This Waterfall Just 5 Hours From Bangalore Is Sure To Make You Forget The Tiresome City Life

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by Sanjana Shenoy
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The Scotland of India, Coorg, has plenty to offer. Lush green coffee estates, lip-smacking Coorgi food, romantic weather, Buddhist Monastery, temples, and most of all the hidden gem, Mallalli waterfalls. One of the most beautiful sights in the heart of Karnataka, Mallalli Waterfalls is truly breathtaking. Situated just 5-hours away from Bangalore, it’s the perfect weekend getaway for those who just want to escape from the city and dive into the beauty of Coorg. And if we’ve piqued your interest then read on to know more about this hidden gem, so you can visit this waterfalls before the end of the monsoon season.

Mallalli Waterfalls: A Hidden Gem In Karnataka

Nestled at the foothills of the Pushpagiri in the Western Ghats in Coorg, Mallalli Waterfalls is just spell-bounding. It originates at the point where the River Kumaradhara takes an over 1000 metres plunge. And then turns into a towering water-wall. The gushing waterfall takes its natural course and then merges into the Arabian Sea.

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The stunning milky white waterfall lies in the northern region of Kodagu district in Karnataka. Surrounded by lush green forests, these seasonal falls are best witnessed during the monsoon season. They fall from a height of 1000m, sequentially in two tiers. You’ll know how gorgeous the falls look right from the moment you spot them from the base. As you walk closer the gushing sounds will overpower everything else around and just attract you towards this magnificent beauty.

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Go On A Trek To Mallalli Waterfalls & Enjoy The Stunning Views

If you want to pepper your itinerary with adventure, then go on a trek to Mallalli Falls. The serene forest views are just the perfect reward for your efforts.  Walk through coffee estates, take a stroll along fruit orchards and explore thick forests as you navigate your way towards the waterfalls.  Plan a road trip from Bangalore to Coorg, to visit this hidden gem during the monsoon season.  The roaring sounds when the rainfall is intense and water levels are high transform the surroundings into a lush carpet of green. When you visit here with your family, make note that you’d need to pay ₹10 per head. For pet-puja, you’ll find a few kiosks selling short eats and snacks like Maggi and fresh juice. Keep your cameras ready and don’t forget to fill your Insta feed with gorgeous pictures. Until you visit Mallalli Falls, watch this video to witness India’s 10 best and stunning waterfalls. 

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