Ranchi Tour Plan | Ranchi Tour Guide | Ranchi tourist Guide

Ranchi Tour Plan | Ranchi Tour Guide | Ranchi tourist Guide


Ranchi is the capital city of Eastern Indian
state Jharkhand. During British ruling, Ranchi was the summer capital of Bihar and was a
well-known hill-station for the then ruling British people due to its altitude of 651
meters above the sea level. Other than a rich collection of flora and
fauna, this mineral-rich city has some eminent tourist spots like Hudru Falls, Jhona falls,
Kanke Dam, Tagore hill, and many others. Currently, this city with a plethora of natural beauty
is slowly gaining popularity as a much-loved holiday destination of eastern India.
Here is a short 3 days tour plan for this beautiful city.
Day-1 On day-1 of your tour, 1st reach Ranchi from
your home town. Ranchi can be reached both by train or air. The nearest airport is Ranchi
airport which is a domestic one. The nearest international airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra
Bose International Airport. The nearest railway station is Ranchi railway station.
From the railway station or airport, you can take an auto-rickshaw or reserved car for
a whole day trip. The auto-rickshaw will charge around Rs 1500
to 2000 per day and a reserved cab will charge around Rs 3500 for a day-long trip.
Upon reaching, 1st check in to your hotel and then go for a local sightseeing tour.
First, go to visit Hudru Falls. To reach the main waterfalls area you have
to climb down several steps from the outside car parking space.
Hudru falls is the most beautiful waterfalls in Ranchi formed by River Subarnarekha. The
falls drops from a height of 320feet and creates a spectacular landscape for the viewers. The
falls area is surrounded by fresh green hills which are also a treat for the eyes. At the entrance of the waterfalls, there are
some small tea stalls and local souvenir stalls .
The car parking charge here is Rs25 per hour and the entry fee is Rs 7 per person. Next, go to visit Jhonha falls.
At Jonha falls you have to park your car a little above the waterfalls area and from
there climb down the staircases to enter into the main falls region. The car parking charge
here is Rs25 per hour and the entry fee is Rs 7 per person.
The holy waters of River Ganga and River Raru merged and drops from a height of 45 meters
to form this beautiful waterfalls. The surrounding area of the falls region is covered with lush
green trees and shrubs. The rolling water, large rocks, and green trees make this a spectacular
tourist attraction of the city. From there go to visit Sita falls.
Unlike Hudru and jonha falls, Sita falls is a relatively unknown waterfall in Ranchi.
Set amidst dense evergreen forest this waterfalls is a treat for eyes.
The car parking charge here is Rs25 per hour and the entry fee is Rs 7 per person.
Next, go to visit Ranchi Jagannath Temple. This Temple was built in the Year 1691 and
currently is the most religious place of Ranchi. Located on a hill-top, this smaller replica
of Jagannath Temple in Puri has some intricate stone carvings on its wall.
From there go to visit Hatia Dam. This is an artificial water reservoir and
is a famous picnic spot for locals. Day-2
On day-2 morning first, go to visit Ranchi Sun Temple.
Located amidst the lush green hilly region of Ranchi, this beautiful
temple was built in the shape of a huge chariot with 18 wheels and driven by seven white horses.
This famous Hindu Shrine is worth visiting due to its beautiful architecture and gorgeous
surrounding. Next, go to visit Dassam Falls.
This is a beautiful waterfall near Ranchi. The place is surrounded by evergreen forests
and it is a pleasure to watch the water cascade dropping from a height of 144 feet. Overall,
this is a must-visit place if you are traveling Ranchi.
The car parking charge here is Rs25 per hour and the entry fee is Rs 7 per person.
From there go to Ranchi Bio Diversity Park. This is a man-made garden and currently is
a much-loved picnic spot for local people. This place has numerous entertainment facilities
for both adults and kids. You may enjoy nature walk here through the forest zone. There is
also a separate garden for medicinal plants and a separate cactus garden. The cactus garden
has numerous species of cactus from hot desert, cold desert, sun dunes, and kutch region.
There is also a separate play area for kids. Entry Fee here is Rs 30 per head, Camera charge
is Rs 70 and car parking charge is Rs 30. Next, go to visit Ranchi Zoo.
The Ranchi Zoo is named as Bhagaban Birsa Zoological Park. It is named after famous
Tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda. Ranchi zoological park has a huge collection
of wild animals, deer, and birds. This zoo is a part of the animal adoption program and
one can adopt an animal from here and contribute to the wildlife preservation drive of this
park. Entry fee here is Rs 40 per person.
Next, go to visit Tagore hill. The place is located at a high altitude. Since
this is an isolated place you can enjoy serenity here. It is named after the famous poet, Nobel
Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore. He used to come here and the found the loved the serenity
and atmosphere of this hill. Next, go to Nakshatra Van.
This is an urban park and popular picnic spot maintained by the forest department. You can
see designer fountains and lovely flowers here. Enjoy a walk around this beautiful park.
Day-3 On day-3 morning, first, go to visit rock
garden and Kanke Dam. Ranchi Rock Garden is situated on a hilltop
adjacent to Kanke Dam. The beautifully decorated garden is the perfect weekend excursion destination
for the locals as well as for the tourists. The view of Kanke Dam and the surrounding
area from the top of this garden is worth mentioning.
The prime attraction of this garden is an iron footbridge which is supported by only
two poles. The entry fee here is Rs 30 per person. Camera
charge is Rs50 and Car parking charge is Rs 20.
From there go to visit Pahari Mandir. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and
is a holy shrine for the Hindu devotees. The temple is located at a relatively high altitude
and you can get a bird’s eye view of the city from here.
Next, go to visit Ranchi Lake. The Lake is located at the base of Ranchi
hill. This is a well-maintained Lake where you can spend some quality time and can go
for a picnic here. In the evening of Day-3, return to Ranchi
station for departure. Things to remember:
During our Ranchi tour, we missed some beautiful places due to the time problem. If you can
add more days to your tour plan you may also enjoy Topchanchi Lake, Patratu Valley, Fun
Castle Water Park. These are also some of the beautiful places around Ranchi.
Where to Stay There are plenty of Hotels available near
Ranchi station where you can put up for the night. A mid-level hotel will charge around
Rs 1000-1500 per day. For Total package cost, check the description
box below. Please let us know your opinions regarding
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