Jhor waterfall is a beautiful place especially during monsoon and also when it rains in the summer time. It is located in the northern hills of Kathmandu in Tokha Mahankal, one of the nearest waterfall in Kathmandu. It lies between Kathmandu and Nuwakot.
There is a temple inside the Baudeshwor gufa (Baundeshwor cave) and there is a Shiva linga. On the left-hand side of the cave, there is a beautiful waterfall popularly known as Jhor waterfall. There is another beautiful waterfall if you move a little bit ahead from the right-hand side of the cave. We can say the lower part of Jhor waterfall.
The main source of the waterfall is natural spring water from Shivapuri National Park located above the waterfall. Jhor waterfall is also a tourist attraction for nature lovers and religious people as well. Water lovers and devotees have been paying the visits here. You also can enjoy the city view of Kathmandu Valley from here.
People enjoy getting wet in the natural waterfall and taking pictures. You’ll feel fresh when you get wet in this waterfall. You can take spare clothes, towels, and plastic bags to protect your mobile safe from water. Stone below waterfall may be slippery so you need to take care of yourself while walking on wet stones.
Around 2006, there were not many tourists/visitors, it was a small village and Jhor waterfall can be reached by crossing rice fields. Nowadays, it is much more developed than those days. After the growth of social media, this place became popular.
This natural waterfall is about 11 km from Ring Road (Samakhusi Chowk/Gongabu). Samakhusi and Samakhusi Chowk are two different places. Samakhusi comes before Gongabu and Samakhusi Chowk comes after Gongabu when you travel from Golkhopakha or Thamel.
Route to Jhor Waterfall
Start from Samakhusi – Greenland – Grande Hospital – Tokha and Jhor. You can also get public vehicles from Sundhara and Samakhusi Chowk.