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

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Patam falls in the Latehar district of Jharkhand is completely an undiscovered destination. The fall lies in a beautiful backdrop, amidst the forest but is hardly visited by tourists. Let’s know more about the timings, tickets, stays, tips, best time to visit, Patam falls.


Where is Patam Falls located?

Patam Falls is located in Herhanj village of Latehar district in the state of Jharkhand. To be very specific, the fall is located on the border of Palamu and Latehar district.

What is the height of Patam Falls

The height of Patam Falls is 150 ft.

Patam Falls originates from which river?

Patam Falls originates from River Patam.

Weather at Patam Falls

Patam falls and the nearby areas enjoy 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 Patam Falls

During monsoon i.e in the month of July and August, the water level is high which enhances the beauty of the falls. However, for a picnic or a road trip, the best time to visit the fall is during the winter months i.e November to February.

What is the ticket price at Patam Falls?

The entry to Patam Falls is free.

What is the timing of the Patam Falls?

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.

Patam Falls, Latehar
Patam Falls, Latehar

Which is the nearest town of Patam falls?

The town of Latehar is the nearest town from Patam Falls.

The distance of Patam Falls from Latehar

  • 57.2 km via Jharkhand State Highway 9

Which is the nearest railway station from Patam Falls?

Latehar (Station Code: LTHR), is the nearest railway station from Patam falls located at a distance of 40.4 km via Medininagar – Balumath Rd.

Which is the nearest airport from Patam Falls?

Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi located at a distance of 125 km via NH39, is the nearest airport from Patam Falls.

How to reach Patam Falls from Kolkata?

By Rail

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

The distance from Latehar Railway Station to Patam Falls

  • 40.4 km via Medininagar – Balumath Rd.

By road

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

The distance from Kolkata to Patam Falls

  • 501 km via NH19.

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 Patam Falls.

Patam Falls, Jharkhand
Patam Falls, Jharkhand

The distance from Birsa Munda Airport to Patam Falls

  • 125 km via NH39
  • 154 km via Lohardaga Rd

Is Patam Falls safe for tourists?

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

Tips for visiting Patam 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 Patam Falls?

The town of Latehar is the best choice for a stay while visiting Patam Falls. Latehar has budget hotels and lodges which one can book.

Patam waterfall, Latehar, Jharkhand
Patam waterfall, Latehar, Jharkhand

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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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