Jhilli lake is situated at distance of 67 km by road from Jhargram town via Gopiballavpur. It is 10 km from Hatibari cottages. If you wake up early to visit the place in warm sun shine,you would be fortunate enough to enjoy a great session of birding. Chirping of large folk of migratiry birds in lake awaiting to welcome you.
As you explore the place, you would find a large water reservoir surrounded by lush greenery.Here you would also get the opportunity of paddle boating in the transparent water of the lake amidist the twittering of the flying birds. Around thirteen species of migratory birds have been sighted at the lake.
Here you would also get to beautiful cottages of Gopiballabpur panchyat samity to provide you the opportunity of staying in this beauty of nature.
How to Reach :
The nearest Airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, India, which is about 188 km to Jhargram.
Distance between Kolkata to Jhargram is 154 km by Train. From Howrah/Tatanagar avail the Express/Local Train to reach Jhargram Station. One train takes the minimum time to reach Jhargram from Kolkata 2 hours 24m.
Distance between Kolkata to Jhargram is 178 km by Road. From Kolkata via NH6(Mumbai-Kolkata Highway) by Car you can reach at Jhargram within 4 hour’s journey. From Jhargram to Gopiballavpur about 42 km. Jhilli Lake is about 22 km from Gopiballavpur on the way of Hatibari.