Purulia Heritage Tour

Indulge in Heritage

Mode of Transport: For hassle-free commute and make most of your time, hire a cab for the day’s sightseeing.

09:00 AM – 06:00 PM

Explore the temples and ruins at Garpanchkot.

Garpanchkot is a place of historical and architectural significance. Here, you can see the remains of Panchkot palace. The ruins of the fort is surrounded by ancient temples where you get to see some of the stunning architectures. The temple to look for is Panchratna.

Time duration: 1 – 1.5 hour.

Joy chandi Hill is 20 km from Garpanchkot and takes around 30 mins.

There is a temple at the peak of Joy Chandi Hill. A stairway makes your journey to the peak much easier. Also a good spot for photographers. Satyajit Ray’s famous film ‘Hirak Rajar Deshe’ was shot at this spot.

Time duration: 45 min – 1 hour

Also read: Purulia Itineraries

Later, head towards Banda Deul and Telkupi Deul.

These are 11th century Jain temples. Banda Deul and Telkupi Deul are 15 km apart. Telkupi Deul is located in middle Damodar River and submerged. Boats are available on the bank of the Damodar River that take you closer to the temple. It is a must visit for history lovers and believers.

Time duration: 1.5 -2 hours.

To wind up your day’s tour, watch the sunset at Baranti Lake.

The lake is a reservoir and a pretty large reservoir. The ambiance around the lake is serene and scenic. Watching the sunset at this location will leaves you spellbound.

Time duration: 1.5 -2 hours.

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