Waterfalls in India
Mansoon is a unique season of Indian Subcontinent because Indian know how to use that season.Mansoon brings lots of happiness and people decide to go on trip of several beautiful picnic locations like hill stations, waterfalls, etc. in all over India.
Monsoon gives Indians a lot of things, like joy, best natural scenery, rivers full of water, green lavished mountains and monsoon decorated the whole valley’s with sparking waterfalls, magnificent lakes, lush green trees and beautiful flowers and so on.
Most of the highest waterfalls are found in the mountains area of North East India.
Waterfall is formed in the upper course of a river with steep mountains. It is a steep descent of the water of a river.
There are lots of WaterFalls in India, which attract Indians as well as foreigners tourists, in mansoon season. People visit these waterfalls with friends and family.
Top 10 Highest Water Falls in India
- Kunchikal Falls
- Barehipani Falls
- Nohkalikai Falls
- Nohsngithiang Falls
- Dudhsagar Falls
- Kynrem Falls
- Meenmutty Falls
- Thalaiyar Falls
- Barkana Falls
- Jog Falls
1. Kunchikal Falls
Kunchikal Falls is located at Agumbe valley, Nidagodu village near Masthikatte in Shimoga district of state Karnataka.
Kunchikal falls total height is 1,493 ft (455 meters). This waterfall is formed by the Varahi River.
The Kunchikal falls is the highest waterfalls in India and also the 2nd highest in Asia.
Agumbe valley is among the places in India that receive very heavy rainfall and it has the only permanent rain forest research station in India.
Height (Meters): 455
Height (Feet): 1493
Location: Shimoga District, Karnataka
2. Barehipani Falls
Barehipani Falls is located in Simlipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district in Odisha.
Barehipani Falls is 2nd the highest waterfalls in India and the highest waterfall in Odisha.
The Barehipani Falls has a total height of 1,309 ft (399 metres).
The Barehipani Falls is situated on the Budhabalanga river which flows into the Bay of Bengal. This waterfall is known for its beauty that it adds to Odisha.
Height (Meters) : 399
Height (Feet) : 1309
Location: Mayurbhanj District, Orissa
3. Nohkalikai Falls
The Nohkalikai waterfall is located in the Indian state of Meghalaya, near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth.
Nohkalikai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India.
Nohkalikai falls’s height is 1,115 ft (340 metres).
The Nohkalikai falls is the 3rd highest waterfalls in India.
Nohkalikai falls are fed by the rainwater collected on the summit of a comparatively small plateau and decrease in power during the dry season.
Height (Meters) : 340
Height (Feet) : 1115
Location : East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya
4. Nohsngithiang Falls
The Nohsngithiang Falls at Meghalaya is 4th largest waterfalls.
Nohsngithiang Falls also known as the 7 Sisters Waterfalls or Mawsmai Falls, is a seven-segmented waterfall located 1 kilometre south of Mawsmai village in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya.
The water falls from a height of 1,033 ft (315 metres) and has an average width of 230 ft (70 metres), making it one of the tallest waterfalls in India.
The falls plunges over the top of limestone cliffs of the Khasi Hills only during the rainy season.
Height (Meters) : 315
Height (Feet) : 1033
Location: East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya
5. Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar waterfalls is also known as “the Sea of Milk” located on the Mandovi river of Goa.
Dudhsagar is the 5th highest waterfall in India.
Dudhsagar Falls’s total height is 1017 ft. Dudhsagar Fall is amongst India’s tallest waterfalls.
Dudhsagar Falls is 60 km from Panaji by road and is located on the Belgaum–Vasco da Gama rail route about 46 km east of Madgaon and 80 km south of Belagavi.
The falls is located in the Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park among the Western Ghats.
Height (Meters) : 310
Height (Feet) : 1017
Location : Goa
6. Kynrem Falls
The Kynrem Fall is located 12 kilometres from Cherrapunji in East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is situated inside the Thangkharang Park.
The total height of Kynrem Falls is 1,001 ft (305 metres).
Kynrem Falls is the 7th highest waterfalls in India.
Kynrem Falls is situated inside a beautiful park known as Thangkharang Park, another popular attraction of Cherrapunjee in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya.
Height (Meters) : 305
Height (Feet) : 1001
Location : East Khasi Hill District, Meghalaya.
7. Meenmutty Falls
Meenmutty Falls is located 29 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad District in the state of Kerala, India.
Meenmutty waterfalls is the tallest water falls in Kerala and also one of the most beautiful waterfalls, falling from a height of some 980 ft (300 metres) in Wayanad district of Kerala.
Meenmutty is a combination of Malayalam words Meen (fish) and Mutty (blocked).
Meenmutty falls is surrounded by Lush green tea plantatons making the hike to the falls a memorable experience to the tourists.
Height (Meters) : 300
Height (Feet) : 980
Location : Wayanad District, Kerala
8. Thalaiyar Falls
Thalaiyar Fall , also known as “Rat Tail Falls” is a waterfall on the Manjalar River, located in atributary of the Vaigai River, located in the Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu.
Thalaiyar Fall ‘s total height is 974 ft (297 meters).
The widest falls is very popular for its dangerous place and dark caves. The spot is still unexplored because there is no road to reach here.
Height (Meters) : 297
Height (Feet) : 974
Location : Dindigul District, Tamil Nadu
9. Barkana Falls
The Barkana Falls, formed by Seetha River, is a water falls located near Agumbe in Shimoga district of state of Karnataka.
The Barkana Falls’s total height is 850 ft (259 meters).
Barkana Falls is located at a distance of 10 kilometres from Agumbe and has a height of about 500 feet and the area is surrounded by a thick forest of Western Ghats.
Height (Meters) : 259
Height (Feet) : 850
Location : Shimoga District, Karnataka.
10. Jog Falls
Jog Falls , is a waterfall on the Sharavati river located in the Western Ghats Siddapur taluk, Uttara Kannada district, and the view point is located in Sagara Taluk of Shimoga district.
Jog Falls’s total height is 830 ft (253 meters).
Jog Falls is the 2nd highest plunge waterfall in India.
Jog Falls is a segmented waterfall which depends on rain and season becomes a plunge waterfall.
Height (Meters) : 253
Height (Feet) : 830
Location : Shimoga District, Karnataka.