Water Falls in Karnataka

Karnataka is home to many water falls. If you visit these in the right season it is a great experience. These water falls are a great sight for any nature lover.
Gokak Falls. Source Shishirmk / Wikipedia

  1. Abbey Falls, Coorg
  2. Achakanya Falls, Shimoga
  3. Alekhan Falls, Chikmagalur
  4. Apsarakonda Falls, Honnavar
  5. Arasinagundi Falls, Kollur
  6. Balmuri Falls, Mysore
  7. Bandaaje Arbi Falls, Chikmagalur
  8. Barachukki & Gaganachukki Falls, Shivanasamudra, Mandya
  9. Barkana Falls, Shimoga
  10. Benne Hole Falls, Karwar
  11. Burude Falls, Karwar
  12. Cauvery / Shivasamudram Waterfalls, Mysore
  13. Chunchanakatte Falls, Mysore
  14. Chunchi Falls, Kanakapura
  15. Dabbe Falls, Shimoga
  16. Dondole falls, Mangalore
  17. Godachinamalki Falls, Belgaum
  18. Gokak Falls, Belgaum
  19. Hebbe Falls, Kemmanagundi
  20. Hidlumane Falls, Shimoga
  21. Honnamma Falls, Kemmanagundi
  22. Honnemaradu Falls, Shimoga
  23. Iruppu falls, Mysore
  24. Jaramadagu Falls, Chikkaballapur
  25. Jog Falls, Shimoga
  26. Jomlu Theertha Falls, Udupi
  27. Kalhatta Giri Falls, Kemmanagundi
  28. Kadambi Falls, Kudremukh
  29. Koodlu Theertha Falls, Agumbe
  30. Kudumari Falls, Udupi
  31. Kunchikal Falls, Shimoga
  32. Lalguli Falls, Karwar
  33. Magod Falls, Karwar
  34. Mallalli Falls, Coorg
  35. Muthyala Madu, Bangalore
  36. Nisargadhama Falls, Coorg
  37. Sathodi Falls, Haveri
  38. Shanti Falls, Chikmagalur
  39. Shiv Gange Falls, Shimoga
  40. Sirimane Falls, Chikmagalur
  41. Sural Falls, Belgaum
  42. Unchalli Falls, Shimoga
  43. Viboothi Falls, Karwar
  44. Watta Halla Falls, Karwar

Travel tips for trekking at Waterfalls

Go for forest friendly coloured clothes like
LitterDon’t jump into water pool as there
could be boulders beneath
Flat, comfortable walking shoesTease animalsBefore plunging into stream for swimming seek
locals’ advice
Camera preferably with a tele photo lensTalk loudly/make noiseCarry a bottle of kerosene to smear over
the shoes to avoid leeches
Torch, sunglasses and hatGet off the vehicle unless askedDo not step on bounlders covered with algae
as they might slip
Essential MedicinesUse strong perfumesStay away from alcohol and liquor
BinocularsPick up anything as SouvenirDo not go too close to the falls, as the water pressure
could gush you out
Light jacket for winterTouch insects/birds nest
Listen to sounds of natureWear bright coloured clothes
Observe/obey safety rules during safaries,
coracles/boat rides and rafting
Play music
Always be alertDisturb the tranquivility of the place
Feed animals


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