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Agaya Gangai Waterfalls

Agaya Gangai is an amalgamation of hills, valleys and forests. Read on to know more about this waterfall.

Agaya Gangai

Agaya Gangai is situated in a jungle named Panchanathi. The water cascades down to nearby Arapaleeshwara temple which is situated atop the Kolli hills. Agaya Gangai is a 300 ft waterfall originating from the river Aiyaru which is nearby to Arapaleeshwara temple. It is surrounded by mountains and jungle on all sides. The hills that surround this place form a part of Eastern Ghats. There is also a valley nearby. One can explore the beauty of valley that is surrounded by mountains with green vegetation here. One can also visit Paambaati Siddhar’s cave which is situated near Agaya Gangai Falls.

Location

Agaya Gangai is located in Kolli Hills in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu.

How to reach

By Road: Namakkal Bus Station is well served by Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation.

By Rail: Nearest railway head is Salem Junction Railway Station.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Tiruchirapalli airport.

Where to stay

Of all the accommodation options available in Namakkal, Golden Palace Hotel is a recommended place to stay.

Season/ When to visit

Ideal time to visit Agaya Gangai falls is during post monsoon season which extends from November through January.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Kolli Hills: It is a tiny mountain range which is located in Namakkal region. Kolli hills forms a part of Eastern Ghats. It has 70 curvy bends with mountains that are approximately 1000 to 1300 m in height. Kolli hills cover an area of 280 km square. It is also called as “Kolli Malai” which means “Mountains of Death” owing to the early literature records that states the existence of an image named Kollippavai at the top of the hills. Myths state that the images that are found here at the top of hills represented the spirit of a maiden who enticed wayfarers and killed them. The hill also finds allusion in numerous works of Tamil literature like Purananuru, Silappathigaram, Ainkurnuru and Manimekalai. One can find Muthugapatty Periyar Swamy Temple at the bottom of Kolli hills which is a popular pilgrim spot. The temple has an open space with an idol of God situated under the banyan tree. There is also a view point located at the top of the Kolli hills named Selur View Point. One can get the view of the low valleys of Kolli hills from this view point. Selur View Point is commonly known as rock pillar in Kolli Hills.
  • Namakkal Dhurgam Fort: It is situated on the peak of Namagiri. Namakkal Dhurgam Fort was built by Ramchandra Nayaka. The fort covers an area of one and a half acres of flat surface. The fort also includes the ruins of Vishnu temple. The fort is reachable from the southwest by narrow steps present here. One can find two rock cut cave temples here that are dedicated to Narasimhaswamy and Ranganathasamy. The images and temples of gods present here are made out of rock present here. The shrine here attracts more tourists owing to the fact that the temples are hewn out naturally. The rocks also have eight theerthams that is known as the holy water springs. It is the biggest “Kamalayam” i.e. home of lotus. The place is considered sacred to the Goddess Namgiri Amman. The place also has an idol of Hanuman which is 18 ft tall. The idol is carved out of a single rock.

Shimsha Falls Karnataka.

Shimsha fall is synonymous to an area which is surrounded by hills and river valleys. Read on to know more about this wonder of nature

Shimsha Falls

Shimsha falls is one of the tributaries of the River Kaveri. It originates in the southern part of the Devarayanadurga hill and covers an area of about 221 km before diverging into River Kaveri. Shimsha originates at an altitude of 914 m. The watercourse flows through Mandya district and Chamarajanagar district. In Mandya district the watercourse forms a waterfall at Shimsapura. The meeting point of Shimsha and Kaveri River is near a waterfall named Shivanasamudra falls. On its way the watercourse is joined by other small rivers namely Kanva, Chikkahole, Mullahalla, Veeravaishnavi, Hebbahalla and Kanihalla. Shimsha falls has hilly area with intersecting river valleys. One can find hills of around 4, 000 ft here. The region here also covers the forested slopes of the Devarayanadurga hill. The hills here act as an abode to wildlife and flora. One can spot leopard, wild boars and bears here.

Location

Shimsha fall is located in the Devarayanadurga hill in Tumkur district of Karnataka.

How to reach

By Rail: Nearest railhead is Tumkur Railway station.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Bengaluru International Airport.

Where to stay

Of all the accommodation options available in Tumkur, Hotel Vyshal International is a recommended place to stay.

