Things to Do in Ranchi
Explore Nature & Enjoy Trekking at Tagore Hill
Located about 8 kms from the main city, Tagore hills offers some scenic views, is an ideal outdoor activity. This 300 m high hill is named after the Nobel Laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. It is believed that this hill has close associations with the Tagore family. Also known as Moradabad hill, this place is a popular place for trekking in Ranchi . There is graffiti sprayed on huge boulders, followed by a white archway on the way. On climbing the hill one can see the house where Tagore's elder brother stayed, which has been recently renovated by Tagore Fans. A Ramakrishna Ashram is also present at the foot of the hill. The view from the top of the hill is remarkable, the place is a perfect getaway from the noise & pollution of the city, and one can relax here in peace.
Recommended For: Adventure Seekers and Nature Lovers
Timings: All days of the week, late hours in the evenings not recommended
Address: Near Morabadi Maidan, Ranchi
Enjoy Boating and Bird Watching at Ranchi LakeRanchi Lake is a man-made lake which is located at the base of Ranchi hill. The lake was constructed during the British period by Colonel Onsely. The lake is quiet big, spread over 52 acres & is a favorite spot for boating. The water in the lake is calm & clean and reflects the surrounding hill & the greenery giving it a scenic beauty. One can watch the beautiful Sunrise and sunsets from this spot. Ranchi Lake is also a good place for bird watching, one can spot different varieties of birds chirping around. Children especially love to come to this place to enjoy the boating.
Recommended For: Nature Lovers, Bird Watchers and Photo Fanatics
Timings: All days of the week form 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address: Lake Road, Ranchi
Enjoy Shopping at FirayalalOver the years, Firayalal the oldest shopping complex of Eastern India has become one of the landmarks of Ranchi. Since the last 100 years, Firayalal has been a favourite shopping destination for the people of Ranchi. It is a one stop shop for the whole family, from babies to kids, youngsters to the ageing adults. It has a unique wedding collection and is a must stop for to-be brides & grooms and their families.
Recommended For: Shopaholics & Tourists
Timings: All days of the week from 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Address: Firayalal, Albert Ekka Chowk, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Ranchi
A Fun Filled Adventurous Trip to Fun Castle
Recommended For: Fun Lovers, Adventure Seekers and Children
Timings: All days of the week from 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Address: Ratu Road, Ranchi
Plan Out Picnic at Panchghagh FallsNearly an hour's drive from from main Ranchi city, it is one of the most magnificent & unique waterfalls of Ranchi. Panchghagh is named after the number of falls or streams cascading together (Panch meaning five in Hindi) it is very popular among tourists and locals alike. One can easily reach the falls and their streams through cemented pathways and enjoy the clear & gushing water. A car parking facility is also available at this place. Panchghagh falls is a favourite picnic spot with its natural greenery and a scenic landscape to spend some quality time with your loved ones.
Recommended For: Fun Lovers, Adventure Seekers and Nature Lovers
Timings: All days of the week - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Address: Ranchi-Chakradharpur Road, Ranchi
Explore Wildlife & Diverse Fauna at Birsa Zoological ParkBirsa Zoological Park or Birsa Jaivik Udyan as it is popularly called is a well – maintained Zoo in Ranchi. The Zoo is divided into two parts, in one part is a Botanical garden and in the other larger one is the Zoo. One can take a look at different species of animals present here in enclosures but with lot of freedom to move around. The enclosures are quiet large having artificial bridges, trees and lakes so that the animals have a feel of natural environment. Spread over a vast area, people who love walking will enjoy the cemented trails with lots of greenery around.
Recommended For: Adventure Seekers and Nature Lovers, Wildlife Enthusiasts
Timings: All days of the week from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Address: Ranchi Patna National Highway, Nearby Ormanjhi
Discover the Architectural Heritage at Sun Temple
Recommended For: Devotees, Religious Experience Seekers and Nirvana Seekers
Address: Near Tata Road, Ranchi