As the first true industrial city in India, Jamshedpur has set benchmarks for many others that have come up thereafter. It has been conferred the ISO Certification for its civic and municipal services and rated as the second best city in the Country as per the survey conducted by ORG Marg Nielsen on quality of life index.
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There is nothing like making use of the weekend break to unwind with family and friends in a place nearby. Jamshedpur is strategically placed as the gateway to several happening tourist destinations in the region. As such, residents of Jamshedpur can avail of different holiday options, the range including national forests, historical wonders, natural retreats as well as the best of city life for those who always prefer to stay urban.

Betla National Park & Palamu

Distance From Jamshedpur - 165 km

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This is one of the prime tourist attractions in Jharkhand. The National Park, with few waterfalls and hot springs is home to tigers, panthers, elephants, dear and many other animals.

 

Chandil

Distance From Jamshedpur - 16 km

Sight Seeing - Chandil Dam, Jayda Temple, Sai Baba Temple.

On of Chandil’s claim to fame is the fact that the first commercial sponge iron plant is located in Chandil. This town is located in Seraikela Kharsawan district in the State of Jharkhand.

 

Digha

Distance From Jamshedpur - 351 km

Sight Seeing - Shankarpur Beach, Amarabati Park, Junput Beach, Chandaneswar Temple.

Digha, located on south west of Kolkata, is undoubtedly one of the most popular sea resorts and tourist spots of West Bengal. Watching the sunrises and sunsets at the Digha Beach can be a visual treat for anyone. The trees along the coast of the Digha Beach enhances the charm of this place. The sea is quite shallow for about a mile, but bathers have to be careful about undercurrents. The serene atmosphere of this beach is indeed enchanting and compels people to visit it again.

 

Durgapur

Distance From Jamshedpur - 212 km

Sight Seeing - Durgapur Barrage, Kumarmangalam Park, Troika Park for kids and many temples and mosques. Maithon Dam is also about two hours from Durgapur by road.

Although a main commercial hub in West Bengal, Durgapur also happens to be a tourist attraction owing to its proximity to several local attractions. Situated on the banks of the Damodar River, it is a prosperous town. 'Benachity' is an ideal place for shopping and resembles an old city market area. Modern Durgapur of course has big shopping malls, arcades, cine halls and host of eateries.

 

Ghatshila

Distance From Jamshedpur - 45 km

Sight Seeing - The Binda Mela (celebrated in the month of October), a 20 feet high waterfall at Dharagiri, Panch Pandav - figurines of stone, Burudih Dam, Galudih Resort Centre, Rankini Temple and Phuldungri Mountain.

This is one of the most interesting weekend trips from Jamshedpur and it takes barely an hour to reach this place. This beautiful city is located on the banks of river Subarnarekha and the unspoilt natural beauty of Ghatshila attracts tourists from all over the region that adds to its scenic beauty.

 

Hazaribagh

Distance From Jamshedpur - 154 km

Sight Seeing - Hazaribagh National Park, Canary Hills, Surajkund, Narsingh Temple.

Hazaribagh, as the name suggests, is the City of thousand gardens. This is actually a very famous Health Hill Resort that is situated at a height of 2019ft. above the sea level. It has a very pleasant climate and the dense forests around this City add to its beauty. The City is extremely rich in flora and fauna. Since it is situated quite near to Jamshedpur, therefore it would be ideal to reach there by road. It falls on National Highway 33. Parasnath Temple is situated on a hillock close by.

 

Kolkata

Distance From Jamshedpur - 295 km

Sight Seeing - When it comes to local attractions, there are certain signature spots that form an integral part of the city of Kolkata. Some of the places where paying a visit is almost mandatory are Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, the Dakshineshwar and the Kalighat Temples, Calcutta Zoological Garden, Botanical Garden, various parks and gardens, and many more.

Kolkata is the cultural capital of India. Thus it is obvious that this city has a lot to offer to the tourists. But in order to get the real essence of this City, one needs to spend a considerable amount of time here. Being located on the east bank of the Hooghly River, one can have a picturesque view of the City from the Vidyasagar Setu and the Howrah Bridge. Kolkata is also a shopper’s paradise. One can find a variety of things here in various price ranges. The malls in the City are definitely one of its major attractions in recent times. Even if you do not want to do shopping in the literal sense of the word, you must pay a visit to the New Market, which has its own heritage. Here you can find almost everything under the sun. The very pulse of this City is hidden in the everyday lives of the people.

 

Mandarmani

Distance From Jamshedpur - 350 km

Sight Seeing - Most people prefer to spend their time on the beach.

Mandarmani is a small virgin beach hamlet that is situated along the southern part of West Bengal. The most interesting part of this beach is its 13 km long stretch of hard beach that makes it ideal for driving along the shore. Adventure lovers can engage in boat rides on the ocean. The shallow waves of this beach make it perfect for swimming. This is indeed a great place for unwinding from the hustle and bustle of the city life.

 

Mandu

Distance From Jamshedpur - 195 km

Sight Seeing - Monuments like Alamgir, Bhangi, Rampol Darwaza, Jehangir Gate and Tarapur Gate. Mandu is one of the few places where the very rare Baobab tree grows.

Mandu is a small town in Madhya Pradesh with tremendous historical significance. It is situated on the edge of the Malwa Plateau and surrounded by forests. The town is associated with the love legend of Prince Baz Bahadur and singer Roopmati, a celebrated beauty in that era. Architechture of the Afghan times is the main attraction of the City.

 

Ranchi

Distance From Jamshedpur - 140 km

Sight Seeing - Machli Ghar, Tagore Hill, Gonda Hill and Rock Garden, Birsa Jaivik Udyan, Muta Crocodile Breeding Centre. 156kms from Ranchi, Netarhat is a beautiful hill station that offers stunning views of sunrise and sunset.

Being the capital city of Jharkhand, Ranchi is a great a great weekend destination for those who stay in Jamshedpur. Many a times Ranchi is addressed as 'the City of waterfall and lakes'. This means that it has a lot to offer in terms of scenic beauty. The topography of this State is hilly and the presence of the dense tropical forests make the weather of the City comparatively moderate. Thus all in all, Ranchi is a perfect place to visit on a weekend trip from Jamshedpur.