Kanti Falls Latehar, Bet You Did Not Know About This Hidden Waterfall

Kanti Waterfall

The roads least traveled takes you to the most memorable experience. Kanti falls, located in Jharkhand will give you one such experience that you will cherish for long.

It is a hidden gem that many have not heard about. Keep reading to know more about timings, tickets, stays, tips, and things to do in Kanti Falls.



Kanti falls is located near Ladhup, a small village in Latehar district of Jharkhand. Apart from its scenic beauty, the district plays a significant role in the history of India.

Also, the district is rich in forest and mineral resources and houses the famous Betla National Park.
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Kanti falls serve as the best place to go on a picnic or for a weekend gateway. The wild backdrop of the falls enhances its beauty and makes it a perfect place for a day outing.


The area near Kanti falls enjoys a tropical climate. Summers range from the month of March to June with the temperature ranging between 30 to 35-degree centigrade.

The rainy season begins in the month of July and continues till the month of September. The winter season ranges between November to February with the temperature dropping as low as 10 to 12 degrees centigrades.

Kanti Falls Latehar
Kanti Falls Latehar

Best Time To Visit

The waterfall is at its best during the monsoon season i.e in the month of July and August. However, the best time to visit for a picnic or a road trip is during the winter months i.e from November to February.

Ticket Price

The entry to Kanti Falls is free.


The falls remain open for 24 hours but it is advisable to avoid going to the fall after sunset as it is located in an isolated place.

Nearest Town

The town of Latehar is the nearest town of Kanti Falls located at a distance of 48.1 km via NH39.

Kanti Waterfalls Latehar

Nearest Railway Station

Latehar (Station Code: LTHR), is the nearest railway station from Kanti falls located at a distance of 53.2 km via NH39.

Nearest Airport

Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi is the nearest airport located at a distance of 78.7 km via NH39.

How to reach Kanti Falls from Kolkata?

By Rail

To reach Kanti Falls from Howrah, board a train from Howrah Junction to Latehar. It is 10 hrs to 11 hrs journey. Take a cab or auto from Latehar to Kanti Falls.

The distance from Latehar Railway Station to Kanti Falls

  • 53.2 km via NH39.
Kanti Falls Latehar - Tripinfi

By road

You can self-drive from Kolkata to Kanti Falls in your car or can rent a cab.

The distance from Kolkata to Kanti Falls

  • 484.7 km via NH18.
  • 482.7 km via NH19.
  • 489.6 km via AH1.

By air

Take a flight from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata to Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi. It takes approx one to one and a half hours to reach Ranchi by air. After reaching take a cab from the airport to Kanti Falls.

The distance from Birsa Munda Airport to Kanti Falls

  • 78.7 km via NH39
Kanti Falls Jharkhand
Kanti Falls Jharkhand

Is Kanti Falls safe for tourists?

Yes, Kanti Falls is absolutely safe for tourists. However, the following tips will help you to have a safe and sound visit.

Tips for visiting Kanti Falls

  • As the fall is located at a distance from the city, it becomes isolated after 4 pm, therefore, avoid visiting the fall after sunset.
  • Avoid visiting the fall alone, always be in a group.
  • The safest time to visit is between 6 am to 4 pm.
  • It is much safer to visit the fall during the peak season, i.e December to February.
  • Carry water bottles, medicines, snacks, and other refreshments along.

Where To Stay

The town of Latehar is the best choice for a stay while visiting Kanti Falls.

Other Places To Visit Near Kanti Falls

Recommended Read,
What Is Latehar Famous For? A Travel Guide

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Monalisa Bose Roy

A travel blogger cum financial expert with a vision to encourage tourism in Eastern India. Bose was born and brought up in the steel city of Jamshedpur, located in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Being born in the Eastern region, Bose has visited a lot of lesser-known places in the region. By her writing, she tries to spread awareness about those undiscovered gems of Eastern India.

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