Top 5 Waterfalls to visit in India

Dudhsagar Falls: In Goa on the banks of the river Mandovi there is a four-tiered beautiful waterfall which is called the Dudhsagr Falls.

Located in Mollem National Park in the Western Ghats this magnificent Natural Wonder is 60 km from Panaji (the capital of Goa) by road. The waterfalls split the two states Karnataka and Goa by forming a border in between. In the surroundings of waterfalls, there is a dense forest with greenery and wildlife. To experience the beauty of this waterfall, the monsoon season is the best time as the rains fill the river and thicken the water flow.

The nearest Railway station is Castle Rock, Uttara Kannada, Karnataka.

Kunchika Falls: In the district of Shimago a village called Nidagodu is the birthplace of the famous Kunchika Falls. As per official measurement, Kunchika falls is 455 meters (1,493 feet) in height surrounded by rocks and trees. 

We can visit the waterfalls by road as there are many buses which take directly to the landmark. The nearest railway station is Udipi located 67 km from Agumbe.

Barehipani Falls: The nature and scenic beauty of Odisha is one major factor that attracts many tourists to visit the state and Barhipani Falls is a must-visit place if you are a fan of nature or waterfalls, Located in Simlipal National Park in Mayurbhanj District, Odisha it is one of the largest waterfalls in India measuring up to 399 meters (1309 feet). Simlipal National Park has ample wildlife which includes Bengal tigers, Indian Bison, Elephants, Jaguars, and many more. Tourists often come here multiple times which shows the endless soothing that the eyes get when they see the enormous waterfalls falling from Meghasani Mountains.

Kynrem Falls: Meghalaya (Adobe of clouds) has a beautiful waterfalls name Kynrem located 12 km away from Cherrapunji in East Kashi Hills District. It is a three-tiered waterfall which falls from a height of 305 meters (1000 feet approx.)

There is a road to reach this waterfall which connects Bangladesh if we travel all the way. Kynrem Falls is the 7th highest waterfalls in the country which originates from Thangkharang Park.

Meenmutty Falls: It is located 30 km from Kalpetta in WayanIt ad District in the state of Kerala, India.Meenmutty is a combination of Malayalam words Meen (fish) and Mutty (blocked). Meenmutty Falls can be seen and reached from Mananthavady – Kuttiady road. This Waterfalls is a spectacular falls located near Banasura Sagar Dam. 

From the entry point the upper level of the waterfall can be reached by 1.5 km odyssey. Gushing down from a height of over 800 feet, it is an eye catching fall situated the interior of thick forest trickling through rocky platform. This waterfall give a memorable experience to the tourists as it is all surrounded with Lush green tea plantations.

These waterfalls are dangerous during rainy seasons due to high flow and many people have drowned. The waterfall has many levels at varying height. The first level can be reached just by walking for about half km from the parking area of the falls. Road access is available up to the main entrance of the falls. The pool is safe for swimming with low depth. This lower level is smaller with water collecting into a pool.

The second level can be reached by footslog through steps built over rocks. The half km path runs along with downstream of the river and offers wonderful views of the stream and thick vegetation.

The third level is the toughest and needs some walking through the stream on slippery rocks with help of ropes. Getting down is steep at few places and this half km stretch takes about 10-15 minutes.

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