India is a beautiful country. No country can have the beauty India has. India also has one of the wonders known as “Taj Mahal”. India comprises of beautiful mountains, hills, lakes, bridges, waterfalls, trees, nature etc. India has beautiful landscapes. The hilly areas view of India is just breathtaking. India has beautiful historical monuments. India consists of beautiful waterfalls that can give a strong fight to the beautiful Niagara Falls. The waterfalls of India are so mesmerizing and are surrounded by beautiful mountains, rocks, trees and lush green forests. Here is a list of top 15 amazing waterfalls in India which are so spectacular and you will love to see all of them.
1. Jog Falls, Shimoga, Karnataka
Jog Falls is one of the most beautiful falls in India. Jog Falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls and is the highest plunge waterfall in India. The Jog Falls waterfall is 253 m high. The Jog Falls is created by Sharavathi River. Jog Falls is also known as Gersoppa Falls or Jogada Gundi. Jog Waterfalls is one of the major attractions of Karnataka. Jog Falls is surrounded by lush green forests and the best time to visit these falls is at the time of monsoon that is from June to September. The views of the place are just so amazing and you must capture them all.
2. Dudhsagar Waterfall, Goa
There are not only beaches to visit in Goa but also this amazing waterfall. This magnificent waterfall is created by Mandovi River. This waterfall is at a height of 1020 ft. This waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in India and is also known as “Sea of Milk”. These waterfalls are natural and are surrounded by heavy jungles and greenery. This waterfall is one of the major attractions of Goa. The best time to visit these falls is at the time of monsoon that is from June to September or in summers from November to February. You must visit this amazing waterfall whenever you travel to Goa.
3. Athirapally Waterfalls, Kerala
These breathtaking waterfalls are located in Kerala. These Falls are the largest waterfalls in Kerala. The waterfalls are sounded by lush green forests and the tiny silver water droplets fall on the lush green forests making a breathtaking view. These are also called “Niagara in India”. The best time to visit these falls is at the time of monsoon that is from June to September. You must visit these waterfalls for sure to see the amazing landscapes and views. You can enjoy a good time at this place.
4. Jang Falls, Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
If you are adventure lover then only you must go to visit this waterfall as you need to trek the distance of about 200 meters to reach this waterfall. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls of India. Jang Falls are the major source of generating electricity in Arunachal Pradesh. This waterfall is just so beautiful that you must visit this waterfall for sure. You can visit this place with your friends and family or whosoever adventure lover person you like to.
5. Kune Falls, Maharashtra
This waterfall is 200 meters high and is so heartbreaking. Kune Falls is the beautiful and hidden crown of Maharashtra. Kune Falls are the best weekend getaways for the places like Pune and Mumbai. You can spend your weekend day amazingly at this place by experiencing the beauty of this place. Kune falls are surrounded by lush green forests. This is an ideal picnic spot for families. You can enjoy a lot at this place and can cherish beautiful memories. This place is an amazing tourist attraction spot. You must visit these falls at the time of monsoon to enjoy the weather of the place to the fullest.
6. Kempty Falls, Uttarakhand
Kempty Falls is one of the amazing waterfalls in Uttarakhand that is about 15 km away from Mussoorie. These falls are one of the major tourist attractions. This place provides you beautiful views of mountains and nature. You can visit these falls throughout the year. This place is an amazing picnic spot where you can spend some good time with your friends and family and can also relax their body by taking a bath in these amazing falls.
7. Barehipani Falls, Orissa
The height of these falls is 1309 ft. These falls are the second tallest falls in India. These falls are surrounded by the dense forests. These falls are one of the most visited tourist attraction of Orissa. The best time to visit these falls is at the time of monsoon that is from June to September or in summers from November to February. You must visit this amazing waterfall with your friends and family.
8. Kunchikal Falls, Karnataka
These falls are at the height of 1,493 ft. These are the tallest waterfalls in India and second highest in Asia. These waterfalls are created by River Varahi. The volume of the water has been decreased due to the construction of a dam. There are various kinds of birds and wild animals near the falls. You can visit these falls throughout the year. You can enjoy a lot with your friends and family here and experience various things such as animals, birds etc.
9. Bhimlat Falls, Rajasthan
Bhimtal Falls are 60 meters high. These falls are situated in Rajasthan and are well preserved. The village near these falls named Bundi village receives more rainfall than Delhi. The best time to visit these falls is at the time of monsoon that is from June to September or in summers from July to October. This place is also an amazing weekend getaway from Delhi.
10. Nohsngithiang Waterfall, Meghalaya
These waterfalls are situated in Meghalaya and are very beautiful. These waterfalls are the fourth highest waterfalls in India and are also known “Seven Sisters Waterfall” or “Mawsmai Falls”. These waterfalls only flow during monsoons and therefore you must only visit these falls during monsoon season. These falls are surrounded by beautiful lush green forests. The color of the water changes in different seasons. During summers the color of the waterfall is sea green and during winters the color of the waterfall is blue. You must visit this mesmerizing waterfall once for sure.
11. Thalaiyar Falls, Tamil Nadu
These waterfalls are situated in Tamil Nadu. These waterfalls are among the top 10 tallest waterfalls in India. These waterfalls are at the height of 974 ft. These falls are covered by dense forests, caves etc. Accessibility to these waterfalls is difficult; therefore the falls are not yet much explored. The waterfall looks like a rat’s tail. You need a strong heart to visit these waterfalls.
12. Elephant Falls, Shillong
These mesmerizing falls are situated on the outskirts of Shillong. There are three sections from where the water falls from height. This waterfall looks so beautiful and amazing at the time of monsoon. If you want to enjoy and see the beauty of this waterfall to the fullest then you should visit these falls at the time of monsoon. This waterfall is a major tourist attraction and it is very busy picnic spot. You must for sure visit this waterfall because of their amazing view.
13. Soochippara Falls, Kerala
This waterfall is situated in Kerala and is also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls. This place is one of the most popular picnics and trekking spot. You will enjoy a lot with your friends at this pace. The best time to visit this place is in summers that are from June to September. The water of this falls is so clean and chilled. Therefore you must visit this waterfall in summers so that you can enjoy to the fullest.
14. Bhagsu Waterfalls, H.P.
If you visit Himachal Pradesh and miss this waterfall then your trip is just of no use. These amazing waterfalls are a must visit. The best time to visit these falls is at the time of monsoon that is from June to September or in summers from July to October. These are not the highest waterfalls but are the amazing waterfalls for adventure lovers. So, if you are an adventure lover you must visit these waterfalls to relax your eyes.
15. Shivanasamudra Falls, Karnataka
These waterfalls are situated in Karnataka and divide into two parts that are eastern and the western. The best time to visit this falls is at the time of monsoon that is from June to October. This waterfall is located on the bank of River Kaveri. This waterfall is used as a source to generate electricity. This waterfall is at the height of 93 meters. You must visit this amazing waterfall for sure.
Here is a list of Top 15 amazing waterfalls in India. So, plan a trip and visit these amazing waterfalls to have some good moments and relax your mind and body.
CONTRIBUTION: SHRUTI BHALLA