Parasnath is the highest hill in Jharkhand, at an elevation of 4,480 feet. The Parasnath Temple is listed among the most important and sanctified holy places of the Jains. As many as 23 out of 24 Tirthankaras (including Parsvanatha) have attained salvation here as per the Jain tradition. Much popular Parasnath Wildlife Sanctuary is situated here with its highest peak of 1,365 mtrs, the highest in the state. For adventure lovers, the best things to do here are trekking, hiking and wilderness camping, and seeing some of the rarest species of flora and fauna. Being the heaven for the Ecologists, the stream falling from the peak has medicinal value.
A water reservoir some 8 km North-East of Giridih headquarter is one of the best site for water related adventure sports and bird-watching. A watch tower and 600 feet high hillock offers a panoramic view of Khandoli site. Elephant and Camel Safari and numbers of other amusement facilities are available there including boating, Rock-climbing, Parasailing and Kayaking.
Trip highlights- Parasnath-Khandoli
Welcome on arrival at Ranchi Airport/ Railway Station & in afternoon we board the A/C Car to Parasnath. Check in and Dinner in the hotel (180km/4hr journey)
After breakfast, A tour of Parasnath Temple, 9 km mountain stretch takes 4 hr. to reach from foot to the temple. In evening, return from temple and go for local shopping. Dinner at hotel
In morning, after breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Khandoli. In afternoon after lunch, we will leave for Ranchi and check in and Dinner into the hotel in Ranchi (Khandoli-Ranchi: 220km/ 5hr drive)
Tour concludes. Jharkhand Traveller thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport/Railway Station to catch the flight for your onward Destination