Waterfalls - It's all about Waterfalls

Saturday, October 31, 2009

There is a definitive charm to the sparkling rivers and gurgling waters. Yes, Yes, I love Waterfalls. Considering I am a water sign, I just love it when I’m around any water body. And Western Ghats (mostly) feed my fascination to endless bounds. There is still a lot to cover but here are some of the waterfalls that I have seen and loved. I will keep adding to the list as I travel further. Click on the images for the links to the travelogues.

- 20ft high falls and spanning over a 500m gorge in numerous falls.
- 180 kms from Bangalore
- Forms on Cauvery River, Tamilnadu
- India’s Niagara Falls

    - 96ft high falls (spanning 200 meters in monsoon)
    - 40 kms from Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh
    - Forms on River Indrāvati
    - Yet another India’s Niagara Falls

      - 300ft high falls cascading over layered rocks
      - 40kms from Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh
      - Located in the Kanger Ghati National Park
      - Best visited after monsoons

        - 830 ft high falls
        - 103 kms from Shimoga, Karnataka
        - Forms on Sharavathi River
        - India’s highest plunge waterfall best visited during monsoons.

          - 250 ft high falls in Chikmagalur district, Karnataka
          - Two tiered falls, Chikka(small) Hebbe and Dodda(big) Hebbe
          - 259 kms from Bangalore, 42 kms off NH-206
          - 13kms transport by jeep and then 30 minutes of hike to reach the falls.

            - A small waterfall near a shrine
            - The bigger upstream version can be reached by trekking
            - 34 kms off NH-206
            - Located in Chikmagalur, Karnataka

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              1. Water water everywhere - you must visit Meghalaya - the state is full of waterfalls!

              2. @ Amrit - Now that i've seen North and South , waiting to see east and west! Soon i will.. :)

                @ Roshmi - Thanks.. :)


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