India is blessed with natural beauty and is a place of wonder for travelers. From the great mountains, scenic beaches, and singing rivers to lush green forests, it has them all. To add to its unparalleled charm, it is home to some of the most breathtaking cascades in the world. Post-monsoon being one of the best times to visit waterfalls in India, one shouldn’t miss out on exploring them during this season.
To give you a glimpse of the falls that are wild, untouched and have their own allure, we handpicked some magnificent waterfalls for you to uncover.
Hogenakkal Waterfall is located at the border of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in the districts of Chamrajnagar and Dharampuri. The name of the fall translates to ‘Smokey Rocks’, as the visual of watching the water splash over the stone gives out that effect. Also referred to as the ‘Niagara Falls of India’, this beautiful waterfall stretches, making a bowl in the middle and is enhanced by a green backdrop. It’s known for its milky white frothy appearance when it pours down. One can enjoy coracle rides here and enjoy different views of the fall.
Located near Mahabaleshwar, the fall is a must-visit for its great views. Here you can enjoy trekking up the waterfall to enjoy a picturesque spot. There are 2 falls here, one which drops from a great height and the other is shorter. You can explore both for different views. As it’s set amidst a forest area, you can be lucky enough to spot some birds and animals. One can also go dipping in the pool formed below by the cascade.
This waterfall in Gokak, Belgaum, Karnataka, is one of the most stunning beauties plunging from a great height over sandstone cliffs. One may enjoy breathtaking views of the falling stream from a suspension bridge built over the waterfall. Not only can you explore this place from the top, but you can climb down to view the fall as well. In spring and summer, you can enjoy playing in the water as there is space to move around on the rock bed of the river before it flows down. There is an ancient temple near this spot, which is extremely beautiful and a must visit.
This sensational cascade of Kerala in Vellarimala, Kalpetta, Wayanad, also goes by the name Sentinel Rock Waterfalls. The name Soochipara translates to ‘Needle Rock’.The blissful charm of the place has made it one of the most thrilling and adventurous spots with activities like rock climbing, trekking, etc.
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When in Tawang, don’t miss out on the spectacular Nuranang or Bong Bong Falls or Jang Falls. The magnificence of the milky white waters and the thunderous roar of the mighty falls is soothing and alluring at once. It is one of those offbeat spots that will leave you speechless for its raw allure.
Located in the Brahmagiri Hills, the fall is also known as Lakshmana Tirtha Falls. This spot is perfect for picnics, and birdwatching. It lies in the middle of the thick forests of the western ghats, giving the region a picturesque appeal. Here one can enjoy dipping in the pools, take a small hikeand enjoy a picnic. The place provides a changing room for those who wish to get into the water.
Nestled in the valleys of Lonavala- Khandala, Kune waterfall is one of the most picturesque due to its serene green surroundings. The 3 tiered waterfall pours with such grace, making it absolutely stunning to watch. One can also enjoy taking a dip in the cool waters here. The fall is set amidst lush green hills giving it a magical touch.
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Proving to be a sight for sore eyes, Thoseghar Waterfall located near Satara city, comes with a scenic surrounding that is as spectacular as the fall itself. It is owing to such beauty of the cascade and its set-up that it has attained the stature of being the pride of the Western Ghats. It is considered to be one of the highest waterfalls in India.
7 Sisters Waterfall
Also known as Nohsngithiang Falls, this wonder is located in the mountains of Meghalaya. The stunning cascade falls from the Khasi Hills and is just a sight to watch. When the sun hits, one can get the chance to see a rainbow over the fall. Adding to the other wonders of this place, 7 sister waterfall is renowned for its natural magnificence.
Placed in the Simplipal National Park of Odisha, this fall is second on the list of the highest waterfalls in India. It’s formed by the river Budhabalanga which descends from the Meghasuni mountain in the Easter Ghats. The cascade is a 2-tiered waterfall which looks stunning nestled in the forest region. This breathtaking spot is calm and soothing, making it one of the must-visit waterfalls in India to get away from the daily hustle and bustle.
Jog Falls in Karnataka is one such timeless beaut that your should visit.
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