Purulia Outhouse | Best Weekend Destination From Jhamshedpur, Ranchi and Dhanbad

A 100 year old heritage bungalow build as an outhouse on the border of West Bengal and Jharkhand in Purulia the land of Chau, Hirak Raja, Bargi attack, ...

A rustic bungalow amidst greenery and hills with exclusive food and hospitality in Purulia

Purulia is a rustic Arcadia, enriched with forest patches, hills, temples, and red roads. With a timeless romantic vibe, it is one of the best destinations in the western part of West Bengal. At a few-hour drive from Kolkata, you will love the place for a weekend destination trip. If you are interested in history, culture, and the tribes of Bengal,  you cannot afford to miss Purulia.

Our property here is a bit far from the Purulia town, set amidst nature in such a way that you will be able to soak in the ambiance completely. The village where it is located is called Tulin, locally known as the last village of Purulia. As it is at the border of West Bengal and Jharkhand, you can explore the best of both when you stay here. In addition to that, staying in Purulia Outhouse is more special as this is more like a heritage boutique hotel, with a history of more than ninety years. Come and enjoy the 2.5 acres of serene nature.

The property has all the basic amenities. This couple-friendly and family-friendly stay can rescue you from the grinds of city life. Enjoy the fresh meals prepared in the in-house restaurant. You can also spend some time in the garden that adds another touch of beauty. Stay close to nature in Purulia Outhouse for an unforgettable weekend.

Accommodation:            Total 8 large spacious rooms with a maximum accommodation of 18-20 people.

Check-in 1:00 P.M.

Check out 11:30 A.M.

Outdoor Activity

This is a boutique resort with a huge open space around it. You can enjoy a number of outdoor activities inside the boundary of the property.

In-campus activity: You will love a bonfire in the chilly winter evenings in the garden. If you are a foodie of course you will love to enjoy the barbeque in this ambiance. But avoid playing loud music as you will lose the real essence of this house

Cultural experience: If you want to experience the local culture, you are in luck. Chhau dance and Baul Sangeet artists will come and arrange sessions here for you. You just have to put in a prior request and pay the token charge for this.

Nearby Attractions

Ajodhya Pahar

One of the prime attractions, the Ajodhya Pahar is a hilly plateau here. At a distance of 38 km from the property, the place offers a unique combination of forests, lakes, and hills. As the local legends say, Lord Ramachandra and Devi Sita visited the place during the time of their exile. If you love to trek, this will be a great experience for you.

Muruguma Dam

At a distance of 20 km from the property, this is a spot that offers a great view from the high altitude. The dam is built on a tributary of the Kangsabati River. You will have to walk a bit to reach the best views. In winter, you can also bring food from the property and enjoy a picnic with friends and family. The green hills reflected on the clean water of the dam adds another level of beauty to it.

Hudru Falls

One of the most famous Indian falls, you cannot afford to miss the Hudru falls, at a distance of 46 km from Tulin. On the river Subarnarekha, the falls come down to a massive 320 feet. It is a sight for sour eyes. The beauty is often compared to Niagra falls, especially if you come here during the monsoon.

Rajrappa Temple

At a distance of 45 km from the property, Rajrappa is a religious place. You will find a number of temples, but the most famous one is dedicated to Maa Chhinnamasta. She is a ferocious incarnation of the Mother Goddess. You can see regular puja offered to the Devi in the temple.


This is another major tourist site in Purulia. The main attraction is the ruins of a fort, which gave rise to the name. Panchkot kings built it, in 1600 AD at the foothold of the hills, to stop the Bargi attacks.

How to Reach

Rail: The nearest rail station is Muri Jn. You can reach in here by the trains like Ranchi Shatabdi, Ranchi Hatia, or Howrah Ranchi Intercity express. From there it is only 3 km away, which takes 10 minutes to reach by car.

Air: The nearest airport is Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi at a distance of 65 km. It takes a car 2 hours to reach the place.

Road:  From Kolkata, the property is approximately 338 km away, and it takes around 7 hours 30 minutes to reach by NH19 or NH314.

Best Time to Visit

Winter months i.e. November to February is the best time to visit. After that, spring carries a beautiful charm with the flowers. Though Summer brings out the harsh weather, if you can bear it, it can be rewarding. Whereas monsoon will soothe your eyes with greenery and the sight of the marvelous falls.

Pocket Pinch

Room rates are INR 2400 + GST Only for dorm stay including breakfast for 3 person

Standard room with breakfast for couple INR 2400 + GST

AC Superior room including breakfast for couple INR 3250 + GST  and

AC Premium room including breakfast for couple INR 3750 + GST

Barbeque charge –  Whole Chicken – Rs. 450

Drivers accommodation Cost is INR 250 per night with dorm stay only

Child Policy: Complimentary for a child under four years.

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