Ashanboni, Jharkhand – 240 kms from Kolkata


Ashanboni is a stopover town located just 17 km from Jamshedhpur at the foot of Dolma Hills. This unspoiled destination nestled amidst green mountains, hills, rivers and streams attract lots of tourists. You will truly fall under the spell of the breathtaking natural beauty of the location. You can also reach the peak of Dolma Hill just 9 kms away. Ranchi is around 120 kms from Ashanboni. Other nearby attractions include Dimna Lake, Jubilee Park and Chandil Dam. BOOKING DETAILS OF ASHANBONI

Places to see in Ashanboni: Ashanboni is admired with a number of sightseeing destinations like the Chandil Dam, Dolma Wildlife Sanctuary, Jayda Temple, Jubilee Park, Dimna Lake and the Sai Baba Temple. You can also organize a day trip to the Dolma Wild Life Sanctuary from Ashanboni. The sanctuary is famous as the refuge of Deer and Elephants. However, you need to acquire an Entry Permit to Dolma Sanctuary from the check post by paying a minimum Entry fee. Another popular attraction is the nearby Sai Baba Temple. This renowned religious temple of Sai Baba stands for universal brotherhood, peace and unity. The nearby Jayda Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is another popular attraction nearby. A huge fair is held every year at the site on the eve of Makar Sankranti.

Chandil Dam

Chandil Dam

Nearby attractions in Ashanboni: The Chandil Dam boasting a height of 220 meters is built on River Subarnarekha. The location is also ideal for boating. The Karkori River, which originates from the Hundru falls blend with the Swarnarekha River at Chandil. The dam featuring a huge water reservoir is a nice place to spend the afternoon enjoying boating.You can also visit the museum located near the Chandil Dam. The museum showcases some valuable collections of 200 years old scripts, inscribed on rocks. A visit to the open air Sheesh Mahal Auditorium near the Chandil Dam should also feature in your “to do list.”

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If you want to explore further, you can take a tour to Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand located around 130 km from Asanboni. Visit the Dassam Falls across the Kanchi River, located some 80 km from Ashanboni and it takes around 1.5 hrs to reach the destination. Ghatshila is around 47 kms from Ashanbani. If you are planning for an extended weekend then you can keep Ajodhya Pahar and its sightseeing options with your Ashanbani trip. Bagmundi – one of the major stopover points for excursions to destinations like Khairaberra Lake, Upper Dam, Lower Dam and Turga Waterfalls in Ajodhya Hills range is around 87 kms from Asanbani.

Dolma Range

Dolma Range

Things to do around Ashanboni: You can enjoy a nature walk, while savoring the breathtaking natural beauty of the destination, enjoy boating in Chandil Dam Lake or Dimna Lake and take a nature walk in forests of Dolma Hills. You can also visit the banks of River Subarnarekha or Dimna Lake to catch a glimpse of the setting sun.

How to reach Ashanboni: The nearest railway station of Ashaboni is Tatanagar, just 17 kms away. Moreover, Ashanboni is also connected with Ranchi, Jamshedpur and West Bengal by NH 32 and NH 33.

Best time to visit Ashanboni: You can visit Ashanboni any time of the year. The monsoons are great as the Dalma Hills are shrouded in greenery and winters bring in the flowers and sparkling weather.

Lodging and dining facilities in Ashanboni: As of now, we have two private accommodation options in Ashanboni with us. Both the resorts are located on the foothills of Dalma Range and is equipped with all modern facilities.

Resort at Asanboni, Jamshedpur

Resort 1

Resort 1: Located at the foothill of the Dalma, this resort comes with facilities like lush green lawns, Gazebos with views of the surrounding hills, Air Conditioned rooms, dining hall and private parking. There are luxury double bed cottages. All rooms come with attached western bathrooms with hot water geysers, Air Conditioning, TVs and wardrobes. There are 10 rooms and all rooms have views of the surrounding Dalma Hills. The dining hall serves delicious Indian as well as Chinese Cuisine.



Resort at Asanboni Jamshedpur

Resort 2

Resort 2: This resort is also located at the foot of Dalma Hills. The  major attraction of this resort is its own swimming pool. All rooms are Air-Conditioned and are equipped with all major facilities like Extra Large Comfy beds, TVs, Wardrobes, attached western bathrooms with hot water geysers and a dining hall serving delicious Indian Cuisine. There is also a landscaped garden and a lush lawn within the resort.


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3 Responses to “Ashanboni, Jharkhand – 240 kms from Kolkata”

  1. Sanat K says:

    Asanboni is a lovely family weekend getaway. Loved to visit again in future.

  2. Atanu Ganguly says:

    Is AC accommodation at Asanboni available? Want to book your Asanboni resort for 2 days. How to confirm the booking.

    • Yes room with ac is available at Ashanboni. Please use our booking form on the website to submit your enquiry. Deluxe, Super deluxe and Suite rooms are also available at Asanboni resort.