Waterfalls In India

7 stunning waterfalls in India which are right out of a Harry Potter novel

“Soft and fair, with scents in her hair”, wonders of nature are everywhere. Especially when the monsoon is sublime, the greenery explodes; the air is full of the scent of wet earth and flowers and leaves, is when these wonders reload. Every need anticipated, every preference attended to as life seems to unfold effortlessly, at a more gracious pace, when such sights embrace us. So, here’s a mesmerizing list of stunning waterfalls for the travelers who wish to enjoy the full bounty of nature.

  1. ‘Niagara Falls of India’, the Athirapally Falls

It is where the Chalukudi River plummets 80 feet, with an awesome sight to capture, especially in the monsoon when it’s at its swollen best. Make the 10-15 min trek to the base to experience the falls in all its glory; the track is well-maintained and is no hardship, even in the rains. Visit the Rainforest Resort, set as it is on seven acres of rainforest, having rooms that offer lovely moonlit view of the waterfall.

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  1. Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Goa

Resting beautifully on Mandovi River, with a resounding crash and a strong spray that awes and drenches you in equal measure, is Dudhsagar Waterfalls (Sea of Milk). Walking through the jungle to a scenic waterfall, is a dream come true. Flowing from an altitude of 1017 ft., these falls create an aesthetic ambiance for travelers in monsoon. Trip to the falls is well maintained by Taxi Unions, taking 6 people at a time via jeep.

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  1. Cheeyappara Waterfalls, Kochi

Gateway to Kerala: Kochi offers a glimpse of mélange of culture. Flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and Arabian Sea in the west, the beautiful port city is known for tourist attractions. Fairy tales come true when hues of blue leave a spellbinding trace in your memories. A visual poetry indeed!

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  1. Nuranang Falls, Arunachal Pradesh

Bong Bong Falls or Jang Falls from Tawang district of A.P can be surely called another wonder. To visit this untouched beauty of nature, you must get all the paperwork done (Visit to A.P needs permit from government). Gear up to welcome the bliss that comes with isolation. This shall spell a wonderful opportunity for you to get some time away from the worldly chaos. Embrace it, capture it and hold it till you can!

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  1. Meenmutty Falls, Kerala

Flowing in The Land of God, is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. Falling from height of 980 ft. in Wayanad district, these falls will catch your breath as you find yourself lost in its wilderness. The natural beauty and tranquility of this part will make you more alive than anyplace on the earth.

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  1. Vantawng Falls, Mizoram

With height of 751 ft. and surroundings of lush green bamboo forests, Vantawng falls give its traveler a scintillating sight to behold. A visit to Mizoram often devolves into a quest to see the eternally elusive Vantawng Falls. Lush forests and the gushing waters of Vantawng falls, make the visuals even harder to forget.

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     7. Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya

Situated in the wettest state of India is the tallest and most spectacular falls, Nohkalikai falls, falling from altitude of 3609 ft. You can visit them anytime of the year and you won’t be disappointed as they’re always in the full flow mode. With little extra zing of mystery and beauty, and unpredictable pitter-patter rain to create some of the most glorious views in the world, this place will caress you like no other.

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It’s these wonders of nature, these stunning waterfalls that will certainly do good things for you; slowing you down enough to find endless delight in the fragrance and texture of fresh moss. Nothing soothes more than a well-spent day near these magnificent waterfalls. If you too have captured some paradisaical scenery, share with us in the comments below.

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