Season/ When to visit

Ideal time to visit Shimsha fall is anytime between the months October and March.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Kalleshwara temple: It is a 9th century temple which was constructed by the rulers of the Nolamba Dynasty. Kalleshwara temple has attached pillars in the front with some embellished interiors that contains the sculptors of different gods. One can also find the dancing posture of Lord Shiva here in the sculpture which is made on the ceiling.
  • Shiva Ganga: It is situated at a distance of 20 km from Tumkur town. Shiva Ganga is known for the two Lord Shiva temples that are dedicated to Gangadhareshwara and Swarnambha. One can also reach this place from the state capital as it is situated at a distance of 50 km form Bengaluru. One of the two temples is located at the footsteps of the hills. The other temple is located at a distance of 5 km away atop the hills. Ideal time to visit Shiva Ganga is during the festival of Mahashivarathri as the festival is celebrated with great pomp here.
  • Devarayanadurga: It is a very popular hill station which is located at a height of 3940 ft. Devarayanadurga is located near a natural spring named Naamada Chilume. The hilltop has two temples namely Yoga Narasimha and Bhoga Narasimha temple. A festival is held annually here in the months of March and April for celebrating Phalguna Masa Buddha Purnima.
  • Aralaguppe: It is situated in the Tumkur district. Aralaguppe is known for its ancient temples. One can find the 9th century Kalleshwara Temple which was constructed in Ganga-Nalamba architectural style. This temple also has a Hoysala styled Chennakesava temple that is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. One can also find four important temples dedicated to Goddess Ganga within walking distance here. Aralaguppe is a must go place.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mutyalamaduvu Falls or Pearl Valley Tourism

Mutyalamaduvu falls is known for its rocky mountains surrounding and crystal clear water. Read on to know more about this southern nature’s treasure.

Mutyalamaduvu Falls

Mutyalamaduvu falls is also known as the Pearl Valley as the water flowing here creates an illusion of strings of pearls cascading down. Mutyalamaduvu is made up of two words namely ‘muthu’ which means pearls and ‘maduvu’ which means valley. The water falls down in an ambience of verdant surrounding. One can find a temple here at this waterfall which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. One can spot a rich concentration of birds here at this waterfall. Mountain range present here offers an opportunity to trek. Mutyalamaduvu falls is an ideal place to be for nature lovers and trekking enthusiast. Mutyalamaduvu falls is also located close to Tamil Nadu border, in a way it has a beauty of two states.

Location

Mutyalamaduvu fall is located near a place named Anekal in the Indian state of Karnataka. The waterfall is located at a distance of 5 km from Anekal. It is located at a distance of 40 km from Bangalore.

How to reach

By Rail: Nearest railway head is Anekal Railway station.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Bengaluru International Airport.

Where to stay

Of all the accommodation options available Ajanta Hotel is a recommended place to stay.

Height

Water here cascades from a height of 90 m.

Season/ When to visit

Ideal time to visit Mutyalamaduvu falls is anytime between the months of August and November.

Nearby Places to go  

  • Anekal: Anekal is situated at an average elevation of 915 m. Anekal is a town situated in the southern part of the Bangalore area which is known for the karaga festivals. The town has some of the most ancient temples like Kambada Ganesha temple, Sri Avinukteshwra Deva, Sri Madduramma Temple, Sri Amrutha Mallikarjuneshwara and Sri Bhramarambika temple. The temple has historical legacies that can be traced in its architecture and designs. At some distance away from the town is an ashram built by Vishala Karnataka Sky Trust.
  • Lakes: It is one of the famous tourist destinations of Bangalore that was constructed in 16th century through bands. Currently only 17 lakes remains out of 5 lakes that existed earlier. Though the remaining lakes are encroached and converted into colonies as part of Urban Development, the lakes have a varied range of flora and fauna. Some of the lakes include the Ulsoor Lake, Madiwala Lake, Agara Lake, Puttenahalli Lake, Jarganhalli Lake, Kamakshipalaya Lake, Vengaihnakere and Nagavara Lake. One can also do boating here. The lakes also have parks, fountains, playgrounds and jogging area and a famous ground for Ganesha Chaturthi.
  • Bridge Road: It is counted amongst the top shopping places in the city. Bridge Road is situated at the intersection of Residency Road and MG Road. The streets have numerous shops and outlets of global and local brands. One can visit St Patrick’s Church, Toy store, Vellara Hotel and Bridge towers. One can also visit pubs, clubs and discotheques that are present here along the street.
  • Sree Siddaganga Mutt: It is located in Tumkur on Bangalore-Pune highway. Sree Siddaganga Mutt was started in the 15th The mutt has a history of 600 years and is a groundbreaking pioneer in the arena of education. The major attraction of this mutt includes the Temple of Sree Siddalingeshwara and Sree Siddaganagamma, Sree Uddana Swamiji Gaddige, Old Mutt, Guest House and Hostel Block.

