Friday, 8 February 2013

Birsa Deer Park

Birsa Deer Park is located at the Ranchi-Patna National Highway near Ormanjhi about 11 km away from Ranchi in the south west. This park is an eco-friendly park which possesses an innumerable bunch of fauna that are mostly mammals.  The park is engulfed by hundreds of varieties of deers.  Earlier it was started with 15 deers and the number has now increased to about 231 deers along with the increase in the number of visitors.  Park safari is the main attraction of Birsa Deer Park, which gives a closer and clear picture of the roaming deers and nature’s wild life in their natural habitat throughout the park.  There are a lot of lions, tigers, deers and different species of monkeys that seek refuge in the natural surroundings of the park.

Birsa Zoological Park is the most emerging favourite tourist and picnic spot in Ranchi, Jharkand.  People can walk around the park and enjoy a variety of deers moving about freely on their own.  Safari rides are also another attraction of the park.  The park can be visited throughout the year, but the best season is from November to February.  There are beautiful gardens and children’s park, which are an additional attraction to the park.  Birsa Deer Parkcan be easily reached from the Ranchi Airport and Hatia Railway Station.
Important telephone numbers and website details:
Zoo Director,
Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park,
Ranchi, Jharkhand
PIN- 834002
Phone – 0651-2576531 Cell Phone – 09470590742
Visit timings
The Park is open on all days of the week from 9 am to 5 pm, except on Mondays.  In winter, entry tickets are issued until 4 pm and in summer they are issued until 4.30 pm.
Ticket and other Fees:

Handicapped person/child up to 3 years - Free
Minor child from 3 to 12 years - Rs. 5
Adult above 12 years - Rs. 10
Group Tickets (Educational tours by schools/colleges)
For every 10 minors- Rs. 35
For every 10 adults- Rs. 80
Battery-operated Bus – One-hour trip per seat - Rs. 20

Still Camera: Free
Video Camera: Rs. 100
Movie Camera (Personal): Rs. 500
Movie Camera (Commercial/Film making): Rs. 1000
Parking charges:
Bus/Truck: Rs. 15
Car/Jeep: Rs. 10
Bike/Scooter: Rs. 5
Cycle: Re. 1
Visitors may have to check for the latest entry fees at the time of their visit.