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    Best Waterfalls near belgaum

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    Rich with heritage and history, the town of Belgaum is among the most priced tourist gems of the state of Karnataka. The city is dotted with sites of historical importance, age old forts, mosques from another era, and churches that have stood the test of time. This means two things: one, Belgaum is a popular tourist destination, owing to these monuments and buildings. Second, the city is home to one of the most diverse populations of our country. The peace of and harmony experienced within Belgaum is extremely difficult to find elsewhere in the country.

    Add to all that, the spellbinding natural beauty surrounding Belgaum, and you get a perfect destination for a vacation. However, the beauty of the region is not limited to Belgaum. With the limited options of naturally formed attractions, if you are in Belgaum and are looking to spend some quality time in the lap of nature, you’re reading the right article.

    6 Waterfalls Near Belgaum

    Read on as we talk about the most beautiful waterfalls in the region that are just a short drive away from Belgaum:

    • VajraPoha Waterfall – 53.3 Km From Indore
    • Shimbola Waterfalls – 52.2 Km From Indore
    • Kalasa Falls – 420 Km From Indore
    • Sundi Waterfalls – 22.1 Km From Indore
    • Chikhale Falls – 42.1 Km From Indore
    • Tilari Waterfalls – 33.9 Km From Indore

    1. VajraPoha Waterfall

    VajraPoha Waterfall

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    Often lovingly called the gift of nature, the VajraPoha is a might waterfall with a drop height exceeding 600 feet. Thanks to this unreal height, the waterfall gets a dauntingly beautiful image that attracts hundreds of travelers.

    While witnessing the roaring waterfall and spending a few hours near the streams is a popular activity, the same should be undertaken with great caution, especially during the monsoon months when the flow of the water is relentless.

    Things to do:

    • Spend some tranquil moments in the lap of nature and listen to the sound of roaring waters of the falls

    Distance from Belgaum: 53 kilometers
    Timings: 8 AM to 4 PM
    Entry Fee: Free Entry

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    2. Shimbola Waterfalls

    Shimbola Waterfalls

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    Discovered rather recently, Shimbola Falls are accessible after a hike through the surrounding forest area. The hike distance is 12 kilometers and can take upto 5 hours.

    With that said, the hiking experience itself is superb. The trail goes through lush green forest and is dotted with awe inspiring views throughout the 12 kilometer stretch. At the end, the beauty of the waterfall will make matters even more magical.

    Things to do:

    • Hiking is the most popular activity here
    • Nature and wildlife photography is also a popular activity in the area surrounding the waterfall

    Distance from Belgaum: 51 kilometers
    Timings: N/A
    Entry Fee: N/A

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    3. Kalasa Falls

    Kalasa Falls

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    Located a short distance from Shimbola Falls, the Kalasa falls are more of a mainstream tourist destination. The reason is that this waterfall is accessible by road and there is no hiking involved.

    However, less effort in reaching the waterfall says nothing about its amazing beauty. The waterfall is just as picturesque as any other on this list and offers a special advantage: the freedom to take a dip in the fresh water!

    Things to do:

    • Swimming is the most popular activity here
    • The spot is also great for nature photography

    Distance from Belgaum: 47 kilometers
    Timings: N/A
    Entry Fee: N/A

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    4. Sundi Waterfalls

    Sundi Waterfalls

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    Located incredibly close to the city of Belgaum, the Sundi Waterfalls have been a known tourist attraction for decades. The waterfalls have a short plunge of just 50 feet and yet, paint a beautiful picture with the green-clad surroundings.

    The small pool formed by the falling water is perfect for dipping your toes and simply spending some lazy time listening to the sound of falling water.

    Things to do:

    • Swimming and sipping in the water is safe, except for the monsoon season
    • There are a couple of trekking trails surrounding the waterfall

    Distance from Belgaum: 42 kilometers
    Timings: N/A
    Entry Fee: N/A

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    5. Chikhale Falls

    Chikhale Falls

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    Located amidst unmatched natural beauty, the Chikhale Falls are extremely popular among nature and adventure enthusiasts. The surroundings are lush green forests and the waterfall is accessible after a short hike of 2.5 kilometers. There is also a longer hiking route, which is preferred by adventure enthusiasts.

    Things to do:

    • Hiking is a popular activity near Chikhale Falls
    • The spot is also great for nature photography

    Distance from Belgaum: 41 kilometers
    Timings: N/A
    Entry Fee: N/A

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    6. Tilari Waterfalls

    Tilari Waterfalls

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    The closest waterfalls to the city of Belgaum, the Tilari Falls are a true gift of nature. The emerald waters of the waterfalls, and the short plunge give make the whole place absolutely picture perfect. Swimming is a popular activity here and those who love water cannot resist jumping in the clean, emerald pool formed at the bottom of the waterfall.

    The best part is, there are two other waterfalls located at walking distance from the main falls. Moreover, since this destination is relatively unexplored, you can expect to find some tranquility and peace amidst the beauty of nature, instead of having to struggle with hordes of tourist crowds.

    Things to do:

    Distance from Belgaum: 31 kilometers
    Timings: N/A
    Entry Fee: N/A

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    Skip the routine tourist destinations within the town and take a road trip to one of these waterfalls near Belgaum. Your Karnataka trip will definitely be a time to remember if you include a visit to these wonders of nature in your itinerary. You are surely going to thank us later

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Waterfalls Near Belgaum

    Q. Can I visit these waterfalls at night?

    A. While many of the falls on this list don’t have official timings, travelling to these spots at night might not be safe because the waterfalls are mostly located within forest area.

    Q. Can I hike to the Shimbola Waterfall without a gude?

    A. If you have a bit of experience with hiking in the forest, you will not need a guide to reach the Shimbola Waterfall. With that said, staying overnight in camps near the falls is a popular activity and comes with the company of guides (in most cases). For beginner hikers, having a guide is strongly advised.

    Q. Do I need a guide to visit Chikhale Falls?

    A. No. After parking your car in the designated parking area, you will not require anybody’s help to reach the waterfall.

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