‘Hawa Badol’ in Bengali means going to western states (Paschim) bordering West Bengal mainly Jharkhand. Madhupur, Deoghar was top of that list, Many renowned Bengali including Kabiguru Rabindranath, Sir Asuthosh, Uma Prasad, and many more stayed here and wrote about the places. Usri falls of ‘Sahaj Path’ an hour drive from Madhupur Heritage Guest House.
If you want to spend a few days away from the city in peace and tranquillity, Madhupur can be a perfect destination for you. It is a picturesque city located in the Chhota Nagpur Plateau. About 300 km from Kolkata, the city is located in the district of Deoghar. The name of Madhupur brings back to you nostalgic stories of the past, from novels and movies.
Hawa Bodol of Bengali
In the last century, Bengalis used to go to the West (Madhupur and Giridih) to nurse back their health. This ancient city is famous for its healthy climate and water. You should visit this health resort because the water there is said to cure your stomach and digestion ailments.
Madhupur is a picturesque town surrounded by wonderful natural beauty. Meandering rivers, green forests, and distant hills will leave you spellbound. Many famous Bengalis like Sir Asutosh Mukherjee had vacation homes in Madhupur. The Madhupur heritage guest house, our property here is the perfect place for you to bask in the history and glory here.
Madhupur Heritage Guest House
This charming heritage Guest House in Madhupur is a perfect place to spend a few days to relax your mind and soul. This 100-year-old architecture will evoke nostalgia as well as provide you with the utmost comfort. Like an ‘Old wine in a new bottle’, this guest house has all the charisma of a heritage building with the luxury of modern amenities.
The guest house has 4 bedrooms so that you can enjoy this trip in the company of your family. There is a beautiful garden in front with colorful blooming flowers. Young children can play here to their heart’s content and elderly people can sit in relaxing chairs enjoying the surrounding natural beauty. According to your preference, you can be picked up from the station either by car or a tonga (horse-drawn carriage).
Accommodation: Double-bedded rooms- 4
Check-in 10:00 Noon
Check out 10:00 A.M.
Madhupur is a serene and peaceful place where you can relax and revitalize your body, spirit, and mind. You can take long walks through the emerald green sal forests. The fresh air and greenery will provide you with a respite from your daily 9-5 lives. You can go on memorable picnics to nearby waterfalls or hilly areas with your family.
The children can play and run around the hillside. Adults can sit on the lush green grass and converse with friends and family. You can even enjoy small bonfires inside the guest house in the evening after a day of sightseeing.
Nearby Attractions Of Madhupur
You can not miss visiting the Shakti Mandir while staying in Madhupur. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. You can witness the regular performance of bhajans, Jagrans, and kirtans. The biggest feature of this place is the Akhand Jyoti. It was brought from the Jwala Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh, and stays lit 24 hours.
Next, you can visit the Naulakha Mandir. It is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha Ji. With its eye-catching architecture, the temple resembles the Ramkrishna Moth of Belur. Here, the idol of Radha Krishna is 146 feet high. The word Naulakha translates to nine lakh. It was the amount of donation from the royal family of Pathuria Ghat, that started the temple. The temple’s pure and soothing environment will make you feel relaxed and peaceful.
Jawaharlal Nehru Biological Park
It is the largest zoo in Jharkhand. The park also features a lovely aquarium. You can do boating in the artificial lake here. The toy train is another highlight. Spend a leisurely afternoon here with your family. The kids will love it.
Next, you can experience the tranquillity and peaceful nature, at the Usri Falls. The fall, gushing down from 40 feet high in three separate streams, is surrounded by a range of the famous Parasnath Hills.
You can also visit Nandan Pahar, a small hill near Deoghar, which has a very big entertainment park for children. You can take a short hike or have a wonderful picnic here. It is a great place to connect with the local people and understand the culture of Jharkhand.
How to Reach Madhupur
Rail: The nearest rail station is Madhupur Jn. From there it is nearly 4 km away, which takes 10 minutes to reach by car.
Air: The nearest airport is Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi, which is 228 km away and takes a car 5 hours 40 minutes to reach the place.
Road: From Kolkata, the property is approximately 303 km away, and it takes around 7 hours to reach by NH19.
Best Time To Visit
The best time to visit the place is from September to the first half of April. As at this time, the weather is pleasant. In winter, you will enjoy the clear sky and the sunshine too. Moderate humidity with a cool temperature, you can easily walk around in these months and explore the local attractions.
Dormitory INR 250 + 5% GST per person per day
Deluxe (1 Room double occupancy) INR 2000 + 5% GST
Deluxe (1 Room four occupancy ) INR 2500 + 5% GST
Heritage Room (1 Room double occupancy) INR 3000 + 5% GST
Heritage Suite (2 Rooms four occupancy) INR 4000 + 5% GST
Food cost per head per day INR 750 to be paid in the guest house.
Child Policy: Complimentary for a child under five years.