India is visited not only for its man-made attractions, but also for its natural attractions; essentially the pristine waterfalls. In fact, if you are on a tour to India, most of the destinations would definitely constitute of a visit to the waterfalls as their important places of interest. Soothing your mind and soul, waterfalls in India create a magical and thrilling ambience to the visitor.
The country has some of the most awe-inspiring waterfalls in the whole world, which attract thousands of travelers and nature lovers from all parts of India and across the globe. The scenic charm of these waterfalls increases when they mark a great combination with heavy rainfall during monsoons. The picturesque landscape and the serene ambience formed by these falls, make them a picnic spot too. So, let’s have a closer look to important waterfalls that should not be missed during a vacation tour to India.
Starting from the highest waterfalls in India, Kunchikal Falls (Karnaktaka) - Kunchikal is the highest waterfall in India and the second highest in Asia. The water gushes down from a height up to 1493ft. relaxing all your senses. The tallest fall is formed by River Varahi and is the most important attraction of Karnataka; falling in two separate tiers, Barehipani Waterfall (in Simlipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district) is the second highest waterfalls in India. The water cascades down from a height up to 1309 ft. leaving you mesmerized; pride of Meghalaya, Langshiang falls are a treat to eye. Falling from a height up to 1106 ft the falls create a lively ambience; revered among the tallest plunge waterfalls in India Nohkalikai fall is a major tourist spot to visit in Cherrapunji. Surrounded by enchanting lush greenery, Nohkalikai is a paradise for nature lovers and photo fanatics. The water flows down from a height up to 1100ft., falling in full flow; the fall has created a waterhole downwards, which strangely turns blue in winters and green in summer. In-addition, the fall appears like a white rope falling, when adored from a striking view point.
Another, popular as the seven sisters waterfalls and the Mawsmai falls, Nohsngithiang falls is the fifth highest waterfalls in India. The water rushes down from a height up to 1033 ft., in seven different tiers.
Other waterfalls in India are Dudhsagar Falls (Goa), Meenmutty falls (Kerala), Jog Falls (Karnataka), and Thalaiyar Falls (Tamil Nadu). Do not forget to click pictures near the falls as it is a lifetime experience.