Baranti village is located on the bank of Muradi Lake offers all modern facilities

Looking for a vacation in the lap of nature which can refresh your mind and soul with new energy. Then Baranti is a must visit place for you. A smallSanthal tribal village surrounded with splash green forest, a big natural lake and few elegant hills. The paradise on this earth have different colours in different seasons. The hills are crowned with green and dark green during rainy season, slightly grey during winter and dotted with fiery red during autumn. The fiery red colour comes from the fully blossomed Palas Tree , a source for natural red colour. The life and habitant around Baranti is very simple. The peaceful tribal village with truthful people and their simplicity is an envy for people stay in big cities and metros. 

The place does not have a charter for anything. You can simply be lazy or do whatever you want. Walk along the red mud road along with the Muradi dam or reach the foot of the hill. Stroll along the dense forest – you may spot some wild verity of birds and spices. By luck, you may find some other wild spices like wolf of fox. The forest has a habitant of beer and elephant too.

The tropical forest of Baranti hill and surroundings are made of Bamboo shrubs’, SalPiyalAmlokiBahraHaritokiNeem and other tropical trees. Palash tree is found everywhere. The local habitants collect dry firewood and leaves for their daily needs from this jungle. You will get refreshed with the savour and flavour of those trees. The forest, hill and lake looks mysterious in a full moon day. Sitting in the resort balcony you may hear many unknown sounds of the wilds. 

The morning is very pleasant in Baranti when thousands of crippling birds welcomes the day. In rainy season the aroma of wet earth mixed with many other flavours will recharge the day with a new freshness of life. The Baranti dam inhabitants are all kinds of sweet water fishes including king of fishesRohu and Katla. Many other small and big fish spices are also found in the Muradi Dam. 

There are many decent and budget accommodation in the form of hotel and resort are available in Baranti. Most of the resorts offer stay facility with Bengali food. Do not expect a star hotel like experience here – the hospitality and care you receive in those resorts are more worth than a star hotel. The taste of food here is marvellous if you like simple yet tasty food because all the preparations are made from fresh ingredients. The cooks do not use powder masala or electric grinder, rather they use Sil-Batta to grind the spices which makes the food simple, tasty and healthy.

How to Reach Baranti :-

The nearest Airport is Kolkata.
280 Km from Kolkata. Take Durgapur expressway till Raniganj, take let turn to Mejia Ghat Bridge, and drive straight reach to Saltora. The right turn ahead from Saltora takes to Baranti via village roads.

You can take the following trains from Howrah and reach Asansol station. You have to hire trekker or private taxi to reach Baranti. Train lovers can reach up to Muradi station by boarding a local train from Asansol. Hired taxi, Auto rickshaw, Paddle Riskshaw or Trekker can take you to your destination.

Train Schedule

Reach Raniganj by bus. You may get a bus or mini bus which will drop you very near to Saltora. Hired taxi, Auto rickshaw, or Trekker can take you to your destination.
There are many options in Baranti as it is equipped with some modern facilities like Air-Conditioner, hot water supply etc. There are good resorts run by many operators. Also private hotels offer good rooms with all services. Adventure lovers can stay in the tents- prior arrangements are to be made. Accommodation cost is 1000-2000 for double bed occupancy depending on your choice. For online reservation of rooms Book Your Room
Bengali food is the mostly available one, you can get some Chinese and North Indian food too on prior order. Try out “Postor Bora” (a cullet like thing made from grinded poppy seeds with chopped onions and green chilly). If you have an appetite for fish go for it. Lot of verities of sweet water fish comes in various mouth-watering flavour.
This is an all-weather tourist spot. The hill becomes lash green in rainy season. The place is dominated by tropical climate, in winter temperature goes as low as 5 Degree Celsius and 48 Degree Celsius in summer.
1.Baranti Hills 
2.Muradi Dam 
3.Sunrise and Sunset 
4. Walk along the forest (Only during day – take a guide) 
5.Biharinath Tample
6.Walk along the Dam in the red mud road
7.Fishing and trekking
Go to Santhal Village and pick some fresh vegetables – the resort cook will prepare for you 
3.Maithon Dam 
4.Ayodhaya Pahar 
5.Kashipur Rajbari
6. Joychandi Pahar

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