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13 Beautiful Waterfalls Of India That You Must Visit

India and Waterfalls – India is not only a hometown for the famous Taj Mahal but also to some of the most breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls. Each state has its very own waterfalls whose beauty is worth an appreciation.  Get ready, pick up your travel bags and visit some of the most captivating and jaw-dropping waterfalls of India.

Top 13 Best Waterfalls of India

1. Nohalikai Waterfall

Nohalikai Waterfall
Nohalikai Waterfall

Nohalikai Waterfall is located in the Meghalaya State in East India. Meghalaya is also called as the wettest State of India. This waterfall is also the tallest waterfall in India. Water from this fall flows from a height of 1100 meters. It is a true copy of nature’s beauty. You can expect a waterfall almost all the year round.

Best time to visit

Nohalikai Waterfall has the best climate all year round. So you can visit it anytime all year round.

2. Kune Waterfall

Kune Waterfall
Kune Waterfall

Kune waterfall is around the Lonavala and Khandala City of Maharashtra State. These two regions are very well blessed with several beautiful waterfalls along its way. Kune waterfall flows from a height of 300 meters above the sea level.

Best time to visit

Kune waterfall is located in Pune. So the rainy season will be the best time to visit (June to September).

 




 

3. Jung Waterfall

Jung Waterfall
Jung Waterfall

Jung waterfall is located at the distance of 200 meters away from the power station. You have to trek to reach this destination. This waterfall is located in the Jung District of Arunachal Pradesh. It is not only a tourist attraction but is also a major source of electricity for the people of Arunachal Pradesh.

Best time to visit

Jung Waterfall is located in Arunachal Pradesh which is very khown for its hydro power electricity generator and mountain ranges, April To November is the best time to visit.

4. Dudhsagar Waterfall

Dudhsagar Waterfall
Dudhsagar Waterfall

“Dudhsagar” when translated in Hindi, it sounds “Ocean of Milk”. The name Dudhsagar is given to this waterfall not because Milk falls off the cliff, but because when the water falls down from the cliff looks like milky water flowing down. This waterfall flows down from a height of 310 meters. It is located in the Mollem City of Goa.

Best time to visit

Dudhsagar Waterfall is located in Goa which is a small state below Maharashtra state and very famous for it’s beaches. So a waterfall in such a small state is very mesmerizing sight. So best time to visit this waterfall is in the months of October to May.

5. Jog Waterfall

Jog Waterfall
Jog Waterfall

Jog waterfall is one of the second largest waterfalls in India. The waterfall is so steep that you can feel a real hard force applied by the water when it falls down from the cliff. The water flows down from a height of 253 meters. When the water is in full force, you can hear the sound of water hitting the rocks below. 3.4 Million water flows down the mountains in the Monsoon Season each and every second.

Best time to visit

Jog Waterfall is in Karnataka state which is very well known for its rich Flora and rains. So the best time to visit Jog waterfalls is in the months of July to December.



6. Athirapally Waterfall

Athirapally waterfall
Athirapally waterfall

Athirapally waterfall is one of the beautiful waterfalls in south India. It is located in the Thrissur District of the Kerala State and is known as the gem of this District with a high tourist attraction rate. Athirapally waterfall is surrounded by greenery whole year around.

Best time to visit

Athirapally Waterfall is located in Kerala which is the west most state of India. Although it has greenery all the year round, best time for a waterfall is from the months of June to September.

7. Shivasamudram Waterfall

Shivasamudram Falls
Shivasamudram Falls

Karnataka has also been named as a State of Waterfalls in India, all thanks to its numerous number of waterfalls Shivasamudram Waterfall is also located in the State of  Karnataka.  It has many other mesmerizing waterfalls located within few kilometers. Out of all these, Shivasamudram waterfall is the best and the most popular one because of its volume. In the monsoon season, around 19 Million liters of water falls from the mountain in each and every minute. This is one of the few waterfalls that can behold water for even after the monsoon season is over.

