Holiday Trip in Purulia

Memorable Trip with Purulia Holiday Packages

Away from the madding crowd, Purulia is a beautiful land showered with natural beauty. The verdant green landscape, lush hills and thick forests make it a perfect tourist destination that gives a pastoral ambience and serene surroundings to let you unwind from the busy city life. Purulia is a western most district in the state of West Bengal is part of the Chotonagpur plateau, which unravels its untouched mystery and marvelous beauty. The landscape is rocky and undulating. The tourism of Purulia centres round its hills, forests and its archeological excavations as well as the relics of ancient temples and buildings. In addition, the tribal ethos enriches the spiritual charm and scenic beauty of red soil adorned with red blooms of Palash. Dance and music are an inherent part in the lives of the tribal people living here. Moreover, it is a perfect place to enjoy adventure activities like rock climbing. So, checkout the beautiful art forms of Purulia by booking Purulia holiday packages offered by
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Best Sightseeing Places in Purulia

Prior planning your Purulia vacation you should be familiar with where you must visit during the trip.

Ayodhya Hill:
This hill is 700 metre high and is an ideal perfect destination to practice rock climbing and mountaineering. With epic legends of Ram and Sita intertwined in the region, Ayodhya Hill is known for pristine fresh water springs and streams. There are various small hills in the area, especially Mayuri and Gorgaburu (900 metre) etc. The largest hydel power project of India is settled at Ayodhya Hills.
Garh Panchakot:
Garh Panchkot was the seat of the Panchakot Raj during the 18th century. The palace which is now in ruins was destroyed by Maratha army under Bhaskar Pandit. This place is encircled by Panchakot hill that is located in the north-eastern part of Purulia.
Rekh Deul:
These are temples built by the Jains between 9th known to the outside world, these temples are made up of stone or terracotta bricks. and 11th century of Rekh style. Rarely
Amongst the temples and sculptures dating back to the Pal and Sen Dynasties, few stand intact in Deulghata, situated on the bank of Kansabati River. There are two big temples of burnt brick. Marvelously carved stone figures of Durga, Ganesh and Parvati etc. are found here.
The Rekh style temple at Telkupi is the solo survivor of the group of 22 temples.
Kairabera & Murguma:
Kairabera & Murguma are two beautiful villages in the city of Purulia. The deep forests and large lakes make them nature lover's delight.
It is a small tribal village hidden among virgin forests of the Dalma hills.
Joychandi Hill:
It is a hill near Raghunathpur. Joychandi Hill is a dormant volcano and is ideal for rock climbing training. Internationally acclaimed film maker Satyajit Ray shot parts of his famous film "Hirak Rajar Deshe" in this area.
Saheb Bandh:
It is a 50-acre lake that poses as one of the enigmatic locations in Purulia. Talking about the history of the place, Saheb Bandh is believed to have been built during the mid- 19th century. Presently, a charming and appealing location, Saheb Bandh also acts as a temporary home for migratory birds from Siberia, Baluchistan and various places in Europe. Therefore, Saheb Bandh is an ideal destination for birdwatchers. So, don't give a miss to visit any of these attractions during your Purulia travel.

Best Time for Holidaying in Purulia

Purulia enjoy extreme climatic conditions with extremely hot and dry summer season, heavy rainfall during monsoon season and pleasant cool winters. The best time to visit Purulia is during September to March, when the climate is very pleasant and soothing. During this time you can enjoy sightseeing, outdoor activities and various festivals. So, plan your Purulia trip during these months.

Must Buy Things from Purulia

In terms of shopping, you won't get much of choices to buy as Purulia is mainly famous for its natural beauty and tribal life. However, you can buy variety of items made by tribal people as souvenirs for loved ones or home decoration. You will get to enjoy different tribal dance forms and various festivals in the region.

Explore Options to Reach Purulia

Before booking your Purulia holiday package, you must be aware of the ways to reach this city. To know more, read on:
By Air
Kolkata airport is the nearest airbase to Purulia in the state of West Bengal. However, Ranchi airport in Jharkhand is also very close to the city. You can use any of the airports to reach Purulia.
By Train
The Purulia has its own railway station, which is considered as one of the best in whole of West Bengal. There are direct trains, which connect Purulia to all the other regions in India, including Delhi, Kolkata and Orissa.
By Road
Purulia is well connected to the other districts and regions in West Bengal via good roadways. There are regular bus services and cab facilities, which link Purulia to its neighboring cities. Besides the government bus services, there are private bus services as well, connecting all other districts of West Bengal with Purulia. Select any of the traveling modes and come for a remarkable Purulia tour.
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