Unarguably, Bihar is home to several ancient places, cities and monuments. The history of India is said to start within the boundaries of this cultural and ancient place. However, unknown to many, Bihar also nurtures hills, ranges and waterfalls.
Have you ever discovered its natural beauty which is yet flourishing in its nascent form? If not, then here is the article for you. Read on to know more about the natural places to visit in Kaimur district of Bihar, which are definitely amongst the least-explored natural areas.
Starting from Madhya Pradesh and stretching till Bihar with a distance of 483 km, Kaimur Range is one of the richest areas in Bihar and is part of the Vindhya Range. Covered with dense forests and lush greenery of the plains, Kaimur Range is also home to several hidden plunge waterfalls.
Giving ways to several rivers rushing down its terrains, Kaimur Range is a definite place to explore in the state of Bihar due to its richness in wildlife and natural vegetation. You can also spot several prehistoric rock-cut paintings in the hills of Kaimur Range.
Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary
Another beauteous presence of Bihar is in its Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary, which is home to numerous endangered and rare species of plants and animals. It is located near Bhabua town of Kaimur district and is spread over an area of 1342 square kilometres. Apart from spotting animals and plants, you can also find several lakes, such as Anupam Lake, within its territory.
The prominent species found in this beautiful sanctuary include Bengal tigers, sloth bears and nilgais. This protected area is also filled with colourful birds, such as peafowl, quail, swallow and falcon, which make the surroundings tuneful.
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Being a segmented waterfall, the large pond created at the base allows its visitors to go boating, swimming and fishing in its waters. It will definitely be a surprise for you after witnessing the wondrous beauty of Bihar in the form of waterfalls.
Another magnificent beauty amidst the greenery of Kaimur is none other than Telhar Waterfall. Located near the origin of Durgavati river, Telhar Waterfall is an ideal picnic spot in Bihar due to its relaxing and soothing environment.
You can also visit the nearby hills and several temples, such as Maa Mundeshwari Temple. Apart from exploring the beauty of the waterfall and relaxing in its calm waters, you can also spot several beautiful birds.