29 Big Waterfalls In India That Are Beautiful Destination To Visit

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Sanjeyan N

Jun 9, 2021|13 min read


The best memories are made during Vacations. India is one of the best Tourism places and ranks 34th rank in the world. 

The most attractive tourist places that exist in the whole world are waterfalls. Take a normal place with trees and add a waterfall to it, no doubt it will turn out to be a remarkable one. 

India consists of the 40 highest waterfalls. Nowadays, waterfalls have become a must-visit place in the tour packages. The sound and the sight from the waterfall make the mind peaceful and happy. 

There is a scientific reason behind the theory that waterfall makes happy. Waterfall acts as a giant ion generator where the vitamins in water remove the negative vibes and provide positive energy.

So, now even practically thinking, including waterfalls in our tour packages is not a bad option after all.

Following is the list of big waterfalls in India that are beautiful destinations to visit.

1. Kunchikal Falls (455 m, 1493 ft)

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Kunchikal waterfall is the 116th highest waterfall in the world. It ranks first highest waterfall in India. 

The rainy season is the correct time to visit this waterfall. It is located in Nidagodu village in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. 

Kunchikal waterfall's total height is 455 meters and is formed by the Varahi River.

2. Barehipani Falls (399 m, 1309 ft)

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Barehipani waterfall is a two-tier waterfall. It is the second-highest waterfall in India and Orissa's highest waterfall.

It is located in Simlipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district, Odisha. 

The best time to visit this waterfall is between October to February. It has a total height of 300 meters. 

3. Nohkalikai Falls (340 m, 1115 ft)

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Nohkalikai Falls is located in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. These falls look like water droplets dropping down from heaven. It is the fourth-highest and first tallest waterfall in India. 

The month of June to September is the best time to visit Nohkalikai falls. December to February month can be avoided because being a dry season there will less amount of water. 

The water from these falls somewhat looks like greenish color.

4. Nohsngithiang Falls or Mawsmai Falls (315 m, 1033 ft)

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Nohsngithiang Falls is located in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. It is a seven-segmented waterfall located one kilometer south of Mawsmai village.

The main attraction of these falls is the prism effect when the sunlight strikes the water. The best to visit is after the monsoon season. 

It is one of the fourth highest waterfalls in India. 

5. Dudhsagar Falls (310 m, 1020 ft)

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Dudhsagar Falls is located in Goa and gives the illusion of a white milky sea falling from a great height. It is a four-tiered waterfall. 

Due to its white spray and foam, the word Dudhsagar translates to milky white sea. It has a total height of 320 meters. 

The month of November to May will be the best time to visit.

6. Kynrem Falls (305 m, 1001 ft) 

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Kynrem falls is a three-tiered waterfall covering a district of 305 meters. It is located 12 km away from the Chirrapunjee and is one of the 7th highest waterfalls in India. 

The Monsoon season is the best season to enjoy this place. The best view of this waterfall is from Thangkarang Park where this waterfall is located. 

Most people get attracted to these falls due to their roaring sound.

7. Meenmutty Falls ( 300 m, 984 ft)

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Meenmutty Falls is located 45 km away from the Thiruvanathapuram and the tallest fall in Kerala. It is the three-tiered waterfall which is the best place for hiking and trekking.

The Trekking starts at Kallar village and it is close to nature on every step towards the falls. It is the favorite place for an individual who is fond of nature.

Meenmutty falls is the must-visit place in Ponmudi tour Package.

8. Thalaiyar Falls ( 297 m, 974 ft)

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Thalaiyar falls is one of the highest falls in Tamil Nadu, located 40 km from the Kodaikanal. 

The water from these falls is falling like the tail of the rat, so it is known as Rat Tail Falls. It is a good place for photography, hiking, and trekking. 

With a wide range of 13 km of Batlagundu-Kodaikanal ghat road to Kodaikanal, is the widest waterfall in the area.

9. Barkana Falls ( 259 m, 859 ft)

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Barkana Falls is located Balehalli forest area, about 7 km from the Agumbe district Shimoga district of Karnataka. 

It is the source of the hydroelectric system in Karnataka. It attracts many people due to the presence of a rare plant called Guruji, which blossoms every 7 years. 

The winter season is the best season to visit this waterfall. 

10. Jog Falls (253 m, 830 ft)

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Jog falls is also known as Gerusoppe Falls, located in Shimoga District of Karnataka. The month between August to December is the best season to enjoy the beauty of Jog Falls. 

It is the highest Untiered waterfall in India situated in dense evergreen forest. Jog waterfall is merged by the four cascades such as Raja, Rani, Rover, Rocket on the Sharavathi River.

11. Khandadhar Falls (244 m, 801 ft ) 

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Khandadhar falls is the 12th highest waterfall in India and the second-highest waterfall in Odisha. The water from this fall is dropping like a horsetail. 

It is located in Nabdapani, Bonaigarh in Sundargarh. Being resemble like a sharp sword it is named Khandadar. Khanda means sword and Dhara means a flow of water. 

It is best to visit Khandadhar Falls in the monsoon season.

12. Vantawng Falls (229 m, 751 ft)

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Vantawng waterfall is the highest waterfall in Mizoram and the 13th highest waterfall in India. 

It is 750 feet high with a viewing Tower constructed by Tourism Department. Vantawng Falls is located 137 kilometers from the Aizawl. 

It is named after a swimmer Vantawng.

13. Kune Falls ( 200 m, 660 ft)

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Kune Falls is a famous waterfall not to miss in Maharashtra. It is a three-tier waterfall with a great visual appearance. 

