India is a diverse country attracting travelers from all around the world not only for its tradition but also for a variety of vacation spots. India is home to many magnificent waterfalls that one should visit in a lifetime. Moreover, the monsoon season is the best time to witness spectacular waterfalls in India. In this article, we are going to list out the 4 most beautiful and must-visit waterfalls everyone should know.
1. Unchalli Falls, Karnataka
Unchalli Falls, also known as the Lushington Falls is present in Karnataka and has a height of 116 meters. Unchalli Falls originates from the River Aghanashini. In 1845, it was discovered by J. D. Lushington, a District Collector for the British Government. The waterfalls produce a loud sound as it falls from a greater height and because of this reason, it is referred to as Keppa Joga.
2. Vajrai Falls, Maharashtra
Vajrai Falls is a beautiful and natural waterfall that originated in Maharashtra. The Vajrai Waterfalls originated from the beautiful Urmodi River and can be viewed together with several minor caves along the way. This waterfall falls from a height of 260 meters and is known as one of the tallest waterfalls in India.
Although the waterfall is perennial, one can have the best experience in the monsoon season with the gushing sound of water and serenity. People come from all across Maharashtra during the monsoon to witness the falls.
3. Jog Falls, Karnataka
Jog Falls in Karnataka (Karnataka Hijab Ban Case) is known as the second-highest plunge waterfall in India. This waterfall is at a height of 253 meters located in between the thick evergreen forests. It is known by many names like Gerusoppe Falls, Gersoppa Falls, and Jogada Gundi. The best time to visit this waterfall is between July to September.
4. Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya
The Nohkalikai Falls in Meghalaya (hill stations in November) falls from a height of 340 meters and is considered one of the tallest waterfalls in the world. As Nohkalikai Falls is surrounded by wildlife and forests, it can only be viewed from a distance.
One of the wettest spots on Earth, Cherrapunji, is close to Nohkalikai Falls. You can also witness a beautiful pool with green water that has been created by the waterfall. Traveling to this waterfall is a bit challenging as one has to travel between the jungle and moreover, the deep layers of the fog increase our difficulty.