Important Waterfalls in Ranchi
Hundru Falls’ one of the most picturesque falls surrounding Ranchi.It is 45 kms from Ranchi on Ranchi-Purulia Road.. Here, the Subarnarekha river falls from a height of 320 feet. The pools at the bottom of the falls are favourite picnic and bathing spots.
Jonha Falls : also known as Gautamdhara is around 40 Kms from Ranchi. It is approachable by both Road and train. The fall can be admired by descending around 500 steps. There is a tourist rest house which contains Lord Buddha temple. The river Kanchi flows nearby.
Dassam falls: is 34 kms from Ranchi on Ranchi-Tata Road near a village called Taimara. Here, the Kachni river falls from an altitude of 144 feet. It is also known as Dassam Gagh.
Panch Gagh falls: is on Ranchi- Chakradharpur Road about 6 kms from Khunti.This fall consists of five streams formed in a row due to the breaking up of the Banai river which falls from a good height.Cemented walkways connect the different cataracts, of which stream 2 is the most popular while 5 is the biggest, though a bit inaccessible.
Hirni falls: Another beautiful waterfall amidst forests about 70 km from Ranchi.
Sita Fall: Adjacent to Jonha falls is Sita falls which can be seen at its best early in the morning.