Masjid
  • Aaiyappa Mandir

Apart from these major cities there are numerous other cities with number of tourist spots , to name few they are : Hazaribagh, Deoghar, Giridih, Dhanbad, Netarhat etc.

Growth rate in tourism

Jharkhand registered more than 177% increase in foreign tourist visits between 2011 and 2014. Merely 3,111 foreign tourists had visited Jharkhand in 2001. That number rose to 1.54 lakh in 2014. Similarly, arrival of domestic tourists also increased 73 times in the last 15 years. Around 4.50 lakh domestic tourists visited Jharkhand in 2001, which increased to 3.30 Crore in 2014 and the figure is increasing rapidly. The future of Jharkhand tourism seems to be bright.

Jharkhand has huge potential in tourism sector. The tourism potential of the state has been exploited little less and at the same time tourist spots lack in being highlighted at national and international level. Jharkhand government is taking various major steps to promote tourism in the state. 

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