Known for its history and the vast forests Jhargram is one of the most important cities of ancient India which resides in the southern part of West Bengal. Jhargram is located between Belpahari and Kankrajhol ranges which adds the scenic beauty of the place. Nature Canvas Travel offers Jhargram tourism plans at best price as a weekend destination from Kolkata.
Jhargram is an unaltered piece of land which still holds the very essence of ancient India and this is the main reason why it attracts the tourists. The people of Jhargram depends a lot on tourism because every year a number of people from all over the country visit here either to enjoy the environment Jhargram offers or for the ages old temples. The forests of Jhargram are deep and luscious forest mostly containing Sal and Mohua trees. Wild animals, replites and a wide variety of birds are also seen in these forests of Jhargram. Jhargram is located at 22.45°N 86.98°E with an average height of 81 metres. Jhargram is a city and a municipality in the western part of West Bengal and a popular weekend tourist destination from Kolkata.
Jhargram tourism is typically known for the historical conditions that it holds and its mention in the Ain-i-Akbari as Junglekhand. Jhargram was found in 1592 AD by Sarveshwar Singh who was a general under Amer Man Singh and came to conquer Bengal on the behalf of Emperor Akbar. After defeating the king Mal Raja, Sarveshwar Singh was handed over the kingdom, as a reward, by Man Singh. He was the one who renamed it as Jhargram – land surrounded by deep forests. The defendants of Mal Raja who are also the royal family now reside in Jhargram Rajbari which is the most well-known tourist attraction of Jhargram which you can discover during your planned Jhargram package tour with Nature Canvas Travel.
Places to visit in Jhargram tour package:
Places of tourist interest in Jhargram -
Jhargram Rajbari in Jhargram Tourism-
It is also very famous as Jhargram palace is the resident of the royal family of Jhargram. The Palace is an example of Italian and Islamic architect which is absolutely beautiful. The Jhargram Rajbari is now converted into a hotel so people can now stay here and access the property. Also there are three dormitories inside the property which is less expensive than the hotels. It is placed at a 10 minute walk from the city which makes it easy to find and reachable when you are in Jhargram tour package.
Location: 4km from Jhargram
Chilkigarh Rajbari sightseeing at Jhargram
Constructed by the Dhalbhum kings of this region over 300 years ago, Chilkigarh Rajbari is another historical building of Jhargarm. Chiklkigarh Rajbari is famous for the temples and statues of deities that are present in its premises. The resident is quite close to the Dulung River which makes the sight very pleasing to the eyes. It is such a place where you can spent a great amount of time enjoying the beauty of the place. Find nearest travel agent to me online and get in touch with Nature Canvas Travel.
Location: Chilkigarh Road, 12 km from Jhargarm
Jungle Mahal Zoological Park in Jhargram tourism
Jungle Mahal Zoological Park was earlier known as Jhargram Deer Park and it is the abode of around 100 different species of mammals, reptiles and birds which also makes it one of the most important Zoological Park of India so as in Jhargram tourism. With so many animals and birds Jungle Mahal Zoological Park is a heaven for photographers and people from all around the country visit it every year for its wildlife. Some of the common animals that you will find here are deer, monkeys, bears, wild rabbits and a lot more. It is also a picnic spot for the local people and they love to visit here with their families
Location:2 km from Jhargarm, Timings: 9 am to 6 pm (Closed on Thursday).
Kankrajhore Forest sightseeing at Jhargram
Kankrajhore Forest is spread over 9000 hectares of land and it is one of the best place to witness the nature at its best. Kankrajhore Forest is famous of the wide variety of trees found here, namely, mahua, teak, sal, kusum, etc. It is located at a three hour drive from Jhargram and people visit this place for its greenery and scenic beauty. 8 km away from Kankrajhore Forest is Gadrasini Hills and it only adds to its beauty. The geographical location of this forest makes it even more beautiful and that is why it is a must for people who come to Jhargram on vacations.
Location: West Midnapore, 64 km from Jhargram
Kendua sightseeing at Jhargram
Located at half an hour drive from the centre of Jhargram, Kendua is a famous bird-watching site in India and people in large groups visit here every year for bird-watching. Some of the birds that are commonly seen here are different species of Egret, RufousTreepie, Black-Hooded Oriole and many other birds that are not commonly seen elsewhere. The best time to visit Kendua is May because most of the birds that are seen here are migratory birds that go there in May, hatch there eggs and again fly away in November.
Location: Kenuda Village, 9 km from Jhargarm
Khandarani Lake sightseeing
Khandarani Lake is the most beautiful location near Belpahari Ranges in Jhargram. The lake is surrounded by the hills and green forest which makes the view of it absolutely breath-taking. The lake is a dam and that is why it is man-made but that is not at all obvious when you see it for the first time. Apart from the scenic beauty what attracts the tourists more is that the birds that are seen at the lake. These birds include Green Bee Eater, Pheasant Tail Jacana, Bronze Wing Jacana and many other beautiful birds.
