Best waterfall trails in India

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Explore the most popular waterfall trails in India with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of waterfall trails in India
Top trails (21)
#1 - Dudhsagar Falls
Mollem National Park
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 6 h 6 m
#2 - Chomakund Hill and Chelawara Falls
Madikeri, Karnataka, India
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 3 h 2 m
A small hiking place known as Chomakund near Kabbe hills which is adjacent to Thadiyandamol in Kodagu Dist.Show more
#3 - Kalga to Kheerganga Hot Spring
Parli, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 5 h 47 m
#4 - Gangotri - Gaumukh (Source of River Ganges)
Gangotri National Park
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Length: 22.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
This trail takes you to Gaumukh (Source of Ganges ), the mythological source of the River Ganges, which is at the snout of the Gangotri glacier. Ganges or Ganga is a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. The trail starts from Gangotri and passes through dense deodar forests before emerging into the wide unfrosted valley. It then carries on to a small isolated forest of pine at Chirbasa (altitude 3,585 m), literally the abode of pines, to reach Bhojwasa (altitude 3,795m), next day trail continuing along with the pilgrim grassy hillsides. Trail then curves, to unfold a breath-taking view of wildflowers studded meadows crowned by the Bhagirathi group of peaks Camp on a wide sandy beach at Gaumukh 4000mts, where the holy Ganga gushes out of the snout of the Gangotri glacier.Show more
#5 - Kunjapuri Temple Trail
Narendra Nagar, Uttarakhand, India
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 8 h 9 m
The trail from Rishikesh to the Kunjapuri Temple at sunrise for panoramic views of the Himalayas and pass through local villages and farms, as well as the Neer Gaddu waterfall.Show more
#6 - Bhagsu Nag Waterfall Trail
Dharmshala, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 33 m
#7 - Sadasiva kona Temple and Waterfalls Trail
Puttur, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
#8 - Panikhar to Kanital Glacier and Headwater of Chanab River
Marwah, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Length: 37.3 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is an awe inspiring trek. It is not "safe". That would be true even without the turmoil in the region. Getting permission to do this trek may be difficult. contracting with locals to arrange all logistics can increase your awareness of potential risks.Show more
#9 - Dayara Bugyal Trail
Bhatwari, Uttarakhand, India
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 7 h 10 m
Dayara Bugyal is considered as one of the biggest alpine meadows in the lap of Himalayas. "BUGYAL" in local dialect is known as "High Altitude Pasture Land". Among all the trail in Uttrakhand, Dayara Bugyal is considered to be the most beautiful and breathtaking trail in Uttarakhand Himalaya, because of the highland meadows. Located in District Uttarkashi it stands at an elevation of above 10,000 foot. This trail has a unique charm because of the unmatched beauty of the mighty Himalayas and it has become one of the most popular routes for people who are willing to do hiking in Uttarakhand. Many of the travel enthusiasts have described as a fairy tale which takes trekkers to panoramic open lands through thick forests, ending to a huge lush green meadow.Show more
#10 - Kannikai Waterfall Trek
Puttur, Karnataka, India
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 5 h 44 m
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