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7 Scenic Waterfalls For a Memorable Picnic With Family

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Let HolidayIQ travellers tell you the perfect way to get your family together amidst lush greenery and roaring waters! 

1. Athirappilly - Witness the states largest waterfalls in all its glory

Athirappilly - Witness the states largest waterfalls in all its glory
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HolidayIQ Reviewer JOJI JOSEPH says, “Situated 1000 ft above sea level on the Chalakudy River and falling from a height of 80 feet, this is one of the largest waterfalls in the state. It's not the waterfall which attracts us but the scenic combination of forests and little streams surrounding the waterfall are also to be mentioned.” Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Roopa Sree adds, “The hectic travel all the way from Valparai was forgotten by looking at the beautiful waterfalls!! Mesmerizing view!! Time just passed by!! While guys went to get their feet dirty by getting into the water, we girls went to have a full view of the waterfalls and it was mind blowing though getting down the muddy steps is not so easy. Read Full Review

2. Cherrapunjee - For the secluded villages and exhilarating treks

Cherrapunjee - For the secluded villages and exhilarating treks
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Yagnadat Reddy says, “The trek takes you across a vibrant valley floor with thick, dense vegetation down to the river plateau. Once you cross the river and climb the valley wall to a height, the vistas open up to beautiful and pristine waterfalls, incredible stone formations and quaint and secluded villages with herdsman and women. ” Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Yagnadat Reddy adds, “Living root bridge is located in Nongriat Village, a one hour trek from Tyrna village which a 45 minute drive from Cherrapunjee. The trek is properly laid out with steps leading down to the base of the valley where the waterfalls from Cherrapunjee end to form glorious pools of water at Nongriat village. ” Read Full Review

3. Thenmala - Explore the largest dam in the state

Thenmala - Explore the largest dam in the state
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sanu Varghese adds, “Palaruvi waterfalls is located at Aryankavu about 15kms from Thenmala. It is the boundary place near Tamil Nadu. Palaruvi is famous for its milk-like looking water. The water is so pure and cold. You can bath in this water. Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Mamadathu John says, “The waterfalls are amazing. One can bathe here. One must go there to enjoy the bath there is separate section for men and womenRead Full Review

4. Kalpetta - For the breathtaking views

Kalpetta - For the breathtaking views
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Imadimmu shares, “Soochipara Falls also known as Sentinel Rock waterfalls is a threatened waterfall in Vellarimala, Wayanad, surrounded by Deciduous, Evergreen and Montane forests. Locally referred to as Soochipara ("Soochi" meaning "Needle" and "Para" meaning "Rock"), the 15-20 minute drive from Meppadi to Sentinel Rock waterfalls offers scenic views of some of the best tea estates in Wayanad.Read Full Review

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5. Hogenakkal - The Niagara falls of India

Hogenakkal - The Niagara falls of India
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Siva Ram adds, “ Visited Talakona waterfalls but if you compare with Hogenakkal waterfalls, Hogenakkal waterfalls are superb. Most of the films are shot here. I think it is the best place to visit. And one more thing about the food, you can find fishes like that. If you want boating you can do that one also.Read Full Review


HolidayIQ Reviewer Mohammed Ashiq says, “Hogenekkal waterfalls in Tamilnadu is a must seen place in Dharmapuri, Tamilnadu. The boating experience here is different from other places. Through, the Kaveri River boating is wonderful to experience. It is worth to go there with entire family and a minimum of 4 persons are required in boat at a time” Read Full Review

6. Jog Falls - The second highest plunge waterfall in India

Jog Falls - The second highest plunge waterfall in India
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Giridhar Gowda says, “This is the second highest plunge waterfalls in India; Jog waterfall is created by Sharavathi River falling from the height of 900 plus feet. The trekking trail towards it is as beautiful as it is challenging. The beauty of the waterfalls is enhanced by the lush green surroundings, which provides a scenic backdrop to the falls.Read Full Review

7. Shivanasamudra - Explore the quaint island town

Shivanasamudra - Explore the quaint island town
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Smriti Mahale shares, “The Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls is an ideal one-day getaway this Summer. Though you cannot go beneath the waterfalls and the same has to be viewed from the railing, yet the beauty of the same can be felt from the same. The falls are in full swing, especially after Summer. The falls are ideal for a family outing. Read Full Review

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