1. Jog Falls
Jog falls is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the south-western part of the country. It is located in the Shimoga district of Karnataka which really lies to the focal point of the state. Jog Falls is also famous as Gerosoppa Falls or JogadaGundi. It is one of the most elevated waterfalls with a height of 830 ft. It is an awesome location for sightseeing, covered by enormous big trees and lush green grass. UNESCO has recognized it as one of the ecological hot spots on the planet, which makes it one of the big vacation spots. The falls are made up of four different cascades – Raja, Rani, Rover, and Rocket – divining down from an elevation of about 253 meters (830) feet. The Watkins Platform is the best viewpoint from which the beauty of the Jog Falls may be captured.
How to reach:
Nearest Airport: Bangalore 378 km away and Mangalore 180km
Nearest Railhead: Shimoga (104 km from Jog)
Nearest City: Hubli (161 Km)
Peak Season: August-November
Weather: Maximum: 40°C Minimum: 20°C
2. Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar Waterfall is also called “Sea of Milk” and is an extremely beautiful fall. It winds up one of the most impressive natural miracles. It is situated in the state of Goa on the waterway Mandovi. It also makes the outskirt between two state Goa and Karnataka. With the height of 1,020 ft., it is amongst the highest waterfalls in India and world’s 227. The falls are an incredible sight particularly on the off chance that you go there in the monsoons when the fall is in full flow. The fall from such a height forms clouds of milky foam at the bottom, making a visual excellence. Set amidst the crescent-shaped valley covered with rich green flora, the falls are an ideal escape for your special days.
How to reach:
Nearest Airport: Dabolim (29 km south of Panaji)
Nearest Railhead: Castle Rock Station
Nearest City: Pond (60 km)
Peak Season: June to September
Weather: Maximum: 30°C Minimum: 25°C
3. Athirappally Falls
The Athirappilly Falls- nicknamed as ”The Niagara of India” is located in the Thrissur District and is the pride of Kerala. The Chalakudy River tumbles from a height of almost 25 meters (82 feet) to create this great sight. The whitewater set against the dark green foliage of the Vazhachal Forest creates a stunning view. Athirappilly falls can make anyone fall in love at first sight. Aside from being a mainstream vacation destination, these falls have been the setting for many prevalent movies. On top of all, you will be wished by the huge amount of flora and fauna and the rare endangered species of Hornbill. Everything along with the sizzling silver water is delightful making Kerala” The Paradise of Natural Beauty”.
How to reach:
Nearest Airport: Cochin
Nearest Railhead: Chalakudi
Nearest City: Kochi
Peak Season: September to January
Weather: Maximum: 33°C Minimum: 20°C
4. Thoseghar Waterfalls
Thoseghar Waterfalls is located towards the beginning of Konkan region, Maharashtra. Thosegarh is surprisingly known as the “Pride of Western Ghats”. Its height is 350 meters (1,148.29 ft.). It is known for its natural beauty and calm atmosphere. To escape away from the bustling life of Mumbai and Pune, you could easily plan your weekend getaway to the Satara city of Maharashtra. The city is a treat of natural excellence with the pleasant weather and mountains stacked with lush green vegetation. You can hear the gushing sound of the waterfall from a distance but to enjoy the wholesome view you should experience the touch of trekking. The point offers the majestic view of a number of waterfalls all surrounded by green trees.
How to reach:
Nearest Airport: Mumbai
Nearest Railhead: Satara
Nearest City: Satara
Peak Season: July to November
Weather: Maximum: 35.4°C
The magnificent Hogenakkal Falls in the Dharmapuri District of Tamil Nadu offers splendid views as the River Kaveri crashes down the hillside in a wide stream. These falls are also known for their curative powers since the water is supposed to have flowed through medicinal herbs on its approach to Hogenakkal and is very exceptionally famous for its therapeutic showers. Not just a dip in the waters of Hogenakkal waterfall, you can enjoy the adventure of boating in the traditional boats. However, boating is permitted only after the monsoon season, when the water is not fierce and powerful. But, you can certainly enjoy the beauty of this waterfall throughout the year.
How to reach
Nearest Airport: Bengaluru
Nearest Railhead: Dharmapuri
Peak Season: July to October
Weather: Maximum: 34°C
Minimum: Below 13°C