Gorgeous Waterfalls in Ranchi That Every Traveller Must Visit

List of Waterfalls in Ranchi

The waterfalls in Ranchi are synonymous with mesmerising beauty, surreal landscape and an all around atmosphere of serenity and ataraxy. Nestled in the dense woods of the Chota Nagpur Plateau, these (Read More)gorgeous waterfalls are a popular tourist spot. Besides, they are also popular among the seasonal trekkers as well as the amateurs, in addition to the photography enthusiasts, nature lovers and wanderers. Some of these stunning waterfalls are a well-kept secret, unexploited and preserved in their natural state. While some others like the Lodh Falls are the highest waterfalls in the state and the most popular ones. People also visit these waterfalls for day picnics or to just to relax amidst the bounteous natural landscape. We have compiled an elaborate list of waterfalls in Ranchi, have a look!

Here is the list of 10 Gorgeous Waterfalls in Ranchi That Every Traveller Must Visit

1. Panch Gagh Falls, Ranchi

Panch Gagh Falls, Ranchi
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Panch (means five) Gagh Falls is a stunning tourist destination which has five waterfalls cascading through tall and steep hills near the scenic village of Khunti. The foot of these waterfalls in Ranchi have a very calm and serene atmosphere and is an ideal location for picnics and weekend getaways.

2. Dasham Falls, Ranchi

Dasham Falls, Ranchi
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Dasham falls are situated in a beautiful village called Taimara near Ranchi and the Kanchi River. They stunningly cascade from a height of 144 feet and are surrounded by lush greenery.

3. Hudru Falls, Ranchi

Hudru Falls, Ranchi
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The river Subarnekha while flowing through Ranchi forms a lot of waterfalls in Ranchi, but the most beautiful of them is Hudru Falls. Falling from a height of 320 feet, the Hudru Falls create a spectacular landscape and is extremely popular with tourists.

4. Jonha Falls, Ranchi

Jonha Falls, Ranchi

Plunging from a height of about 45 meters, the Johna Falls are surrounded in a canopy of plush dense trees and thick shrubbery. The holy waters of River Ganga and River Raru come together to form these giant roaring falls. They are also known as the Gautamdhara Falls because of a Buddhist shrine that lies in proximity to the falls.

5. Hirni Falls, Ranchi

Hirni Falls, Ranchi

Sixty kilometres away from the disturbances of the city and hidden in the thick foliages of a dense forest lies a gem of nature, the Hirni Falls. These graceful and simply gorgeous waterfalls in Ranchi are decked with unencumbered natural beauty and exhume a purely relaxing and tranquil vibe. If that's not enough, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the head of the falls.

6. Sita Falls, Ranchi

Sita Falls, Ranchi

Sita Falls is a slightly unknown waterfalls situated a little on the outskirts of Ranchi. The water falls originate from River Kanchi amidst gorgeous green landscape and dense woods. The mesmerising waterfalls are a treat to watch and are also a popular trekking spot for the adventure enthusiasts.

7. Rajrappa Waterfall, Ranchi

Rajrappa Waterfall, Ranchi

Rajrappa Waterfalls is a mesmerising waterfall in Ranchi situated around 68 kms from the city. The Bhairavi or Bhera river falls from a height and joins the Damodar river. The silver cascading water from a height is a popular attraction in the region and is visited by tourists and localites alike.

8. Lodh Falls, Ranchi

Lodh Falls, Ranchi

Situated in Latehar, around 195 kms away from Ranchi, Lodh Falls is the highest waterfalls in Jharkhand and the 21st highest in the country. The 143 metres waterfalls drops in several tiers over the River Burha and is nestled in the dense woods of the Chota Nagpur Plateau.

9. Bhatinda Falls, Dhanbad

Bhatinda Falls, Dhanbad

Bhatinda Waterffalls is situated around 144 kms from Ranchi on the outskirts of the city. Locally known as Moonidih, these waterfalls in Ranchi are mostly visited during the winter season when the water flows in all its glory and splendour.

10. Murga Mahadev Falls, Ranchi

Murga Mahadev Falls, Ranchi

Murga Mahadev Waterfalls are situated 143 kms from Ranchi, within the premises of a Lord Shiva temple. The temple is a revered place of Hindu worship and stays especially crowded with pilgrims in the winter season in addition to regular tourists visiting the place.

Which of these waterfalls in Ranchi have you visited? Let us know your experience in the comments below!

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