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Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand state, is situated in the heart of the Chotanagpur plateau. It is somewhat a hill station being at an altitude of 2,140 ft above sea level. Ranchi is well known for its scenic attractions, water falls, barren rocks and hillocks.
Being the capital of the state of Jharkhand, and also since it is well connected to the rest of the state via decent roads, Ranchi is the trading hub of Jharkhand. People from across the state visit Ranchi for making bulk purchases. Hence, the city's trading business has boomed and given a boost to its economy. This is also the precise reason why Ranchi has a very well developed whole sales market. Even the retail markets are quite well developed, and you can easily find all types of products and services and with a wide variety of choices.
Accommodation is not at issue when you are visiting Ranchi. There is wide range of Hotels - from 5 star hotels to budget hotels. You will always find a few hotels that will suit your pocket. There is also a decent number of eating joints, especially on the Ranchi Main Road, that serve variety of cuisines at decent prices. Also, there is no difficulty in moving around in the city. The roads are quite decent and there is no dearth of 3-wheeler autos - they can be found all around in the city.