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15 Best Waterfalls in India

There are so many marvelous waterfalls in India that have become a wonderful site to back and cherish the beauty of these precious gifts of Mother Earth, relishing life in tranquillity, away from the chaos of everyday life.

Here we have curated a list of the 15 best waterfalls in India, each comprising an undeniable charm of its own.

1. Jog Falls, Karnataka

Jog Falls, Karnataka

Also termed as the Majestic Waterfalls of India, this magnificent wonder of nature is counted among the highest waterfalls in India. Located in the Shimoga district of Karnataka, it is set against the backdrop of lush green forests and water from an altitude of 830 feet fall in four distinct cascades- Raja, Rani, Rocket, and Rover, which further merge which is the unique charm it is famous for. The visitors can enjoy its resplendent view by either hiking up to the Watkins viewpoint or trekking down to the platform at its bottom. The best to visit this place is June to September.

2. Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

Waterfalls in India - Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

Dudhsagar means' sea of milk.' This 'Flowing Cascade of milk' from the towering height of 320 meters is the tallest waterfall in India, situated on the Mandvi river in Goa. To enjoy an enthralling view of these falls, trekking is the best activity to opt for to reach that point. Also, the railway bridge reflecting the vintage look with the grandeur of the waterfall in the background will be the view you always look back and cherish. The Best time to visit is in June-September. 

3. Nohsngithiang Falls, Meghalaya

Nohsngithiang Falls, Meghalaya

This one of the best waterfalls in India is known as the 'Seven Sisters Waterfall,' also the name given to the North-East region of India; as being segmented into seven segments. It also is one of the tallest in the nation with a height of 315 meters, has an enthralling color scheme to look for around the year as water transitions from blue to sea green. The prism effect resulting from the fall of the sunlight on the water can leave the onlookers awestruck. The most opportune visit to this wonder of nature is between June to August.

4. Soochipara Falls, Kerala

Soochipara Falls, Kerala

This waterfall is also famously known as Sentinel Rock waterfalls and is located in the Wayanad district at Vellarimala in Kerala. This waterfall in the South of India, having a height of 200 meters, gives a beautiful view of the numerous tea estates around and is surrounded by lush greenery. It is the biggest waterfall in India and one of the best places for rock climbing and trekking from June to August.

5. Hebbe Falls, Karnataka

Hebbe Falls, Karnataka

Located in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka, 8 km from the beautiful hill station Kemmanagundi, this place is also one of the most popular tourist attractions. This massive cascading waterfall is located amidst dense forest and coffee plantations. The aroma of free coffee beans in the lap of nature makes you feel refreshed and alive. Apart from imparting a serene view, this waterfall is also believed to have medical properties aid. To escape from the buzzy city life, this is the best place to choose for spending some time in nature from October to January.

6. Bhagsunag Waterfalls, McLeod Ganj

Bhagsunag Waterfalls, McLeod Ganj

This scenic waterfall in Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh is a 20-meter waterfall near the Bhagsunag temple. McLeod Ganj is a popular tourist attraction, and this waterfall adds up to its charm. The scenery is so breathtaking that it is the best place to spend your vacation if you are a nature lover. The Kangri Valley gives a great picturesque view is best to visit from October to November.

7. Kempty Falls, Uttarakhand