Waterfalls are the best creation of nature where everyone should visit and enjoy their time with family and friends. Here are few best waterfalls in India where tour lovers can go and spend their vacations in the lap of nature’s creation.
1. Dudhsagar Waterfall:
Dudhsagar Falls (Known as Sea of Milk) is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park amongst the Western ghats in Goa and surrounded by forests and natural diversity. It is 60 km from Panaji (the capital city) by road. It is India’s tallest waterfalls (227th Place in the world) with a height of 1017 feet and width of 100 feet.
2. Jog Waterfall
Jog Falls is Located in Sagara taluk on Sharwadi River in Shimoga and Uttara Kannada Border of Karnataka. It is a major tourist attraction of Karnataka. The second highest waterfall in India, with a height of 830 feet. UNESCO has declared it among world’s best natural tourist attractions. It is also known as Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls.
3. Nohsngithiang Waterfall
Nohsngithiang Falls is a seven-segmented waterfall located 1 kilometre south of Mawsmai village in East Khasi Hills district Sohra in Meghalaya. This is among the tallest waterfalls in India with the height of 1033 feet and width of 230 feet. It is also known as the Seven Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls. The vibrant colours of the setting sun on the waterfalls make it more beautiful.
4. Thoseghar waterfall
Thoseghar waterfalls is located near the small village of Thoseghar, 20 km from Satara city, at the edge of the Konkan region, in Maharashtra. There are a series of waterfalls, some of them 15 to 20 metres and one of 500 metres in height. People come from all over India to visit the area.During the rainy or monsoon season, July to November, there is huge footfall of tourists.
5. Athirapally Waterfall
Athirapalli Falls also known as “Suren Chellakutti Falls” is situated on the west-flowing Chalakudy River near the Vazhachal Forest Division in Athirappilly panchayath,Chalakduy Taluk in of Valparai, in Kerala. With the height of 80 feet, this is the most attractive and beautiful waterfall in the area. This is the centre of tourist attraction in Kerala.
6. Talakona Waterfall
The Talakona waterfall is located in Sri Venkateswara National Park, Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. With a height of 270 feet, Talakona is the highest waterfall in the Andhra Pradesh. This waterfall is surrounded by Chandan trees and herbs, due to this it’s water is used for treatment.
7. Khandadhar Waterfall
Khandadhar Falls is located at Nandapani in Sundergarh district in Odisha. With the height of 801 ft, It’s on the 12th highest waterfall in India. It is a horsetail type waterfall and surrounded by green forest.
8. Chitrkut Waterfall
Chitrakoot Falls is located to the west of Jagdalpur, in Bastar district, Chhattisgarh on the Indravati River. The height of the falls is 98 feet. With the width of 980 feet, It is the widest fall in India, It’s width spread during monsoon season. Because of its width, it is called as the Niagara Falls of India.
9. Dhuandhar Waterfall
The Dhuandhar Falls is located on Narmada River in Bhedaghat in Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh. The 33 feet high fall making its way through the world-famous Marble Rocks, narrows down and then plunges in a waterfall. The plunge, which creates a bouncing mass of mist, is so powerful that its roar is heard from a far distance.
10. Courtallam Waterfall
Courtallam or Kutralam, Spa of South India, is a panchayat town situated on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu. Coutralam is being the origination for perennial rivers like the Chittar River, the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar River and the Tambaraparani River. The water of this falls is flowing across the herbs so it is believed to have medical and therapeutic qualities. From June to September, South West Monsoon is a fantastic season for Coutralam falls.
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