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10 Most Popular, beautiful and Important Waterfalls in India

The 10 Most Popular, Beautiful and Important Waterfalls in India.

India is the prosperous nation in terms of the outstanding natural beauty like the mountains, beaches, rivers, lakes and the forests. Together with all these, waterfalls is also the another ecological place for which India is famous for. India has some of the awesome and the most dazzling waterfalls in the world. Each state in India has its own and unique waterfall narration. And these natural places are crowded with the local people and the tourist. If you love the nature then this listing is all you require to find out about the best natural waterfalls in India.

1.) Jog Falls.

Jog falls is the most popular and the second-highest plunge waterfall in India, Located near the Sagara, Karnataka, these segmented falls are the major tourist attraction. They are also called the Gersoppa Falls and the Jogada Gundi. Jog Falls is created by the Sharavathi River falling from a height of about 253 m, which make it the second-highest plunge waterfall in India after the Nohkalikai Falls with the height of 335 m in Meghalaya.

2.) Hogenakal Falls.

Hogenakal fall is the waterfall in the South India on the river of Kaveri. It is located in the Dharmapuri the district of the southern Indian state of the Tamil Nadu. It is sometimes also referred as the “Niagara of India”. With its fame for the medicinal baths and hide the boat rides, it is a major site of the tourist attraction in the region. The best season to visit is soon after the monsoons, when the river is in its full spate. But some tourists prefer to visit this waterfall during the off-season to skip the crowd.

3.) Shivanasamudra Falls.

Shivanasamudra fall is a beautiful waterfall on the Kaveri River after the river has wound its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form the waterfalls. This is a segmented waterfall. Segmented waterfalls occur where the water flow is broken into two or more channels before dropping over the cliff, and resulting in the multiple side by side waterfalls. It has an average width of about 305 meters and a height of 98 m.

4.) Athirappilly Falls.

 Athirappilly Fall is situated at the Athirappilly panchayath in Thrissur district of Kerala, on the southwest coast of India. Located on the west-flowing Chalakudy River near the Vazhachal Forest Division and the Sholayar ranges, this 24-meter waterfall nearby to Vazhachal Falls are popular tourist destinations.

5.) Nohkalikai Falls.

Nohkalikai Falls is known as the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1100 feet. The waterfall is located near the Cherrapunji, which is known as the one of the wettest places on Earth. Nohkalikai Falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of comparatively small plateau and decrease in the power during the dry season in December – February.

6.) The Chitrakoot Falls.

The Chitrakoot Fall is the waterfall which is located near Jagdalpur, in the Bastar district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh on the Indravati River. The height of this fall is about 29 meters. The breadth of the waterfall varies, as the water level in the river goes down drastically during the summer season.

7.) Dudhsagar.

Dudhsagar is one of the India’s most beautiful falls and during the monsoon season  the falls are transformed into one of the most powerful falls in India. The waterfall is located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa on the border with Karnataka state.

8.) Abbey Falls.

Abbey Fall is located in Kodagu, in the Western Ghats in Karnataka. The falls appear suddenly, when the water falls over the rocks into calm pools. A hanging bridge constructed just opposite to the falls comes in handy for the Tourists.  During the monsoon season the water flow of this waterfall is very high.

9.) Vazhachal Falls.

Vazhachal Fall is situated in Athirappilly Panchayath of the Thrissur district in Kerala on the southwest coast of India. Located on the west-flowing of Chalakudy River near the Vazhachal Forest Division and at the edge of the Sholayar ranges, it is just 5 km away from the entrance of Athirappilly Falls.

10.) The Iruppu Falls.

The Iruppu Fall is located in the Brahmagiri Range in the Kodagu district of Karnataka, bordering the Wayanad district of Kerala. It is a fresh water fall and is situated at a distance of 48 km from Virajpet on the highway of Nagarhole. Iruppu falls is a major tourist attraction as well as famous for the pilgrimage spot. The famous Shiva temple and the Rameshwara Temple is situated on the banks of the Lakshmana Tirtha River,on the way to the Falls.

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