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Top 12 Highest Waterfalls in India

Hey, are you a travel freak?

Do you love to explore new places?

What type of things you love? Manmade miracles or natural beauties?

If you are tired of the day to day life and want an escape and have explored noisy and populous places like Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar and you are looking for some new and peaceful natural places, then you will be happy to know that there are many more natural places for you to explore.

The best thing in the world can be is to experience nature in its natural form. India is a land that has got various types of natural beauties ranging from beaches, mountains, rivers, deserts and there are also few very beautiful waterfalls in India for you to explore and enjoy its beauty.

Starting from the snow-laden mountains in the northern part of India in the Himalayan range to the backwaters of south India, India has a number of waterfalls.

If you want to do something adventurous and new, you must go for a waterfall tour.

Now you will have a question- which waterfall to visit?

So don’t worry. We are going to talk about some of the highest waterfalls in India along with their locations. To find a waterfall that is suitable for you to visit and must go there for a mesmerising lifetime experience.

So coming to our main topic, let’s begin our list of 12 highest waterfalls in India:

1- Kunchikal Falls

So on the top of the list comes Kunchikal Falls. With a height of 455 meters., it is the highest waterfall in India which is located in the state of Maharashtra.

It is also the second-highest Asian waterfall and the flowing pattern of water down the waterfall makes it special. The flowing water seems to be like steps coming down the hill.

The Ghati Temple by which this water flows is also one of the major tourist attractions.

Monsoon can be the best time for visiting it as the water flow is very rapid.

2- Barehipani Falls

With a height of 399 meters, this waterfall is the runner up in our list. It is also one of the largest waterfalls located in the country.

Located in the Mayurbhanj district of the Indian state Odisha, this waterfall has got lush green area surrounding it and you will get a chance to witness different kinds of birds and vivid wildlife. You can also go for adventurous things like trekking.

3- Nohkalikai Fall

Nohkalikai fall of Cherrapunji comes in third place in our list of tallest waterfalls of India. With a height of 340 meters, this waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls found in the country.

The water at the bottom has green coloured which shimmers due to sunlight and gives it an awesome look.

4 – Dudhsagar Falls

Also called ‘sea of milk’, this waterfall is located in the state of Goa. It has a height of 310 meters.

This waterfall has rich biodiversity and Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park are located nearby to it. You can also explore them.

It is one of the largest waterfalls in India.

6- Kynrem Falls

With a height of standard 305 meters, this waterfall comes in the sixth place in our list of highest Indian waterfalls.

It is one of the very beautiful waterfalls emerging from the apex of Great Himalayas. It is located in the state of Meghalaya and it is inside the boundaries of Thangkharang park.

Kynrem Falls is one of the best options for photography lovers.

7- Meenmutty Falls

This waterfall has a height of 300 meters and is located in the southern part of India in the state of Kerala.

During the rainy season due to rapid water flow, visiting this waterfall will not be a safe idea. But you can plans for this waterfall during other times round the year.

This waterfall is surrounded by jungles, beautiful landscape and rich biodiversity which will give you an everlasting experience.

8- Thalaiyar Fall

This fall is located in the Kodaikanal region of Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal is a heavenly place with beautiful hill stations and Thalaiyar fall.

The height of this fall is 297 meters. Because of the pattern of water flow, it is also called ‘rat-tail’ fall.

It is mostly inaccessible because there are no roads directly reaching to this waterfall. But you can hike and reach half of its height. It is also a famous trekking spot.

9- Barkana Falls

With a height of 259 meters, these waterfalls come on the ninth place in our list. This waterfall is located in the state of Karnataka in the Shimoga district.

It also lies in the region of the Western Ghats which offers thick forest and wildlife for you to explore. Safaris, trekking and mountain climbing can be enjoyed here.

It has also got another waterfall nearby called Jogigundi Falls, which can also be enjoyed. Monsoon season is the best time to visit this waterfall.

10- Jog Falls

This waterfall is also located in Karnataka and is 253 meters high.

It mainly receives water from the rain and is also assisted by the Sharavati river. It is one of the largest waterfalls in India and is a must-visit.

11- Khandadhar Falls

This is a horsetail type waterfall which is located in the state of Odisha in the district of Sundargarh. It has got a height of 244 meters.

In recent times due to commercial mining, the beauty of this waterfall has degraded to some extent. The local tribal people living in this area are constantly resisting mining activities taking place near this waterfall.

12- Vantawng Falls

With a height of 229 meters, this waterfall is the highest waterfall in Mizoram state. It is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country.

It has got a number of awestruck places nearby for tourists to explore. Its climate is also very soothing.

Here ends our list of top 12 highest waterfalls in India.


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