How to reach Garpanchkot, Purulia
It is not so difficult to reach this ancient scenic destination as difficult its name sounds usually. As you are aware that the Maratha Bargi’s could dare knocking the door of the foothills, braving the primitive terrain routes encountering the unusual bumpy rubbles those blocked their journey then, at an age of communication today, nothing seems to be so difficult. Besides, the upsurge in extensive development of both – the roadways and the railways, you can ascertain how the wheels are leading you to your long cherished dream destination.
It’s a journey of 252 kms by road vial Asansol from Kolkata, 25 kms from South eastern Railways’ Adra Junction, 19 km from Barakar via Chirkunda, 14 kms from Kumardubi via Chirkunda and just 34 kms from the Eastern Railway’s Asansol Junction via Dishergarh. Journey from Purulia district town, Garh Panchakot is a distance of 65 kms.
You can avail the following daily trains from Howrah to reach Asansol. Either you may hire private taxi or contract carriage to reach Garh Panchakot. By train, its also convenient to get down at Kumardubi and cover the rest 14 kms by contract carriage.