Best time to visit

Shivasamudram Waterfall is located in Karnataka state and unlike other waterfalls which dries up after monsoon season, it can hold water for many months. So best time to visit this waterfall is from July to October.

8.Hogenakkal waterfall

Hogenakkal Falls
Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal waterfall is located in the Tamil Nadu State of India. It is unofficially called “Niagara of India”. It is located in the Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu State in India. It is said that this waterfall has some disease-curing properties which is why the waterfall is so famous with its visitors.

Best time to visit

Hogenakkal waterfall is located in Tamil Nadu state and is also India’s Niagara falls and the best time to visit this waterfall is from October to March.




9. Bhagsunag Waterfall

Bhagsunag Waterfall
Bhagsunag Waterfall

This waterfall is located in Dharamshala District of Himachal Pradesh State in India. It is around 11 kilometers away from Dharamshala. This waterfall is surrounded by cliffs, trees, and temples. Reaching the highest point of the waterfall requires a small trek which is very adventurous in its own way.

Best time to visit

October to March is the best time to visit as the climate is very pleasant. During these months, the days are warm and sunny with a pleasant night.

10. Kempty Waterfall

Kempty WaterFall
Kempty WaterFall

Kempty waterfall is located in the Mussoorie District in the Uttarakhand State of India. Mussoorie is also called as a Paradise of Nature. The water flows from a height of 1371 meters. The water that falls from this height gets divided into 5 various falls which are very mesmerizing view. Kempty waterfall is surrounded by many green trees and plants. With a cold breeze surrounding the whole environment, this place is the best destination to calm yourself.

Best time to visit

Summer months probably between March to April is the best time to visit. This is because the Kempty waterfall is located at an elevation of 4500 feet. above sea level, so the climate remains a little cool. So the best time to get away from the hot summer heat.

11) Umbrella Falls

Umbrella Falls
Umbrella Falls

Umbrella waterfall flows down from a height of 500 ft, located in between the Sahyadri Hills. This waterfall can be seen from a footbridge which connects the dam and the Waterfall. The name ‘Umbrella’ because, as the fall is located under Wilson Dam, the force which is applied to the water naturally gets crashes into the rocks below and gives an impression of an umbrella.

Apart from a tourist attraction, this fall also generates a high amount of electricity.

Best time to visit

Monsoon season is the idle time to visit this waterfall. Probably from the months of July to October. This is the time when the water in the Pravara river is at the highest level.

12) Soochipara Falls

Soochipara_Waterfalls
Soochipara_Waterfalls

Soochipara FallsKerala is all the year surrounded with greenery. It is also a home for many waterfalls including the Athirapally Waterfall and Soochipara waterfall. Soochipara falls is also located in Wayanad District of Kerala State. The water rushed down from a height of 656 feet and gets submerged into Chaliyar River. It is a three tired waterfall which attracts many tourists.

Best time to visit

Visitors visit this fall for all the year round. People enjoy not only the waterfall but also jungle safari and all other jungle adventures. During the Monsoon season, the water level gets doubled so double the fun and triple the adventure. This is the reason, Soochipara waterfall has its visitors throughout the year.

13) Nohsngithiang Falls (Seven Sister’s Waterfall)

Nohsngithiang-Falls-Seven-Sister’s-Waterfall
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Nohsngithiang Falls is located in the Meghalaya State. It is also known as ‘Seven Sisters Waterfall’ because the water flows from seven different areas beside each other. It can be seen from a far distance. The water falls down from a height of 230 feet. This waterfall lies in the hills of Khasi which is just 1 km away from Mawsmai Village.

Best time to visit

Monsoon is the best time to visit this beautiful waterfall. The beauty of Seven Sisters Waterfall can be captured during this time. Probably between the Months of July to October.

These are some of the great waterfalls in India. People often visit mainly these waterfalls. These are the major Waterfall tourist attractions that are covered mostly by local tourists.

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Amit Roy

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