10 Beautiful Hill Stations to Visit in Jharkhand

A complete list of Hill Stations located in Jharkhand which are surrounded with falls and jungle. Find the best time to visit, near tourist spots, landmark and how to reach. Most of these tourist spots are surrounded with natural jungle, water falls and picnic spot. If you know any other tourist spot which is located in Jharkhand state then dolet me know.

Ranchi Hill Station

Rock Garden of Ranchi
Ranchi is a famous hill station and the capital of Jharkhand. Ranchi is popularly known as the ‘Manchester of the East’. This place is mainly famous for the beauty of its waterfalls but Ranchi Hill also offers a very beautiful view. At the base of Ranchi Hill, there is beautiful Ranchi Lake and at the top of the hill, there is a Lord Shiva temple. You can enjoy trekking and rock climbing here.

Landmark Place:
Ranchi Hill, Hudru Falls, Dasam Falls, Jonha Falls, Ranchi Lake, Pahari Mandir, Jagannath Temple, Birsa Zoological Park, Kanke Dam, Rock Garden, Deer Park.
How to Reach?
Ranchi is itself the capital of Jharkhand state. There is a railway station and domestic airport in the city that is well connect with rest part of the India. Regular taxi, autos and car services are available on frequent basis to reach here.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Ranchi is between September to May when weather remains very pleasant here.

Netarhat Hill Station


Betla National park Netarhat

If you are looking for wild adventure trip in Jharkhand state then Netarhat is for you. It is the most famous hill station of the Jharkhand  state and is popularly known as the ‘Queen of Chhotanagpur’. Netarhat offers the view of beautiful chhotanagpur plateau covered with dense green forests. Lots of waterfalls add to its beauty. You can enjoy sunrise and sunset from the viewpoints here.

Landmark Place:
Magnolia Viewpoint, Upper and Lower Ghaghri Falls, Lodh Falls, Koel Viewpoint, Sadni Falls.
How to Reach?
Netarhat is 168 kms away from Jharkhand central. You can get regular bus, private car and taxi services on frequent basis to reach here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Netarhat is throughout the year because it is the coolest place in Jharkhand and cool breeze is present here all the time.

Giridih Hill Station

Parasnath hill in Giridih

Giridih is one of the most popular hill stations in Jharkhand. The literal meaning of Giridih is ‘The Land of Hills’. This place offers the highest peak of Jharkhand situated in Parasnath Hill. Beautiful colorful granite rocks and dense green forests add beauty of this place. Rare breeds of trees like Mahua, Shimul, Palash are visible here.
Landmark Place:
Parasnath Hill, Usri Falls, Madhuban, Khandoli Park, Jain Museum, Jharkhandi Dham.
How to Reach?
Giridih is 173 kms away from Jharkhand central. You can avail regular bus, private car or taxi service to reach over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Giridih is between October and March. People with various diseases can visit this place for improvement of their health conditions.

Ghatshila Hill Station

Ghatshila Burudih lake
Ghatshila is a very popular hill station in Jharkhand situated in Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand at the banks of Subarnarekha river. Galudih is the most famous place here where one artificial man-made beautiful dam is present named Burudi Dam. Bengali author Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s house can be spotted here in Gourikunj.

Landmark Place:
Burudi Lake, Phuldungri Hills, Dharagiri Falls, Galudih Dam, Gourikunj, Rankini Mandir.
How to Reach?
Ghatshila is 203 kms away from Jharkhand central. You can avail trains, private bus or taxi to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit this place is between October and March.

Hazaribagh Hill Station

Hazaribagh National park

Hazaribagh is a very popular hill station in North Chhotonagpur in Jharkhand. The literal meaning of Jharkhand is ‘The City of a Thousand Gardens’. Green forest covered Kanheri Hills and rivers like Damodar and Konar add to this place’s beauty.

Landmark Place:
Kanheri Hill, Barso Pani Cave, Hazaribagh Lake, Hazaribagh National Park, Isco Rock Art, Konar Dam, Bhadrakali Temple.
How to Reach?
Hazaribagh is just 77 kms away from Jharkhand central. Regular bus and taxi services are available to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit this place is from October to April as you can enjoy the beauty of nature heree at that time.

Deoghar


Deoghar

Deoghar is a very popular hill station in eastern India situated in Santhal Parganas division of Jharkhand. It is a famous pilgrim spot for the Hindus. This place offers several number of temples where you can enjoy visiting if you are a religious person.

Landmark Place:
Baba Baidyanath Temple, Trikuta Hills, Satsanga Ashram, Mayurakshi River, Nandan Pahar, Hathi Pahar.
How to Reach?
Deoghar is 253 kms away from Jharkhand central. Regular trains, private bus and taxi services are all available to reach over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Deoghar is from October to April when you can enjoy pleasant weather here.

Jamshedpur Hill Station

Jubilee park Jamshedpurjpg

Jamshedpur is a hill station that is mainly famous for its Tata Steel organization. This city is popularly known as ‘Steel City’ or ‘Industrial Capital of Jharkhand’. Beautiful Dalma Hills range, Dimna Lake and Jubilee Park add to this place’s beauty.

Landmark Place:
Dalma Hills, Dimna Lake, Jubilee Park, Russi Modi Centre of Excellence, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Parsee Fire Temple.
How to Reach?
Jamshedpur is 165 kms away from Jharkhand central. Lots of private bus and taxi services are all available to reach over there.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit Jamshedpur is from October to March.

Palamu Hill Station

Palamu is a very beautiful hill situated in Daltonganj of Jharkhand. If you seek adventure then Palamu is the suitable spot for you to go for motor hiking. Visitors can stay in forest bungalows to enjoy the beauty of the forests thoroughly.

Landmark Place:
Palamu Fort, Betla National Park, River Koel, Lodh Falls. If you are lucky then you can watch wild animal like Elephant, Tiger, Dear, Wild dog etc.
How to Reach?
Palamu is 198 kms away from Palamu. You can get private bus service or taxis to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Palamu is from October to April.

Dhanbad Hill Station

Palamu fort

Dhanbad is less known as a hill station and much known as the ‘Coal Capital of India’. If you want to enjoy more than just hills, forests, waterfalls and sanctuaries, then this place is suitable for you. You can visit colliery belts here to see the greatest industrialization of coal in India.

Landmark Place:
Dhangi Hills, Maithon Dam, Panchet Dam, Topchanchi Lake, Jharia Coal Mines, Bhatinda Falls.
How to Reach?
Dhanbad is 204 kms away from Jharkhand central. You can get direct trains to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:

Best time to visit Dalhousie is around the year because of its cool and soothing climate. Avoid June to August when monsoon is there.

Kiriburu Hill Station

Kiriburu Saranda forest
Kiriburu is a small beautiful hill station situated in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. This place is more popularly known for its iron ores situated here by SAIL. Here you can see the amazing view of twin hills names Kiriburu and Meghataburu. Dense green Saranda forest adds to this place’s beauty.

Landmark Place:
Kiriburu Hill, Meghataburu Hill, Saranda Forest.
How to Reach?
Kiriburu is 295 kms away from Jharkhand. You can get trains, private bus service or taxi to get over here.
Best Time to Visit:
Best time to visit Kiriburu is from July to December because of its pleasant weather during this time.

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2 Responses

  1. Dr.Partha Sarkar says:

    I want to visit this place. Please guide me about rough and accommodation also

    • Kumar says:

      You can directly reach to Ranchi city which is very well connected by Train and Air.

      There are several affordable hotels located across Ranchi city, in-fact you can find it near railway station too.

      Do let me know if you are planning, will be happy to assist 🙂

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