The Tiger Falls are hidden in the hilly terrains of Chakrata in Uttarakhand, India. It is 98 km from the state capital, Dehradun, 20 km from Chakrata and can be reached by a 5 km trek with rhododendron and oak trees surroundings. At an elevation of 312 ft, it is considered the highest direct waterfall in India.
Birthi Fall is the highest waterfall in uttarakhand
he Fall with the height indicated showing height of the fall being 125 meters(410 ft)https://www.tripadvisor.in/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g2282655-d4089199-i137714771-Birthi_Falls-Munsiyari_Pithoragarh_District_Uttarakhand.html
One of the best waterfall in the country. It is on the way to Munsiyari.
One of the best waterfall anywhere in the country, this magnificent waterfall is on the way to Munsiyari. This is 32 kilometers before Munsiyari and is just on the roadside. It is better that one sees this beautiful attraction on the way to Munsiyari as coming back to this place is difficult as road from here to Munsiyari is difficult with hairpin curves and steep climb.
This waterfall is seen from kilometers away. If you are travelling from Kausani, Pithoragarh or say Almora, after crossing Thal this waterfall is visibible from a distance. As you near the waterfall it gets more and more attractive. Even in June, when monsoons had not yet started, we could see massive waterfall.
From the roadside one has to climb stairs to get to the bottom of the waterfall. Even from a distance the breeze laden with water blow you away. If you go just under the falling water you can experience thrill as water comes from a height and is very cold.
The visual of the waterfall, seen from roadside or from close vicinity is just beautiful. Worth spending a lot of time at this natural wonder.
A waterfall is an area where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops in the course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater drops over the edge of a tabular iceberg or ice shelf.
Jog Falls, is a waterfall on the Sharavati river located in the Western Ghats Siddapur taluk, Uttara Kannada district, and the view point is located in Sagara Taluk of Shimoga district It is the second highest plunge waterfall in India. It is a segmented waterfall which depends on rain and season becomes a plunge waterfall. The falls are major attractions for tourists and is ranked 36th in the list of free-falling waterfalls, 490th in the world by list of waterfalls by total height, 128th in the list of single-drop waterfalls in the World by the waterfall database.
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