Waterfalls just add to the glory of any terrain on earth like white threads joining beautiful landscapes. While there are undeniably rich amounts of such threads forming up the Indian subcontinent, let's explore the aura of few among all of them.
Dudhsagar falls :
The falls rest at Mandovi River in Goa, is among India's tallest waterfall with a height of 310 meters and an average width of 30 meters. The falls gushes in its full flow and glory during monsoon season and is a sight to behold. It is talk of the tourists who visits Goa or even Karnataka even though it is situated at the border of Goa-Karnataka.
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Right under the waterfall passes a railway route connecting Madgaon and Belgavi stations. While no one is allowed to step down from the railway, its track provides a journey of its own as passengers splosh with enjoyment looking at its beauty right from from their cabin.
It takes 60km by road from Panaji to reach the fall.
Jog falls, Karnataka
Jog falls forms up the tallest and second highest waterfall in India after Nohkalikai waterfalls in Meghalaya. It rests at Sharavathi river, gushing down from a height of 253 meters. Sharavathi river flows smooth until it takes a mighty plunge flowing over 230meter wide rocky bed to fall as 4 different water streams named Raja, Rani, Roarer, and Rocket.
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The fall is seen in its full glory during monsoon season otherwise its large volume of water is holds up by a dam over Sharavathi River before it takes a pluge to fall down.
One of the integral part of Karnataka tourism, Jog falls is 30 km away from Sagara and 379km away from Bangalore. One can get a train from Bangalore to Sagara. Local buses are available to give a ride down to Jog.
Nohkalikai waterfall, Meghalaya
Nohkalikai waterfall in Cherrapunji forms up the highest waterfall in India. It gushes down right from a height of 1100 feet. The beauty of the falls adds up as there are many activities one can credit it for: trekking, swimming, bird watching, angling, photography, it covers all just right.
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Catching a glimpse of Nohkalikai waterfall during monsoon season is tricky as there is thick cloud cover around. It is believed that as sky is relatively clear during September to October, it can be a best time to visit the falls.
Bhimlat falls in Rajasthan falling from 60 meters into the sea green lake, Courtallam waterfall of Tamil Nadu - the one among the largest falls and Kynrem falls of Meghalaya- a three step waterfall: are some of the rest along with all other waterfalls in India to fancy about! ✨