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India’s Amazing Waterfalls

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Waterfalls have long found a place on the Indian tourist map, while being a staple in many mythologies, legends and stories. From providing stunning vistas to a perfect picnic spot during Summers and Monsoons, waterfalls are yet another example of nature’s bounty. Here are some amazing vertical drops that should make it to every traveller’s list.

HOGENAKKAL FALLS, TAMIL NADU
HOGENAKKAL FALLS, TAMIL NADU

The falls is a waterfall on the river Kaveri and is often referred as the Niagara of India. Located around 180 km from Bangalore, these falls are a major tourist attraction.

RAJDARI AND DEVDARI WATERFALLS, UTTAR PRADESH
RAJDARI AND DEVDARI WATERFALLS, UTTAR PRADESH

Located close Varanasi, the Rajdari and Devdari waterfalls are extremely popular among tourists. The best time to go to these falls is between September and March.

JOG FALLS, KARNATAKA
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The famous Jog Falls — also known as Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls — India’s second-highest segmented waterfall at 830 ft. They are located in the Sagara district and are a major tourist attraction

DHUANDHAR WATERFALLS, JABALPUR, MADHYA PRADESH
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One of the many falls in the Jabalpur area of Madhya Pradesh, the Dhuandhar Falls gets its name from the watery smoke that’s formed from the water vapours. Around 10 m high, these falls are on the Narmada river.

CHITRAKOOT FALLS, CHHATTISGARH
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These famous falls are located to the west of Jagdalpur on the Indravati river. The height of the falls is about 30 m.

LUKKAM WATERFALLS, MUNNAR, KERALA
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Located just 5 minutes away from the main Munnar town, the Lukkam (or Lakkam) Falls is one of the most popular tourist destinations of the area.

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