Weekend Trip to Jhargram, Paschim Medinipur in West Bengal
Jhargram is an important town in Paschim Medinipur in West Bengal. Lots of tourists visit Jhargram throughout the year. One can find lot of ancient temples and royal palaces here. One can easily go on weekends to Jhargram.
Jhargram is a town in Paschim Medinipur located at a distance of 218 kms from Kolkata. One can reach Jhargram within 3 hours by train from Howrah and it takes almost 4 hours by road. The place is known for its natural beauty and evergreen forests.
Places to visit in and around Jhargram:
Chilkigarh Kanak Durga temple
MPS Garden Resort
Dherua (On the bank of Kansal River)
How to reach Jhargram
By Train: Quite a few trains are available throughout the day for going to Jhargram. The following trains are available from Howrah.
Ispat Express – Daily in Morning
Steel Express – Daily in Evening
Howrah Ranchi Intercity Express – On Thu, Fri & Sat in Afternoons
Howrah Koraput Express – Daily at Night
Howrah Hatia Express – Daily at Night
Few trains are available from Santragachi station also.
By Taxi/Cab: One can also book Taxis or Cab to reach Jhargram from Kolkata. It will take approximately 4 hours.
By Air: The nearest airport is Kolkata International Airport from where Jhargram is approximately 225 kms. The airport is well connected to other Indian cities. Taxis are available at the airport which will take you to Jhargram within 4 hours.
Where to Stay: Lots of Hotels and Lodges are there in Jhargram. MPS resort is most luxurious one. One also try the ones given below:
Aranya Sundari Guest House
Jail Khana More, Ghoradhara
Jhargram, Paschim Medinipur
Banani Atithi Nibas
Kadam Kanan, Jhargram
Doolung Guest House