Waterfalls in Coorg Adding Magic to its Greenery

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List of Waterfalls in Coorg

The stunning waterfalls in Coorg are one of the most popular attractions of the place. Coorg is an overwhelmingly beautiful destination dotted by immense natural beauty and gorgeous environs. It is a delight to watch the silvery cascading waterfall down a height in between dense woods. Most of these charming waterfalls are unexplored and hidden from view which makes for very exciting and thrilling trekking opportunities. While some other waterfalls make for a popular picnic spot. You can also see people relaxing in the sun or swimming or taking a dip in the waters of these beautiful waterfalls in Coorg.

Here is the list of 8 Waterfalls in Coorg Adding Magic to its Greenery

1. Abbey Falls, Coorg

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Abbey Falls, also known as Abbi Falls, is located around 10 kilometres away from the town of Madikeri and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in and around Coorg. The water cascade coming down from the cliff from a height of 70 feet provides a spectacular scene to behold. Nestled within the lush greenery which is typical to the sceneries of Western Ghats, this waterfall in Coorg attract hundreds and thousands of people throughout the year - especially nature lovers and photographers.

2. Burude Falls, Coorg

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Burude Falls is located in the Western Ghats of India, about 20 kilometres away from the quaint town of Siddapur in the northern part of Karnataka. The waterfall is famous for its breathtaking beauty and mesmerising surroundings which consist of lush green forests. This remote waterfall in Coorg offers a stunning panoramic view from the top of the Western Ghats. The sound of gallons of water gushing down the mountains is sure to inculcate a sense of tranquillity in you as you watch the rivulet falling down various levels and forming the beautiful waterfall.

3. Iruppu Falls, Coorg

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Picturesque waterfalls in Coorg cascading along the Brahmagiri Mountain Range, Iruppu falls is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the Coorg district of South Karnataka. These are also known as the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls, a name derived from the tributary of Cauvery River of the same name of which these falls are a part of.

4. Honey Valley - Nilakandi Falls, Coorg

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The Nilakandi Falls are located the midst of the dense tropical forests of Coorg and trace their source somewhere in the Thadiyendamol range. It is a picturesque and serene waterfall that lends trekkers a wonderful waterfall shower experience

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5. Mallalli Falls, Coorg

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Mallalli Falls, the stunning milky white waterfalls, lies in the northern region of Kodagu district in the south-western Indian State of Karnataka. These falls lie 26 kilometres away from the town of Somwarpet, at the foot of the Pushpagiri Hills. The falls originate where River Kumaradhara takes a deep plunge of over 1000 metres and then follow a natural route that ends into the Arabian Sea. These gorgeous waterfalls in Coorg are sure to take your breath away. The heavenly scenery with lush green forests and the clear white waters of River Kumaradhara falling deep from the point of origin of the waterfall is a marvellous sight never to be missed.

6. Chelavara Falls, Coorg

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Chelavara Falls is one of the most enchanting falls in Coorg, Karnataka. These vigorous waterfalls in Coorg gush down from a height of 150 feet on a rock shaped like a tortoise. Therefore, this fall is also known as Embepare in local language which means "tortoise rock" in daily language. This huge volume of natural beauty originates from a small stream, a tributary of Kaveri near Cheyyandane village in Karnataka.

7. Devaragundi Waterfall

Located 43km from Coorg, this waterfall commonly known as Devaragundi means 'God's pool'. This waterfall has a strange mystery as nobody has been able to identify the exact depth of this waterfall. Thus, local legend warns people to avoid even putting their toes in the water. Nestled between the mountain streams at Thodikana, this waterfall lies near the Sri Mallikarjuna Temple Patti in this region. To reach the waterfall, visitors must be prepared to cross streams and trek extensively through areca nut plantations to see this vivacious God's Pool.

8. Onake Abbi Falls, Shimoga

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The Onake Abbi falls is one of the many waterfalls that Nature has bestowed on this place. The trek to the top of the fall is relatively short covering a distance of about 4-5 kilometres. The trail runs through a dense forest that is rich in flora and fauna. The summit of the trek offers a breathtaking view of the entire waterfall as it cascades from a height of 500 feet.

Which of these waterfalls in Coorg have you visited? Let us know your experience in the comments below!

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