144
trips planned in the last hour
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating
©

Dumka trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Asia  /  India  /  Jharkhand  /  Dumka District  /  Dumka

Dumka

3.3
Dumka, headquarters of the Dumka district and Santhal Pargana region, is a City in the state of Jharkhand, India. It was made the headquarters of the Santhal Pargana region, which was carved out of the Bhagalpur and Suri districts after the Santal Hool of 1855. Dumka was carved out of the southern part of Bihar along with 18 other Districts on 15 November 2000 to form Jharkhand as 28th State of India. Dumka a peaceful and green city is also Sub Capital of Jharkhand State.EtymologyThere are two theories on how Dumka got its name. The first one suggests that Dumka's name derives from the Santali word sumk for "shunted" or "small," because during the British Raj, it was a small town compared to Suri and Bhagalpur.The other is that Dumka derives its name from the Persian word damin-i-koh, which means 'skirts (an edge, border or extreme part) of the hills'. The Mughals assigned this name to the town and its vicinity on account of the presence of hillocks and undulating terrain.
Dumka is in Dumka District. Use our international travel planner: Dumka and all its delights await.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Dumka

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Dumka

4.8
Duration: 2​h
3.8
Duration: 2​h
4.0
Duration: 4​h
3.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Dumka

4.2
Duration: 2​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h
4.2
Duration: 2​h
3.9
Duration: 2​h

Where to stay in Dumka

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Dumka

4 days in Dumka BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Deoghar, Dumka & Giridih BY A USER FROM INDIA October, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Jharkhand BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Jharkhand BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 38 days in Jharkhand BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Jharkhand BY A USER FROM INDIA February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Dumka BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Dumka BY A USER FROM INDIA February, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Dumka District BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in Jharkhand BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Dumka BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Dumka BY A USER FROM INDIA August, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans