India – the country of fairy tales.
India is home to some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world.
Each waterfall country in some way delightful, but some of them stand out special beauty and location. Here are the list of 10 most beautiful waterfalls in India that attracts tourists ‘ attention.
Breathtaking waterfalls, Athirappilly located on the river Chalakudi in Kerala. It is the largest and most beautiful waterfall of Kerala, which can be visited at any time of the year. Because of its natural beauty, never failing, Athirappilly called ‘Niagara of India’. Athirappilly includes four waterfall fed by the river Chalakudi. Its height reaches about 30 meters and the width more than 100 meters. A picturesque waterfall in a lush tropical rainforest – the most outstanding natural attraction of Kerala. During the monsoon season, you will hear the thundering roar of falling water, only coming up to mist falls. Tour Athirappilly as scenic as the waterfall itself – groomed road through lush green forests, mountains and valleys. This is one of the most amazing Hiking trails in India, traveling on which you can enjoy a pleasant moderate temperature. There are two other beautiful waterfall a few kilometers from Athirappilly – Carpa and Vazhachal that are also worthy of attention.
Courtallam is a small town located on the Western Ghats in the district Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu. The city is famous among tourists for its beautiful waterfalls of the same name. In the city Courtalam there are nine beautiful falls: Main falls (Perroni), a Small waterfall (Chitarroni), Honey waterfall (Tenkovi), Senegalese, Five waterfalls (Andaruni), a Waterfall, fruit orchard, New waterfall (Take Aruvi), Old falls and Tiger Falls. Of these, only three can be reached by car. For viewing of other wonders of nature will have to travel on foot. Monsoon is the best time to visit waterfalls in India because of the powerful streams of water. The main waterfall is 60 meters high, is the highest in Courtalam. Courtallam famous as the ‘natural Spa of South India’ because the waters here have healing properties and help get rid of skin diseases. There are also plenty of hotels around the waterfalls where you can stop for the night.
Dhuandhar is a picturesque waterfall on the Saint river in the Jabalpur region of Madhya Pradesh. These falls are also referred to as the ‘Smoke Cascade’, because the falling water creates a real fog. Visit to the natural attractions will give you a lot of fun. Despite the relatively low altitude (30 meters), the volume of falling water Dhuandhar breaking all records. Thanks to this power at the foot of the waterfall formed a pool depth of 100 meters. In addition to the fog effect, the surrounding Dhuandhar marble cliffs make this place worthy of attention. To enjoy the real beauty of the waterfall, then visit it during the monsoon season.
Elephant waterfall – one of the main attractions of India. He received this name in honor of the nearby rocks in the shape of an elephant. The locals have traditionally called it the ‘waterfall of three steps’. As the name suggests, the water falls on three stone steps, incredibly delighting visitors with its beauty. Elephant waterfall is divided into three small, but noteworthy part. You can visit it in the monsoon season when the flow is in full force and effect and in the period of postmonsoon.
Kempty falls – a picturesque waterfall with a height of just over 10 meters, located at the station of Mussoorie in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. This mountain station is situated at an altitude of 1500 meters above sea level. The kempty falls is known for its beauty and panoramic views of the surrounding nature. A British official named John Makinen started to develop this fantastic place as a tourist destination since 1835. In fact, Cempty is the most beautiful of a series of five waterfalls, separated by rocks. At its foot formed a natural pool where you can bathe under the falling water, and panoramic view of the surrounding places will make you breathless.
Hogenakal – the most beautiful waterfalls of Tamil Nadu. This delightful series of waterfalls located on the famous river Cauvery in the district of Tamil Nadu, Dharmapuri. The main attraction of the state is famous for its boat tours and medicinal baths. First and foremost it is worth noting that the falls is not accessible by car. Here you need to get on the boat to get a better overview of the falls. You can easily hire a fishing boat, but rowing is allowed only in the season of postmonsoon. Hogenakal brings together a series of waterfalls of different heights, the highest of which reaches 20 meters and the lowest is 5 metres. During the impact of falling water on the rocks formed by the effect of the fog, and the rocks at the waterfall are among the oldest in the world. While traveling it is better to avoid monsoon season due to the dangerous weather conditions.
300-meter Machalica is the fourth highest waterfall in India. This beautiful waterfall is situated on the East Khasi hills in the town of Cherrapunji (state Meghalay). No doubt, it is also the most beautiful waterfall in Meghalaya. Water with a crash falls from a high cliff, surrounded by endless green forests. Continuous water fall from a significant height has created a deep pool at the foot Nohkalikai. In the winter season the water in the pool is a sparkling blue color and, in summer, acquires a green tint. Try to avoid visiting the falls during the monsoon, as it is unlikely to be able to see anything because of thick clouds. Autumn (September-October) is the best time to visit Nohkalikai, when you can enjoy the beauty of these places at their best. Nearby you can see the so-called living bridges Meghalaya included in the list of the most beautiful places of India.
The Jog Falls
The majestic Jog falls is situated on the river Sharavati in the district of Shimoga. With a height of 250 meters, it is one of the highest waterfalls in India. The jog falls consists of 4 waterfalls, uniting into a single unit. This was one of the few places in this list, which can be reached by car, following the National Highway 4. It is advisable to admire the beauty of Jog falls in the Monsoon season when the water is falling most rapidly. Hard to look away from the majestic waterfall on the background of vast green forests and numerous rainbows. In dry season Jog falls dries up, leaving only a small trickle of water. Along the slope built 1500 steps, which can spustite to the foot of the waterfall.
200-meter soochipara waterfalls is located in a mountain chain Vellarimala in Wayanad. It is also known as ‘waterfall mountain guards’ and included in the list of the most popular waterfalls of Kerala. In addition to the breathtaking beauty of the water element, needle rock, surrounded by dense evergreen forest. In the local dialect ‘suchi’ and ‘pair’ means ‘needle’ and ‘rock’ respectively. And indeed, a waterfall named after the needle-shaped rock nearby. Below the waterfall is a pool where everyone can swim. During monsoon season water flows get maximum power, literally capturing the spirit. On the road to needle rock, you will be able to admire the beautiful tea plantations in the district of Wayanad. This place is ideal for mountaineering, Hiking and observing wildlife.
The magnificent Dudhsagar waterfall in Goa – perhaps the most beautiful in India. The indigenous inhabitants of these places call it the “ocean of milk”, Dudhsagar as reminiscent of the falling streams of milk along the mountain slope. This is a must visit attraction while traveling in Goa. Four-waterfall originates among the high peaks of the Western Ghats and consists of four separate vertical flow. The highest of them is the Dudhsagar – 6th highest waterfall in India. It is best to visit this place during monsoon to enjoy the beauty of nature in the best displays. By them-by the South Indian railway route, so you will not have any difficulties with traveling.
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