We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Odisha home to awesome temples, beautiful beaches, wildlife sanctuaries then why it will lack behind in stunning waterfalls. There are a huge number of a waterfall in this state, which is really breathtaking, and it is also said that if you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. So, Let’s see some of these waterfalls of Odisha.
The falls have a total height of 399 meters(712 feet). It is the second-highest fall of India. It is located in the Similipal National park in the Mayurbhanj district. It originates from the river Budhabalanga.
The water flowing is also very useful for the survival of the animals, residing in the park. It is also the tallest waterfall in our country, where the tallest drop is from 259m. It’s a two-banked waterfall which looks very attractive.
It is located 9km away from the town of Keonjhar district, One of the popular and most visited waterfalls in Odisha. It is surrounded by wild flora. Flowing down from a height is 60m. This waterfall is the combination of two rivers Ghaghara and also river Bhaitarani. It is surrounded by wild Keonjhar forests.
The Dam is also constructed by the side to store water which may be useful to the people residing there. Due to its wild greenery and beautiful environment, this is the best location for a picnic.
It is located in Bahalda village of Keonjhar district,45km away from Keonjhar town. Flowing down from a height of 30m. The places around is a vast area of biodiversity. It is the most visited place during October to March. This fall is situated in the middle of the forest.
This waterfall is located in Bolangir district. It is also known as the place of pilgrimage. This fall is very famous because of the Harishankar temple attached to it. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. It is surrounded by scenic dark forests and Gandhamardan hills.
It is located in the district of Sundergarh. It is famous for its horsetail type waterfall. Flowing down from a height is 244m, therefore it’s the 12th highest waterfall in India. The village situated nearby workship goddess Kanta. It is 104km away from Rourkela.
It is another very famous waterfall located in Keonjhar. San machakandana river flows down the hills. It is 106.5km away from Bhubaneswar. Flowing down from a height of 30m. It’s a very peaceful and beautiful place, it’s also preferred as a popular waterfall fall due to its cool climate.
PHURLI JHARAN WATERFALL
It is located in Kalahandi district, it’s around 15km away from the city Bhawanipatna. Flowing from a height of 16m, here rainbow is formed when sun rays fall on the water which creates a special glow.
The best month to visit this waterfall is from September to January, this time the weather remains pleasant and enjoyable.
It is located in the Badigada village of southern district of Koraput district. Water arises from the river Machkund. It is 70km away from Jeypore. Flowing from a height of 155m and a dam is constructed Machhakunda Dam which stores water. This fall is divided into two, one drop in Odisha and the other drops in Andhra Pradesh.
It is situated 65km away from baripada and 140km from chandipur. There is a temple located on the top of the hill, named Shakti Pitha. It is divided into five sub-lakes: Amrita Kunda, Ghrita Kunda, Haladi Kunda, Devi Kunda, Deva Kunda.
Similipal National Park is located beside the waterfall and is surrounded by Sal trees. This place is a very important and religious place for Hindu people.
It is located in the Mayurbhaj district. Flowing from a height of 150m. It is situated in the middle of the sal forest, Similipal Park. It is the 19th highest waterfall in India. Water flows type is plunge. This spot is very attractive and pleasing.