Manikpur is a small town in Deoghar District
. Madhupur, Sarath and Paljori are the taluk headquarters located near Manikpur. The place is encircled by cities and villages such as Pathraul
, Asanbani, Tharhi
, Basha, Kachuabanr and Sonarayathari.
The river Ajay flows nearby. Short excursions can be arranged to Maluti, Basukinath Temple, Tilpara Barrage, Deoghar Archeological Museum, Chandrakoopa Well, Harila Joria and Sivaganga Lake.
Ranchi Airport and Madhupur Junction Railway Station are the nearest major airport and railway station.