Rajat Prapat Falls (Silver Falls)

Rajat Prapat Falls is in Hoshangabad district of Mahya Pradesh state, India.

Rajat Prapat FallsPachmarhi valley where Rajat Prapat Falls is situated. Photo Source : Creative commons Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. Photo by Abhayashok.

For interested in statistics, Rajat Prapat Falls is the 30th highest falls in India. Rajat Prapat Falls is a horsetail type of fall (single drop fall), with a height of approximately 120 meters from a long cliff across a steep gorge. Rajat Prapat Falls is at an altitude of around 2800 feet above sea level.

Rajat Prapat Falls is also known as “Big Falls” due its its sheer height. This fall is also known as “Silver Falls” , as the color of the fall looks like silver when sunlight falls on it (In Hindi, Rajat means Silver and Prapat means falls).

You can trek to the base of the Silvre fall. Those who are adventurous can trek to the top of the Rajat Prapat Falls, from Apsara Vihar, which is close to Apsara Fall, another nearby waterfalls. Once you reach the top of Rajat Prapat Falls, you can take a bath there! You fell like standing on top of world, with a spectacular view of the falls and the serene forests below.

How Do I Go to Rajat Prapat falls alias Silver Falls or Big Falls?

Rajat Prapat falls alias Silver Falls or Big Falls is accessible from Pachmarhi hill station, which is part of ‘Satpura Mountain Ranges’ , which is part of the National Park at Satpura. Pachmarhi is known as the “Queen of Satpura”. Pachmarhi is mainly a Cantonment area serving the Indian Army.

Pipariya (known as Pips locally) on the HowrahAllahabadMumbai main line, with station code ‘PPI’, is the nearest railway station to Pachmarhi hill station at around 50 kilometers distance. Bhopal is the nearest airport to Pachmarhi , at around 200 kilometers away. The world renowned UNESCO Heritage site Khujuro temples are situated at around 425 kilo meters from Pachmarhi.

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