Stunning Waterfalls of India That You Must See

India is a land where you will find a marvel in every nook and corner that you explore. If you can claim that you have explored this country sufficiently, you will find something similar in most other countries. Nature has blessed India in that way. And just like that, India is home to many such stunning waterfalls. Waterfalls that will make you want to gaze at it for a long time, engrossed in the surroundings.

This Saturday, we bring for you some stunning Waterfalls of India that you must visit!

Avik Mukherjee


Myself Avik Mukherjee, an amateur self-taught photographer from Kolkata.

Location of the picture: Jonha Fall, named after the nearest village Jonha, is also referred to as Gautam Dhara as it is believed that Lord Buddha bathed here. The sons of Raja Baldevdas Birla built a temple and ashram dedicated to Buddha atop the Gautam Pahar. The ashram was originally associated with Hindu devotees as well as all branches of Arya dharma (Buddhists, Jains, Sikhs, Sanatani, Aryasamajis), as per proclaimed by a sign here. Situated at an edge of the Ranchi plateau, the Jonha Falls is an example of a hanging valley falls. The Ganga River hangs over its master stream, Raru River and forms the falls. One has to descend 722 steps to admire the surroundings. Water in the falls drops from a height of 43 metres (141 ft).

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©Avik Mukherjee

Adrita Chowdhury


This is me, Adrita Chowdhury, from Silchar, Assam.

Location of the picture: I am sharing a picture of Krang Suri Waterfalls, Meghalaya. Located in Jaintia Hills. This picture was taken by a mobile camera while travelling from Jowai to Dawki.

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©Adrita Chowdhury

Prajval Kapoor


My name is Prajval Kapoor and I am an engineering final year student from Jammu and Kashmir. I ain’t-a photographer, it’s more of a passion and all my pictures are via my mobile phone camera. I don’t see any such achievement but yes my pictures have been featured on some renowned pages like Thrillophilia, Instahimachal, Amazinghimachal etc. I’ve been clicking picture since last two years.

Location of the picture: This picture is from a McLeod Ganj waterfall.

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©Prajval Kapoor

Abhinandan Kavale


Hi, I am Abhinandan, working with Deshpande Foundation, LEAD program from last 6 years. Prior to working in LEAD, I worked for two years in event management handling and promoting events for reputable companies. Throughout my educational and professional career, I have immersed myself in unique experiences. During my college days, I actively participated in Rangayana and other theatre groups throughout Dharwad, where I directed plays for school children, high school students, and college students. I have directed several plays for jail prisoners in Dharwad and served as the Coordinator for the Dharwad Jail Drama Festival. Like to explore the places nature, waterfalls, historical places, believe in collecting and capturing the moments than things.

Location of the picture: India’s famous waterfalls Jog Falls located in Sagara, Shivamogga District, Karnataka

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©Abhinandan Kavale

Sayantani Basu


Hey, this is Sayantani Basu from Khardah, Kolkata. A Librarian by profession and a photographer by passion. I am pursuing my passion for the last 6 years. Got featured in many newspapers like Eisamay, TOI, Telegraph some famous magazines like Asian Photography, the Lonely planet magazine etc. Have some decent amount of salon acceptance and was fortunate enough to bag a few awards also.

Location of the picture: Rock Garden, Darjeeling

I used Nikon D5200 and 18-55mm in this shot with an ND filter.

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©Sayantani Basu

Sachin Prasad Maharana


Location of the picture: Chitrakoot Waterfalls, Jagdalpur, Chattisgarh.

Possibly the most majestic waterfall in the country, the Chitrakoot Falls span a prodigious 520-feet across a horseshoe-shaped cliff from where the muddy waters hurtle down close to a 100 feet. With wild swirling eddies and a roar that can be heard for miles, these Falls have an untamed character that evokes equal amounts of fear and awe. A large amount of silt in the Indravati River during the monsoon makes the water quite muddy and swimming is out of the question. The Falls are surrounded by a surfeit of resorts, camping sites, picnic spots. Book accommodation in advance if you’re considering spending a night here.

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©Sachin Prasad Maharana

Pranab Tripathy


Hi, this is Pranab Tripathy. Currently, I am pursuing my in Mechanical Engineering from NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh. I love travelling and taking pictures of people and places. My journey to Meghalaya has been a wonderful experience. The green mountains and in between a road taking to places with my favourite songs in the car, a road trip worth cherishing.

Location of the picture: Nohkalikai falls, Meghalaya, India.

The tallest plunge waterfall of India is an epitome of grace and wonder. Only the height is enough to stun, but the added beauty is certainly going to blow your mind. It is located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on earth. The story associated with it will bring out your tears. The roads taking you to this place are no less. Lush green mountains and the cool breeze will make you road trip one of the best and memorable.

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©Pranab Tripathy

Samir Gharat


While working as Website & Graphic Designer for 9yrs, in 2015 I lead my love & interest for photography and since then have been taking up photography as a profession. As my interest grew up more and more to Photography I started looking at it as a full-time profession.

Location of the picture: This picture is taken at Rock Garden, Darjeeling

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©Samir Gharat

Nikhil Kokate


Myself Nikhil, basically I’m a Chemical Engineer graduated from UDCT Mumbai.
I’m a wanderer. I love to explore new places especially the mountains. Exploring new places is kind of giving me energy, boosting me up for the next few days.

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Location of the picture: Kataldhar Waterfall, Near Lonavala, Maharashtra

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©Nikhil Kokate

Sriranga Rao


I am Sriranga from Bangalore. I like travelling and Photography.  Monsoon is always my favourite travel season especially for photographing the greenery and Waterfalls.

Location of the picture: Hanumanagundi Falls, also known as Suthanabbe Falls or Soothanabbi Falls is located in the hilly surroundings of the Kudremukh National Park in the Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka. It is overwhelming to see the beauty and to hear the roar of the falls. A nominal fee is charged to the visitor. Wet and slippery steps lead us to the bottom of the waterfalls. Whitewater cascading from a height of about 35-40 feet welcomes us. It’s a great sight and definitely a photographer’s paradise to click the so-called long exposure shots.

Exif details: Canon 1100D,  18mm,  F20, ISO 100, 1-sec shutter speed.

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©Sriranga Rao

Tanmay Haldar


Location of the picture: Shivasamudram waterfall

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©Tanmay Halder

Subash Bahadur

my pic

I am Subash Bahadur from Karnataka. I am a mechanical engineer by profession. Photography has become an integral part of my life.

Location of the picture: The view of the falls in this pic is seen from British bungalow viewpoint. Here you can see both cascading and drop of river Shravathi which is a  treat for the eyes provided the water should be in full flow.

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©Subash Bahadur

We hope you enjoyed these amazing photographs as much as we did. It makes us want to visit every one of them. Well, our bucket list is ready. What about you?

Cover picture courtesy: Sachin Prasad Maharana, Abbey Falls, Location: Coorg

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