List of waterfalls in India by height

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The following is a list of waterfalls in India by height.

List[edit]

Waterfall Height Location Remarks Single drop
Kunchikal Falls 455 metres (1,493 ft)[1][2] Shimoga district, Karnataka Multi-tiered waterfalls
Barehipani Falls 399 metres (1,309 ft)[1] Mayurbhanj district, Odisha 2 tiered waterfalls
Langshiang Falls 337 metres (1,106 ft)[1] West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
Nohkalikai Falls 335 metres (1,099 ft)[1] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya tallest plunge type waterfalls Yes
Nohsngithiang Falls 315 metres (1,033 ft)[1] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya segmented type waterfalls Yes
Dudhsagar Falls 310 metres (1,020 ft)[1] Karnataka, Goa 4 tiered waterfalls
Kynrem Falls 305 metres (1,001 ft)[1] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya 3 tiered waterfalls
Meenmutty Falls 300 metres (980 ft)[1] Wayanad district, Kerala 3 tiered waterfalls
Thalaiyar Falls 297 metres (974 ft)[1] Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu horsetail type waterfalls Yes
Barkana Falls 259 metres (850 ft)[1] Shimoga district, Karnataka tiered waterfalls
Jog Falls 253 metres (830 ft)[1] Sagar, Karnataka segmented waterfalls Yes
Khandadhar Falls 244 metres (801 ft)[1] Sundargarh district, Odisha Horse tail type falls Yes
Vantawng Falls 229 metres (751 ft)[1] Serchhip district, Mizoram 2 tiered waterfalls
Penchalakona Falls 219 metres (719 ft)[1] Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh 2 tiered waterfalls
Kune Falls 200 metres (660 ft)[1] Lonavla, Maharashtra 3 tiered waterfalls
Soochipara Falls 200 metres (660 ft)[1] Wayanad district, Kerala 3 tiered waterfalls
Magod Falls 198 metres (650 ft)[1] Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka 2 tiered waterfalls
Hebbe Falls 168 metres (551 ft)[1] Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka 2 tiered waterfalls
Duduma Falls 175 metres (574 ft)[1] Koraput district, Odisha horsetail type waterfalls Yes
Joranda Falls 157 metres (515 ft)[1] Mayurbhanj district, Odisha plunge type waterfalls Yes
Palani Falls 150 metres (490 ft)[1] Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh
Lodh Falls 143 metres (469 ft)[1] Latehar district, Jharkhand 2 tiered waterfalls
Bishop Falls 135 metres (443 ft)[1] Shillong, Meghalaya 3 tiered waterfalls
Chachai Falls 130 metres (430 ft)[1] Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
Keoti Falls 130 metres (430 ft)[1] Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh segmented type waterfall Yes
Kalhatti Falls 122 metres (400 ft)[1] Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka
Beadon Falls 120 metres (390 ft)[1] Shillong, Meghalaya
Keppa Falls 116 metres (381 ft)[1] Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka fan type waterfall Yes
Koosalli Falls 116 metres (381 ft)[1] Udupi, Karnataka 6 tiered waterfall
Pandavgad Falls 107 metres (351 ft)[1] Thane, Maharashtra
Rajat Prapat 107 metres (351 ft)[1] Hoshangabad district, Madhya Pradesh horsetail type waterfall Yes
Bundla Falls 100 metres (330 ft)[1] Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh
Shivanasamudra Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[1] Mysore, Karnataka segmented type Yes
Agaya Gangai 92 metres (302 ft)[3] Tamil Nadu 1 tiered waterfalls
Lower Ghaghri Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[1] Latehar district, Jharkhand
Hundru Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[1] Ranchi district, Jharkhand segmented type Yes
Sweet Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[1] Shillong, Meghalaya horsetail type Yes
Gatha Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[1] Panna district, Madhya Pradesh
Teerathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[1] Baster district, Chhattisgarh
Kiliyur Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[1] Yercaud, Tamil Nadu fan type waterfall Yes
Kedumari Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[1] Udupi district, Karnataka horsetail type waterfall Yes
Muthyala Maduvu Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[1] Bangalore, Karnataka
Palaruvi Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[1] Kollam district, Kerala horsetail type waterfall Yes
Kuntala Falls 45 metres (148 ft)[1] Nirmal, Telangana

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Notes[edit]

  1. The Athirapally Falls is marked as 'unconfirmed' by World Waterfall Database.
  2. The height Barehipani Falls is questioned by World Waterfall Database. It could be around 217 metres (712 ft)
  3. The Langshiang Falls is marked as 'unconfirmed' by World Waterfall Database
  4. The height of Nohkalikai Falls is marked as approximate by World Waterfall Database
  5. It is called as Mawsamai Falls, its alternative name, and marked as 'unconfirmed' by World Waterfall Database

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Retrieved 2010-06-20. 
  2. ^ "Varahi Hydro Electric Project". Karnataka Power Corporation Limited. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 
  3. ^ "Agaya Gangai Waterfalls – Milk that falls from the sky!!". With Sankara Subramanian C. Be on the Road. Retrieved 2012-06-19. 

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