Spending a few days amid the picturesque environ of Massanjor can be a nice getaway from ennui of day to day life. The dam and the hydral-power project on Mayurakshi River and the park adjacent to the dam are very beautiful places to unwind. Other worth visiting places in the neighbourhood are adivasi village of Lampa, two hundred years old Damodar Temple at Siuri and Tilpara Barrage.
HOW TO REACH
Bus service of Jharkhand State Transport is available from Kolkata to Massanjor via Bardhaman-Siuri. It’s a seven hour journey.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Rainy season and winter are the best times to enjoy Massanjor.
West Bengal Youth Welfare Department
32/1, BBD Bagh (South)
Ph: (033) 22840626
Rent: double-bedroom costs Rs. 100/-; dormitory costs Rs. 40 per bed. There are 22 beds in the dormitory.
Mayurakshi Head Quarter Division
P.O. Siuri, Birbhum
Ph: (03462) 255229
Irrigation and WaterWorks Department
Jalasampad Vikas Bhawan
Ph: (033) 23212259/5206
Rent: double-bedroom costs Rs. 331/-.