This area is inhabited by tribals known as Ho people and the Birharh community. It is a fascinating experience to visit them to witness their daily life which is so untouched by modernisation.
Located 5 km. away from the town, is the famous watch tower which is situated at the top of the hill and offers a panoramic view of the nearby Saranda hills. You can also visit the Kiriburu view point from where you can see a complete view of the 700 mountains.
A little further away, about 5 km. from the view point are the famous Toyebu falls and Simlipal at a distance of 40 km. Both these places are perfect to witness the beauty of the nearby rivers in the valley.
For wildlife lovers, Saranda forest is a must visit as various wild animals often come down the hill and can be seen in their natural backdrop. The nearby areas of Kumdi, Sasangburu and Thalkobad at an elevation of 2000 ft. are also popular among botanists and nature lovers.
You can also visit the nearby tribal province of Chaibasa which is blessed with natural beauty. It’s natural ponds are said to have medicinal properties.
For carrying your memories back home, a visit to the popular Tuesday market is highly recommended. Products designed by the local backward community are well appreciated by the tourists who look forward to taking these souvenirs back home.
Best time to visit
October-March is the best time to visit Kiriburu.