Kunchikal Falls

Situated close to the Masthikatte-Hulikal on the Shimoga-Udupi line in the pristine normal landscapes of Karnataka, Kunchikal Falls is a marvelous spot to be. Ideal for a refreshing plunge, the waterfall is 455 m high and ranks 116th on the planet in terms of its level.

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The tributaries of Waterway Varahi are a source of water to several seasonal falls in the surrounding forested region during monsoons. It is an otherworldly sight to view small waterfalls cascading with the majestic Kunchikal Falls.

Getting a grant to visit here

Post the construction of a dam and an underground power age station close to Hulikal, the progression of water to Kunchikal Fall has been impacted and remains high just during monsoons. Since the passage to the waterfall is restricted, a special entryway pass is required for section, which is issued at Hosangadi town (around 15 km away). It is an all around preserved region to maintain its serenity and cleanliness.

When to visit Kunchikal Falls?

In a perfect world, Kunchikal Falls should be visited during the rainy season among July and September. The progression of the waterfall during monsoon is at its pinnacle and worth capturing in the camera. Because of high water ebb and flow, the cascading water appears surreal.

How to reach?

The Kunchikal Waterfall is easily accessible from various cities including Bengaluru, Mangalore, Mysore and so forth. Private buses also utilize to Kunchikal waterfall from Bengaluru. On reaching Hulikal, recruit a taxi or some other private vehicles to arrive at the waterfall. Rail travelers can board a train to Udupi either from Agumbe (67 km) or Shimoga (97 km). Mangalore Air terminal is found 142 km from Kunchikal waterfall, and tourists can benefit bus or taxi services from the air terminal.

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