Weekend Getaways from NoamundiThough Noamundi does not have many sightseeing options, however, there are many nearby destinations which can be visited from Noamundi on a weekend or holidays. The places are located close to the city and are connected via great network of roads. Here are the few places that can be chosen for a weekend gateway from Noamundi.
Visit Beautiful Waterfalls Near Noamundi
If looking for some quite time with family and friends, you can think of visiting Joranda falls . It is a single thread waterfall from a height of 152 meters. This fall is situated in Mayurbhanj district of Orissa. When here you can also visit another fall which is located nearby i.e. the Barehipani Falls.
How to Reach Joranda and Barehipani Falls ?Both Joranda falls and Barehipani is located in Mayurbanj district of Odisha which lies at a distance of 108 Km from Noamundi. The nearest railway station is that of Balasore which is just 6 Km from the falls. Buses can also be availed to reach the falls.
Visit Seraikela near NoamundiSeraikela is a historic place, the origin of which goes back to as much as 300 years. Once a princely state, the royal palace present here is a great place to visit. The architecture that can be seen here reminds one of the glorious bygone eras. Other places that can also be visited when here are Sri Ram Baba Ashram, Kali Sthan, Subarnarekha Dam, Palna Dam, Karakatta Dam, Akarshani Mela and Shahid Sthal.
How to Reach Seraikela?It is located at a distance of 116 Km from Noamundi.The time it takes to reach the place is approximately 2 Hours 15 minutes.Buses are easily available to reach Seraikela from Noamundi.
Take a Trip to Rourkela near Noamundi
Though an industrial town, the place has a lot to offer to tourists as well. The town is surrounded by many hills and there are many rivers which flow through the town. There are numerous other attractions such as Indra Gandhi National park which is spread on an area of 42 acres of land. It is an ideal place to relax and enjoy natural beauty with lots of rare flowers and lush green garden. Mini zoo, aquarium, doll museum are some added attractions here. DO not forget to take the train ride around the zoo.
Junagarh is a fort that is of archaeological land historic importance and can be visited. The caves of Ushaothi are equally exciting to visit. Pictographic writings can be seen on the caves which have not been deciphered till now. The picturesque Mandira Dam can be visited for picnics with near and dear ones. Boating can also be enjoyed here. Khandadhar waterfalls which is considered as one of the loveliest water fall is also not far from here and can be visited when on a tour to Rourkela. Apart from the sightseeing options Rourkela is also a famous pilgrimage site. Vedavyas which is the confluence of the rivers Koel and Sankha is a pilgrimage spot visited by many. Hanuman vatika is another such place located in the heart of Rourkela and spread across 13 acres of land and is visited by one and all. It not only contains major shrines like Binayaka Mandir, Bata Mangala Mandir, Jagannath Mandir and Santoshi Ma Mandir but also has the statue of Lord Hanuman which is 75 feet tall and is said to be the highest in Asia.
How to Reach Rourkella ?The town can easily be reached and is an ideal destination for a weekend gateway from Noamundi which is just 149 km away. It takes about 3 hours approximately to reach the place by road. Rourkella railway station is the major railway station near Noamundi and regular trains are seen to ply between the two station.
Visit the City of Steel Jamshedpur Near NoamundiThe city of Jamshedpur which is situated in Jharkhand can be visited from Noamudi on a weekend break to witness the numerous sightseeing options that the place has to offer . The city has lot of greenery within the city. Many parks which have been very well kept can be seen here. Some of the renowned ones and a must visit are Jubilee Park, Tata Steel Zoological Park, Sir Dorabji Tata Park and Jubilee Amusement Park. While amusement park is a place of delight for the kids as there are numerous rides for them and various games to keep them busy, the Zoological Park is also a great place to visit as number of wild animals can be seen when going on a safari here.
There are beautiful lakes with great landscape and ideal for picnics, boating in this city. Dimna Lake and Dam, Burudih Lake and Hudco Lake are some of the lakes that can be visited for some relaxed time amidst nature. Ghatshila is another place which can be visited when in Jamshedpur. The place has lot of natural beauty and beautiful landscape. From Ghatshila, Dharagiri Falls is a must visit to enjoy the spectacular sight.
How to Reach Jamshedpur ?Jamshedpur is well connected from Noamundi via good network of roads and railways. It is located at a distance of 99 Km from the city Noamundi. The approximate time that it takes to reach the steel city is 2 hours 30 minutes. Trains can also be availed from Noamundi station to Tatanagar station. There are about 6 trains that ply regularly subject to change by the railway authorities.
Plan Your Trip to Ranchi Near NoamundiThe city also known by the name of land of lakes and waterfalls be visited when on a tour to Noamundi. Some of the famous falls amidst beautiful surrounding in and around Ranchi are Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls, Dassam falls, Panch Gagh falls, Hirni falls and Sita Fall.
When thinking of spending some quite time with the divine to seek blessings the famous temples situated in Ranchi can be visited. Here are the names of few famous temples which are visited by numerous visitors every day. Pahari Mandir, Jagannathpur Temple, Sun Temple, Amreshwar Dham, Devri Temple and GEL Church. Other sightseeing options in Ranchi are Gonda Hill and Rock Garden, Nakshatra Van, Tagore Hill, Muta Crocodile breeding center, Ranchi Lake, Birsa Jaivik Udyan, Tribal Research Institute and Museum to name a few.
Ranchi Railway Station
Ranchi Railway Station
How to Reach Ranchi ?Ranchi is another nearby place which takes approximately 5 hours to reach from Noamundi. It is located at a distance of 229 Km. There are trains from Noamundi station to Ranchi station which is one of the major railway stations in Jharkhand. Buses can also be used for traveling to Ranchi.
All the above places when visited is going to give you some great experiences. Travel agents located in Noamundi can be contacted for arranging trip to the beautiful places as above.
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