Matha is a famous tourist site, a hill located in Purulia district, known for its pristine beauty. The tribal community of the hill organizes annual fair in the region. During winter season rock climbing courses and nature camps are also conducted. Catering facilities is provided in the camp by the members of Local Forest Protection Committee.
Pakhi Pahar is also a well known tourist spot in the district. Pardi Dam is also located here amidst beautiful scenic beauty.
Eco shop provides opportunities to the local villagers for selling their handicrafts to the tourists.
Gachbari is a tree house constructed at Matha range. It is the first attempt in South Bengal for providing a unique experience of staying over a tree to the tourists.
Dowry Khal is famous for being the origin of Sobha River that is a tributary of Subarnarekha River. The place has a picturesque scenic beauty and is a preferred camping site for adventure loving tourists.
Purulia Pump Storage Project
It is a hydro electricity project with a capacity of 900 M.W. Lush green Sal forest surrounds the upper dam which makes it a beautiful tourist destination.
Nature Interepretation Centre at Ajodhya
Nature Interepretation Centre at Ajodhya represents eco system of Ajodhya along with the tradition and culture of the tribal people.
Sirkabad forms the base camp for trekkers and rock climbers in climbing the top most peak of Ajdohya Hill, Gaja Buru.
Dams surrounding Ajodhya Hill
A number of dams surround the Ajodhya hill such as Pardi, Murguma, Ramudih, Burda and Gopalpur. They serve as ideal place for picnic and bird watching.
Eco-Tourism in Purulia is greatly augmented by the introduction of new projects like construction of tree house, providing added facilities to the people visiting the place for trekking and other adventurous activities. The picturesque natural beauty of the district makes it one of the most cherished destinations of the country.
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