Gokak Falls and Irupu Falls in Karnataka


Gokak and Irupu waterfalls are also one of major tourist action during the rainy season. Both the waterfalls are well-known and also stand out with names such as Niagara Falls in Karnataka and Lakshamana Thirtha

Gokak Falls is formed by river Ghataprabha and has got an height of 52 metres into a gorge and assumes the shape of horseshoe. This falls is also known as Niagara Falls of Karnataka.

Location : Gokak Falls in Belgaum Taluk.

How to reach: Drive from NH-4 upto Belgaum and take right turn to Gokak Road.

Note: Do not forget to walk on the hanging bridge on top of the falls.

Irrupu Falls

Irrupu Falls is formed by Lakshmana Thirtha River and also called Lakshmana Thirtha Falls. It is closed to Brahmagiri peak.

Location: Virajpet, 260 km from Bengaluru.

How to reach: Drive on the Bengaluru - Mysore Road.

At Paschimavahini, near Srirangapatna take a left turn and proceeds towards Madikeri.

AT Gonikappa, take the Nagarhole National Park highway off the Kutta Road after SRimangala.

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