Ayodhya Pahar


Pictorial hills, falls, rivers, streams combined with Tranquil serenity make this area a perfect destination for the tourists.

Ayodhya Hill in Purulia district is an extension of the Dalma Hills of Jharkhand. An altitude of 610 m, the hill is ideal for rock clambering & trekking. A visit to beautiful waterfalls, deep forests, tribal villages, Gorshabru and Mayur hill are fascinating. The presence of a variety of wild animals in the forests makes this place more adventurous.

Visit the area to experience the magnetism of the natural forests of Ayodhya, Matha and Kuilapal, falls and tribal habitations of Ayodhya and Bagmundih, dams like Panchet, Murguma and Futiari, heritage building like Panchakot Raj Place, trekking ranges of Matha such as Pakhi Pahar, and Joychandi Pahar, picnic spots like Duarsini, Doladanga, Jamuna, traditional folk dance and culture like Chau Dance and Jhumur Song.

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The West Bengal Comprehensive Area Development Corporation (WBCADC) run guest houses Niharika, Manasi, Malancha, Anamika, Balaka, Bibhabari, Upekhita etc. West Bengal Tourist Lodge is also available.


Gorshabru, the highest peak of the Ayodhya Hills is situated at a height of 2850 feet. On the hill there are deep forests & waterfalls Several tribal villages are also situated on the hill. Make a trip to the Mayur hill for wonderful view of the Ayodhya.

The Forest of Matha Hill, near Ayodhya Hill is about 45 km from Purulia town. Matha, known for its scenic beauty is also good for rock climbing & trekking. Rock climbing courses are conducted here between November To March.

Pakhi Hill (Hill of birds) nearby is famous for birds. The forests are home to Leopard, Pangolin, and Madras Tree Shrew. Elephants migrate seasonally from neighbouring Jharkhand.



Purulia rail station 42 kms from Ayodhya Hill is nearest rail head. Trains available from Howrah.


Ayodhya Hill is about 260 km from Kolkata, 42 km from Purulia town. Durgapur Expressway connects Purulia to Kolkata. Buses are also available from Kolkata.


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