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If you are planning a vacation this year and working out for the destination to go for, then you have all such reasons to keep Karnataka State in your agenda. Karnataka is the glamorous state of India that offers century old inheritance, architectural glories, legacy, incredible beaches, and glorious flowing waterfalls. This state ranks the eight largest places in India that too in terms of area; it is a dwelling of an astonishing tourist destination and especially the Waterfalls in Karnataka have the major contribution because thousands of tourist visit the waterfalls in Karnataka every year.

The foundation of the ancient sophistication, Karnataka got to its praise a surplus of rock cut shrines and temples; an ideal of wonder motivating style and fine art. Cradle of numerous dynasties, the temples also the monuments that are present in the Karnataka state have been listed in the world heritage sites.

Apart from all the above Karnataka is comprised of charming and un-spoilt hill stations which are visited by persons who seek the tranquil. Amongst these mysterious hill stations, you will have the gorgeous Waterfalls in Karnataka which cascade from boundless heights.

Celebrated for its best waterfalls, Karnataka which has the Jog falls situated in Shimoga District that is one of best and also the highest waterfalls all over Asia. The other waterfalls that are famous in Karnataka are the Achakanya Falls, Abbey Falls, Chunchanakatte Falls and Balmuri falls.

Listed Below Few Celebrated Waterfalls Of Karnataka:

Iruppu Falls photoPhoto by ChanduBandi

Iruppu Falls

This Waterfall is located in the South Coorg in the middle of Brahmagiri Ranges, also at the side of Rajiv Gandhi National Park. These waterfalls have another name called the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls and being the best-visited tourist destination in Coorg. The Lakshmana Tirtha Falls got its name due to the reason it is the originating point of Lakshmana Tirth river which is the tributary of River Kaveri. The freshwater of waterfalls drops out from a height of 60 m and flows quickly downhill through lush green mountains. It likewise has got much religious prominence for the reason that of a mythical connection.

 

 

 

Jog Falls photoPhoto by Suraj Baadkar

Jog Falls

Among all the waterfalls in Karnataka, this is the most celebrated waterfalls. Settled amongst the Western Ghats, holding a scenic terrain bounded through dark evergreen forests, is the thriving Jog Falls of Karnataka state. The waterfall is located about 16 km from Talguppa, which is the nearby railway station, where the Jog falls village positioned. If you wish to travel to the Jog Falls or to the Shimoga falls then you choose and travel by two road routes, the National Highway 48 otherwise the National Highway 4. Whereas the earlier route will be better than the second since the second is will be a longer route having a poor road condition. The drive up to the Jog Falls located Karnataka gives you the panoramic sight of the terrain, its appeal originates in the atmosphere, creating a feel or desire to visit this waterfall again and again.

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Abbey waterfalls photo


Photo by Onkar Hoysala

Abbey Falls

In the midst of lavish green coffee plantations also spice estates of the Coorg town, Abbey falls is the best almighty destination that should not be missed by any of the nature lovers. The gorgeous falls are situated around 5 km from the Madikeri city that is in Coorg. So as to reach this delightful design of nature, people have to travel over the dense greenery of coffee plantations which further leads to spice estates that hold the pepper vines which is their leading vegetation. You can also take a walk or hire a two wheeler for traveling. The water falls from a height of about 70 ft and by a roaring sound. To get the best view of the Abbey falls, the authorities arranged a just in front of the pouring water body.

Unchalli Falls photoPhoto by balajijegan

Unchalli Falls

This falls is located around 35 km of Suddapur district in Karnataka state, and always praised to the best tourist attraction and always all the tourist would ask for. The Waterfalls was discovered in the year 1845, by the British district collector, J.D Lushington, the falls as another name called the as Lushington falls.

With the purpose of enjoying the best of the lavish green environs, it is always guided that one must have to make his way traveling to the attractive waterfalls by means of trekking. The little however delightful trek permits over dense forests also tourists might have the help of the guide to make it the trek safe and enjoyable one. Cradle of the waterfall is from the river Aghanashini that makes a drop here, nearly about 116 meters, that makes the scene of Unchalli really charming.

With the purpose of enjoying the best of the lavish green environs, it is always guided that one must have to make his way traveling to the attractive waterfalls by means of trekking. The little however delightful trek permits over dense forests also tourists might have the help of the guide to make it the trek safe and enjoyable one. Cradle of the waterfall is from the river Aghanashini that makes a drop here, nearly about 116 meters, that makes the scene of Unchalli really charming.

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Honnemaradu

If you plan your vacation to the hill stations of Karnataka, then this Honnemaradu should be definitely on your list because of this glorious appearance and this destination is apt for all peoples of ages. Amongst the numerous water bodies which grace the charm of the Western Ghats in India is the Honnemaradu. Honnemaradu in Karnataka state is situated in the Shimoga district that is about 25 km by Sagara in the direction of Jog Falls. Located in the backwaters by the River Sharavathi, Honnemaradu is eminent for an existence of the home of various wide varieties of water games. The sparkling waters below the blue sky would flatter any of the water sports admirers and make them venture into the lake as well as revel in the adventures sports. The several water activities and games that are offered in this Honnemaradu are the Kayaking, coracling, Windsurfing, scuba diving and canoeing.

Shivasamudram Falls photoPhoto by Amit Chattopadhyay

Shivasamudram Falls

Shivasamudram Falls is well known by everyone when it comes to Waterfalls in Karnataka. From Mandya district, the River Cauvery wanders to drop into flowing Shivasamudram Falls located in Karnataka. Glittering waterfalls are plentiful in the sylvan forests of Karnataka state. Graceful rivers rush over these dense forests to break down into flows of cascading falls dropping from boundless heights towards the rock beds splashing crazy like jets.

You will be able to explore the beauty of Mother Nature while you stopover in the miniature island town of the Shivasamudram which is nearly 65 km towards east of Mysore city. Attaining the Bluff by Shivasamudram, you need to march along the banks of River Cauvery for about 2 km over lush green fields meagerly dispersed by trees forthcoming the marvelous Shivasamudram Waterfalls.

You will have a breathtaking scene to watch the river falling down at a height of really 300-350 feet like a spray of mist. The River Cauvery breaks as two branches in place of Shivasamudram falls therefore fashioning the picturesque island. Then the two branches form separate falls, which are the Gagana Chukki otherwise the western falls and the other is the Bhara Chukki else the eastern falls. The Asia first ever Hydro – electric project that was established during the year 1902 can be easily seen from the downstream to the falls.

Featured Photo by Amit Chattopadhyay

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