Raneh Falls
Raneh fall formed by Ken river
LocationKhajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India
Coordinates24°53′02″N 80°02′38″E / 24.884°N 80.044°E / 24.884; 80.044
Total heightAbout 30 metres (98 ft)
WatercourseKen River

The Raneh Falls is a natural waterfall on the Ken River, located in Khajuraho in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

The falls

A Sterculia urens or Ghost tree with Raneh falls in the backdrop

The Ken River forms a 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) long, and 30 metres (98 ft) deep canyon made of pure crystalline granite in varying shades of colours ranging from pink and red to grey. There is a series of waterfalls in the canyon. The larger and smaller falls run all through the year. Other seasonal falls appear during monsoons.[1][2]

Panoramic view of Raneh falls


It is about 20 kilometres (12 mi) away from Khajuraho. The Ken Gharial Sanctuary is located at the confluence of the Ken and Khudar rivers further down from Reneh Falls.[2] The Ken river here runs through a narrow gorge of igneous rocks rich in Granite and Dolomite. The Pandav Falls in Panna National Park is also located nearby.


  1. ^ "Khajuraho Travel Guide". Visit India North. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Khajuraho Festival of Dance". Maharani Voyages. Retrieved 15 July 2010.