AJODHYA HILLS - PURULIA
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With its green hills, waterfalls, dense forests, rows of tall trees, dams in the distance, the spread of Ayodhya hills is located in the bosom of nature. The Ayodhya hills are part of the Dalma hills and the Purbaghat range. Located in the Purulia district of West Bengal, this popular tourist destination has several places to visit in nature’s womb. The centre of attraction of Purulia is Ajodhya Hill which is located close to the small settlement of Baghmundi. The surroundings around this hill is a favorite holiday destination for everyone including nature lovers, bird watchers and trekkers.
Animals like wild boar, hedgehog, pangolin, civet cat, deer and wolf can be found on this hill and in the dense forest that surrounds it. The forest around this hill covers an area of about 34,517 acres. There are many species of birds and butterflies here as well as some species of venomous snakes including python. There is the Upper and Lower Dam in the Ajodhya Hill. One can visit nearby tribal villages to get acquainted with the life and culture of the native people.
2 nights 3 days
*Excluding First day Breakfast,Guide and Porter charge
3 nights 4 days
Places to visit in AJODHYA HILLS - PURULIA
Reaching Mathaburu forest, one would observe Rerengtand village on one side and Kukuburu on the other. In the local language, Buru is a hilltop cliff and Tand is a hill. The hill is at the end of the village. There is also a tong house covered with palm trees. If you hike for a kilometer, you can go to Bhalu cave. Climbing the rocks gives another panoramic view of the jungle of Ajodhya Hills.
The forest of Palash trees touching Kukuburuis known as Sonkupi. On the first day of the month of Magh, a fair is held in the open fields of Matha forests. In the Matha Forest, the annual fair of the tribal community, Jhumur, takes on an impeccable form as tribals dance to the beat of local drums named Dhamsa Madol. The West Bengal Forest Development Corporation also has a tree-house to stay on the field.
By Road : Baghmundi is 344 kilometre away from Kolkata and the distance of Purulia town is around 295 kilometre.
By Air: The nearest airport is located in Kolkata. Netaji subhas Chandra Bose international airport is about around 305 kilometre amway from Purulia Town.
You would love the restaurant if you are a Bengali as the in-house restaurant serves with all kinds of sumptuous Bengali food. Apart from that you can also try out Chinese and Moghlai food.
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Nearest rail station
Barabhum is around 24 kilometre from Baghmundi town.
How to travel inside Purulia
Wherever you stay, hiring a car is the only option.