It is a waterfall in Gobindpur police-station, about 21 miles away from Nawada. After going 9¼ miles from Nawada on Ranchi Road, a pucca road known as Gobindpur—Akbarpore Road diverts from there. Just below the fall there is a deep reservoir natural in character. The fall is about 150 to 160 feet, from the ground level. The scene is panoramic due to all-round green forest area, which is very pleasant to the eyes. A legend is prevalent that in Treta Yuga a king named was cursed by a rishi and had to take the shape of a python and lived here. The place was visited by the great Pandavas during their exile and the accursed king got salvation from the damnation. The king after getting rid of the curse proclaimed that one who would bathe in the waterfall will not take the yoni of snake and that is why a large number of people from far and near bathe in the river. A big fair is held on the occasion of bishua or Chait Shankranti.

General Information

Altitude:49 m.
Temperature (Max./Min.) Deg C: Minimum : 16.09 °C, Maximum : 32.10˚C.
Rainfall:855.29 mm.
Best Season: October to February.
Clothing: Summer – Cottons; Winter - Heavy Woollens.

How to Reach

Air: The closest air terminal is situated in Ranchi. It is situated at a distance of 150 Kms.
Rail: The closest railway station to Rajauli is the Koderma Railway Station.
Road: The place is easily reachable via the NH 31.

What to Visit

Kakolat Waterfall
From the Kakolat Hills and also from an altitude of 160 feet, one can witness the falling of the Kakolat Falls. The hills are encircled by lush green forests. The people dwelling here and in nearby places and also the tourists come here for picnics. As per the myth, during their banishment, the Pandavas came here to visit the falls. The bottom of the falls contains a natural basin or lake. This place hosts a large fair during the festival of Chhath or Baisakhi Shankranti.