Kalhatti Falls, Bellikkal

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Tags : Waterfall

Timings : Best time to visit: Oct to May

Time Required : 1-2hrs

Entry Fee : no entry fee

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Kalhatti Falls, Ooty Overview

Kalhatti falls in Bellikal, Ooty are often called 'Bird Watcher's Paradise' as they give you an aerial view of the whole valley and are also a great place to spot some endemic birds. The lovely beauty and calm atmosphere of the place make it an ideal place to spend vacations and for short trips. The lake that the falls merge into is also a very important attraction of Bellikkal and is surrounded by lush greenery. It is also a source of fresh drinking water for the surrounding areas. Elephants, in their natural habitat, often visit this lake to get a drink of water, which becomes a great sight for the travelers. Travelers can have a long walk on the shore of the lake that can offer them a memorable experience.

Kalhatti Falls, Bellikal, situated to the south of Sigur Plateau in Tamil Nadu, is a beautiful waterfall that glides down from a great elevated height of 400 feet. Falling from the verdant expanses of the Nilgiri Mountains, the falls are not only a natural spectacle but are also highly important in terms of nature conservation and biodiversity.

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Geography of the place

Kalhatti Falls is also known as Kalahasti Falls by the locals . It is situated at an average height of around 400 ft in the Sigur Plateau of Tamil Nadu . It is surrounded by dense forests and animals like bear, tiger, elephant and monkey frequently visit the lake and it becomes a great sight for the visitors.

Flora and fauna at the place

The place is richly supplied with a wide variety of fauna and fauna. One can see woodpeckers, tigers, monkeys, elephants roaming around the place and they visit the lake for drinking water making it a wonderful sight for the viewers.

Beliefs related to the fall

The natives and the villagers living around the region believe that the water gushing down the Kalhatti Falls from the top of Chandra Drona Hill has healing and medicinal properties that could cure diseases. Many people who are religious believe in this concept and feel lucky to be able to visit the place.

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