Ranchi has plenty of sights within reach that will delight the nature-loving and spiritual tourist. If you are going sightseeing in Jharkhand, there are five spectacular waterfalls that could be part of your itinerary: Dassam Falls, Hundru Falls, Jonha Falls and Hirni Falls that are all within a distance of 40km from the city. Ranchi Hill is another popular destination with a health and holiday resort. The Shiva Temple at the top of the Hill is a pilgrimage centre, especially during “Shravanmas” (the rainy season). The Temple of Lord Jagannath built in 1691, 10km from Ranchi, is also a favourite site of pilgrim visits.
Take a break at Netarhat, a place 154 km from Ranchi, which is christened ‘Queen of Chotanagpur’ for its beautiful forest covered landscape. At an altitude of 1178m, Netarhat has breathtaking sunrise and sunsets and can be visited throughout the year.