Palamau

Palamau National Park which is also known as Betla forest is situated in the state of Jharkhand and covers an area of 930 sq km. A tiger reserve has come up here. Here you can see elephants, leopard, Sambhar, Nilgai, Gaur, Bison and several species of deers. The main attractions of this forest are the colourful and beautiful birds which make the tourists feel amazed at the beauty of nature. The park remains open from 5 am to 6 pm. Although the park is open all year round, but the best time to visit Palamau is February-April.
How to Reach

You can board Shaktipunj Express from Howrah station and disembark at Daltanganj. Palamau Forest is 25 km from here. You can also reach Palamau from Ranchi or Dhanbad.

Accommodation

JTDC Hotel Van Vihar. Tariff - Rs. 550-950. Tel: 06562-226513, 9973284410.
Hotel Jayshree. Tariff - Rs. 540-1600. Tel: 9939338590, 8539876580.
Hotel Chandra Residency. Tariff - Rs. 1000-1600. Tel: 9162898575, 9304286799.
Hotel Debjani. Tariff - Rs. 400-600. Tel: 06562-286518.

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