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Jonha Falls, Ranchi

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The Jonha Falls is a waterfall located in Ranchi district in the Indian state of Jharkhand.The fallsSituated at an edge of the Ranchi plateau, the Jonha Falls is an example of a hanging valley falls. The Gunga River hangs over its master stream, Raru River and forms the falls. One has to descend 722 steps to admire the surroundings. Water in the falls drops from a height of.The Jonha Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation. Knick point, also called a nick point or simply nick, represents breaks in slopes in the longitudinal profile of a river caused by rejuvenation. The break in channel gradient allows water to fall vertically giving rise to a waterfall.CultureThere is a tourist rest house which encloses a Buddhist shrine with a deity of Lord Gautama Buddha. A temple and an ashram dedicated to Buddha was built atop Gautam Pahar by the sons of Raja Baldevdas Birla. A fair is organized in Jonha every Tuesday and Saturday.TransportThe Jonha Falls is from Ranchi. It is approachable by both road and train. Jonha Station is just 1.5 km from the fall. For travel by road, one has to take the Ranchi-Purulia Road and after travelling for about one has to travel about off the main road.
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  • One of the famous tourist picnic sport specially during first week k January every year. From dec 25th to 10th jan good number people of people visit the place.  more »
  • Good place to visit after rains when the falls are in full bloom. A nice picnic spot. Needs an hour drive from Ranchi.  more »
  • It's a small fall in the river Gunga river and Raru river. It is also called Gomtidhara. The view from the bridge and nearby is great. You can relate the view with the backwater of Kerala near the bri...  more »
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  • Awesome picnic spot. The height is so high. You will get tired by climbing and reaching to the water. Apart from that the spot and location is so nice purely natural creation. The depth of water is not dangerous. You can enjoy the water without knowing swimming. Standing below the fall of water is a tremendous experience. The vehicle route for Jonha is full of valley so be careful while driving or riding. Many times accidents occurred in that route.
  • Very nice place to go specially with friends. It is such a joy. You will fall in love with this place. The woods and valleys from the roads are delight to watch while riding.
  • Very popular picnic spot. Easy to reach. Just follow the Google maps. We'll surrounded by nature. Green range attract so much. Love it.
  • Nice place to visit. Very crowded in New year. High of water fall is good and there are lot of space. But be careful while taking bath in waterfall.
  • Beautiful place. Easily accessible by road. It takes about 45 minutes to reach. Road conditions very good. You can carry own food or can get food there also. Locals cook simple meals - vegetarian and non vegetarian both. They also help with carrying stuff and kids ti reach the falls. Its a downward climb towards the falls. While coming back you have to climb up. There's a small children's park also. A good place for day trip with family.

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For a city with relatively little tourist appeal, Ranchi offers a surprising selection of accommodations. The majority of these come in the form of small hotels and guesthouses close to the train station. Unfortunately, many budget-friendly options offer only basic amenities and maintain questionable standards of hygiene. For something more comfortable, consider the options along the northern section of Main Road, where you can find larger modern hotels, including global chain brands.
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