Car Rentals in Ranchi

Thrillophilia’s car rental in Ranchi offers you the best cars at the most affordable prices. The service will enable you to explore the city at your pace and comfort. You do not have to tour according to others' schedules; you can take as much time at a spot you need. Moreover, if you want to explore the outskirts of the city or on a trip to nearby destinations, car rentals are the best option for travel. Also, renting a car is just like driving your own private car, giving you a sense of luxury and style.

In addition, you can also choose from the variety of cars under the fleet option, i.e., between hatchbacks, SUV or sedans according to your preference and space. Also, the price of renting a car in Ranchi is not high, so you can easily afford it. Plus, the formalities regarding documents required are also less, so you don't have to worry about them.

You can also make choices between you want a car with or without fuel and for how long: a day, weekend, only for hours or even a month. There are different packages designed to fit your every need. However, for better understanding, we have provided information about car rentals below. It will help you make a better choice, so make sure to keep it in mind.

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Which are the best cars available for rent in Ranchi?

1. Indica: Tata Indica is a supermini 4-seater, 2 bags AC hatchback car. It is perfect for a long journey and for those who do not like travelling in big cars. Moreover, it gives the best performance even when travelling at night. So, you can be relaxed even if it is late and have not reached your hotel yet. 

2. Maruti Swift: Maruti Swift is a 4-seater super comfortable hatchback car with a lot of leg space. Moreover, it is perfect for riding long distances. Also, it can adjust according to the speed you want to travel at as it has the best pick-up feature. So, you don't have to worry about exploring spots quickly to get to the hotel on time.

3.Swift Dzire: This is another 4-seater compact sedan with comfortable seating and space. It is smooth and perfect for travelers with children. In fact, everything about the car is top-notch: the performance, comfort, mileage and safety. Also, the exteriors absorb all the vibrations experienced on the mountain roads.

4.Honda City: For a nice relaxed cruising around the city, this is the best you can choose. It is a compact AC sedan with 4 seats and 3 bags. Not only this, it provides all the required safety measures you need to have while travelling in a mountain region. So, you can relax throughout your journey.

5.Xylo: Xylo is an excellent SUV for family travelling. It contains 6 seats, 4 bags and an AC option with lots of space. So, you can keep all your extra baggage while you have all the space for seating to enjoy your journey. 

6.Ertiga: Ertiga gives a smooth performance on mountain roads. The SUV contains 6 seats, 4 bags and an AC system for your complete comfort. So, you don't have to worry about those swirls and bumps and enjoy your journey throughout.

What is the price of renting a car in Ranchi?

For renting the following cars, you can expect the price to be:
· For 1hr 10kms: Rs 250 onwards
· For 2hr 20kms: Rs 400 onwards
· For 3hr 30kms: Rs 550 onwards
· For 4hr 40kms: Rs 700 onwards
· For 5hr 50kms: Rs 800 onwards
2.Maruti Swift
· For 1hr 10kms: Rs 250 onwards
· For 2hr 20kms: Rs 400 onwards
· For 3hr 30kms: Rs 550 onwards
· For 4hr 40kms: Rs 700 onwards
· For 5hr 50kms: Rs 800 onwards
3.Swift Dzire
· For 1hr 10kms: Rs 312 onwards
· For 2hr 20kms: Rs 500 onwards
· For 3hr 30kms: Rs 687 onwards
· For 4hr 40kms: Rs 875 onwards
· For 5hr 50kms: Rs 1000 onwards
4.Honda City
· For 1hr 10kms: Rs 312 onwards
· For 2hr 20kms: Rs 500 onwards
· For 3hr 30kms: Rs 687 onwards
· For 4hr 40kms: Rs 875 onwards
· For 5hr 50kms: Rs 1000 onwards
· For 1hr 10kms: Rs 500 onwards
· For 2hr 20kms: Rs 800 onwards
· For 3hr 30kms: Rs 1100 onwards
· For 4hr 40kms: Rs 1400 onwards
· For 5hr 50kms: Rs 1600 onwards
· For 1hr 10kms: Rs 500 onwards
· For 2hr 20kms: Rs 800 onwards
· For 3hr 30kms: Rs 1100 onwards
· For 4hr 40kms: Rs 1400 onwards
· For 5hr 50kms: Rs 1600 onwards

What are the general terms and conditions for renting a car in Ranchi?

