Hogenakkal Falls


Chitrakote waterfall is Chhattisgarhs largest and most water-logged waterfall. It is considered as the main waterfall of Bastar division. Due to being adjacent to Jagdalpur, it has also gained fame as a major picnic spot. Due to the similar shape of horse feet , this fall is also called Niagara of India.

Can I visit Hogenakkal Falls now?

Due to Heavy Water flow some times the falls will be closed, only bathing and boating (Parisal) in falls is not allowed in such time. But travelers can visit any time 365/year.

Which month is best to visit Hogenakkal Falls?

The best time to visit Hogenakkal Falls is between October and February, when the waterfall is in its full glory. During this time of the year, the weather is also quite pleasant.

What is special in Hogenakkal Falls?

It is sometimes referred to as the “Niagara Falls of India,” it is known for bathing areas and hired boat rides and as a major tourist attraction. Carbonatite rocks in this site are considered to be the oldest of its kind in South Asia and one of the oldest in the world.

Is Hogenakkal worth visiting?

Beautiful waterfalls and lakes. We have been here twice, the first visit was brilliant, as there was lots of water in the lakes and falls. We enjoyed a coracle boat trip around the lakes, but beware of getting tar on your clothes! On our second visit, the water levels were very low, so not as impressive.

What is the cost for boating in Hogenakkal Falls?

Its around INR 50 per person.

What should I wear to Hogenakkal Falls?

It is advisable to take a change of clothes and wear floaters instead of shoes. The only things one would get there to eat are fish, rice, dosas and soft drinks. Apart from two tolls on NH7, there is a tourism fees for entering the falls area. Another per person charge, and separate for the camera.

Why Hogenakkal Falls closed?

Entry of tourists to Hogenakkal has been temporarily banned as the Cauverys inflow into the river crossed 16,000 cusecs on Wednesday. The administration has also ordered an immediate suspension of coracle operations. .

What is the best time to visit waterfalls?

In any case, when it comes to timing a visit for waterfalls, you have to know when the rains would normally come. Then, in the transition between rainy and dry, thats where youre likely to get the best of both worlds drainages likely to have a lot of water along with improving (albeit variable) weather.

Which route is better for Hogenakkal from Bangalore?

Better to take, rayakottai, palacode route to reach Hogenakkal.


Hogenakkal is most suited for a one day trip from Bangalore.


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