Garpanchkot Tent House – Resort in Purulia
On the foothills of Panchakot is situated the ruins of Panchkot palace and fort. Its this historical fort bearing the evidence of Bargi attack in Bengal which gives its name the Garpanchakot. Only 5 hours drive from Kolkata, Garpanchkot is enchanting with its lush greenery, hills, lakes and its great natural and historical attractions. Tent House Resort in Garpanchkot adds modern comfort and luxury to the natural appeal. Unique swiss cottages make the place even more appealing for a weekend stay. Absolutely beautiful in monsoon and winters Garpanchkot is a must visit from our side.
Relax in the greenery of the nature.
Enjoy the boat ride on the lake formed beside the Pachet Dam.
Take a walk in the forest.
Mingle with the local people to get an essence of their culture, history and stories.
In the campus kids can enjoy the play zone.
The ruined garh surrounded by a group of temples stand as rich architectural and historical evidence.
Joychandi pahar in the red soil of Purulia is a paradise of Sal and Palash trees.
Baranti lake, in the Rarh region is a perfect picnic spot with no one to disturb around.
The Panchet Dam on the Damodor river with its adjoining Panchet reservoir.
Snake Park near the panchet dam.
Maithon dam on Baraker river with the adjacent Maithon lake is an excellent place specially in spring when the Shimul flower blossoms.
500 year old Kalyaneswari temple in the bank of Barakar river.
Birinchinath, on the southern slope of Panchet hill is an old temple that has disappeared now.
Best Time to Visit
The place is so full of greenery and tranquility that any time you visit, it’s sure to rejuvenate you. Temperature is moderate throughout the year. In summer maximum temperature is 45 degree Celsius whereas in winter the minimum temperature is 3 degree Celsius. But real beauty comes with the rain! The greenery becomes even more greener and the clouds come rolling down the hills to make the place look like a dreamland. Another time nature celebrates in this place, its the spring. Palash, simul blossoms and sprinkle all around to play Holi!
How to Reach
By road: Kolkata to Goronchokot resort will take 4.30min via NH19 or Durgapur Asansol national highway, it’s nearly 245kms. A supporting road map can be provided if required.
By Rail: The nearest railway station is Kumardobi which can be reached by Black Diamond. The most accessible station is however Asansol from there its one hour ride to the resort.
Pick-up and drop facilities from both the station are available. From Kumardubi it charges nearly 600 rupee and from Asansol the charge is 1000-1200 depending on micro and mini cab.
- INR 3150 (excluding GST) per day per double bedded Deluxe tent and room
- INR 3650 (excluding GST) per day per Suite room
- INR 4200 (excluding GST) per day per Four Bedded room and cottage
P.S.GST needs to be paid directly in the resort.
Site seeing cost:
It takes 2 trips to cover all the 7 spots which including Panchet dam, Snake park, Maithon dam and Kalyaneswari temple in 1 trip and the garh, Joychandi hill and Baranti lake in another trip. The total costing goes nearly Rs. 3500
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