Located in Latehar District in the state of Jharkhand, Netarhat is a town,popularly known as Queen of Chotanagpur. This hill station is situated at a height of 1,128 metres.
The hill station is situated on the Netarhat Plateau,located in the Pat region of Chota Nagpur Plateau. Consisting of crystalline rock formations along with a summit capped with laterite or sandstone trap, this plateau extends up to 6.4 km in length and 4 km in breadth.
Netarhat is visited by a large number of tourists every year to watch the sunrise and sunset. Located at a distance of 10 km from Netarhat, Magnolia Sunset Point is one of the most prominent attractions of Netarhat.
Other popular attractions of the destination include the Upper Ghagri Falls and the Lower Ghagri Falls. The Upper Ghagri Falls are located at a distance of around 4 km from Netarhat, while the Lower Ghagri Falls are at a distance of around 10 km from the destination.
Reaching Netarhat is not much of a hassle, owing to the presence of flights, buses and trains. Birsa Munda Airport in Ranchi, located at a distance of around 146 km, is the nearest airport serving the destination.
Tourists can also board trains to Netarhat, which are served by the Ranchi Railway Station, located at a distance of around 145 km away. In addition to flights and trains, buses are also available, most of which operate from Ranchi. The best time to visit Netarhat is during the summer season, which extends from the month of March to May.