It is when Nature decides to enamour you with her unparalleled beauty and makes you lose your identity. The streams of flowing water seems like the unforbidden flowing hair enhancing the appeal of the fascinating nature.Lets have a look at some of the dazzlingly beautiful waterfalls of India.
1. Dudhsagar Waterfall, Goa
If you thought Goa is just about beaches then you are probably missing out on the most gorgeous Dudhsagar Waterfall with its most splendid 4-tier split view. Literally meaning ‘Sea of Milk’, the color of water turns from blue to white as it gushes down the rocks giving it a totally divine feel.
2. Jog Waterfall, Karnataka
There is no hesitation in calling Karnataka, the ‘State of Waterfalls’ with whooping 28 falls adorning the Karnataka landscapes. And Jog is indeed the most spectacular and dazzlingly beautiful waterfall to experience. 259 m by height and 290 m by girth, this immensely voluminous waterfall is also known by the names of Gersoppa falls and Jogada Gundi by the locals.
3. Athirapally Waterfall, Kerala
India’s very own Niagara Falls, this place is a double treat. Though the waterfall is not very long, it’s the girth that makes Athirapally most fascinating. If you happen to be a wildlife enthusiast or more of an explorer who admires beauty at its best, this place will touch your heart. The forest around the waterfall is home to the endangered species, Great Hornbill.
4. Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya
Located in Cherrapunji, Nohkalikai Falls are the largest and most beautiful waterfall of India. Cherrapunji being the wettest place in India, get its river feeded with the constant rains that further replenishes this spectacular waterfall at the height of 335m. Most waterfalls are seasonal but this is one unique place that would be a sight to get lost round the year.
5. Papanasam Waterfall, Tamil Nadu
Almost 60 km from the Tinunelveli district, Tamil Nadu, this fall gives a spectacular view to gaze. One of the most visited tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu, this place is among the highest falls in Tamil Nadu with a drop of 120m.
6. Barachukki and Gangachukki falls, Karnataka
Hardly at few kilometers distance from each other, Barachukki and Gangachukki Falls are the most stunning sights to behold. They are a perfect day outing options for workaholics and families in and around Bengaluru.
7. Elephant Falls, Meghalaya
Giving you a feel of Scotland with its mysterious and heavenly mist and fog, Elephant Falls have been a muse for a lot of painters of this time and before. Approximately 12 km from Shillong, there are 3 waterfalls surrounding this region, each at 100 m distance from each other, giving you a complete waterfall delight.
8. Kempty Falls, Uttarakhand
Almost 15 km from Mussoorie and 30 km from Dehradun, Kempty Falls are a huge tourists’ favorite and hence well connected. The falls got its name from ‘Camp Tea’, which was a colonial officers’ hub for having tea parties around in weekends.
A glance at these waterfalls is enough to make you lost in the sheer sight of mighty waters running down the rocks and take you to a journey within. It surely leaves an impregnable print in your mind temple for a long long time to come.