Best Waterfalls in Coorg
Coorg — also known as 'the Scotland of India' — is one of the most serene places to visit in India for a vacation. Lying amidst high mountains, this enchantingly beautiful place is popular for its green slopes, colourful scenery, dense tropical forests, and tea, coffee, and spice plantations.
A lesser-known fact about Coorg is that it is also endowed with some of the most magnificent waterfalls in India. The waterfalls look spectacular descending the forested hills, onto the majestic rocks. Each of them forms magical sights during monsoons, pulling in tourists for a day picnic, excursion, trekking, and even waterfall rappelling.
amã Stays & Trails has a number of beautiful villas located in close proximity to some of the major waterfalls in Coorg. When in Coorg, stay at amã Stays & Trails bungalows and discover gushing waterfalls that will take your breath away.
Iruppu Falls is a picturesque waterfall cascading in the Brahmagiri Mountain Range in Coorg. It is known for its blissful vicinity of nature, its grandeur and for its religious significance.
The way to the falls will take one through mighty mountains and lush coffee plantations. The unparalleled beauty of this place makes one fall in love with it. The best time to visit the falls is during the monsoons when it is at its full force — when the pristine clear waters of the fall make it a breathtaking sight to behold.
Located an hour's drive away from Iruppu Falls lies Pollibetta Bungalow, one of the best bungalows in Coorg. This charming heritage bungalow is spaciously designed and is an exclusive spectator to a vast coffee plantation in Coorg’s hills.
Mallalli Falls is a stunning milky white waterfall that lies in the northern region of the Coorg district in Karnataka. Water from this river falls over 200 feet in two steps to create the Mallalli Falls. The waterfall is a stunning sight in itself, and it also gives tourists a beautiful view of the steep valleys and lush green mountains surrounding it.
The best way to reach the location of the Mallalli Falls is by trekking. It's a pleasant route and has wide concrete steps that lead to the waterfall. The adventure seekers can enjoy a lot of enthralling activities here, like jeep driving, river rafting, and so much more.
If you're looking for a place to stay in Coorg, Rare Earth Estate is one of the best villas in Coorg. As one enters, this aesthetically built 5 bedroom villa immerses one in the classical
feel of Southern India. Here, each room comes with a private sit-out and an exclusive garden, perfect for families to bond in.
Originating from the river Kaveri, Chelavara Fall is an unfrequented natural waterfall and is one of the most scenic falls in Coorg. Renowned for its unique appearance, here the gushing columns of water crash down from a height of 150 feet on a huge tortoise-shaped rock, creating a visual marvel.
The fall can be seen after walking 200 meters into the forest from parking. Diverse flora and fauna with multiple species of birds prevail in this region. There are various smaller streams and waterfalls that one is bound to find throughout this trail. This mesmerizing trail is a must-visit for anyone to experience the serenity that this place offers.
One of the best places to stay in Coorg is the Taneerhulla Bungalow. This heritage Bungalow is a charming residence tucked in the coffee estate of Woshully. Replete with an expansive manicured garden that offers space for a variety of outdoor games, the bungalow provides for an enchanting abode in Coorg.
Abbey Falls is a beautiful waterfall in Kodagu, in the Western Ghats of Karnataka. The waterfall is on the early reaches of the river Kaveri and is located between private coffee plantations with coffee bushes, spice estates, and trees entwined with pepper vines. This refreshing waterfall gushes and pounds on the rock with full force during the rainy season, with the roars echoing in the whole valley — making the entire view breathtaking.
As one makes their way to the waterfall, one will be greeted by lush plantations of spice and coffee. The echo of the water along with the aroma of the plantations is a delight in itself. The brilliant view of the waterfall from the hanging bridge running opposite to the waterfall is another sight to cherish.
When here, experience the beauty of Coorg with ama stays & trails. Tucked away in the shadows of tall silver oak trees lies the 40-year-old Surgi Bungalow. It is the perfect choice for those looking to spend a quiet and comfortable holiday. The bungalow is situated right across the road from TATA Coffee's 9-hole golf course, giving a wonderful option to the guests to indulge in the sport.