Waterfalls in India


Indian peninsula is bounded on its three sides- the Arabian Sea to the west, the Bay of Bengal to the east and the Indian Ocean to the south. The country with a long coastline measuring over 6,700 kms houses some of the world’s finest beaches. Indian Beaches stretch across the shoreline of the states like - Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal. Besides, the islands of Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar has some very exotic beaches. The tranquil beaches in India attract a huge number of tourists from far and wide. Indian beaches are ideal for every thing, be it for a romantic honeymoon, a memorable holiday, an ideal vacation or the adventurous water sports.

Adyanpara Falls

Nestled in the land of perennial springs and lush green mountains Adyanpara is acascading waterfall in the Kurmbalangod village of Nilambur taluk in Kerala. This region attracts a wide variety of exotic as well as migratory birds and is rich in wildlife. It is a charming and picteresque picnic spot.

Athirapally Falls

The magnificent Athirapally falls start calmly from the mountains, crash through gorges overhung with trees and finally plummet over 80 ft to join the Chalakkudy River in its course. Its cool misty waters surrounded by thick tropical rain forests provide a serene haven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life

Chachai Waterfall

In the jungles of Madhya Pradesh, in an area famous for its scenic beauty,delicious mangoes and the rare white tigers lie the Chachai Falls. They are a beautiful spectacle of water falling in torrents from a height of 130 mts. The falls are situated on the banks of the river Bihad in the Chattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh

Chunchanakatte Falls

Chunchanakatte Falls is a waterfall on the river Kaveri, near the village of Chunchanakatte in Mysore district of Karnataka in India. In these peaceful and lush green surrounding the water gently cascades from a height of about 20 meters creating a soothing gurgling sound on its onward journey.

Dudhsagar Falls

The gorgeous Dudhsagar Falls drop a sheer 600 mts and are one of the highest falls in the county. Located on the border of Karnataka and Goa, its inan area of dense tropical jungle, criss crossed with delightful streams and dotted with shallow pools, inviting and safe enough for a lesiurely swim. The view from the top of the waterfall is simply breath taking.
Duduma Waterfall

The majestic Duduma Waterfall lies deep in the heartland of Orissa, averdant paradise of paddy fields and palm fringed silver beaches,temples, rivers, waterfalls and tribal people. In a quiet forest and aserene setting it truly is a hiden wonder.

Gersoppa Falls

One of the most spectacularly beautiful falls, the Gersoppa stem from the Sharavati River in Karnataka. The river plunges over a sharp cliff and falls in four cascades, the highest of which is 830 ft. It is a wild and unruly beauty of nautre right next to the city of Bombay yet far removed

Godchinamalaki Falls

The Godachinmalki Falls are located in the Belguam district of Karnataka, India. Situated in a rugged valley these charming falls first take a dipof about 25 mts and flow into a rocky pool from which they take another plunge of about 18 mts. This magical natural spot with blue green waters surrounded by forests require a little walk before it can be reached,but is well worth the effort.

Gokak Falls

6 kms from thetown of gokak in karnataka, the great Ghataprabha river meandears through the terrain before plummetting 52 mts down sheer sandstone cliffs, passing through a rugged valley and a picturesque gorge. The natural springs and hills all around add to its beauty. The dull roar of these falls echo through the mountains and can be heard from a distance.

Hogenakal Falls

The name Hogenakkal is derived from Kannada, it means smoky rocks and the falls are no less beautiful than their name. Here the gushing force of the water when falls on the rocks below looks like smoke emanating from the rocks. The immensely picteresque and awe-inspiring white
Jog Falls

The Jog falls in Karnataka are an ode to nature's power, in these wild and unspoilt surroundings, the Sharavati river crashes nearly nine hundred feet downwards, forming four cascades locally known as - king, queen, rocket and roarer. This spectacular fall is Asia's highest and during the monsoon when the river swells the water gushes down with such speed that the entire vista is covered in mists and arching rainbows cover the droplets.

Jonha Falls

Near the picteresque Johna Falls stands Lord Gautam Budha's temple and because of this famous temple these falls are also known as Gautam Dhara. Situated amidst rich foliage abundant in wildlife, it lies on the banks of the kanchi river. It is 40 km on Ranchi - Purulia road in Jharkhand.

Kiliyur Falls

These beautiful falls are nestled in the Servarayan hill range in the Eastern Ghats in Tamil Nadu. Here the excess waters of the Yercaud Lake and the other reaches of the Shevaroys Hills fall deep into the Kiliyur Valley,a breath taking 300 feet. In this wooded oasis the views of the lake,the falls and the valley are truly stupendous

Kutralam Falls

Popularly known as the 'Spa of the South', the waters of this fall pass through the forest of herbs thereby gaining medicinal properties and attracting a huge crowd of believers. Located at a distance of 160 kms from Madurai in Tamil Nadu this immense water body actually comprises of nine waterfalls, the Peraruvi (Main Falls), Chitra Aruvi, Shenbaghadevi Falls, Then Aruvi (Honey Falls), Aintharuvi (Five Falls), Puli Aruvi(Tiger Falls), Pazhaya Courtrallam (Old Falls), Puthu Aruvi (New Falls)and Pazhathotta Aruvi (Fruit Garden Falls) respectively.

Muthyalamaduvu Falls

Muthyalamaduvu,also known as Pearl Valley, is a popular picnic spot situated about 45km south of Bangalore in Karnataka. The Muthyalamaduvu Falls or the Pearl Valley Falls is a gushing stream cascading down from a height of 92 m. The drops of water strewn across the rock surface on impact lend the appearance of scattered pearls. Hence the name. The fall, its sereneambience and the lush green valley is a huge draw for visitors.

Shivanasamudra Falls

The Shivanasamudra Falls are situated 85 Kms east of Mysore, here the river Cauvery cascades down from a height of 75 meters into a deep rockygorge. The white waters that cut across deep green hills create a starkand beautiful natural contrast, it is a beautiful natural spot.

Vazhachal Falls

The Shivanasamudra Falls are situated 85 Kms east of Mysore, here the river Cauvery cascades down from a height of 75 meters into a deep rockygorge. The white waters that cut across deep green hills create a starkand beautiful natural contrast, it is a beautiful natural spot.