Daltonganj, Jharkhand

Medininagar, originally Daltonganj, is a city municipal corporation in Jharkhand, India. It serves as the administrative center for the Palamu division and district, as well as the subdivision and block of the same name. The city is located on the North Koel River's banks.

Places to visit

  • Betla National Park : Ranchi-Daltonganj Road is a green area surrounded by woods, valleys, and hills. The national park, which covers an area of 226 square kilometers, is home to 39 mammal species and 174 bird species. Tiger, Sambhar, Leopard, Elephant, India Gaur (Bison), Chitalor, and wild boar are among the many species that can be found in the area. There are over 970 plant species found in the forest, with over 180 having pharmacological benefits. Aside from that, the region is home to a variety of exotic and indigenous reptiles. They can also explore the area on elephant backs or on foot. Tree houses can be rented for an authentic park experience.
  • Distance: Betla National Park is 24 kilometers away from Daltonganj

  • Palamau Tiger Reserve : In 1973, Project Tiger designated the Palamau Tiger Reserve in Jharkhand as a tiger reserve. This 928-square-kilometer reserve is home to a diverse range of wildlife. The area is teeming with a diverse range of plants and fauna. Tigers, wild dogs, jungle cats, and four-horned antelope are among the wildlife seen at the Tiger Reserve. The reserve also has a variety of medicinal herbs, grassy spots, and bamboo trees. The reserve draws a lot of nature lovers because of its beautiful hills and cascading waterfalls.
  • Distance: Palamau Tiger Reserve is 54 kilometers away from Daltonganj

  • Lodh Waterfalls : The river Burha, around 60 kilometers from Netarhat, forms an attractive and spectacular waterfall of roughly 468 feet in height, claiming to be Jharkhand’s highest waterfall. The roaring sound of the Lodh Waterfalls can be heard for up to ten kilometers. The waterfalls provide tourists with a holistic experience in which quiet and tranquillity pervade the visitor’s body and soul. The sight of cascading streams descending from a height of 468 feet is lovely and enthralling.
  • Distance: Lodh Waterfalls is 99 kilometers away from Daltonganj

How to Reach

  • By Air - Daltonganj is not well connected by regular flights to other major cities in the country. The nearest airport is in Gaya, 119 kilometers away.
  • By Train - There are no frequent trains from other major cities in the country to Daltonganj. Gaya, which is 126 kilometers away, has the nearest railway station.

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