Jammu and Kashmir Tourism

Jammu and Kashmir referred to as the heaven on the earth is incredibly beautiful and spellbinding. The state is known for its valleys, lakes and a diverse terrain which is found all at a place in this state. Read on to know more about this incredible state.

JAMMU & KASHMIR

Jammu and Kashmir is set against the snow capped mountains of Pir Panjal. Jammu is the second largest city of Jammu and Kashmir. The city is named after the King Jambu Lochan who it is often said established Jammu in 9th Century BC. While the lower areas of Jammu is covered with forests of oak and chestnut the higher altitudes of the city is covered with pine and deodar. Jammu has a diverse range of ethnic communities owing to which one can spot temples and other religious places in the entire region. Jammu has lots of temple out of which Raghunath Mandir is the largest temple complex in whole of northern India. Vaishno Devi is yet another popular shrine situated close by Jammu. Kashmir is equally abundantly supplied with natural beauty and charm. Geographically Kashmir is covered with beautiful lakes and valleys that impart air of serenity and tranquility to the city. Myths often associate the legend of Kashyap to Kashmir. It is said that the great sage Kashyap drained a lake which became the abode of the Brahmins after which the place came to be known as Kashmir.

Location

Jammu is located between the Himalayan range in the north and the plains of Punjab in the South. Kashmir is located in the north-western region of the Indian subcontinent.

How to reach

By Road: Jammu and Kashmir is well-connected to major cities in India by a motorable road.

By Rail: Nearest railway head is Jammu Tawi.

By Air: The three major airports in Jammu and Kashmir include Srinagar, Leh and Jammu.

Where to stay

Al Hamra Retreat of Jammu and Kashmir is a recommended place to stay.

Season/ When to visit

Ideal time to visit Jammu and Kashmir is between the months of March to October as the months covers over three seasons namely spring, summer and autumn.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Dal Lake: It is the second largest lake in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Dal Lake is surrounded by mountains on three sides and beautified by blooming gardens and orchard on the bank. The lake is divided into four parts by causeways namely Gagribal, Lokut Dal, Nagi and Bod Dal. Main feature of the lake includes the five basins and several channels that are all well-connected with each other. The lake is 6 km long and 3 km wide. The lake houses plenty of Mughal monuments along with the campus of University of Kashmir. The lake also has two hillocks which has the shrines of Shankrachrya and Hari Parbat temple. With its boats and shikaras Dal lake is a must see place.
  • Shalimar Garden: The garden was constructed by Emperor Jahangir for his wife Nur Jahan in 1616. Later a second garden was added namely Faiz Baksh by Shah Jahan between 1628 and 1658. Shalimar garden is also known as the garden of love. The garden is spread to an area of approximately 53 m by 182 m. Shalimar garden has four terraces and a canal which is lined with polished stones. The canal runs through the centre of the garden which is used to supply water to the garden.
  • Hazratbal Mosque: It is located at a distance of 25km from Bagdam district. Hazratbal Mosque is situated on the western banks of Dal Lake facing Nishat Bagh. Hazratbal mosque is made up of marble which is the only domed mosque located in Srinagar. The mosque signifies the love and respect of Muslims for Prophet Mohammad. It is the most revered mosque among Muslims. Hazratbal mosque dates back to seventeenth century. The mosque also has a pleasure house known by the name Ishrat Mahal and a garden which was constructed by Sadiq Khan. The mosque also has preserved sacred hair of Prophet Mohammad.

 

Sidhnath Dari Waterfalls Tourism

Sidhnath dari falls is a beauty worth a visit. Read on to know more about this waterfall.

Sidhnath Dari Waterfalls

Sidhnath dari waterfall is a very famous waterfall which has various other tourist destinations at close distance from it. One can visit Shakteshgarh fort, Lakhaniya dari fall and Jirgo dam. Shakteshgarh fort is situated at a distance of 15 km from Sidhnath dari falls. One can visit the beautiful Lakhaniya dari fall which is situated at a distance of 15 km from this waterfall. The dam is at a distance of few miles from here.

