It is located on GT Road, 72 km from Hazaribag, in Barkaththa block. Hazaribag road railway station is 31 km from this place. The normal temperature of water here is 169-190 degree Fahrenheit. Besides two hot springs, there is also a cold spring. The water has a therapeutic effect due to high Sulphur content.
There are 5 kund namely Surya Kund, Lakshman kund, Brahm Kund, Ram kund and Sita Kund. Besides there is a Durga temple also located here. A big fair is held here every year on vernal equinox. A large number of tourists throng to this place in winter.
How to Reach:
162 Kms from Ranchi Airport.
77 Km from Hazaribag Railway Station .
Surajkund is 72 kilometres from Hazaribagh and 5 kilometres from Barkatha on NH 19 (old NH 2) (Grand Trunk Road).
Barkatha Rest House available here.