India got really incredible natural beauty to offer. Its diverse natural landscape, including rivers, mountains, hills, and forests, has amazingly mesmerizing waterfalls across India. With the start of the monsoon, the rain makes these waterfalls come alive and shows us them in their whole form.
Here is the list of 9 amazing waterfalls in India that you must visit during the monsoon.
1. Jog Falls, Karnataka
Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls, or Joga Falls is the 2nd highest waterfall in India located near Sagara taluk in Karnataka. It is a segmented waterfall that, depending on rain and season, becomes a plunge waterfall.
2. Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya
Nohkalikai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1115 feet. The waterfall is located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth.
3. Dudhsagar Falls, Goa
Dudhsagar translates to “ocean of milk.” Dudhsagar Falls is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River on the border of the Indian states of Karnataka and Goa. And the best time to visit this fall is in Monsoon when it comes to its full glory.
4. Athirapally Falls, Kerala
Athirappilly Falls is situated in Athirappilly panchayath, Chalakudy Taluk in Thrissur district, Kerala on the southwest coast of India. Athirappilly Falls is the largest waterfall in Kerala and is nicknamed "The Niagara of India".
5. Barkana Falls, Karnataka
The Barkana Falls, formed by the Seetha River, is a waterfall located near Agumbe in the Shimoga district of the state of Karnataka, India. This waterfall is among the ten highest waterfalls in India and looks more beautiful in the monsoon season.
6. Shivanasamudra Falls, Karnataka
The Shivanasamudra falls, literally meaning Shiva's Sea is situated at a distance of 85 km from Mysore and 139 km from Bangalore. The Shivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has wound its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form waterfalls. The island town of Shivanasamudra divides the river into twin waterfalls. This creates the fourth largest island in the river's course.
7. Hogenakkal Falls, Tamil Nadu
Hogenakkal Falls or Hogenakal Falls is a waterfall in South India on the river Kaveri. It is located in the Dharmapuri district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is sometimes referred to as the "Niagara of India". With its fame for medicinal baths and hide boat rides, it is a significant tourist attraction. Carbonatite rocks in this site are considered to be the oldest of their kind in South Asia and one of the oldest in the world.
8. Chachai Falls, Madhya Pradesh
Chachai Falls is in the Rewa district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the 23rd highest waterfall in India and the 2nd tallest waterfall in Madhya Pradesh. It has a total height of 130 meters (430 ft). Chachai Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation.
9. Vajrai Falls, Maharashtra
Vajrai Waterfall is just 27 km from the city of Satara, Maharashtra. It is situated near the Sahyadri hill Its height is around 853 feet (260M). The birthplace of the Urmodi River started from Vajrai waterfall. According to legend, Shree Saint Ramdas Swami has climbed this mountain in three steps, therefore, Water falls down at this waterfall in three steps.