Baranti Tourism

Surrounded by wonderful lakes and hills, Baranti is located almost 235 km northeast of Kolkata in the Purulia District of West Bengal.

Baranti is a small village located in Purulia, almost 235 kilometres from Kolkata. It is a tribal location that makes Baranti all the more beautiful, this place can give you the pleasure of a revitalising trip along with a very homely feeling with all its tribal eccentricities. Situated in the heart of nature it is a perfect location to enjoy a break from the busy metropolitan life. It is one of those very few places in Bengal where one can spectacle the beauty of both mountains and lakes. On one side there is the broad magnificent mountain while the other side is embellished by the calmly floating lake. The place serves to be the home for a vast genus of flora and fauna. The place is enriched with vast alleys of greenery where variant species of trees, shrubs, bushes and herbs grow to its glory making the place an attractive hub for tourism. Besides this, the tourists will also be surprised to find diverse strains of fauna like deer, wolves, wild boars, porcupines, foxes, rhinos and many more.

For people who love adventure Baranti serves to be an ideal tourist destination. There are spectacular locations like Panchkot Hill and Biharinath Hill, one can enjoy trekking the heights of these mountains and reinvigorate the energies lost in urban monotony. There is also the Muradi lake which can be called the heart of Baranti, the distil water of the lake flows making the place a panoramic scenery.

To enrich your stay at Baranti we have the most luxurious rooms and suites at Baranti Village Resort. Our resort is not only located amidst an exotic setting but also serves the tourists with the best lodging amenities. Baranti Village Resort is situated on the banks of the Baranti Lake which enables the tourists staying here to view and breathe in the serenity of the lake right from their rooms. Also, the guests can glance at the picturesque hills right from the resort. The right side of the resort is embraced by the hills and the left is beautified by the lake. So, all together the tourists will not just enjoy deluxe facilities but also rejoice walking along the wide alleys of greenery within the resort.

The beauty of Baranti is further intensified by the Palash flowers which bloom during spring filling the place with a magical charm. The forests and shrubs are all encircled with the glowing red colour of the flower which is why these flowers are called the Flame of the Forest. If you are a resident of Bengal and do not visit Baranti then you will miss out glancing a pacific scenery crafted by the Almighty himself.

How to Reach Baranti

Baranti is situated at a premium location between two well known stations. On one side lies the Muradi Station whose distance is about 5 kilometres from Baranti and on the other side lies the Madhukunda Station which is situated at a distance of about 8 kilometres from Baranti. This makes communication easy and hassle free. If one wishes to travel by train then the most convenient way of reaching Baranti is to avail a train to Asansol, then following the Adra line one has to take a train to Muradi.

Preferably the best alternative to reach Baranti is travelling via car. Following the Asansol map reaching Baranti is easier by car. It is a 230Km driving path from Kolkata with picturesque views all along the road. To reach Asansol one can take the Durgapur Expressway. On reaching the Punjabi More take left towards Mejia-Saltara, this road will finally lead to Sateri. A right turn from there leads directly to Baranti. After reaching Asansol, tourists can also rent a car or take a bus from there till Baranti. It covers a distance of about 31 kilometres and travelling by road will enable the tourists to spectacle enormous scenic locations along their journey.

We provide a special pick up facility for the tourists which involve a minimal cost of Rs1000. A tourist just needs to reach Asansol and we can provide a pick up from there in cars like Bolero/Sumo.


  • BOLERO OR TATA SUMO – Rs. 1000/-

  • MARUTI ALTO – Rs. 900/-

Baranti Sightseeing and Travel Guide

We offer to drop off and pick up services to and from Asansol at many affordable rates. Besides this, we also have reasonable packages for touring nearby attractions like Maithon Dam, Panchet Dam, Joychandi Hills, Biharinath Temple, Ayodhya Hills, and many more.


Joychandi Hill

Tourists who are looking forward to adventures they would be elated to visit a location like Joychandi hill. It takes almost 500 steps to reach the peak of this mountain and once the peak is reached the view is bliss and the experience is for a lifetime. It is an 800 feet tall hill and is named after Goddess Chandi, a temple stands on the peak of the mountain dedicated to the Goddess of the peak.

Garpanchkot Hil

This is another distinct mountain that adds to the beauty of Baranti. Garpanchkot is also famously called the Panchet hill which is a favourite spot to many tourists as it offers a picturesque view of the Panchet dam on the banks of river Damodar.

Panchet Dam

This dam is a unique construction with a height of 45 metre and width of 11 metre. The dam is almost 7000 metres in length and stands on Damodar River. The location is refreshing with its chilling breeze. The view of the sunset that this place offers is one of its major attractions.

Maithon Dam

This is one of the most renowned tourist hub which is known for its natural beauty to such an extent that this place is considered equivalent to Kashmir, it is famously known as the Kashmir of Koyalanchal. It stands on Barakar River and is the biggest dam of Damodar Valley Corporation. The dam is encircled by quaint greenery and serves to be a bed of variant blooming flowers. The blue distil water and the refreshing air holds back the people visiting this place. If visited once then one will always wish to visit Maithon again.

Kalyaneshwari Temple

This temple is situated on the banks of river Barakar. It is not far from Maithon dam, the distance between the two is about 5 kilometres. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali who is worshipped for strength and power. If you visit Asansol then a visit to this temple should be in your list, it calms the mind and pacifies the soul.

Biharinath Temple

This temple is situated on Biharinath hill which is the highest hill of Bankura district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the hill is named after him. Located on the foothills of the mountain, the temple is visited by every tourist for its unique location and religious value.

Susunia Hill

This hill is about 1200 feet high and is a favourite rock climbing hub for many tourists. This is an ancient hill with archaeological value. The place is highly acclaimed for its rich collection of foliage which includes medicinal plants as well. Not only flora, the hill serves to be the habitat to a large group of fauna. Animals like giraffe, Asiatic lion, hyenas, wolves and many more can be seen here.

Ayodhya Hills

This plateau is an extension of the Eastern Ghats range and is also a part of the Dalma Hills. It is an excellent touring location with captivating waterfalls, deep forests and exquisitely beautiful sceneries.

Upcoming Facilities at Baranti Village Resort

An additional surprise is that within the next three months our resort will have finely designed swimming pool, AC tents,  AC cottages and children’s park for the tourists staying here which will make our resort even more exotic to visit.

Garden / Play Area

AC Tent

AC Cottage

Children’s Park

Enjoy a vacation with your family at our Baranti Village Resort

Our dedicated in-house Reservations Team is here to help you with all of your accommodation requirements.
Give us a call:  7980797583 / 7439128209 / 8240533779