"Sparkling blue water expanding to horizon"

Massanjore Tourism

Massanjore is an ideal weekend destination situated in Dumka district of Jharkhand. The place is located in a peaceful and pollution free environment amidst green hills and bountiful nature. A colossal dam across the Mayurakshi River along with the expansive lake formed by it, make the place a perfect tourist spot. You can enjoy an awe inspiring view of the sparkling blue waters of the reservoir against a mesmerizing backdrop of blue sky and luscious greenery. Altogether, Massanjore is a perfect place for family and friends to stay and enjoy the nature.

Sightseeing and Activities

The prime attraction of Massanjore is the Massanjore Dam built on River Mayurakshi. The dam was constructed in the year 1955 with assistance from the Government of Canada. This dam was constructed as a hydroelectric power project with the motive to generate hydroelectric power. The view of the hills and surrounding forests along with the lake created by this dam is amazing. You can also take a leisurely walk to the nearby tribal village named Lampa. The village is well known for tribal handicrafts. Tilpara Barrage is another attraction near Massanjore.

Best Time to Visit

Massanjore can be visited all throughout the year.

How to Reach

Trains are running from Sealdah station to Suri. From there you can book a car to reach Massanjore. You can also board Dumka bound buses from Suri Bus Stand and disembark at Massanjore.


You can stay at the Mayurakshi Bhavan run by the irrigation department. For booking contact:
Deputy Secretary,
Irrigation Department,
Water Resource Development Building,
Salt Lake City,
Kolkata - 700091

Youth Hostel is also a good place to stay at Massanjore. For booking contact:
Yuva Kalyan Office,
32/1 BBD Bag (South),
Kolkata - 700001

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1 comment:

soumitra said...

i visit massenjor .