Netarhat Hill Station – Queen of Chotanagpur
Netarhat Hill Station alias Queen of Chotanagpur is a popular hill station in Latehar district, Jharkhand, India. The highest point lies at an altitude of 3,696 feet or 1,127 meters above sea level.
Netarhat is a plateau covered with thick forests with an area of around 6.4 kilometers by 4.0 kilometers, in the Pat region of Chota Nagpur Plateau. This Hill station is the main hill station in Jharkhand tourism map.
The hills are famous for its glorious sunrise / sunset in the summer season. Magnolia Point is one such magnificent view point, at 10 kilometers from Netarhat.
Koel View Point, at a distance of 3 kilometers from the center of the town, offers you excellent view of the Koel river, from a distance. Carrying a binocular helps in getting a better view here.
Upper Ghaghri Falls is at a distance of 4 kilometers and Lower Ghaghri Falls is at 10 kilometers from the town.
Lodh Falls, the highest waterfall in Jharkhand and Sadni Falls are at a distance of around 60 kilometers and 35 kilometers from Netarhat, receptively.
Betla National Park is also situated in the Latehar district.
How Do I Go to Netarhat Hill Station?
This Hill Station is at a distance of just 156 kilometers, west of Ranchi, the Capital of Jharkhand state. Hence it is also called a Ranchi tourist place.
Daltonganj, head quarters of the nearby Palamu district, is at a distance of 210 kilometers from Netarhat.