India is not just about visiting Taj Mahal or historical places. It has more to show and attract travelers. The country is blessed with greenery and beautiful waterfalls. Though varied in terms of region, terrains, and climates these waterfalls have an undeniable charm.
Here is the list of some amazing waterfalls that you should visit in your lifetime:
1. Dudhsagar Falls: Located in Goa, the view from here mesmerizing and charming. This spot is not a miss if you are in Goa. The name ‘Dudhsagar’ literally translates to ‘sea of milk’ which many believe is an allusion to the white spray and foam that the great waterfall creates as it cascades into the waters of the lake.
2. Jog Falls: Considered as the second highest waterfall in India, Jog Falls is located on the border of Shimoga and Uttara Kannada districts of Karnataka. It is also known as Gerosappa Falls. Jog falls drops about a huge 253 m in a single fall. The nearest airport is at Hubli and the nearest railway station is at Sagara.
3. Bhimlat Falls: Can be considered as delight amid desert land of Rajasthan. Located in Bundi, this falls at a distance of 206 km from Jaipur. The water is falling from a height of 60 meters. You will have to drive your way to this splendid waterfall by crossing the longest tunnel of Rajasthan.
4. Dhuandhar Falls: It can be found in Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. The water falls from a height of 30 meters. Their name – i.e. Dhuan, which means smoke in Hindi and Dhar. The beautiful falls are also one of the most visited tourist attractions in Jabalpur. Located merely 31 km away from Jabalpur – the falls are the cooling glory of Jabalpur.
5. Shivanasamudra Falls: This is a famous waterfall situated in Mandya District of Karnataka. This is one of the best waterfalls near Bangalore. These waterfalls are also known as Siva Samudram, literally meaning Shiva’s Sea. This place offers the breathtaking sight in the monsoons. July to January is the best time while August to October is the peak season.
6. Athirappilly Waterfalls: It is the largest waterfall in Kerala and a major tourist attraction. This place is so beautifully intertwined with lush green forest cover. It is a treat for the eyes during the monsoon.
7. Nohkalikai Falls: Located in Cherrapunji of Meghalaya state, it is the tallest waterfall that falls from an altitude of 1,115 ft. Surrounded by lush green and misty clouds, the waterfall is can leave any tourists spellbound. The monsoon months of June to September are the perfect time to visit Nohkalikai Falls.
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