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Time Required : 1 - 2 hrs

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Timings : 24 hrs

Kaigal Falls, Chittoor Overview

Situated in the district of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, the Kaigal fall is nestled amidst the Koundinya Wildlife sanctuary. The Kaigal waterfall derives its name from the village Kaigal, that surrounds it. Locally known as Dumukurallu waterfalls ( a Telugu word used for a sound resembling the sound of falling stones from above), Kaigal falls are perennial. The waterfall is subdivided into three cascading falls and water falls from a height of approximately 40 ft. The water forms several small pools at the bottom.

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Best Time To Visit Kaigal Falls

The most suitable time to visit these waterfalls, is from June to October. The kaigal falls, are most beautiful during the monsoon season.

Tips For Visiting Kaigal Falls

1. Carry eatables and water, as there are no shops nearby.
2. Surface at the falls is slippery, hence be cautious.

Places to Visit

1. Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary

Koundinya wildlife sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary plus elephant reserve. It houses exotic Asian elephants. There are around 78 elephants here, at present. There is an abundance of flora and fauna at the Koundinya Wildlife sanctuary. Acacia and bamboo are the two common plants that you will see here. You can also spot several species of birds here. The sanctuary is a popular attraction around April. There is a beautiful forest guest house; you can stay here and enjoy nature at its best. The Koundinya Wildlife sanctuary is around 52 kms away from the Kaigal falls. It will take you about an hour or so to reach the sanctuary from Kaigal. High hills and deep valleys surround this immensely beautiful wildlife sanctuary.

2. Shivalinga

There is a shivalinga installed near the falls. The locals visit it on special occasions like Shivaratri. The waterfall splits into three singular falls, one of which flows over this shivalinga. It is a beautiful site to view water cascading over the Shivling.

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