Mallalli Falls

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Timings : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Time Required : 3-4 hrs

Entry Fee : No entry fee

Best Time to Visit : Monsoon (June to September)

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Mallalli Falls, Coorg Overview

Mallalli Falls is a stunning milky white waterfall that lies in the northern region of the Kodagu district in Karnataka. The best way to reach the location of the Mallalli Falls is by trekking. It's a pleasant route and has wide concrete steps that lead to the waterfall. The Government has taken efforts to make the waterfalls easily accessible and convenient for visitors.  The falls originate from River Kumaradhara and takes a deep plunge of over 1000 metres in two tiers.  It's a pleasant route and has wide concrete steps that lead to the waterfall.

These falls lie 26 kilometres from the town of Somwarpet at the foot of the Pushpagiri Hills. Travellers can drive from Somwarpet to Kalahali Road which is a 10-kilometre drive. Beyond Kalahali Road, the route narrows down, just enough for a small car to pass. It is advisable that the visitors park their vehicles here and begin trekking up the route which is only a 2-3 kilometre walk up the mountain.

If you wish to visit the bottom of the waterfall, you can track the stream and walk carefully down the falls. It will barely take another 40–45 minutes of trekking, but the view is stunning.

Must Know Before You Visit Mallalli Falls

Tips : 1. Make sure you wear appropriate trekking gear.
2. Carry spare clothes to change in case you get wet with the waterfall drizzle.
3. Wear protective footwear as there are leeches in the forests and on the marshes of the falls; especially during the monsoons.
4. Carry a first aid kit.
5. Carry enough water and snacks as there is no provision around.
6. Be careful as you walk up the steps in the region.
7. Make sure you park your vehicles responsibly on the Kalahali Road.
8. Do not leave precious belongings in the parked vehicles.

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Geography of Mallalli Falls

The Mallalli Falls are located in the Western Ghats of India and fall in Coorg, Karnataka. It is situated about 26 kilometres from Somwarpet in Coorg District and lie at the base of the Kumara Parvatha or the Pushpagiri Hills. The Mallalli Falls are formed by the waters of River Kumaradhara that originate on the Western Ghats itself. After plunging down the location of the Mallalli falls, the river water flows down towards Mangalore passing through Kukke Subrahmany. Further on, the river merges with River Netravati before flowing into the Arabian Sea.

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Holidayincoorg Leisure Homes

on Mallalli Falls 2 years ago
Mallalli Falls is one of the most mystifying waterfalls in Coorg & also one of the best tourist places at Coorg, Karnataka. This mesmerising waterfalls, and its beauty cannot be compared with any oth (Read More)er natural water body. to know more about other places in Coorg click

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