Taking a break into nature is the best way to unwind for your employees. With IT boom and increasing population, the number is decreased by more than 86 percent. Still, there are plenty of waterfalls to calm the hot days and humid nights.
Here, we are listing 6 best waterfalls in the mesmerizing sights of massive water striking down from colossal height:
- HOGENAKKAL WATERFALLS
Known as Niagara Falls of India, Hogenakkal Waterfalls flow from Mettur Dam and forms Stanley Reservoir. ‘Hogenakkal’ word represents smoky appearance of water after falling on the rock.
The river originates at Talacauvery near Coorg and becomes falls in Dharmapuri district which is just a 2-hour drive from the searing temperature of Bangalore. Once you reach to the destination, tourists can indulge in swimming and take photographs of the flowing waters above you.
The surrounding near the falls is a great place for different activities such as Bamboo rafting, kayaking, Rope traversing, ride on mud bike and rock climbing, game for it with the help of adventure professionals.
- HESARAGHATTA FALLS
Drive down up to 26.5 Kms from the city and you will sulk into densely populated greenery to witness series of various birds such as Kingfisher, Magpie Robin, Black Drongos Bulbuls and many more. This man-made reservoir lake is situated at the north-west of Bengaluru built across Arkavathy river.
Here, you can try most adventurous expedition of white water rafting for a distance of 8km. Catching fish by your own hand can add to the fun element. Finally, boating and wind-surfing are few of the favorite activities among the tourist.
Eye catchy dairy & horticulture farm are a must on a list of adventure camp.
How about cycling tour near Mekedatu falls? Before you plan a small insight, you must know that another name for Mekedatu is Sangam – a place where river Cauvery and Arkavathi meets.
The Cauvery River is absolutely a spell-bound landscape for sightseeing where you can explore lake area as you begin your exciting cycling tour. It will take you direct to nature and through wasteland stream on your bicycle.
Expansive waters, thrilling scenery and not explored holiday place are what Mekedatu need to be explored for.
- CHUNCHI FALLS
The beautiful cataract of the Chunchi Falls in Kanakapura that undertakes great number of adventurous activities like Heli Skiing, Rappelling, Bouldering, Ziplining and other fun filled experiences.
It will take you to your destination just in 2 hours. Though it is a small waterfall, individual has to take a short trek to reach the falls due to slippery area. Watch your foot!
- JOG FALLS
Jog Falls, also known as the Gersoppa Falls or Jogada Gundi, is India’s second highest (dropping height 253 m i.e. 830 ft) plunge waterfall created by the Sharavathi River. The waterfall is divided into segment of four distinct falls: Raja, Rani, Rover and Rocket.
Here, trek enthusiasts can plan your expedition in by reaching the lowest point of the hill by climbing 1400 steps, from where you have a clear view of the waterfall from the polar side.
- HEBBE FALLS
Take a break to the most attractive waterfalls near Bangalore is the Hebbe Falls positioned at about 10 kms away from the famous hill station of Kemmangundi. The falls is located right in the middle of a coffee estate.
Go on a journey to refresh yourself on a picnic mood or you can even explore to areas the lush flora growing around the falls.
Being in Bangalore, once in a while you must get away from city’s pollution and traffic and indulge yourself with fun filled activities along with family and friends by visiting these spectacular scenic locations.