Thursday, 15 March 2018

Panchet Dam: One of The Top Tourist Attractions Around Dhanbad



Amongst the many tourist attractions in and around Dhanbad, the Panchet dam is surely one of them. It is located at a distance of about 52 Kms from Dhanbad and is definitely an ideal  week end destination.

The Beautiful Panchet Dam

Panchet Dam was built as a part of the multi-functional dams. The dam was constructed under the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC). It is situated across River Damodar and serves multiple purposes. These include purposes like flood control, navigation, irrigation and power generation. The Panchet dam is located amidst the backdrop of  picturesque surroundings on the bank of river Damodar, gushing waters of the Panchet Dam, greenery of the Panchet Hill, local tribal people along with the  pollution free environment, are some of the many attractions  which draw tourists from far and near to this beautiful tourist spot. The dam is set against the backdrop of the Panchet hills. This place also serves as an ideal picnic spot. The road which leads up to the dam is serpentine in shape and could be challenging ride for bikers and cyclists. It is true that the end of monsoon season could be the best time to visit this place. But you could visit the Panchet dam at any time of the year.

How to Reach Panchet

You could reach Panchet both by both rails as well as by road. In case you are to travel by train you need to get down at Barakar railway station, which is the nearest one. You could get down here and easily hire an auto rickshaw from Barakar railway station.

Be it from Dhanbador any other place you could also reach Panchet easily by road as well. From Dhanbad if you are traveling by car it should take you about 1 & ½ hours. So in case you happen to be in Dhanbad you could easily visit Panchet within a day.

Tourist attractions at Panchet

Panchakot hills, Birinchi Baba’s Ashram, Kalyaneshwari Temple, are some of the top tourist places you could visit around the Panchet dam. You could also trek to the top of the Panchet hill.

So why wait more? come visit Panchet Dam and experience the splendid beauty with your own eyes. Visit Dhanbad and enjoy amazing hospitality only at Hotel Cocoon.