Mirchaiya Falls is located 3 km from Garu block of Latehar district. It is situated within the Betla tiger project reserve area. This is formed on the tributary of the North Koel river. It is composed of black granite lava flows which have deposited in the form of a lava dome over which the stream flows. It is located just 50m on the left of the Garu-Netarhat road.It is one of the safest waterfalls of Jharkhand. Accomodation and fooding is easily available at Garu. Buses ply from Daltonganj to Garu in morning and the last bus from Garu to Daltonganj leaves at 3:30 pm.