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    Waterfalls in Chikmagalur

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    Chikmagalur is an all-season hill station in Karnataka. Boasting of many exotic attractions of the Western Ghats, this place will leave you awestruck and the waterfalls in Chikmagalur are one are something that will make your trip to Chikmagalur an unforgettable experience. They are present amidst rainforests, rolling hills, Shola grassland, tea, and coffee plantations. Chikmagalur is a tourist-friendly place and a weeklong tour is necessary to explore the entirety of it. The best time to see with the full flow of water is from in-between July to December. The waterfalls present in Chikmagalur are the best to visit by families, corporate teams, friends and a group of people seeking adventures too.

    Top 5 Waterfalls In Chikmagalur 

    If you are wondering about which are the best waterfalls in Chikmagalur then don’t wonder anymore! We have sorted it out for you! Here is a list of some of the best Chikmagalur waterfalls that you should explore!

    1. Kalhatti Falls

    Kalhatti Falls

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    This is one of the beautiful waterfalls in Chikmagalur. Even though it is a small waterfall, it makes for a great view amid rocky boulders, mountain rock caves, and lush green vegetation. There is a Hindu temple adjacent to the waterfall. Yet, the water flow during the peak season will make this temple invisible.

    You can visit this temple, which is inside a cave. The temple houses stone carvings of Lord Shiva and Vishnu in one place inside this temple. The best time to visit his Kalhatti Falls is from July to September to see with loads of water pouring down from different drops. One can reach the top of this waterfall by a 30-minutes hike on the rocky mountain terrain.

    Entry fee: Nil
    Timing: 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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    2. Hebbe Falls

    Hebbe Falls

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    This is an imposing waterfall in Chikmagalur, which drops from a 551-ft height amidst the coffee plantation in Chikmagalur. Hiking inside the coffee estate will give you the amazing views of the upper waterfall and the lower waterfall. One should come here on a day trip to enjoy the beauty. It is emerging out with pearl color water in the middle of coffee plants.

    July to November is the best time to visit Hebbe Falls in Chikmagalur. This two-tiered waterfall is accessible from its base to the top. Yet, you have to hike in this coffee state to view from the top of this waterfall. It is the best place to take photos in lush green surroundings and the heights of the Western Ghats.

    Entry fee: The Hebbe Falls in Chikmagalur is inside the private coffee estate. You need to pay a fee to reach the waterfall by SUV or own vehicle. The entry fees vary with season.
    Timing: 06:00 Am to 06:00 PM

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    3. Jhari Falls

    Jhari Falls

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    The other name of this hydro location is Buttermilk Falls. You can visit these Chikmagalur waterfalls to see why it is called so. This is a 328-ft high waterfall, which just spread its width from the narrow top from giant granite rock. One has to travel inside a private coffee estate to see Jhari waterfalls in Chikmagalur.

    A day trip is necessary to see this aquatic attraction. The road to this waterfall is of rigid terrain. Hiking in the forest is the best way to reach its base. There are private jeeps to take you to this waterfall. The tourists can take a dip and swim in its large pool of water in its cascade. It is advisable to reach here in the morning to see the glittering rainbow color on the water droplets of this waterfall as the sun rays directly hit them.

    Entry fee: It will cost INR 100 per person.
    Timing: 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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    4. Manikyadhara Falls

    Manikyadhara Falls

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    These are small or 32-ft beautiful waterfalls in Chikmagalur , and are definitely worth visiting. Locally it is called the Nellikai Theertham due to Hindu religious and mythic beliefs. It is believed that taking a bath under this waterfall will clear many skin diseases. It has an ample amount of mineral content, as this waterfall is present in Bababudangiri hills, which are untouched by humans. This small waterfall forms a cascade and streams of flow so that you can take a dip and swim in its course towards the downstream.

    Entry fee: Nil
    Timing: 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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    5. Shanti Falls

    Shanti Falls

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    Shanti Waterfalls in Chikmagalur is a 1492-ft high waterfall, which engulfs from the Western Ghats rain forests. Taking a dip in its cascade can make a person energetic is the local belief. Yet, many of the city dwellers come here and swim in its cascade to get relief from stress. This waterfall very rarely gets dry during the summer.

    Yet, the best time to see the huge flow of water is from July to October. This is the best place to spend a day as a picnic once in Chikmagalur. The visitors can hike from the main road inside the dense forest to reach the base of this waterfall. It is the best waterfall to visit by honeymoon couples, family, and a group of people seeking adventure.

    Entry fee: Nil
    Timing: 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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    So, these are some of the best waterfalls in Chikmagalur that you should explore to have a memorable experience! Check these out on your Chikmagalur trip for an incredible experience. If you are a nature lover and like being close to nature then these will be the perfect escape for you. The views they offer are a sight to behold and something that you will remember forever!

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Waterfalls In Chikmagalur

    Q. Is it safe to swim in the waterfall in Chikmagalur during the rainy season?

    A. Yes, you can do so where there are protective iron bar railings that are there near the base of waterfalls present in Chikmagalur. In the rest of the places, you can find the prohibition board kept by the Tourism Board of Karnataka.

    Q. What types of waterfalls are present in Chikmagalur?

    A. You can find natural mountain waterfalls in Chikmagalur District of Karnataka State.

    Q. What is the best time to visit the waterfalls in Chikmagalur?

    A. The best time to visit the waterfalls in Chikmagalur is during the monsoon season (July to October) to see the engulfing waters.

    Q. Do the waterfalls present in Chikmagalur hill station get dry during the summer?

    A. Yes, the waterfalls present in Chikmagalur hill station gets dry during the summer months (March to June).

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