Location

Sidhnath dari fall is located at a distance of 14 km from Chunar which is situated in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh.

How to reach

By Road: Chunar passes through NH-7 which makes it reachable from other town through motorable road.

By Rail: Nearest railway station is Chunar.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Babatpur.

Where to stay

Hotel Sidhnath of Varanasi is a recommended place to stay.

Season/ When to visit

Ideal time to visit Sidhnath dari waterfall is anytime between the months of July and March.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Chunar Fort: The fort is raised at a height of 80’ to 175’from the land level of Chunar. The fort area is approximately 3400 sq yard with its length being 800 yard and width being 133 to 300 yard. There are multiple versions of the history of the fort. According to one of the versions Chunar fort was established by Maharaja Vikrmaditya, King of Ujjain. Chunar fort was constructed to commemorate the stay of Maharaja Vikrmaidtya’s brother named Raja Bhartihari who took his Samadhi alive. Another version establishes that the fort was established by King Shadeo in 1029 AD in his capital. It is said that he established the statue of Naina Yogini in a cave of Vindhya hill. One can find 52 pillars inside the fort which is believed to be have been built by King Shadeo in the memory of his victory over 52 kings. The fort stands as the symbol of myths and historical events. One can see Sonva Mandap, Bavan Khamba, Solar Watch and Raja Bhartihari Samadhi inside the fort.
  • Lakhaniya dari waterfall: The waterfall is at distance of 15 km form Sidhnath Dari falls. Lakhaniya dari dam is surrounded by an area which has a unique kind of serenity and tranquility. The town itself is surrounded by water bodies as it exists in a triangular form on the right bank of River Ganges and on the left bank of Jirgo.
  • Vindham Waterfall: It is managed through the woodlands divisions of Mirzapur. Vindham fall is located at a distance of 90 km from Varanasi near Mirzapur. One can visit Tanda Fountain which is located at a distance of 2 km from Vindham falls. Mirzapur is famous for its temples, Ghats and clock towers that exemplify the contemporary architecture. The district also has cave paintings of riding horse-charioteers that is about to hurl a wheel. This cave paining is often identified as Lord Krishna. The cave painting dates back to 800 BCE.

Lakhaniya Dari Waterfalls

Lakhaniya dari waterfall stays true to the town it is situated in which is characterized by historical monuments and nature at its best. Read on to know more about this worth going waterfall.

Lakhaniya Dari Waterfalls

Lakhaniya dari waterfall is an epitome of serenity which is in close proximity to several others worth visiting places. The town of Chunar has ancient forts, dams and waterfalls which are at a close distance from Lakhaniya dari fall. For example one can visit Siddhanath dari which is located at a distance of 15 km from Lakhaniya dari fall. Shakteshgarh fort is located at a distance of few kilometers from the waterfall. One can also visit Jirgo dam which is situated at a distance of 14 km from Chunar. The town is situated at an altitude of 80.7 m above sea level. Chunar town exists in a triangular form on the right bank of River Ganges and on the left bank of Jirgo. The town is well known for its pottery tradition, handicrafts and clay toys.

Location

Lakhaniya dari waterfall is located at a distance of 28 km from Chunar which is situated in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh.

How to reach

By Road: Chunar passes through NH-7 which makes it reachable from other town through motorable road.

By Rail: Nearest railway station is Chunar.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Babatpur.

Where to stay

Hotel Siddhartha of Varanasi is a recommended place to stay.

Season/ When to visit

Ideal time to visit Lakhaniya dari waterfall is anytime between the months of July and March.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Chunar Fort: The fort is raised at a height of 80’ to 175’from the land level of Chunar. The fort area is approximately 3400 sq yard with its length being 800 yard and width being 133 to 300 yard. There are multiple versions of the history of the fort. According to one of the versions Chunar fort was established by Maharaja Vikrmaditya, King of Ujjain. Chunar fort was constructed to commemorate the stay of Maharaja Vikrmaidtya’s brother named Raja Bhartihari who took his Samadhi alive. Another version establishes that the fort was established by King Shadeo in 1029 AD in his capital. It is said that he established the statue of Naina Yogini in a cave of Vindhya hill. One can find 52 pillars inside the fort which is believed to be have been built by King Shadeo in the memory of his victory over 52 kings. The fort stands as the symbol of myths and historical events. One can see Sonva Mandap, Bavan Khamba, Solar Watch and Raja Bhartihari Samadhi inside the fort.
  • Vindhyachal: It is a well-known pilgrim spot among Hindus which is situated at a distance of few miles from Mirzapur. According to Puranas the town is said to have been included within the circuit of the ancient city of Pamapapura. It is also said that the 150 temples that the town had were destroyed by Aurangzeb. Ganges River also passes through this city. Other tourist destination which is located in close proximity includes Kali Khoh which literally means ‘the cave of the Goddess Kali’ where one can find an idol of Goddess Kali. Kali Khoh is a mouth formed in the shape of a cave and it is from this cave that the place derives its name. One can also visit Vindham waterfall which is located at a distance of 90 km from Varanasi near Mirzapur.

