Topchanchi Lake


Topchanchi Lake is an interesting tourist spot in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand. Situated on the National Highway 2, it is located at the Golden Quadrilateral. Dhanbad Railway Station is 37 km from the lake and Bokaro is 41 km. Though the lake is an artificial one, its green surrounding amidst forests and hills makes it an ideal picnic spot. It is also in demand for sound and serene vacations. It covers a total area of 214 acres. Parasnath Hills being located close by makes the tourists visit the lake at the same time. Topchanchi Lake is basically a stream which is dammed like a reservoir to supply water to the district and its suburban areas. Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary is spread over 8.75 sq km. The area is small enough yet few harmless animals reside here. The area surrounding the lake is also seeked by religious people, specially Jains and Hindus.

Photo Gallery

  • Lake in Topchanchi
  • Bridge in Topchanchi
  • View of Topchanchi Lake

How to Reach:

By Air

You can reach Dhanbad from Kolkata Airport or Ranchi Airport By train.

By Train

Tourists can reach this place, by reaching Dhanbad Railway Station, which happens to be the closest railway station just 37 km from Topchanchi Lake.

By Road

Topchanchi Lake is located at a distance of 37 km from dhanbad railway station.