Burudi Dam of Ghatshila Prominent Picnic Spot in East Singhbhum

Burudi Dam of Ghatshila


Burudi Dam of Ghatshila Prominent Picnic Spot in East Singhbhum

  • Distance From Kharagpur Is Approx. 116 Km Via NH-49 and NH-18 and Burudi Road
  • Distance From Kolkata Is Approx. 250km Via NH16 and NH 49
  • Google Map: Burudi Dam

Burudi Dam of Ghatshila Prominent Picnic Spot in East Singhbhum: At the beginning of December, the prominent tourist places of Ghatshila started thronging the tourists. Not only this, but the picnic season has also started at these tourist places. There is a rush of tourists, especially at Burudi Dam. 

Burudi Dam is situated in the Ghatshila Block in East Singhbhum of Jharkhand state. The forests covering the low hills are a part of the elephant corridor from the Dalma range to Paschim Midnapur in West Bengal.

If you are searching for a place to get some peace of mind and to just get away from the rush of daily life. This is definitely that place! There is such an awesome calm vibe to this place which makes it definitely worth the journey every time.

Burudi Dam of Ghatshila

Another reason why Burudi is famous is because of Binda Mela, a popular fair among the Santhal tribe of Jharkhand.

The Mela was initially started by the king of Ghatshila and now as a tradition, it happens every year in the month of October for fifteen days on the bank of the dam.

During the Mela, the Santhal tribe displays famous Santhali Handicrafts such as Madhubani art and paintings, Warli paintings, Dhokra arts clothes, earthen pots, lamps, jewelry, etc.

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The road leading to the dam is not that great but the view after reaching is definitely worth it.

Burudi Dam is located very close to the Dalma hills which shelters the famous Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, the home to many Wild Elephants, as a result, Burudi is also visited by Wild Elephants occasionally.

Burudi Dam is a prominent picnic spot for the people of Jharkhand and West Bengal because of its awestruck scenic beauty and poised atmosphere.

The dam is one of the best places for the offbeat weekend gateway and is the perfect place for your much-awaited road trip if you are hailing from Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Is a boating facility available here along with other water sports?

Yes, there is a boating facility but it is of the manual type which can be run by an individual you will enjoy it must visit and try it.

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How To Reach Burudi Dam?

No, bus services only small or medium vehicles are available. The nearest railway station is Ghatshila from there you can hire an auto/cab.

Is there safe for couples to spend some personal time?

Yes, but there is a rush in peak seasons. So solitude is not guaranteed. 

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Burudi Dam is in the month of October, during the Binda Mela, or during the months of December to February. Burudi Dam gets maximum visitors during the coldest winter months of December to February as it is the ideal time for picnics.

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