 

Vindham Waterfall Tourism

Vindham waterfall is a hypnotic beauty which is located in an area that has an untouched charm. Read on to know more about this waterfall.

Vindham Waterfall

Vindham Waterfall is managed through the woodlands divisions of Mirzapur. The spellbinding beauty of Vindham fall is all the more alluring because of the close proximity of various other tourist destinations. One can go to Tanda Fountain which is located at a distance of 2 km from Vindham falls. Mirzapur is famous for its temples, Ghats and clock towers that are examples of contemporary architecture. The district also has cave paintings of riding horse-charioteers that is about to hurl a wheel. This cave paining is often identified as Lord Krishna. The cave painting dates back to 800 BCE. Mirzapur has a legacy that is worth exploration.

Location

Vindham waterfall is located at a distance of 90 km from Varanasi near Mirzapur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

How to reach

By Rail: Nearest railway head is Mirzapur.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Babatpur.

Where to stay

Radisson hotel of Varanasi is a recommended place to stay.

Season/ When to visit

Ideal time to visit this waterfall is anytime between the months of October and March.

Nearby Places to go

  • Vindhyachal: It is located at a distance of few miles from Mirzapur. Vindhyachal is a well-known pilgrim spot among Hindus. According to Puranas Vindhyachal is said to have been included within the circuit of the ancient city of Pamapapura. It is also said that the city had around 150 temples which were destroyed by Aurangzeb. Myths hold that a part of Goddess Sati fell here. Free flowing pure Ganges River also passes through this city. Other tourist destination which is located in close proximity includes Kali Khoh which literally means ‘the cave of the Goddess Kali’ where one can find an idol of Goddess Kali. Kali Khoh has a mouth formed in the shape of a cave and it is from this cave that the place derives its name. When looked from a height Vindhyachal appears to be a meeting point of several towns and cities. Vindhyachal is also at a close distance from Vindham waterfall.
  • Ghanta Ghar: It is the famous clock tower of Mirzapur. Ghanta Ghar is located in the premise of City Corporation which is located at a distance of 3 km from the Mirzapur railway station .The clock tower that stands here was constructed in 1891. The structure of the clock tower is made up of delicately carved stones. The bell that hangs here at the clock house weighs 1000 kg and is made up of alloy mixture.
  • Ojhala Bridge: It is the famous bridge that connects Mirzapur and Vindhyachal with fort like minarets and ramparts. Ojhala Bridge was constructed in 177 by Mahant Parsuram Giri in Vikram Samvat. The fort represents a valuable legacy that connects the two cities. The fort with its minarets exemplifies the contemporary architecture.
  • Punyajala River: It is the river which flows between Mirzapur and Vindhyachal. Punyajala is believed to be the greatest of all tirths in India. Water of this river is considered as holy as that of Ganges River. Punyajala River is surrounded by temples of Goddess Kali, Maha Lakshmi, Tarkeshwar Mahadeva and Maha Saraswati.

