Kanke Dam Overview

Located right next to the famous Rock Garden, Kanke dam is one of the best places to visit in Ranchi. Whether it is an outing with friends or a couple’s getaway you are looking for, Kanke dam has got you covered. With crystal water surrounded by sprawling hills, it is truly the ideal place to unwind after a long day at work. Take a boat ride along the calm waters as you enjoy the beauty of the setting sun. Boating is open to visitors from 9 am to 5 pm, every day.

If you prefer to admire its beauty from the safety of the land, you can enjoy a picnic with a striking view of the water. If you are lucky, you might even be treated with a glimpse of the occasional bird catching a fish. The dam is quite a popular spot for bird watching. While you are there, don’t forget to indulge in the delicious local cuisine served near the dam. The foodie in you will thank you for it!

Gonda foothills, 7 km from Ranchi Railway Station.

8 am to 8 pm.

Best Time to Visit: 
Early morning and late evening, so that one can enjoy the sunrise and sunset respectively.

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