Manatu is a major town in Palamu District
and is located about 38 km north-east of Daltonganj
, the district headquarters.
Kundri is the nearest town, which is about 18 km away. Kunda, located around 27 km east in Chatra District, is a nearby scenic spot. Major attractions close to the town include Kothi and Kunda Forts and Kunda Cave. Chhatarpur is around 25 km north-east.
Ranchi, the state capital, is around 140 km south-east. Ranchi Airport and Daltonganj Railway Station are the nearest airport and railhead respectively.