 

 

 

Uttar Pradesh Water Falls

Uttar Pradesh is characterized by fertile plains and major religious places. The state occupies a large part of River Ganges’s fertile plains. The state has an ancient cultural and religious landscape. The state houses some of the beautiful waterfalls in the state. Read on to know more about the waterfalls in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh Water Falls Summary

  • Shabari Falls: It is one of the beautiful waterfalls which are located in Uttar Pradesh. Shabari falls is a spring which is born out of Mandakini River near a village named Jamunihai. The village is located at a distance of 8 km from the south of Markundi village. Shabari falls was discovered and named on 31st July 1998 by Sri Jagannath Singh, the District Magistrate of Chitrakoot. The enchanting feature of this waterfall is the series in which the streams flows one under the other. There is also a reservoir named Mandakini Kund which is located below Shabari falls. Ideal time to visit this waterfall is anytime between the months of October and March.
  • Sidhnath Dari Falls: It is a very famous waterfall which has various other tourist destinations at close distance from it. Sidhnath dari fall is located at a distance of 14 km from Chunar which is situated in Mirzapur. Other tourist destinations include Shakteshgarh fort, Lakhaniya dari fall and Jirgo dam. Shakteshgarh fort is situated at a distance of 15 km from Sidhnath dari falls. One can visit the beautiful Lakhaniya dari fall which is situated at a distance of 15 km from this waterfall. Jirgo dam is at a distance of few miles from here. Ideal time to visit Sidhnath dari waterfall is anytime between the months of July and March.
  • Vindham waterfall: It is a hypnotic beauty which is located in an area that has an untouched charm. Vindham waterfall is located at a distance of 90 km from Varanasi near Mirzapur. It is managed through the woodlands divisions of Mirzapur. The spellbinding beauty of Vindham fall is all the more alluring because of the close proximity of various other tourist destinations. One can go to Tanda Fountain which is located at a distance of 2 km from Vindham falls. Mirzapur is famous for its temples, Ghats and clock towers that are examples of contemporary architecture. The district also has cave paintings of riding horse-charioteers that is about to hurl a wheel. This cave paining is often identified as Lord Krishna. The cave painting dates back to 800 BCE. Mirzapur has a legacy that is worth exploration.
  • Lakhaniya Dari Falls: The waterfall stays true to the town it is situated in which is characterized by historical monuments and nature at its best. Lakhaniya dari waterfall is located at a distance of 28 km from Chunar which is situated in Mirzapur district. It is an epitome of serenity which is in close proximity to several others worth visiting places. The town of Chunar has ancient forts, dams and waterfalls which are at a close distance from Lakhaniya dari fall. For example one can visit Sidhnath dari which is located at a distance of 15 km from Lakhaniya dari fall. Shakteshgarh fort is located at a distance of few kilometers from the waterfall. The town is situated at an altitude of 80.7 m above sea level. Chunar town exists in a triangular form on the right bank of River Ganges and on the left bank of Jirgo. The town is well known for its pottery tradition, handicrafts and clay toys.

 

 

 

Vasudhara Falls Badrinath

Vasudhara Falls is in close proximity of two holy places of India namely Rishikesh and Badrinath because of this the waterfall sees both national and international crowd. Read on to know more about this waterfall.

Vasudhara Falls

Vasudhara falls is situated at a place where glaciers and mountains peak both are in unison and the beauty is at par. Myths often hold that the water of Vasudhara fall diverts away from an individual who commit sinful activities.

Location

Vasudhara fall is located at a distance of 6 km from a place named Mana. The village is often linked with legendry myths of Pandavas. The village is accessible to tourists and public only when the town of Badrinath is open.

How to reach

By Road: Badrinath is well-connected to major cities of India by a motorable road.

By Rail: Nearest railway head is Rishikesh.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Jolly Grant Airport.

Where to stay

Sarvovar Portico is a recommended place to stay. Room rates starts at Rs. 1, 400.

Height

Water here cascades from a height of 120 m.

