Located approximately 20 Kms away from Khajuraho is Raneh falls which marks the edge of Rewa Plateau. The Ken River forms a 5 kilometres long, and 30 metres deep canyon made of pure crystalline granite in varying shades of colours ranging from pink and red to grey and a series of waterfalls in the canyon. Raneh falls is located just where the Ken National Park starts
Raneh Falls and the Ken crocodile sanctuary less than an hours drive from Khajuraho is a must visit during a trip to Khajuraho temples. The Ken river plunging over the gorges marking the edge of the Rewa Plateau forms the Raneh Falls about 20 kms from Khajuraho. The Ken crocodile sanctuary is also nearby the Raneh falls. at Ken crocodile sanctuary, apart from Gharial you might also spot Wild boar, Chinkara, blue bull and peacocks.
Ken Nature Trail
Close to the Raneh falls and the Ken National park is the nature trail a hiking trail. There's a small cafe in this idyllic spot you can buy your postcards and DVDs which introduces the temples of Khajuraho as well as Raneh falls.
Ken Gharial Wildlife Sanctuary
The Ken Gharial Sanctuary is located near the confluence of Ken and Khudar. The Gharial, chief attraction of the Ken Gharial Sanctuary is a rare breed of reptiles which shares the same evolutionary line as the crocodiles. Ken Gharial Wildlife Sanctuary is closed during monsoons as monsoon is the breeding season of Gharials.
Khajuraho dance festival is organised by the Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad. The dances are performed in the open-air auditorium in front of the Chitragupta Temple. Week long festival of classical dances such as Kathak, Odissi, Kuchipudi, Manipuri and Kathakali are performanced by the best exponents in the field. The Festival is conducted every year in the first week of February