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.
Lalguli was also believed to be a death zone in the past. Sonda’s rulers were believed to bring convicted criminals to the hills near Lalguli Falls and push them down the gorge, ensuring certain death. A Hanuman temple exists in this spot today.
Best time to visit: Lalguli Falls is best visited between October and December. Falls may be dry during summer months and extremely slippery and landslide prone during monsoon months. The Falls is open from 8 AM till 7 PM.
Nearby: Dandeli (35 kms), Anshi National Park (79 kms), Sathodi Falls (44 kms), Attiveri Bird Sanctuary (66 kms), Sonda (52 kms) and Syntheri Rocks (55 kms) are some of the interesting places in the region worth visiting along with the Falls.
How to reach: Lalguli is 439 kms from Bengaluru and 114 kms from district HQ Karwar. Hubballi is the nearest airport and railway station (75 kms away). Taxi can be hired from Karwar/Hubballi or Dandeli to reach Lalguli Falls
Stay: Accommodation options are available in Yellapur city (17 kms from Falls) or Dandeli (35 kms away.