5 Enchanting Waterfalls In Coorg That You MUST Explore

by Sanjana Shenoy
5 Enchanting Waterfalls In Coorg That You MUST Explore

Dotted with lofty hills, expansive coffee plantations and lush green forests Coorg is a breathtaking paradise for those yearning to escape city life. Promising misty, hill-station weather, romantic rains, signature Bella Kaapi ( jaggery coffee) and spicy local food there’s no reason why Coorg isn’t on everyone’s bucket list. Your trip to Coorg will be incomplete without visiting its enchanting waterfalls. So, here are 5 waterfalls in Coorg you must visit.

1. Abbey Falls

Nestled 7 km away from Madikeri town, Abbey Falls is one of the most popular and stunning waterfalls in Coorg. Visit Abbey Falls during the monsoon season and you’d be taken aback by the gushing waters and breathtaking beauty. To reach here, get ready to embark on a 5-minute walk downhill. The entry fee is just ₹15 per person.


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2. Mallalli Falls

Nature lovers, would absolutely lose their hearts out to Mallalli Falls. It’s formed by the Kumaradhara River and the water cascades down the Pushpagiri hills. Reaching his waterfall involves quite a bit of hard work. How much? Well, a climb down 520 steps is what it takes to reach Mallalli Falls. Nevertheless, it’s totally worth it. The bumpy forest trails and the spontaneous exercise would just make the trip all the more memorable.

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3. Burude Falls

Perched around 20 km from Siddapur in the Western Ghats, Burude Falls is an abode of serenity and tranquillity. The remote waterfall is often an unexplored destination in Coorg promising panaromic views from the top of the Western Ghats. The lush green forests, and rivulets gushing down from various levels makes it perfect for your Instagram feed. Burude Falls is truly a sight to behold.

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4. Chelavara Falls

Chelavara Falls is also known as Embepare in the local language, which means ‘tortoise rock’. This vigorous waterfall in Coorg flows down from 150 feet high, tortoise-shaped rock. It’s one of the most unique waterfalls in Coorg, originating from a small stream near Karnataka’s Cheyyandane village. The stunning waterfall and the majestic tortoise-shaped rock attracts visitors from across India.

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5. Honey Valley Nilakandi Falls

Nilakandi Falls belongs to a 75-acre private property from Honey Valley. Set amidst dense forests, trekkers can go on a 45-minute hike to reach here. The source of Nilakandi Falls lies somewhere in the Thadiyandamol range. The water flows from a height of 50 feet. It’s truly ethereal beauty to witness this waterfall surrounded by lush untouched greenery. Nilakandi Falls must be on your wishlist in Coorg.


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