Jhumka dam is 5 km away from the railway station of Koriya district headquarters Baikunthpur.

This dam looks just like the sea.

As far as the eye can see, only water is visible.

Often during the holidays, people like to take a trip to a nice place with friends or family. 

If you are also fond of traveling then this news is beneficial. 

There is a dam in the Koriya district of Chhattisgarh which has good facilities for tourists.

 Here you can celebrate a picnic along with spending a good time with the family.

More about Jhumka Dam

Jhumka Dam is on the Jhumka River. 

This dam was constructed in 1982. 

It was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister Arjun Singh. 

This dam looks like the sea. 

It is also known as Ramanuja Pratap Sagar.

Dam is spread over about 2718 acres.

Jhumka Dam is a special place for tourists.

 Apart from this, this dam is also very useful for farmers.

 Jhumka Dam irrigates about 1100 hectares of agricultural land. 

Thousands of farmers in 17 villages are getting benefits from this.

Jhumka Dam is no less than a boon for the farmers. 

Apart from this, it is a major tourist destination for the people of the Surguja division including the Koriya district. 

There are facilities for seating, boating, and fishing for tourists. 

There is a very beautiful natural view around the dam.

Different groups of stones along with trees and plants also attract people towards them.

Thousands of people come here.

Jhumka dam is also unique among people’s favorite places because there is a huge artificial fish here.

Inside which there is a fish aquarium.

Where 20 rupees are taken from each person to go.

Fish Aquarium promotes Chhattisgarh tourism.

 Inside which many species of fish have been preserved. 

This dam is also for fish farming. 

Along with this, boating is also done by Jhumka Boat Club. 

Which is a pleasant experience in itself.

An artificial fish entrance at the entrance of Jhumka reservoir, inside which there is a Fish Aquarium. 

A huge amusement park for your family, friends, and children to play. 

In which you go back only after spending a few moments.

Best time to visit

Every season is suitable for visiting this dam. 

Because there is water here throughout the year. 

During the rainy season, due to being filled with more water, even more, beautiful views are seen. 


Jhumka Dam Boat Club Pricing

Boating & Parking Prices in this dam

Motor Boating Per head – Rs. 100.00/-

Paid Boating Per head – Rs. 50.00/-

Fish Aquarium Rs. 20.00/-

Parking Charges Rs. 10.00/-


 In the nearby city of Baikunthpur, you will find resorts, private hotels, and Dharamshala hotels ranging from Rs 150 to Rs 5000.


 A reasonable price shop can be seen inside the dam where chips and cold drinks will be available. Will have to enter the nearest city for food.

How to Reach 

Jhumka Dam is 40 kms from Surajpur and 80 kms from Ambikapur. 

Train, bus and private transport facilities are available to reach here.

Some points are provided to reach this place.

By Air 

 Swami Vivekananda Airport is in Mana Raipur. Where all types of air services are available. Its distance from here is 315 km.

By Train 

 The nearest railway station is at a distance of 5 km from here, which is located in the city of Baikunthpur.

By Road 

 75 km from Ambikapur, 35 km from Nagpur, 195 km from Bilaspur.

Tourist Places near Jhumka dam

Guru Ghasidas National Park

Hasdeo River Origin

Amrit Dhara Waterfall

Gaurghat Waterfall

Podi Jagannath Temple Chirmiri

Shivdhara waterfall

Raja Mahal

Korea Palace

Ramdah Waterfall

Is there parking here


Jhumka Dam Opening Timing

08:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

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