Best Waterfalls That You Must Visit-picnic spot

Karnataka is one of the most beautiful states in India which is famous all over the world for its natural beauty and splendor. From magnificent forests to verdant hills of the western ghats, from a coffee plantation in Coorg and Chikmagalur to the lush forests on the banks of the Kabini river, nature has bestowed many blessings on the state. The famous waterfalls that adorn Karnataka are also a sight to behold. Here are the best waterfalls in the state that you can visit and enjoy through some fabulous road trips.

10 Best Waterfalls in Karnataka
  • Jog Falls.
  • Hebbe Falls.
  • Chunchi Falls.
  • Shivanasamudra Falls.
  • Abbey Falls.
  • Kalhatti Falls.
  • Sathodi Falls.
  • Arasina Makki Falls.

1. Jog Falls

Jog Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls of Karnataka because of being the highest in the state and second highest in the country. The waterfall cascades from a height of 253 meters on the rocks. Located on the border of Shimoga, the fall is formed on the River Sharavathi. You can see four falls that emerge from the Jog Falls, which are called Raja, Rani, Rocket, and Roarer.

Best time to visit: August to January

2. Hebbe Falls


Hebbe Falls is one of the must-visit waterfalls in Karnataka. Situated near Chikmaglur, Hebbe Falls is surrounded by greenery and create a pool when it falls on the ground. It is believed that the water in this waterfall has curative powers; therefore, you can take a bath under this fall. To reach the fall, you have to trek to at least 2 km. This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state, and you must not forget to carry your camera before you start your trip.

Best time to visit: October to February

3. Chunchi Falls

If you are starting from Bangalore, you will reach this popular tourist destination in a few hours. You can visit this waterfall over the weekends. It falls on the Akhavati River and forms a small pool. You can enjoy your time around the pool or choose to trek to the waterfall. The trekking trail is surrounded by lush greenery, which looks absolutely soothing to the eyes.

Best time to visit: October to February

4. Shivanasamudra Falls

One among the many weekend getaways from Bangalore is the Shivanasamudra Falls. This is one of the stunning waterfalls that you will see in the state of Karnataka. However, it is better if you do not try going very near the waterfall as the gorge is deep and the current of water is very strong. It also makes for one of the best Road trips to visit the waterfalls in Karnataka.

Best time to visit: July to January

5. Abbey Falls

Abbey Falls, popularly called as Jessy Falls, is one of the places to visit in Coorg, Karnataka, especially during the weekend. Many small streams come together and make the Abbey Falls. The waterfall cascades through the rocky slopes and makes its way to a verdant coffee plantation and spice estate. You can take your car till the entrance of the plantation, but to reach the waterfalls, you have to walk.

Best time to visit: September to January


These waterfalls are perfect if you are planning to take your friends and family for a picnic as well as sightseeing. Do check the weather forecast before leaving to make sure your experience is not impacted by rain showers. Traveling with your gang of friends and family can be a lot of fun and the SUVs by Revv car rental services are just perfect for these trips. You get a well-maintained vehicle at an awesome daily or weekly rental and you can choose your dream car too if available.

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