Manikyadhara is a popular waterfall in Bababudangiri hills of Chikmagalur district. Manikyadhara translates to ‘stream of pearls’. When sunlight falls on Manikyadhara, water droplets appear like sparkling pearls. Most pilgrims visiting Bababudangiri shrines ensure they also visit Manikyadhara Falls and consider the water holy.
Barkana Falls (ಬರ್ಕಣ ಜಲಪಾತ) is a hidden gem in Western Ghats. The Falls is formed by the Seetha River while dropping from a height of 260 meters. The cascading effect, milky colour and evergreen forests of Western Ghats make the Falls a memorable experience.
Sada waterfall is a mystic, offbeat waterfall deep in the forests of Western Ghats, on Karnataka-Goa border. A guided trek to Sada Falls is a highly recommended activity in Belagavi district.
Lalguli Falls is a lesser known waterfall in Uttara Kannada district. Lalguli is a multi stage waterfall where River Kali drops down at different places, with heights varying between 61 and 91 meters. Lalguli offers scenic beauty and photogenic views with green forests, calm and blissful surroundings.
Sathodi Falls is a picturesque rectangular-shaped waterfall in the Western Ghats. Several unknown streams converge near Kallaramane Ghat to become Sathodi Falls and plunge from a height of about 15 m to create a picturesque picnic spot. In between the bushes and the rocky terrain, there are small pathways leading to the waterfalls.
Chelavara is a wide and milky waterfall in Kodagu district. Chelavara Falls is a serene waterfall created by a tributary of river Kaveri, with a 150 ft drop over a rock said to resemble the shape of a tortoise. Chelavara is located in Cheyyandane village, off Talakaveri-Virajapete road, State Highway 90.
Hebbe Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in Chikmagalur district. Hebbe Falls is 168 meters in height and ensures mystical experience to everyone who takes effort to reach the falls.
Jhari falls is one of the most popular waterfalls in Chikmagalur district. Jhari waterfall is often visited along with Mullayanagiri and Baba Budan Giri. Water originating in the mountains flows over steep rocks offering a wide and thin white layer of spectacular waterfall.
Kalhatti is a temple and waterfalls in Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. Kalhatti Falls is located on the way to Kemmannugundi and makes a refreshing stop to visit when in the region. Water cascades from the top of the Chandra Drona Hill from a height of 45m, to flow before the Veerabhadreshwara Temple dedicated to Lord…
Abbey Falls (also referred to as Abbi Falls) is a popular waterfall in Kodagu district. River Kaveri drops for about 70 ft over wide rocks creating a spectacular view. While the height is not much compared to other waterfalls in Karnataka, Abbey Falls’ has wider fall area that creates spectacular views and its proximity to…
Shivanasamudra is a popular waterfall on river Kaveri, located in Chamarajanara district, bordering Mandya district. Shivanasamudra is a must visit post monsoon season for the visual treat it offers.
Hogenakkal waterfalls are a scenic amalgamation of rocks, water and mist located on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border. ‘Hoge’ means smoke and ‘Kallu’ means rock in Kannada. Hogenakkal essentially means smoke over the rocks, which is how it looks when there’s ample water falling over the rocks as river Kaveri enters Tamil Nadu from Karnataka.