Shiva Samudra Waterfalls


Mallalli Falls created by the Kumaradhara River is one such beauty that you must visit on your next trip to Mysore. Set in a valley amidst lush mountains, Mallalli Falls are spectacular, even more so in the monsoons.

Where is Shiva Samudra waterfalls?

Chamarajanara district
Shivanasamudra is a popular waterfall on river Kaveri, located in Chamarajanara district, bordering Mandya district. Shivanasamudra is a must visit post monsoon season for the visual treat it offers.

Can we visit Shivanasamudra Falls now?

The timings for Shivanasamudra falls are AM to PM. However, it is advised to visit the falls during the daytime. The best time to visit Shivanasamudra falls is from September to January to witness the best weather and intensity of the waterfall.

Why is Shivanasamudra famous?

Shivanasamudra literally means Shiva’s Sea. These two waterfalls are considered to be among the best 100 waterfalls of the world. The area near the waterfalls is famous for being the location of Asia’s first hydro-electric power station that was set up in the year 1902 and is still functional.

Why is it called Shivanasamudra?

Shivanasamudra translates to ‘Lord Shiva’s Ocean’, and is the domain of Mother Nature. Lifeline River Cauvery, which takes birth in Talacauvery in Kodagu, on its course forms two islands, one in Srirangapatna and the other at Shivanasamudra.

Can we take bath in Shivanasamudra?

Bharachukki Fall at Shivanasamudra

At Bharachukki fall, you will have some area with shallow level of water which is perfect for bathing or playing in the water.

Which is the biggest waterfall in India?

Kunchikal Falls
Which is the highest waterfall in India? Kunchikal Falls in Shimoga District Karnataka is the highest waterfall in India with a height of 1493 feet.

Is Shivanasamudra worth visiting?

Kaveri River

Forming the island of Shivanasamudra along with Srirangapatna which are around 80 km apart from each other, the Kaveri River is a gem to visit, explore, and discover. The island of Shivanasamudra Falls is a very famous tourist attraction and especially loved by children.

How is the road from Bangalore to Shivanasamudra Falls?

Bangalore to Shivanasamudra Best Route

However, the first route is shorter, faster and is used by most travelers, while the second route is much longer and takes more time. Hence, the route via Mysore Road seems to be the best option for traveling from Bangalore to Shivanasamudra.

How to visit Shivanasamudra?

The 2 major cities near Shivanasamudra Falls are Bangalore and Mysore. Shivasamudram Falls from Bangalore is 138 km and buses are easily available from the station. On the other hand, Shivasamudram falls distance from Mysore is 72 km and buses are also available on this route.


Shivasamudram fall
Shivasamudram fall is the second largest water fall in India ( and 16th in the world). It has average width of about 850 mtrs, height of about 90 mtrs.


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