There is something exciting when you witness the water cascading down the waterfall. Given the diversity in the landscapes India has, it is gifted with some of the best waterfalls in the world.
Here are the top 10 stunning waterfalls in India that will take your breath away:
1. Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya
The best waterfall to visit in India is the Nohkalikai Falls in the North-Eastern state of Meghalaya. It is the fourth-highest in the world and the tallest in India with a height of 1100 feet.
It is located in the wettest place on Earth, Cherrapunji. Falling on the green slopes, the falling waterfall will surely give you the best vibe. There are many different viewpoints and staircases around the cliff from where you can take a view of these falls.
2. Dudhsagar Falls, Goa
Located on the borders of Goa and Karnataka, Dudhsagar waterfalls fall from a height of roughly 1020 feet making it the sixth highest waterfall in the country.
The word Dudhsgar comes from the Konkani language meaning an ‘Ocean of Milk’. As the name suggests it gives you an illusion of milk falling from a goblet.
You can enjoy the scenes of this waterfall by train, a jeep, or even trek up the hill. If you are visiting Goa, you can’t afford to miss these.
3. Dhuandhar Falls, Madhya Pradesh
Dhuandhar Falls is a scenic waterfall on the holy Narmada River in the Jabalpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Dhuandhar Falls is also known as ‘Smoke Cascade’ because the waters of Dhuandhar falls create a lot of mist while falling down.
It will definitely be a treat for your witness to witness such a sight. Apart from the majestic waterfalls, tourists are also attracted to this area to see the huge formation of marble rocks in the entire area.
You can take a boat ride or a ropeway to enjoy.
4. Athirappilly Waterfalls, Kerala
Athirappilly is the largest and one of the most stunning waterfalls in South India. This mesmerizingly beautiful waterfall is located on the Chalakudy River in the state of Kerala.
This 80 feet high waterfall has a width of 390 feet and the view of the majestic Athirappilly Waterfall in the scenic background of dense green forest is a sight you cannot miss.
This waterfall is so iconic that this place has been used in a lot of Bollywood movies.
5. Chitrakoot Falls, Chhattisgarh
Located in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, Chitrakoot falls is a spectacular natural beauty. It falls from a height of 95 feet and is almost as wide as 985 feet, which makes it the widest waterfall in India.
It is also called the ‘Niagra Falls of India’ due to the same reason. It falls in Odisha and then enters Andhra Pradesh and finally merges with the Godavari River.
This waterfall looks so surreal that you will not be able to take your eyes off it. Near to the falls, a popular Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva is also located.
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