Location: Amlasol, 49 km from Jhargram
Jhilli Lake sightseeing at Jhargram
By now it is obvious that Jhargram tourism is mostly famous for its wildlife and birdlife, similarly Jhili Lake is also a place where are number of birds are found. As this place is quite close to the city here birds are mostly seen during the dawn and dusk. Paddle boating is also a very famous activity to do here because the water of Jhilli Lake is crystal clear. JhilliPakhiralay is located beside the lake and it is a bird sanctuary whre you can find birds like Common Kingfisher, Kite, Eurasian Moorhen, and many other birds.
Location; Hati- Gopi Road, 10 km from Jhargarm
There are many places to visit in Jhargram but most of it you will be able to cover in a couple of days and that is what makes it ideal for weekend trip. As Jhargarm is 173 km away from Kolkata it takes 4- 6 hours to reach there and it offers a very pleasant environment that is suitable for vacation and relaxing your body and mind.
1 Night 2 Days Jhargram Standard sightseeing tour from Kolkata
Day 1: Arrival at Jhargram by train/by Road and check-in to Hotel/ Homestay calm down, Fresh and prepared for a full day Jhargram tour and stopover Gurrasini Hill, Khandarani Lake, Laljal Cave - Lunch Break at Belpahari - Ghagra River Rock – or any suitable nearby place. Back to Jhargram hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: After breakfast check-out from Hotel/Homestay and have a complete day excursion and visit Jhargram Palace, Kendua, Chilkigarh Sacred Grove, Kanak Durga Temple, Chilkigarh Palace, Medicinal Plants Garden and Junglemahal Zoological Park. After Lunch break – Station/ bus stand drop or by road and Bid goodbye to Jhargram with lot of satisfaction about a wonderful holiday you spent.
2 Nights 3 Days Jhargram Tourism plan
Day 1: Morning arrival at Jhargram by train /by Road and check-in to Hotel/Homestay (Relax, Fresh and Ready) - Have a full day sightseeing trip and visit places like Sabitri Temple, Jhargram Palace, Kendua, Chilkigarh Sacred Grove Kanak Durga Temple, & Chilkigarh Palace. After the Lunch Break @Hotel/Restaurant tour to Medicinal Plants Garden and Junglemahal Zoological Park and a comfortable overnight stay.
Day 2: After breakfast have a full day excursion to visiting the attractions like Gurrasini Hill, Ketki Lake, Kankrajhore, Laljal Cave. Lunch Break at Belpahari – continue to visit Ghagra River Rock and Khandarani Lake. Back to Jhargram and overnight stay
Day 3: After breakfast check-out from Hotel/Homestay to station drop for train/by road journey to your hometown after visiting Krish Garden.
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What is the best time for visiting the attractions in Jhargram?
Like much of Bengal, is extremely humid and tropical in most of the year. Temperatures can reach as high as 46 °C in the hot and dry months of May and June. It is a popular tourist place famous for its forests, very old temples and royal palaces. Winter is the best time for Jhargram tourism. So Book your Jhargram tour package with us
How to reach Jhargram?
Jhargram is a city located in the state of West Bengal, India. Here are some ways to reach Jhargram:
By Air: The nearest airport to Jhargram is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata, which is approximately 172 km away. You can take a taxi or a bus from the airport to reach Jhargram.
By Train: Jhargram has its own railway station, which is well-connected to major cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. You can take a train from any of these cities to reach Jhargram.
By Road: Jhargram is well-connected by road to major cities in West Bengal and neighboring states. You can take a bus or hire a taxi from Kolkata, Durgapur, Asansol, or any nearby city to reach Jhargram.
By Car: You can also drive to Jhargram from Kolkata, which is approximately 150 km away. The journey takes around 4-5 hours depending on traffic conditions.
Quick info of Jhargram:
Story of Rajbari - Around 1574 AD ,Man Singh I of Kachwaha Rajput Raja of Amber which was later known as Jaipur came to conquer Bengal on behest of Akbar, the Mughal emperor of India.
The owner of Jhargram Rajbari is - Malla Deb Royal famil
The entry fee for Jhargram Zoo - General tiing is from 9 am to 5 pm and charges Rs. 20/- per adult
Junglemahal Zoological Park to Chilkigarh Rajbari distance - 34 min (17.2 km) via Jhargram - Jamboni Rd
Kankrajhore forest to Jungle Mahal Zoological Park distance - 2 hr (65.0 km) via SH 5
Kankrajhore forest to Kendua distance - 9 hr 13 min (351.1 km) via NH12
Kendua distance to Khandarani Lake - 10 hr 25 min (397.1 km) via NH12
Khandarani lake to Jhilli Lake distance - 2 hr 2 min (75.3 km) via NH18
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