List of waterfalls in India by height

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The following is a list of highest waterfalls in India. It is based on the data from World Waterfall Database.[1] In many cases, numbers are merely estimates and measures may be imprecise. Highest waterfall in India is Kunchikal waterfall located in Shimoga district of Karnataka.

Height-wise rank Waterfall Height Location Remarks Number of drops
1 Kunchikal Waterfalls 455 metres (1,493 ft)[2] Shivamogga district, Karnataka tallest tiered type waterfalls 4[3]
2 Barehipani Falls 399[4] metres (1,309 ft)[2] Mayurbhanj district, Odisha tiered 2
3 Nohkalikai Falls 340 metres (1,120 ft)[5] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya plunge waterfalls Single
4 Nohsngithiang Falls or Mawsmai Falls 315 metres (1,033 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya segmented type waterfalls Single
5 Dudhsagar Falls 310 metres (1,020 ft)[2] South Goa District, Goa tiered waterfalls 4
6 Kynrem Falls 305 metres (1,001 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya tiered waterfalls 3
7 Meenmutty Falls 300 m (984 feet)[2] Wayanad district, Kerala tiered waterfalls 3
8 Thalaiyar Falls 297 metres (974 ft)[2] Batlagundu, Dindigul district, Tamil Nadu horsetail type waterfalls Single
9 hogenakkal Falls 259 metres (850 ft)[2] dharmapuri district, tamilnadu tiered waterfalls
10 Jog Falls 253 metres (830 ft)[2] Shivamogga district, Karnataka segmented waterfalls Single
11 Khandadhar Falls 244 metres (801 ft)[2] Sundergarh district, Odisha Horse tail type falls Single
12 Vantawng Falls 229 metres (751 ft)[2] Serchhip district, Mizoram tiered waterfalls 2
13 Kune Falls 200 metres (660 ft)[2] Pune district, Maharashtra tiered waterfalls 3
14 Thoseghar Waterfalls 200 metres (660 ft) Satara district, Maharashtra cataract, segmented
15 Soochipara Falls 200 metres (660 ft)[2] Wayanad district, Kerala tiered waterfalls 3
16 Bahuti Falls 198 metres (650 ft)[2] Mauganj, Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh tiered waterfalls 2
17 Magod Falls 198 metres (650 ft)[2] Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka tiered waterfalls 2
18 Hebbe Falls 168 metres (551 ft)[2] Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka tiered waterfalls 2
18 Duduma Falls 157 metres (515 ft)[2] Border of Koraput & Visakhapatnam districts
of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states
plunge type waterfalls Single
20 Palani Falls 150 metres (490 ft)[2] Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh
21 Joranda Falls 150 metres (490 ft)[6] Mayurbhanj district, Odisha Single
22 Lodh Falls 143 metres (469 ft)[2] Latehar district, Jharkhand tiered waterfalls 2
23 Bishop Falls 135 metres (443 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya tiered waterfalls 3
24 Chachai Falls 130 metres (430 ft)[2] Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
25 Keoti Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[2] Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh segmented type waterfall Single
26 Changey Falls 123 metres (404 ft)[2] Kalimpong district, West Bengal segmented type waterfall Single
27 Kalhatti Falls 122 metres (400 ft)[2] Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka
28 Beadon Falls 120 metres (390 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
29 Keppa Falls 116 metres (381 ft)[2] Uttara Kannada district, Karnataka fan type waterfall Single
30 Koosalli Falls 116 metres (381 ft)[2] Udupi, Karnataka tiered waterfall 6
31 Dabbe falls 110 metres (360 ft) Shivamogga, Sagar, Karnataka
32 Vasudhara Falls 120 metres (390 ft)[2] Chamoli district, Uttarakhand
33 Pandavgad Falls 107 metres (351 ft)[2] Thane, Maharashtra
34 Rajat Prapat 107 metres (351 ft)[2] Narmadapuram district, Madhya Pradesh horsetail type waterfall Single
35 Bundla Falls 100 metres (330 ft)[2] Kaimur district, Bihar Single
36 Shivanasamudra Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[2] Mandya district, Chamarajanagara district, Karnataka segmented type Single
37 Lower Ghaghri Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[2] Latehar district, Jharkhand
38 Hundru Falls 98 metres (322 ft)[2] Ranchi district, Jharkhand segmented type Single
39 Sweet Falls 96 metres (315 ft)[2] East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya horsetail type Single
40 Agaya Gangai 92 metres (302 ft)[7] Namakkal, Tamil Nadu tiered waterfalls Single
41 Patalpani waterfall 91.5 metres (300 ft) Mhow, Indore district, Madhya Pradesh segmented type Single
42 Gatha Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Panna district, Madhya Pradesh
43 Teerathgarh Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Baster district, Chhattisgarh
44 Kiliyur Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Yercaud, Tamil Nadu fan type waterfall Single
45 Kedumari Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Udupi district, Karnataka horsetail type waterfall Single
46 Muthyala Maduvu Falls 91 metres (299 ft)[2] Bangalore rural district, Karnataka
47 Langshiang Falls 85 metres (279 ft)[2] West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya Single
48 Talakona falls 82 metres (269 ft)[citation needed] Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh
49 Purwa Falls 70 metres (230 ft) Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh
50 Kakolat Falls 50 metres (160 ft)[citation needed] Nawada district, Bihar
51 Paglajhora Falls 35 metres (115 ft)[citation needed] Darjiling district, West bengal
52 Dhuandhar Falls 30 metres (98 ft)[2] Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh
53 Athirappilly Falls 25 metres (82 ft)[2] thrissur district, Kerala segmented type waterfall
53 Kaka Falls 1 centimetre (0.39 in)[2] nithamb district, kakusthavarma brown type waterfall

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tallest and Largest Waterfalls at the World Waterfall Database".
  2. ^ 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 ar "Showing all Waterfalls in India". World Waterfalls Database. Archived from the original on 2009-09-01. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  3. ^ "Kunchikal Falls, India - World Waterfall Database".
  4. ^ "Waterfalls in India - World Waterfall Database".
  5. ^ "Nohkalikai Falls, India - World Waterfall Database".
  6. ^ "Barehipani Falls". World Waterfall Database. Retrieved 2010-06-24.
  7. ^ "Agaya Gangai Waterfalls – Milk that falls from the sky!!". With Sankara Subramanian C. Be on the Road. Retrieved 2012-06-19.

4.The tallest waterfall in the India is Vajrai waterfall and it's located in satara, maharashtra