Kunchikal Falls is calculated as highest waterfalls in India which are located near Mastikatte-Hulikal in Shimoga district of Indian state of Karnataka. The total distance of Kunchikal Falls from the city of Shimoga is 97 kilometers. Kunchikal Falls is formed by the Varahi River with the height of 1,493 ft.
Fact About Kunchikal Falls in Shimoga
Address: Masthikatte, Shimoga district, Karnataka
Location: Approx 97 kilometers from Shimoga
Phone Number: Not available
Height: 1,493 ft
Watercourse: Varahi River
Signification: Famous water fall of Karnataka
Main Attraction: Flow of water
Famous As: Kunchikal Abbe
Nearest attraction: Jogi Gundi Falls, Agumbe Hill Station and Nibhani Gudda
How to reach By Air: Mangalore International Airport is 145 km from Kunchikal Falls.
How to reach By Rail: Udupi Railway Station is 67 km from Kunchikal Falls.
How to reach By Bus or Road: There are buses that operate from Bangalore to Kunchikal Falls. One can also reach by your own vehicle.
Kunchikal Falls is also called Kunchikal Abbe. These falls are incredibly beautiful as they cascade down the rocky boulders from such a height. During the rainy season the waterfall becomes a splendid sight. The best time to visit the Kunchikal Falls is during the rainy season means from July to September.
Entry Fee and Timing for Kunchikal Falls at Shimoga
Open Days: Open all days
Visit Duration: 2 to 3 hours
Timing: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Best time to visit: July to September
Entry Fee: Free to All
Kunchikal Falls is worth visiting other season only visit in during monsoon. There are many tourist places which are very closed from Kunchikal Falls like Jogi Gundi Falls, Agumbe Hill Station and Nibhani Gudda. Jogi gundi falls also known as Jog falls which is one of the highest waterfalls in India and is just 15 – 20 mins away from Kunchikal falls.