Major Waterfalls in India

Jog Falls, in the Western Ghats, is a waterfall on the Sharavathi river, which originates in Ambutheertha, a hill about 100 kilometres away. At Jog, the river channels into four segments that plunge from a height of 253 metres, forming the waterfall.

Dudh Sagar waterfall on the Mahadayi (Mandovi/Mhadei) river is in the Moulem reserve forest and sanctuary in Goa. The river called Mahadayi in Karnataka and Mhadei in Goa has been a bone of contention between the two neighbouring states since decades.

The Narmada rises in the Amarkantak hills in Madhya Pradesh. It flowstowards the west in a rift valleyformed due to faulting. The ‘Marble rocks’, near Jabalpur, where the Narmada flows through a deep gorge, and the ‘Dhuadhar falls, where the river plunges over steep rocks, are some of the notable ones.

Athirappilly Falls is situated in Thrissur District of Kerala, on the Chalakudy River, which originates from the upper reaches of the Western Ghats at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges.It is the largest waterfall in Kerala, which stands tall at 80 feet.

Chitrakot Waterfall is a beautiful waterfall situated on the river Indravati in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh state of India. It is the widest waterfall in India.