Situated in Purulia district, Baranti is a place of scenic beauty centered by an irrigation project dam, located between the Baranti and Muradi hills.

Location :

How to reach:

This place is well connected by railway and roads with Kolkata, Asansol and Jharkhand.

  • By Train : Nearest railway station is Muradi (5 KM from Baranti)
  • By Bus : SBSTC buses are available to Asansol (40 KM from Baranti) or Purulia(70 KM from Baranti)
  • By Car : From Kolkata -

Best time to visit:

Can be visited anytime but try to avoid summers(April to June).

Places for sightseeing :

  • Baranti, Muradi hills and the Baranti lake. Apart from Baranti, below places can also be visited by hiring a car -
  • Garh Panchakot
  • Panchet Dam
  • Maithon Dam
  • Joychandi Hills
  • Biharinath Hill & Susunia Hill
Baranti Lake | Credit : Skasish, Wikimedia

Resources

Accommodation:

  • Spangle Wings Resort - Book
  • Aaronnok - Website
  • Baranti Tourist Point - Info
  • Palashbari Ecological Resort - Website
  • Lake Hill Resort - Website
  • Akashmoni Resort - Website
  • Baranti Wildlife & Nature Study Hut - Info
  • Mahulban Hill Resort - Info
  • Monpalash Resort - Info
  • Ankhaibari Family Village Resort - Website
  • Manbhum Holiday Home - Website
  • Palash Queen Resort - Info

Cover Photo Credit - TripAdvisor