Want a quick getaway from the boring and chaotic life of your city? Come and visit some of the best 10 beautiful waterfalls in India that are outstanding and will soothe your senses.
1. Dudhsagar Falls
Located at 1017 feet, the Dudhsagar Falls would enthrall you when you enter the Western Ghats and are just about to reach Goa. It is a nature lovers’ paradise that is surreal and breathtaking in every way. There is also a national park that is home to many species of birds and animals.
2. Shivasamudram Falls
The best weekend getaway for most ‘Bangaloreans’ is the majestic Shivasamudram Waterfalls that flows down majestically from 322 feet. One can also visit the Kaveri Wildlife Sanctuary here.
3. Bhagsu Waterfall
The waterfall located in Mcleodganj in Himachal Pradesh offers you a time to soak in the surreal and neat environs that would calm our minds. The falls can be reached quite easily since it is located close to Bhagsu temple and offers a good trek for the adventure lovers.
4. Athirapally Falls
The waterfall has become famous after the flick Raavan was shot here and made it a major tourist hub. One must visit this falls during rainy season and expect to get mesmerized by the hilly surroundings and lush green locales.
5. Courtallam Falls
Tamil Nadu is not only famous for its temples and beaches but is also visited in large numbers by tourists that come here to see the majestic Courtallam waterfall that flows in full bloom from June to September. There are a number of falls that attract tourists like Main Falls, Shenbaga Devi Falls, Five Falls, Old Courtallam Falls and Honey Falls. The waterfall is a photographer’s paradise and one can see many photography sessions taking place during the monsoons. The busiest of the months see thousands congregating here for spending weekends and indulging in various trekking activities.
6. Attukal Waterfalls
Flowing down from 196 feet, the waterfall is located in Munnar. Most travelers visiting Kerala must visit this waterfall since it offers great visual delights. Many other activities like trekking and hiking are also organized here especially during the months of September and May when the climate is just appropriate to enjoy the cold waters. Many picnickers come here to enjoy themselves.
7. Soochippara Falls
Another magnificent waterfall to grab your attention would be the breathtaking Soochippara Falls, also located in Kerala in the district of Wayanad. The waterfall is also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls and is lush green, attracting picnickers as well as honeymooners that come here to enjoy some tranquil time. One can also stay in some of the beautiful tree top huts that offer panoramic view of the falls. Many travelers come here to take part in rock climbing and trekking.
8. Dhuandhar Falls
Jabalpur is home to one of the most magnificent rivers and falls, among which the Dhuandhar Falls is the most famous. It cascades down from 98 feet and is a marvel to watch.
9. Hogenakkal Falls
Known as the Niagara of India, the falls is a weekend getaway for most locals that come here to take the famed boat ride that became a famous when Roja was released.
10. Nohkalikai Falls
335 feet in height, this waterfall is located in Cherrapunji and is green in colour. Quite unusual isn’t it?