Kaigal Falls


Ideal Time: 1 - 2 hrs


24 hrs

Entry Fee:

No Entry Fee

Kaigal Falls, Chittoor Overview

Situated in the district of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, the Kaigal fall makes for a blissful tourist destination. It is nestled amidst the Koundinya Wildlife sanctuary. The Kaigal waterfall derives its name from the village Kaigal, that surrounds it. It is locally known as Dumukurallu waterfalls ( a telugu word used for a sound resembling the sound of falling stones from above). The Kaigal falls is a perennial waterfall. Its surroundings are untouched and unspoilt, with a variety of flora and fauna. The site of Kaigal waterfalls is absolutely stunning. The waterfall is subdivided into three cascading falls and water falls from a height of approximately 40 ft. There are several small pools that are formed by the water at the bottom. The Kaigal waterfall is enveloped by lush greenery. It is an absolutely exotic natural landscape.if you are an adventure seeking person or a nature lover, this is a perfect go-to destination for you. It is one of those places where you can relish and admire nature’s gifts.

Things to Do

You can enjoy a number of activities here. You can capture beautiful sights, if nature and wildlife photography interests you. Swimming and picnicking are two other activities that are filled with fun, at Kaigal falls.

Places to See

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 the month of 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. It is visited by the locals on special occasions like Shivaratri. The waterfall splits into three singular falls, one of which flows over this shivalinga. It is an absolutely beautiful site to view water cascading over the Shivling.

The Kaigal falls is absolutely stunning. Added to that, there is no entry or parking fee here. It is one of those locations, which remains beautiful and worth visiting, irrespective of the season. The surroundings of the Kaigal falls, makes it an interesting tourist place. Placed in undisturbed surroundings, Kaigal waterfall attracts a large number of tourists. And by any means, a trip to a waterfall, is a serenading and a soothing experience, without even a thought. It is like a breather from our fast paced daily lives. It is one of the places that are totally worth visiting.

More on 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.

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

Kaigal falls is approximately at a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore. You can easily reach Bangalore as it is well connected to all the major cities of the country. The village of Kaigal falls on the Kuppam- Palamaner highway. From Bangalore travel towards Kolar highway, and from Mulbagal take a right for kaigal village. A little further than Kuppam village, falls the village of Kaigal. You will have to travel for approximately 2.5 kms from here to the exact waterfall site. There is a parking at the Kaigal waterfalls. And the waterfall is 1 km from the parking spot, which is to be covered on foot. People also take bike rides from Bangalore to Kaigal, but it is easier and more comfortable to hire a cab or a taxi for the journey. It is a 2-3 hour drive from Bangalore to Kaigal.

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