The Temple city of Jharkhand
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Bengali, Santali, Hindi
1 Days
October to March
Gaya Airport
28℃ to 33℃

Deoghar Tourism

This pilgrim city is called 'Deo'-'Ghar', The Adobe of God for housing the Baidyanathdham temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. Tourists from around the world flock to this sacred place every year to be in the humbling presence of Lord Shiva and also to witness the traditional customs and culture that is unveiled here. The pilgrimage does not end in Bidyanathdham, a number of temples in different forms and shapes for different deities can be seen at every turn of the city like the Naulakha Temple, Satsang Ashram, The Basukinath temple etc. All these temples, the Nandan Pahar a hilltop garden and the streets have some stories, myths, and legends to tell.

When to visit?

The best time to visit this pilgrim city is from October to March. Deoghar is in its finest form in the winter, starting from October to February, when the weather is cool and calm. The summer here is hot and harsh, except for the first month (March); Sometimes temperatures reaching around 45 degrees, making it impossible to have any fun. Deoghar does not receive heavy monsoon, but it gets humid and hard to get around.

Top things do in Deoghar

1. Nandan Pahar

4 kilometres from city centre

2. Satsang Ashram

2 kilometres from city centre

3. Baidyanath Dham

2 kilometres from city centre

4. Naulakha Mandir

8 kilometres from city centre

5. Basukinath

39 kilometres from city centre

How to reach

This Pilgrim city has well-maintained transportation systems, and could be accessed by air, road or rail.

How to Reach by Flight

Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Airport, 272 km from Deoghar is the nearest airport to the city. There are daily flights to the major cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Banglore, Bhopal, Ahmedabad and Goa. Cabs can be hired from the airport to reach the city.

How to Reach by Train

There are two railway stations with trains connecting to major cities, the Deoghar railway station, and the Baidyanathdham station, both are located close to the city center.

How to Reach by Bus

State bus services are economic and available to travel within the city and also to other major cities. Regular bus services to Bokaro, Ranchi, Dhanbad, and Jamshedpur are available.

How to Reach by Road

Deoghar is easily accessible by road, it is directly connected to Kolkata, Patna and Ranchi.

How to travel within

The tourist destinations in Deoghar are well connected with roads and could be accessed by rickshaws, cabs or even public buses.

Drink & Dine...

Deoghar has a strong cuisine and street food culture to explore.

Paranthas come in different varieties here. Alu paranthas, Paneer paranthas, mixed paranthas are all worth trying.

Samosa: a fried snack made with dough and vegetable fillings.

Different varieties of Chatt.


Deoghar Itinerary

Day 1: Visit the Baidyanathdham temple early in the morning, then head for the Naulakha temple nearby. Enjoy a hearty meal at noon. Visit the Basukinath temple and Satsang ashram. Spend the evening in the Nandan Pahar hilltop park.