Season/ When to visit

Anytime between months March and June is considered an ideal time for visit.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Neelkanth: Also known as the ‘’Queen of Gharwal” Neelkanth peak is a perfect place to be. It is situated at a height of around 6, 597 m above sea level. Neelkanth peak also avails an opportunity to see the shrine of Badrinath.
  • Hanuman Chatti: It is situated at the meeting point of two rivers namely Yamuna and Hanuman Ganga. One can find lots of shrines around Hanuman Chatti because of which the place has gained the importance of a pilgrim spot. At Hanuman Chatti one can also find lots of trekking enthusiasts as it is a popular trekking site.
  • Tapt Kund: It is a natural spring which is considered sacred by Hindus. Tapt Kund is visited by devotes all round the year. Myth often associates this place with Lord Agni and it is also believed that the place was inhabitated by him.
  • Mata Murti Temple: The temple is dedicated to mother of Lord Narayana who is known as Mata Murti. Myths hold that Mata Murti requested Lord Vishnu to take birth as her son. The wish was granted and Mata Murti gave birth to two twins namely Nar and Narayana. Tourists often visit this temple during the grand annual fair which is held during the month of August.
  • Badrinath Temple Complex: It is situated at an altitude of 3,133 m. Badrinath Temple Complex is dedicated to Lord Vishu and is considered a sacred place for Hindus. Myths hold that the temple has been in existence since the Vedic Period. The temple has ‘shobha mandap’, ‘darshan mandap’ and an idol of Lord Vishnu which is placed in the ‘garbha griha’. Badrinath Temple Complex has total fifteen idols of Hindu Gods and Goddess. Idol of Lord Buddha was also placed in the temple which was later reinstalled near the statue of Lord Vishnu by Adi Shankaracharya. The temple remains closed during winter season owing to heavy snowfall.
  • Sheshnetra: It is believed that Sheshnetra was the place where Lord Vishnu rode on a snake named Ananta Shesha. Myths hold that the temple of Lord Badrinath was guarded by the Sheshnetra. And the wonderful thing about this place is the sight of River Alaknanda and other two lakes here.

 

Corbett Falls Tourism

Corbett falls is amidst green lush environment which is accompanied by hints of wildlife and diverse flora. Read on to know more about this waterfall.

Corbett Falls

Corbett fall is located amidst a deep green forest that cascades down into a small lagoon like pool. The water flows down making its passage through rocks and offering a spectacle for spectators.

Location

Corbett fall is located on the Kaladhungi-Ramnagar highway which can be reached from Ramnagar. One needs to cover a thick teak wood jungle and a narrow winding road which is 1.7 km long.

How to reach

By Road: Ramnagar which is the entry point of Corbett is well-connected to main cities and states.

By Rail: Nearest railway head is Ramnagar.

By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Pantnagar.

Where to stay

Of all the options available to a person in Corbett to stay, Corbett Machaan Resort is a recommended hotel owing to its affordable price and dependable services.

Height

Water here cascades from a height of 18 ft.

Nearby Places to visit

  • Corbett Museum: It is housed in a heritage bungalow of Jim Corbett which is located at Kaladhungi town. The museum houses the memory of life and activities of the eminent personality named Jim Corbett from whose name the name of museum is derived. At the museum tourists can find memorabilia connected to Jim Corbett. He was a well-known environmentalist, a staunch supporter of tiger conservation and hunter. The museum includes valued personal belongings and letters written by Jim Corbett and also those written to him by his friends with some rare photographs.
  • Ramnagar: It is a town which was established and settled by Commissioner H. Ramsay between 1856 and 1884. Ramnagar is a gateway to western Kumaon and Chamoli. The nearby town named Haldwani is the starting point of Kumaon Hills. The tea gardens that are found in the town were developed during the British Rule. Ramnagar is well known for its extensive international litchi farming.
  • Garjia Temple: It is established at a point where a huge rock is located in the midst of Kosi River in the village of Garjia. The temple is built on a small hill which is named after Goddess Parvati who is also known as Garjia Devi. Goddess Parvati is considered to be the daughter of Himalayas and it was after the discovery of idol of Goddess Parvati at this spot that the temple was created here. The temple is at a short distance from Ramnagar that makes tourists include this place in the list of ‘must see’ in Uttarakhand. Apart from the nearby attractive destinations the most spellbinding sight is the free flowing River Kosi in front of Garjia Temples. The temple is often visited by local devotes who offer vermilion, incense, coconut, lamp and red Chunri to Goddess Parvati. One can also find various idols of Baba Bhairon, Lord Ganesha, Lord Shiva and Goddess Saraswati.
  • Jim Corbett National Park: The Park was established in 1936 and was named after its founder who was well-known conservationist and writer. Jim Corbett National Park was once known as Hailey National Park which later on gained the merit of being the first reserve to be awarded the title and statue of national park. It was in 1973 when Jim Corbett National Park with the aid of World Wildlife Fund came under the wider umbrella of Project Tiger. Jim Corbett National Park is spread over an area of520 sq km out of which 330 sq km forms the basic core area. The park is surrounded by mixed Sal forest and deciduous along with Savannah grasslands. Because of its Himalayan location the park also has several water bodies that enhances its beauty and supports the fauna around. Jim Corbett National Park is home to around 580 species of bird, 25 species of reptiles and 50 species of mammalian. Apart from these species the park also sustains deer, wild boars, leopards, jungle cats and many other animals.