Some general terms and conditions that should be kept in mind while renting a car in Ranchi are:
· The person driving the car must have a valid driver's license and have attained the age of 22.
· The use of narcotic drugs, alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited inside the vehicle.
· Driving in off-road conditions is not designated for the vehicle.
· There will be a certain amount of cash you have to deposit before renting the car as security money which will be reimbursed later.

What documents will be required for renting a car in Ranchi?

When renting a car in Ranchi, you must have the following documents with you:
· Voter ID
· Aadhar card
· Driving license

What documents should I ask while renting a car?

When renting a car, make sure to check for the following details:
· RC copy
· Insurance copy

What are the important things to remember when taking a car for rent?

There are many important things to keep in mind when renting a car to avoid any future trouble. Let's start with inspecting the car that you would like to rent from inside-out. It will inform you about any damage that may be present from before. So, precisely look for scuffs, dents, scratches, loose parts, windows, mirrors, and other things. If you find anything, don't forget to click its picture.

Also, check the level of petrol filled in the tank for any future reference. These are important to bring to the owner's knowledge because they might hold you responsible for the damage you may not have committed.

What is the best time to visit Ranchi?

The Winter season, i.e., from September to May, are the best months to visit Ranchi. At this time of the year, the temperature is pleasant, giving you the comfort to go sightseeing and trying other pursuits.

Which are the best places to explore in Ranchi by a rented car?

1.BodhGaya: When planning to take a short weekend trip from Ranchi, you can choose to visit Bodhgaya. As the name suggests, the place signifies the importance of Bodhi Trees and its history with Gautama Buddha.

Thousands of devotees flock to this place to witness the sacred place where Buddha experienced enlightenment. Apart from this, the place is also famous as it has been referred to several times in the epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana. As per Hindu mythology, this is the place where Lord Rama carried pind-daan as a tribute to his father, Dashrath.

Best time: October to March
Distance from Ranchi: 220 km

Another perfect weekend getaway option you can opt for is Rajgir. It is a historic place located in the district of Nalanda and is the top spot for those who want to learn about the Magadha Empire. Apart from being a historical location, it is also a religious place for both Jainism and Buddhism devotees.

It is a place linked to both Mahavir and Gautama Buddha. So, if you plan to visit the place, then make sure to hit hot spots like Ajatshatru Fort for its architectural beauty, Vishwa Shanti stupa for its divinity and Cyclopean Walls built during the Mauryan period.

Best time: October to March
Distance from Ranchi: 243 km

If you are a beach lover, then your weekend destination must be Digha. Digha is a small coastal resort town not far away from Ranchi. So, you can easily spend some cozy time with your partner here. Here you get the opportunity to sink your foot into the pristine beach sand, soak yourself in the sun, gorge on the seafood, and frolic in the salty seawater. In short, the place is ideal for a fun-filled and enjoyable weekend.

Best time: October to February
Distance from Ranchi: 353 km

4.Jamshedpur: The first planned and the most developed industrial city, Jamshedpur, is the perfect weekend getaway stop from Ranchi. The place is an absolute delight as it contains parks, Hills, gardens, and temples.

In addition, it is surrounded by magnificent Dalma Hills and numerous beautiful rivers like the Kharkai river. So, if you visit the place, make sure to savor every corner of the boundaries, including Jubilee Park, Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, Dimna Lake, St-Mary's Church, Tata Zoological Park, and Bhuvaneswari Temple.

Best time: November to February
Distance from Ranchi: 128 km

5.Kolkata: You can easily travel to the former British capital of India from Ranchi to spend the most exciting weekend of your life. Kolkata is a city that beautifully reflects the marvelous architecture, fascinating art and extravagant literature of the place.

However, besides being a cultural hub of India, the vibrant city also offers some exhilarating sightseeing spots like the Victoria Memorial, Eco-tourism park, Princep ghat, Snow Park, Alipore Zoo, etc. So, if you visit the city, make sure to cover it all.

Best time: October to February
Distance from Ranchi: 403 km

6.Jonha Falls: Jonha Falls is covered almost in the proximity of Ranchi. So, this is the closest place to plan your short trip to. The fall is plunging from a height of around 45m and surrounded by a breath-taking canopy of plush, dense trees and marvelous shrubbery.

Through the fall, drips the holy waters of River Ganga and River Raru, merging to form the giant roaring sound. Many tourists call it Gautamdhara Falls, too, because it also contains a Buddhist Shrine within its boundaries.

Best time: October to February
Distance from Ranchi: 38 km

7.Patratu valley: Only a couple of kilometers outside the vicinity of the vibrant city Ranchi lies the scintillating Patratu Valley. It is a perfect spot to escape the chaos of the city and spend your weekend.

