Waterfalls in Ranchi
Waterfalls in Ranchi are also famed as cherished picnic spots. These are easily accessible as they are well connected with roads and railways. The picturesque beauty of these waterfalls greatly enhances the tourism of the district. Following are the famous Waterfalls in Ranchi:
Hundru Waterfalls: Hundru Falls is one of the most beautiful falls of Ranchi. It is located at a distance of about 45 kilometres from Ranchi on the Ranchi-Purulia Road. At this site, Subarnarekha River falls down from a height of 320 feet. At the bottom of the fall, the water pool serves as a cherished bathing and picnic spot.
Jonha Falls: Jonha Falls is also known as Gautamdhara and is situated at a distance of about 40 kilometres from Ranchi. Near the fall, a tourist rest house is situated which houses a temple of Lord Budha. River Kanchi flows very near to Jonha Falls.
Dassam Falls: Dassam Falls lies at Ranchi-Tata Road near Taimara village. In this fall, River Kanchi falls from a height of 144 feet. It is also popularly known as Dassam Gagh.
Panch Gagh Falls: Panch Gagh Falls is situated on Ranchi- Chakradharpur Road, near Khunti. The fall comprises of five streams which formed owing to the breaking up of River Banai and fall from a great height. Cemented walkways are made to connect different cataracts. Out of all the streams, second one is the most popular one whereas the fifth one is the biggest but quite inaccessible.
Hirni falls: Hirni falls is located on the way to Chakradharpur amidst dense forest. It is famous tourist spot embraced by scenic natural beauty.
Sita Falls: Sita Fall lies adjacent to Jonha falls. The best view of the fall can be obtained early morning.
Bhatinda Falls: It is situated at Dhanbad. Bhatinda Falls is one of the famous picnic spots in Dhanbad. Situated amidst the greenery and rocky landscape, Bhatinda Falls receives lots of tourists throughout winters. It is situated at a distance of 14kilometres from Dhanbad Station at Moonidih.
Dharagiri Falls: Dharagiri waterfalls are located at the East Singhbhum district of the Indian state of Jharkhand. The place is all about true natural beauty undisturbed by human intervention.
Usri Falls: Usri Falls is a waterfall which is situated at Giridih district in the Indian state of Jharkhand. It is a popular tourist and picnic spot. Usri means a "beautiful source". The Usri River is a tributary of the Barakar River that flows down a steep gorge. The Usri Falls drop some 12 metres in three divided streams. It is surrounded by dense forest.
Other waterfalls in Ranchi are Chhinda Falls, Gua Waterfalls, Balbal Duari Falls, Hisatu Falls, Sukhaldari Falls etc.
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