Sidhnath dari falls is a beauty worth a visit. Read on to know more about this waterfall.
Sidhnath Dari Waterfalls
Sidhnath dari waterfall is a very famous waterfall which has various other tourist destinations at close distance from it. One can visit Shakteshgarh fort, Lakhaniya dari fall and Jirgo dam. Shakteshgarh fort is situated at a distance of 15 km from Sidhnath dari falls. One can visit the beautiful Lakhaniya dari fall which is situated at a distance of 15 km from this waterfall. The dam is at a distance of few miles from here.
Sidhnath dari fall is located at a distance of 14 km from Chunar which is situated in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh.
How to reach
By Road: Chunar passes through NH-7 which makes it reachable from other town through motorable road.
By Rail: Nearest railway station is Chunar.
By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Babatpur.
Where to stay
Hotel Sidhnath of Varanasi is a recommended place to stay.
Season/ When to visit
Ideal time to visit Sidhnath dari waterfall is anytime between the months of July and March.
Nearby Places to visit
- Chunar Fort: The fort is raised at a height of 80’ to 175’from the land level of Chunar. The fort area is approximately 3400 sq yard with its length being 800 yard and width being 133 to 300 yard. There are multiple versions of the history of the fort. According to one of the versions Chunar fort was established by Maharaja Vikrmaditya, King of Ujjain. Chunar fort was constructed to commemorate the stay of Maharaja Vikrmaidtya’s brother named Raja Bhartihari who took his Samadhi alive. Another version establishes that the fort was established by King Shadeo in 1029 AD in his capital. It is said that he established the statue of Naina Yogini in a cave of Vindhya hill. One can find 52 pillars inside the fort which is believed to be have been built by King Shadeo in the memory of his victory over 52 kings. The fort stands as the symbol of myths and historical events. One can see Sonva Mandap, Bavan Khamba, Solar Watch and Raja Bhartihari Samadhi inside the fort.
- Lakhaniya dari waterfall: The waterfall is at distance of 15 km form Sidhnath Dari falls. Lakhaniya dari dam is surrounded by an area which has a unique kind of serenity and tranquility. The town itself is surrounded by water bodies as it exists in a triangular form on the right bank of River Ganges and on the left bank of Jirgo.
- Vindham Waterfall: It is managed through the woodlands divisions of Mirzapur. Vindham fall is located at a distance of 90 km from Varanasi near Mirzapur. One can visit Tanda Fountain which is located at a distance of 2 km from Vindham falls. Mirzapur is famous for its temples, Ghats and clock towers that exemplify the contemporary architecture. The district also has cave paintings of riding horse-charioteers that is about to hurl a wheel. This cave paining is often identified as Lord Krishna. The cave painting dates back to 800 BCE.