Kakolat Falls

Kakolat Falls is a beautiful, 160 feet or 49 meter high, falls on the Kakolat hills of Nawada district in Bihar, India.

Kakolat FallsView of Kakolat Falls

Kakolat Falls is located on the border areas of Bihar and Jharkhand states. This cascading falls is a marvelous sight to any tourist. Tourists flock to this tourist spot from nearby cities and states and is a very popular weekend getaway place.

At the base of the falls, there is a natural reservoir formed from the Fall waters. There are many water sports and fun activities for the tourists at Kakolat.

Bishua or Chait Sankranti, a three day religious festival, is a major festival in the area and tourists comes in large numbers to Kakolat Falls during this festival time.

Wold’s Ancient University, Nalanda University, is at around 75 kilometers from this falls.

How do I go to Kakolat Falls in Nawada District of Bihar?

Kakolat Falls is at distance of 33 kilometers from the Nawada town in Bihar. Nawada news papers

Patna airport is the nearest airport and “Gaya Junction” is the nearest major railway station to the falls.NH 31, Patna – Kolkotta National Highway, is the major road link, close to falls, at around 17 kilometers from the falls.

There are regular buses to Thali, which is a small town, very close to the falls. Taxis and autos are also available from Thali and Nawada towns. Nawada news papers has useful information about Kakolat Falls.

Elephant Falls

Elephant Falls is located very close to Shillong city, in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya state, India.

Elephant Falls is a group of 3 adjacent falls. The falls which were once called ‘Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew’ locally, was renamed as “Elephant Falls” by the British, because there was a rock resembling an elephant, near the left side of the bottom falls. The rock is no more as it was destroyed by an earth quake in the late 18th century.

Tourists are allowed to go very close to each of the 3 falls. It is easily accessible from road. There is a walking path and stairs to reach and watch the falls. There is a bridge between 2nd and 3rd falls.

Cherapunjee, one of the most wettest places on Earth is a nearby town to Shillong.

How do I go to Elephant Falls?

Elephant Falls is at a distance of around 12 kilometers from Shillong city. There are buses from Guwahati, the nearest railway station, to Shillong. Assam and Meghalaya state road transport corporations operate regular bus services between these two state capitals of Guwahati and Shillong .

Umroi airport, a small airport, is the nearest airport to Shilling, at around 40 kilometers distance from the Shilling city center.

Magod Falls

Magod Falls alias Magoda falls is a group of beautiful falls on Bendi river at a distance of around 17 kilometers from the town of Yellapur, in Karnataka state of India.

Magod FallsBeautiful Magod Falls.

Magod Falls is a two-tiered falls with a height of around 200 meters. This makes the falls and its surrounding areas an ideal tourist spot.

“Kavade Kere” is beautiful and magnificent lake on your way from Yellapur to Magod Falls, which is spread over an area of around 60 acres.

Jogfalls is a famous nearby fall in the same Uttar Kannada district.

How do I go to Magod Falls alias Magoda falls ?

Magod Falls alias Magoda falls is easily accessible from different towns in North Karnataka state.

Yellapur is the nearest city at around 17 kilometers distance from this beautiful Falls. Accommodation facilities are available at Yellapur. You may need to book rooms in advance during peak season.

Sirsi town is at a distance of 45 kilometers from the Magoda falls. Karwar city is at around 80 kilometers from the falls. Kumta town is at around 60 kilometers from the falls at Magod. Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka state is at around 520 kilometers from this Falls.

Which is the best time to visit the Magod Falls?

The best time to visit the Magod Falls is after the onset of Monsoon rains.

Robber's Cave or Guchu Pani; River Cave Formation Near Dehradun

Robber’s Cave is a river cave formation situated very close to Dehradun city in Uttaranchal state of India.

Robber's Cave
Robber’s Cave, Dehradun.

Robbers Cave or “guchu pani”, as it is called locally, is a 600 meter long cave with many falls inside, with the highest fall having a height of 10 meters. there is ruins of a fort wall structure inside the cave, near the center.

The cave is a natural cave formed on an extremely narrow gorge in a limestone area. The stream waters in this cave goes underground for a few meters before re-appearing again.

Robber’s Cave is a calm and beautiful tourist place, little away from the city’s hustle and bustle and is a weekend getaway place for Dehradun residents.

How Do I Go to Robber’s Cave?

Robbers Cave or Guchhupani is at around 8 kilometers distance from Dehradun city. It is easily accessible by road. You can go by bus up to Anarwala village, from where you need to trek a distance of around one kilometer.

Dehradun is well connected by roads, rail and flight to all parts of the country. Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport to Robber’s Cave. The nearest railway station to robbers cave state park is the one situated at Dehradun city. This cave is situated close to Doon Valley, a trekking paradise.

Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal Falls is a beautiful fall on the river Kaveri in Dharmapuri district of Tamilnadu state, India.

Hogenakkal Falls
Beautiful View of Hogenakkal Falls.

Hogenakkal Falls means “smocking rocks” and the name is derived from two Kannada words; hoge (meaning fog) and kai (meaning rock). When the fall waters falls on the rock, it look like smoke.

Boating in coracles (kind of primitive bowl-shaped boat) made of Bamboo, is the main tourist attraction at Hogenakkal Falls (or Hogenakal Falls). These boats can normally carry 8 passengers at one time. (Coracles are used mainly in U.K., Ireland and some of the Asian countries.)

Areas surrounding the Falls are known for some of the oldest Carbonate rocks in South Asia. Kollimalai hills is a nearby hills famous for trekking.

How do I Go to Hogenakkal Falls?

The nearest town to Hogenakkal falls is Dharmapuri Town.

The nearest railway station to the Falls is “Salem Junction”, at around 50 kilometers distance.

Some of the nearest major international airports are at Bangalore (in Karnataka state), Chennai (in Tamil Nadu state) and Cochin (in Kerala state). Chennai airport is at around 330 kilometers and Bangalore airport (Bangalooru) is at around 150 kilometers distance from Hogenakkal Falls. Cochin airport is at a distance of around 367 kilometers from the Hogenakal Falls.

What is the Ideal Time to Visit Hogenakkal Falls?

The ideal time to visit the Falls is after the onset of Monsoon rains. i.e. from June till November or December, depending on rainfall.