Top 8 Hyderabad nearby waterfalls
In Telangana tourism waterfalls play important role. They are charming in monsoon Aug-Nov. One can enjoy Hyderabad nearby waterfalls in monsoon weekends. These falls mesmerizes Nature lovers with full water body.
1. Kuntala falls 2. Pochera falls 3. Gayathri falls 4. Kanakai falls
5. Bogatha falls 6. Ethipothala falls 7. Mallela theertham 8. Bheeminipaadam.
1.Kuntala waterfalls: Hyderabad nearby waterfalls
Kuntala is highest Telangana falls, 150 ft height. It’s on Kadam river, Sahyadri mountains. Waterfalls comes down in two steps.
Local believe that King Dushyantha & Shakuntala were mesmerized by the falls scenic beauty. From then she used to bath in falls so it got name Kuntala.
Location: Neredigonda mandalam, Adilabad. From Hyderabad 260 km, Nirmal 43 km.
How to reach: Proceed to Neredikonda from Nirmal & travel towards falls. Road is motor able up to waterfalls. 400 steps take you to Kuntala falls.
sightseeing: Pochera, Gayathri, Kanakai Waterfalls&Kadam dam.
2.Pochera falls:Height 40 ft. Travel Nirmal-Neredikonda then at Boath cross road take turning to Pochera.
3. Gayathri falls:Height 100 ft, also known as Mukti Gundam. Fall is at Kadam River. Reach Neredikonda-Mokram, trek till waterfall. It’s famous for National Rappelling competitions.
4. Kakai falls: Height 30 ft, width 100 ft. Another name is kanakai falls due to Kanaka Durga temple.
Route:Nirmal-Echoda-Bajaratnoor bridge-2 km trek to falls. Take guide at Girnur.
5.Bogatha waterfalls: Hyderabad nearby waterfalls
This is popular as Telangana Niagara falls with 30 ft height, 50 ft width. It flows as parallel streams making picturesque falls on Godavari.
Location :Koyaveerapuram, Wazeedu Mandal, Jayashankar Bhupalpally. From Hyderabad 275 km.
How to reach:
1.Route-Waragal-Laknavaram-from NH-163 take diversion between chikupalli, peddagollagudem then go 3 km to reach parking. Walk for 1 km to view awesome waterfalls.
2. Route- Reach Bhadrachalam , from there waterfalls is 120 km. Bhadrachalam to Wazeedu 100 km, after 5 km reach cheekulapalli kaj way then 2 km journey leads to Bogatha falls.
Sightseeing: Bogateswaraswamy temple, Laknavaram, Warangal.
3.Ethipothala falls: Hyderabad nearby waterfalls
Ethipothala falls cascades step wise at 70 ft height on River Krishna. There is crocodile breeding center in the pond below waterfalls & Forest Department manages it. NagarjunaSagar right canal releases water to make falls beautiful 365 days.
Location: From NagarjunaSagar 14km.
How to reach: After NagarjunaSagar go 8km in Macherla road.Take left turn to Ethipothalafalls at signboard, drive 3 km up to parking. It’s 500 steps down to view waterfalls.
Sightseeing: Ranganath, Dattatreya temples near falls, Nagarjuna Sagar.
It’s Nallamala forest beautiful falls. Water falls on Shiv Linga from 100 ft height. So fall is named after Malleswara swamy.
Location: From Srisailam 58 km
How to reach:On Hyderabad – Srisailam ghat road,fall is 54 Km before Srisailam. Take a left diversion at Vatvarlapalli travel 10 km to reach falls. It’s just 250 steps to enjoy waterfalls.
5.Bheemunipaadam: Hyderabad nearby waterfalls
From Bheema’s foot shape rock water jumps down to make beautiful scenery, so it named as Bheemunipaadam falls, height 70 ft.
Location: From Hyderabad 200 km, Warangal 51 km
How to reach: Warangal-Gudur-Bhupathipet,go 5 km turn left&reach falls via Chinnayellapur. Sightseeing: Warangal,Pakala.
1.Go in a group for falls in forest&take a guide
2.Don’t dive into deep waters
carry food-water from hotel you stay.