Mirchaiya Falls, Latehar – Places to Visit, How to reach, Things to do, Photos

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Mirchaiya Falls is located at the heart of nature. Surrounded by thick forest, within the boundaries of Betla Tiger Reserves, Mirchaiya brings you close to nature. Know more about the timings, tickets, stays, tips and the best time to visit, Mirchaiya Falls.


Where is Mirchaiya Falls located?

Mirchaiya Falls is located in the Tiger Reserve Area of the Belta National Park in the Latehar district of Jharkhand.

Why is Mirchaiya Falls famous?

Mirchaiya falls is located within the boundaries of Belta National Park which makes it closer to the wildlife. The park is one of the first Tiger Reserves in India under the project Tiger.

What is the height of the Mirchaiya Falls?

The height of the Mirchaiya falls is approx 100 feet.

From which river Mirchaiya Falls originates?

Mirchaiya Falls originates from the North Koel River.

Weather at Mirchaiya Falls

The area near Mirchaiya 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 Mirchaiya Falls

The best time to visit the waterfall is during the winter months of November to February. However, the waterfall is at its best during the monsoon season but Betla National Park remains closed during monsoon.

What is the ticket price at Mirchaiya Falls?

The entry to Mirchaiya Falls is free.

Mirchaiya Falls Latehar
Mirchaiya Falls Latehar

What is the timing of the Mirchaiya Falls?

The fall is located within the Betla National Park, and therefore follows the timings of the park. The timing of Betla National Park is 9 AM to 6 PM. The park remains closed during monsoon.

Which is the nearest town to Mirchaiya Falls?

The nearest town from Mirchaiya Falls is the town of Daltonganj located at a distance of 58.8 km via NH39.

Which is the nearest railway station from the Mirchaiya Falls?

The nearest railway station from Mirchaiya Falls is the Barwadih Junction (Station Code: BRWD), located at a distance of 37.1 km via Barwadih Chhipadohar Rd.

Which is the nearest airport from Mirchaiya Fall?

Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi located at a distance of 171 km via Lohardaga Rd.

How to reach Mirchaiya Falls from Kolkata?

By Rail

To reach Mirchaiya Falls from Howrah, board a train from Howrah Junction to Barwadih Junction. It is a 12 hrs to 15 hrs journey. Take a cab or auto from Barwadi Junction to Mirchaiya Falls.

The distance from Barwadi Junction to Mirchaiya Falls

  • 37.1 km via Barwadih Chhipadohar Rd.

By road

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

The distance from Kolkata to Mirchaiya Falls

  • 579 km via NH19.
  • 566 km via NH43.
Mirchaiya Falls Betla
Mirchaiya Falls Betla

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 Mirchaiya Falls.

The distance from Birsa Munda Airport to Mirchaiya Falls

  • 171 km via Lohardaga Rd.
  • 222 km via Ghaghra – Netarhat Rd.

Is Mirchaiya Falls safe for tourists?

Mirchaiya Falls is absolutely safe for tourists. It was a Naxalite area earlier but now is free from any danger. However, the following tips will help you to have a safe and sound visit.

Tips for visiting Mirchaiya 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 while visiting Mirchaiya Falls?

Budget hotels and lodges are available at Daltonganj where one can plan a stay. Also, if you are planning to visit Betla National Park, you can check the below options.

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Mirchaiya Falls Nearby Places

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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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