Ladhna Dam is a famous tourist spot in Jamtara and surrounding areas. In Ladhna, the Ghat of Damodar river on one side and the attractive mountain on the other side attracts every people towards it. This place is full of natural shade.
This place is considered a peaceful and beautiful place for the tourists coming for picnic. In the months of December, January and February, people including their families from Asansol, Chittaranjan, Jamtara, Rupnarayanpur etc. come to this place to celebrate picnic.
A large number of tourists are reaching Ladhna for picnic.
Despite the lack of drinking water arrangement at the picnic spot, tourists reach here in hundreds.
Ladhna village is situated on the banks of Damodar river. Here the meeting of the mountain range and the dam presents a pleasant and picturesque shade.
The name of this place has spread far and wide due to the halt of wild elephants in these mountains every year. This place is considered quite quiet in the district. Because of this, there is an influx of tourists.
The name of the tourist and picnic spot is derived from the name of Ladhna village. Now this area is also known as Ladhna Gram Panchayat.
Tourists love this place, it has mountain views all around which can be enjoyed by taking a wooden boat ride here.
The model of the boat generates a lot of interest to step into the boat. A great fun is the boat ride, which takes place on the clear waters of Ladhna.
How to Reach
The only means to reach the Laghna picnic spot is by two wheeler or four wheeler. No vehicles ply from Mihijam to reach Ladhna. But the picnic spot can be reached by a few auto from Bodma railway gate. Apart from this, one can go to Ladhna picnic spot by private vehicle.
Ladhna Dam is situated at a distance of about 12 km from Jamtara Railway Station.