Murguma Dam-a must visit place near Ajodhya,Purulia

Murguma Dam-natural picture in nature

Murguma Dam or Lake or Reservoir  is located in the north of Begunkodar within Jhalda Block and is about 55 kms from Purulia town. It is tribal village in Purulia District, situated on the border of Purulia (West Bengal) and Jharkhand.The dam is on the tributary of Kangsabati river. Murguma is very beautiful place for weekend.The natural beauty of Ajodhya hill is visible from this point.

Nearby attractions from Murguma Dam: 

You will find that the road leading to the lake diverting at a distance of around two kilometers from the lake and leading to nearby forests. Being a part of the Ajodhya Pahar range, Muruguma is often used by guests as a stopover to visit the major attractions of Ajodhya Pahar in day trips like Lower Dam, Upper Dam, Pakhi Pahar, Bamni Waterfall, Turga Waterfall, Deulghata Temple, Charida Mask Village, Tarpania Lake and Khairabera Lake.

How to reach Muruguma: 

Murguma is about 375 km from Kolkata & one hr. drive from Ajodhya Pahar.The Rupasi Bangla train is available early morning that traverses between Kolkata and Purulia. The train reaches Purulia around 12:30 pm. From Purulia Station, you can hire a car and reach Murguma. You need to avail the Ranchi road and travel to Muruguma, via Begunkodar.The distance is around 45 kilometers and it takes about 1 hour 20 minutes from Purulia The another popular train is Howrah Chakradharpur Passenger, reach Jharkhand’s Muri Station. From Muri Station, Muruguma is situated at a distance of 35 kilometers. You can also reach Muruguma from Jhalda Station.

Murguma Nature Resort-

We have seven triple bed Non-AC rooms with attached Toilets, our resort is located just beside Murguma Dam.

Pocket Pinch-

Rs.1600 per head per day with all meals.

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