Waterfalls near Bangalore
Even the amazing Jog waterfall is not an exception of this reduced flow of water. This is also true in the case of Barachukki and Gaganachikki in Shivanasamudra and also at Hogenkal and Mekedatu. Therefore, the season to visit the waterfalls in Bangalore is appropriate during the rainy season or during the final period of monsoons.
Bangalore situated in the south part of the Karnataka state and closer to many waterfalls, located in Uttar, Dakshina Kannada, Coorg and Chickmagalur.
Major Waterfalls near Bangalore At A Glance
Gaganachukki and Barachukki Waterfalls
Shivasamudram is an island village dividing the Kaveri River into two waterfalls, the Barachukki and the Gaganachukki. The Bharachukki waterfalls, with a nice graceful cascade along the side, just a kilometer away from the Dargah.
The Gaganachukki has a western facade and another to eastern facade. Many energetic youngsters trek down the hillside daringly towards the cascade to get the pleasure of the water shower.
Gokak WaterfallsThe Gokak waterfalls situated on the Ghataprabha river in Belgaum. The Gokak waterfall is six kilometers away from Gokak, a nearby town. The river Ghataprabha takes a leap of 52 meters over the sandstone cliff after a long winding course among a picturesque gorge of the rugged valley.
Magod Falls: a glorious waterfallMagod Falls is a one of the most attractive waterfalls of Bangalore, where the Bedti river falls from a height of 200m in two steps forming an amazing waterfall.
There are several trekking and climbing trails in the surrounding green forests. One could visit an attractive town called Kalache, 30 km from Yellapur, which is set amidst hills. Jenkalgudda is an attractive spot nearby which is popular as the Sunset Point.
Mekedatu FallsMekedatu is a lovely location in Bangalore rural area. Sangama is the spot where Arkavati merges with the river.
As per one group of people, the goat or meke that is believed to have lept across the Kaveri river was Lord Shiva in disguise.
Lushington Falls or Unchalli FallsUnchalli Falls, which is also known as Lushington Falls, is a beautiful waterfall which falls from a 116-meter height from the Aghanashini river. The fall is entitled after J. D. Lushington, a District Collector for the British Government, who discovered the falls in the year 1845.
One can reach the falls by a five-kilometer trek from the Heggarne village through broad forest. The falls are occasionally called Keppa Joga because of the extremely loud sound they make.