The place contains sparkling waters of the Patratu Dam on one corner and the lush green trees on the other. Renting a car to drive along the Ghat of the Patratu Valley roads is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that no one should miss. So, make sure to visit the place at least once.

Best time: October to March
Distance from Ranchi: 44 km

8.Rajrappa Waterfall: The last suggestion of places to visit around Ranchi is Rajrappa Waterfall. It is a stunning waterfall situated only a few distances from Ranchi, so you can easily plan your weekends here.

Through the falls comes down the water of River Bhera or Bhairavi and joins the stream of Damodar River. It is a magnificent view of cascading silver water falling from the height and meeting another river worth witnessing.

Best time: November to February
Distance from Ranchi: 70 km

Which are the best places for short road trips from Ranchi by rented cars?

1. Kanke Dam: Kanke Dam is conveniently situated close to Rock Garden, so you can spend some quality time with your family here after you explore it. The dam has gradually gained many popularities over the years and looks magnificent during sunset. Moreover, the charming views of the city and the undulating peaks of the hill make it a breath-taking spot for travelers. Also, it is a great spot if you want to enjoy a leisurely picnic with your family or loved ones here.

2. Ranchi Lake: Ranchi Lake is situated in the heart of the city and is the most picturesque spot of Ranchi. Moreover, it is also the perfect spot for spending a lazy afternoon boat ride or a delicious brunch. The magnificent lake was excavated by the British Colonel Onsely in 1842. However, its charm remains intact, making it the top attraction among travelers. Furthermore, it is located at the base of Ranchi Hill, which is another great spot for tourists to witness the panoramic view of the cityscape.

Near Upper Bazar, Ranchi, Jharkhand, 834001

3. Hundru falls: 
Located at a distance of 45kms away from Ranchi, the spectacular fall is named after the description of the city, Hudru falls, meaning 'The city of the waterfall.' It is the perfect spot for trekkers as you need to climb down around 750 stairs to reach the foot of the waterfall and experience the most awe-struck view of river Subarnarekha falling from a height of 320feet. 750 stairs look a lot, but to be honest, it is worth, because of the surrounding views, chirping of the birds and the soothing sound of the waters you get to hear.

Location: Faul, Hurdru, Jharkhand 835101

4. Tagore hill: 
Tagore Hill is a name that comes from the name of the great poet Rabindranath Tagore. The place is named after the legend because people believe he spent a lot of his time here. It is a great spot for admiring nature and clicking pictures of the blue sky.

Also, many people call it Moradabad Hill, so don't get confused. It has a great view of the city and a popular location for adventure seekers who like trekking or rock climbing.

Location: Beside Albert Ekka Chowk, 4 km away from Ranchi towards the north

5. State Museum Hotwar: 
Originally also known as Ranchi Museum, this museum is a great spot for those who want to explore the culture and history of the state. State Museum Hotwar contains showcases of arms & ammunition, ethnographic displays, jewelry, and artifacts depicting the state's history.

Also, the museum has a stunning section of sculpture gallery that features magnificent pieces and a collection of interesting images of architectural sites surrounding the state. The tour around the museum will give a quick sneak into the dynamic history of the state.

Location: Hotwar, Khelgaon Mega Sports Complex, Ranchi
Timing: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)

6. Pahari Mandir: 
A sacred temple of Lord Shiva, this scenic spot stands at an altitude of 2140 feet and is a hot spot for trekkers. People have to climb up around 300 steps to experience the place's divinity and witness the captivating view of the city.

It may seem unbelievable, but thousands of devotees flock to this sacred spot every year to take the blessings of the almighty Shiva. Moreover, it is believed that the Mandir contains the power of fulfilling every wish of the devotees.

Location: Beside Ratu Road, 8 km away from Ranchi RS
Timing: 4:30am to 1:00pm, next, 2:00pm to 6:00pm

7. Birsa Deer Park: 
The last but the most attractive spot of Ranchi is Birsa Deer Park. Tourists taking this park safari get a chance to explore hundreds of species of deer which they have never seen in their entire life.

Apart from spotting the beautiful deer, you also get a close look at the majestic Sambhars. Not to mention, the park is the home of more than 15 species of deer. Visiting this beautiful park is a great way to receive nature's touch and explore Sal trees and lush shrubbery.

Location: Ranchi-Khunti Road, Kalamati, Jharkhand 835221
Timing: 9:00am to 5:00pm

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