Water Falls in Karnataka

Gokak Falls. Source Shishirmk / Wikipedia

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.

  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. Dabbe Falls, Shimoga
  15. Dondole falls, Mangalore
  16. Godachinamalki Falls, Belgaum
  17. Gokak Falls, Belgaum
  18. Hebbe Falls, Kemmanagundi
  19. Honnamma Falls, Kemmanagundi
  20. Honnemaradu Falls, Shimoga
  21. Iruppu falls, Mysore
  22. Jaramadagu Falls, Chikkaballapur
  23. Jog Falls, Shimoga
  24. Jomlu Theertha Falls, Udupi
  25. Kalhatta Giri Falls, Kemmanagundi
  26. Kadambi Falls, Kudremukh
  27. Koodlu Theertha Falls, Agumbe
  28. Kudumari Falls, Udupi
  29. Kunchikal Falls, Shimoga
  30. Lalguli Falls, Karwar
  31. Magod Falls, Karwar
  32. Mallalli Falls, Coorg
  33. Muthyala Madu, Bangalore
  34. Nisargadhama Falls, Coorg
  35. Sathodi Falls, Haveri
  36. Shanti Falls, Chikmagalur
  37. Shiv Gange Falls, Shimoga
  38. Sirimane Falls, Chikmagalur
  39. Sural Falls, Belgaum
  40. Unchalli Falls, Shimoga
  41. Viboothi Falls, Karwar
  42. 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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