Jharna Mata Waterfall

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Jharni Mata Waterfall, nestled near Dantliya in the forest area managed by the Forest Department, has evolved from a center of faith to a burgeoning tourist destination in Pratapgarh, Rajasthan. This picturesque location, featuring a stunning 80-foot waterfall, a cave temple, and serene natural surroundings, attracts visitors from Pratapgarh and neighboring districts. Over the years, the site has gained popularity, drawing people not only for its religious significance but also for its scenic beauty and tranquil ambiance.

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Jharna mata


The place started as a local worship spot because of the Jharni Mata statue in a cave. But then, about four years ago, some pictures and videos of the waterfall went viral on social media. Just like that, it became a popular tourist spot! The waterfall, which is pretty unique because it flows all year round, has played a big part in attracting visitors.

Getting There: The waterfall is about 75 km from Pratapgarh district. Now, getting there is a bit of an adventure because there’s no proper road, just a path made of rocks and stones. If you’re planning to drive a small car, it might be a bit tough. But once you get there, especially during the rainy season, you’ll see it’s worth it!

How to reach

Jharni Mata Waterfall is situated 75 km away from Pratapgarh[1] district in Rajasthan. Accessing the site requires navigating through rocky terrain, as there is no proper road; only a path made of rocks and stones is available. Small cars may encounter difficulties, so visitors are advised to plan accordingly. Despite the challenges in reaching the destination, the extraordinary beauty of the place, especially during the rainy season when the waterfall is at its best, makes the journey worthwhile.

To reach the waterfall site:

  • Begin from Pratapgarh and head towards Dantliya in the forest area managed by the Forest Department.
  • Climb stairs to reach the cave temple where the statue of Jharni Mata is installed.
  • As you ascend from the temple, encounter the breathtaking 80-foot waterfall flowing between the mountains.
  • Navigate through rocky terrain to reach the waterfall, and witness the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Visitors from neighboring districts and states, such as Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat, often make the journey to revel in the serene and scenic environment of nature. While there is no official road, the natural charm of Jharni Mata[2] Waterfall and its religious significance continues to attract an increasing number of visitors, turning the site into a must-visit destination in Pratapgarh, Rajasthan.

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