It is located in Lonavla of Pune district. with a height of 200 meters. The best month to visit this fall is the rainy season. 

It is the 14th tallest waterfall in India and is located against the Sahyadri mountain.

14. Soochipara Falls

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Soochipara Falls is a three-tier falls located in Wayanad, Kerala surrounded by Montane forest. It is also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls. 

It is 200 meters high with a cliff face and ideal for rock climbing. 

The best time to plan a trip to Soochipara Falls is in the monsoon season.

15. Thoseghar Falls ( 200 m, 656 ft )

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Thoseghar waterfalls are located in Thoseghar village, Satara district of Maharashtra. It is the high waterfall in India. It is also known as Ram and Lakshman waterfalls and best to visit from July to November. 

It also has a viewpoint to view this beautiful waterfall.

16. Magod Falls ( 198 m, 650 ft)

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Magod River is formed over a Gangavalli River situated in the Uttar Kannada district of Maharashtra. It is a two-tiered waterfall located 81 kilometers from Dandeli and 107 kilometers from Jog falls. It is the must-visit place in Dandeli Tour Package. 

It is located near the famous sunset point so it is best to visit at 5 am.

17. Joranda Falls ( 181 m, 594 ft )

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Joranda falls is the 19th highest waterfall in India with a height of 150 meters. It is located in Simlipal National Park in the Mayurbhang district of Odisha. 

It provides a relaxing experience to the tourists. It is surrounded by many trees that prove breathe taking experience to the Tourist.

18. Hebbe Falls (168 m, 551 ft)

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Hebbe Falls is located in Chikmagalur District. It is surrounded by a Dense forest contain medicinal herbs which offer Healing qualities. 

It is best to visit in the winter season and provide a pleasant view to the tourist. It is in Kemmangundi hill station 8 kilometers from Bangalore.

19. Duduma Falls ( 157 m, 515 ft)

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Duduma Falls is a Majestic waterfall located in Koraput, Odisha. It is an important place for Pilgrimage. 

This waterfall provides water for a Hydroelectric project called Machkund Hydro Electric Power Project located at 'Onukudelli'

It is one of the beautiful waterfalls in Jeypore.

20. Lodh Falls (143 m, 469 ft)

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Lodh Falls is 21st highest waterfalls in India located in Jharkhand. It is not only the highest waterfall but also a lively noise-produced waterfall that can be heard from 10 km from it. 

It is present in Palamu Division of Jharkhand and several other water stream joins with it.

21. Bahuti Waterfall (198 m, 650 ft)

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Bahuti waterfall is the highest waterfall in Madhya Pradesh. It lies in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. 

The water from this fall reaches a depth of 364 feet. It is an Example of Nick Point. It is the best place to refresh their mind and providing related needs to the local villages.

22. Bishop Falls ( 135 m, 443 ft)

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Bishop Falls is the 22nd waterfall located in Shillong in the Meghalaya district. It is a three-tiered waterfall with a height of 443 feet. 

It is known as Twin Brother of Beadon waterfalls which is located down along with it.

23. Chachai Falls ( 130 m, 430 ft)

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Chachai Falls is the second-highest waterfall in Madhya Pradesh and the highest single-drop waterfall in India. 

This fall is praised by the Former Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru for its beautiful appearance. 

It is the 23rd highest waterfall in India located in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh.

24. Keoti Falls ( 130 m, 30 ft)

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The Keoti Falls is the best place to spend a pleasant time with Family and Friends located in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. 

One should not miss this place during sunset and sunrise. 

It is the 24th highest waterfall in India and tributary of The Tamsa and Tons river.

25. Kalhatti Falls (122 m, 400 ft)

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Kalhatti Falls is located in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. It gives a beautiful view of the visitor's waterfall from the height of 40 meters. 

It is the best place for nature lovers. It is the House of a wide variety of flora and fauna surrounded by a dense forest.

26. Keppa Falls (116 m, 430 ft)

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It is also known as Unchali Falls and Mini Niagara located in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka. 

This fall is discovered by J.D. Lushington in 1845, a district collector of the British Government. It must be visited from July to August. 

It is best known for its spread and shape.

27. Koosalli Falls (116 m, 381 ft)

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Koosalli Falls is located in the Udupi district of Karnataka. It is series of 6 waterfalls from the western Ghats, each with unique beauty. 

It is best to visit in the winter season because most of the waterfalls dry up. Trekking to this fall takes 2 hours from the Koosalli village.

28. Dabbe Falls ( 110 m, 360 ft)

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Dabbe Falls provides an enchanting view to the visitors. It is located in the Shimoga district of Karnataka. 

This waterfall is known for its beauty and serenity. It is also known as Kepjoga due to sound from this fall. 

It gives a challenging trekking experience as it inclined 80 degrees in someplace.

29. Pandavgad Falls ( 107 m, 351 ft)

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Pandavgad Falls is a famous picnic spot in Mumbai. It is the 29th highest waterfall in India with a height of 107 meters. 

The Pandavgad originated from the word Pandavas who visited and took bath below this waterfall. 

Pandavgad Fall is a plunge type of waterfall due to a large amount of water pouring on a rock.

The waterfalls are one of the best things gifted by nature. It is the place where everyone falls in love. 

One of the things we learn from waterfalls is not to follow anything, just make your pathway and keep flowing. Similarly, the pathway made by ourselves will make our life beautiful, like a waterfall.

I hope you won't miss out on these places and fill up yourself with positivity. Make your eyes filled with waterfalls.

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