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.
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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.
Know more about Latehar.
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.
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.
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.
The town of Latehar is the nearest town of Kanti Falls located at a distance of 48.1 km via NH39.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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
- Lodh Falls
- Belta National Park
- Lower Ghaghri Falls
- Sadni Falls
- Suga Bandh Waterfalls
- Mirchaiya Falls
- Indra Falls
- Tattapani Hot Water Spring