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    List of Waterfalls in India

    In the article below find the information about the height, location and special features of all the waterfalls situated in India. The article below would be helpful for all the candidates appearing in various exams like UPSC, SSC, NDA etc.
    Created On: Sep 1, 2021 14:46 IST
    Modified On: Sep 1, 2021 16:11 IST
    List of waterfalls in India
    List of waterfalls in India

    Waterfalls are a spectacular sight to many eyes. Who would not like water crashing from tremendous heights and making plunge pools below it. India is home to most beautiful waterfalls in the world. Here monsoons are the major water providers to many waterfalls. The rains power the rivers and they create gushing waterfalls that become the ultimate travel destination every year. Take a look at such waterfalls in India below.  

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    List of Waterfalls in India

    Take a look at the list of the waterfalls in India below

    Waterfalls Height Metre/Feet Location and Feature
    Kunchikal Falls 455 metres (1,493 ft) Shimoga district, Karnataka-Tiered and the highest waterfall in India
    Barehipani Falls 399 metres (1,309 ft) Mayurbhanj district, Odisha- 2 tiered waterfalls
    Nohkalikai Falls 340m (1115 feet) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya- Tallest plunge waterfalls
    Nohsngithiang Falls or Mawsmai Falls 315 metres (1,033 ft) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya- Segmented type waterfalls
    Dudhsagar Falls 310 m(1017 feet) Karnataka and Goa- 4 tiered waterfalls
    Kynrem Falls 305 metres (1,001 ft) East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya- 3 tiered waterfalls
    Meenmutty Falls 300 metres (984 feet) Wayanad district, Kerala- 3 tiered waterfalls/ segmented type
    Thalaiyar Falls 297 metres (974 ft) Batlagundu, Dindigul Tamil Nadu- Horsetail type waterfalls
    Vajrai Falls 260 metres (853 ft) Satara district, Maharashtra- 3 tiered, 2nd tallest plunge type waterfall
    Barkana Falls 259 metres (850 ft) Shimoga district, Karnataka- Tiered waterfalls
    Jog Falls 253 metres (830 ft) Shimoga district, Karnataka- Cascade waterfalls
    Khandadhar Falls 244 metres (801 ft) Kendujhar district & Sundergarh, Odisha- Horse tail falls
    Vantawng Falls 229 metres (751 ft) Serchhip district, Mizoram- 2 tiered waterfalls
    Kune Falls 200 metres (660 ft) Pune district, Maharashtra- 3 tiered waterfalls
    Thoseghar Waterfalls 200 metres (656 feet) Satara district Maharashtra- 3 tiered waterfalls
    Soochipara Falls 200 metres (656 feet) Wayanad district, Kerala- 3 tiered waterfalls
    Magod Falls 198 metres (650 ft) Uttara Kannada, Karnataka- 2 tiered/Segmented waterfalls
    Joranda Falls 181 metres (594 ft) Mayurbhanj, Odisha
    Hebbe Falls 168 metres (551 ft) Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka- 2 tiered waterfalls
    Duduma Falls 157 metres (515 ft) Koraput (Odisha) and Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)- Plunge type
    Palani Falls 150 metres (490 ft) Kullu, Himachal Pradesh- Surge waterfalls
    Lodh Falls 143 metres (469 ft) Latehar, Jharkhand- 2 tiered waterfalls
    Bahuti Falls 198 metres (650 ft) Rewa, Madhya Pradesh- 2 tiered waterfalls tallest in MP
    Bishop Falls 135 metres (443 ft) East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya- 3 tiered waterfall
    Chachai Falls 130 metres (430 ft) Rewa, Madhya Pradesh- Bihad river, comes down from Rewa Plateau
    Keoti Falls 130 metres (430 ft) Rewa, Madhya Pradesh- Segmented type
    Kalhatti Falls 122 metres (400 ft) Chikkamagaluru, Karnataka
    Beadon Falls 120 metres (390 ft) East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya- Twin of Bishop falls
    Keppa Falls 116 metres (381 ft) Uttara Kannada, Karnataka- Fan type falls
    Koosalli Falls 116 metres (381 ft) Udupi, Karnataka- 6 tiered waterfall
    Dabbe falls 110 metres(360 ft) Shivamogga, Sagar, Karnataka
    Pandavgad Falls 107 metres (351 ft) Thane, Maharashtra- Plunge waterfall
    Rajat Prapat 107 metres (351 ft) Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh- Horeseshoe category
    Bundla Falls 100 metres (330 ft) Kaimur, Bihar
    Vantawng Falls 230 metres (750 ft) Serchhip, Mizoram- 2 tiered waterfalls
    Shivanasamudra Falls 98 metres (322 ft) Chamarajanagar, Karnataka- Segmented falls
    Lower Ghaghri Falls 98 metres (322 ft) Latehar, Jharkhand- cascade falls
    Hundru Falls 98 metres (322 ft) Ranchi, Jharkhand- Segmented
    Sweet Falls 96 metres (315 ft) East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya- horsetail type
    Agaya Gangai 92 metres (302 ft) Namakkal, Tamil Nadu- 1 tiered/segmented waterfalls
    Gatha Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Panna district, Madhya Pradesh
    Teerathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Baster, Chhattisgarh- Block type Waterfall
    Kiliyur Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Yercaud, Tamil Nadu- fan type waterfall
    Kudumari Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Udupi, Karnataka- Horsetail type waterfall
    Muthyala Maduvu Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Bangalore rural, Karnataka
    Tirathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft) Bastar, Chhattisgarh
    Langshiang Falls 85 metres (279 ft) West Khasi Hills, Meghalaya
    Talakona falls 82 metres (269 ft) Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh- Highest in AP
    Kakolat Falls 50 metres (160 ft) Nawada, Bihar- Cataract type
    Athirappilly Falls 25 metres (82 ft) Thrissur, Kerala- Block/Segmented type waterfall

    India has the highest waterfall named Kunchikal fall. Its height is 455 metres. Another waterfall named Bhambavli waterfall is situated in Satara district of Maharashtra near the Sahyadri hills. It happens to be the tallest plunging waterfall in India and gets its water from Urmodi river. 

    Waterfalls can be categortized as Block falls, Cascade falls, Cataract, Chute falls, Fan waterfalls etc. India has all sorts of waterfalls available. In the table above you can find the features listed beside each fall. 

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