You wont believe these waterfalls are in Telangana

Few geographical features exemplify the beauty and power of nature as dramatically as majestic waterfalls and waterfalls in Telangana is known for its beauty. The sight of tons of water spilling over the edge of a cliff or cascading over rocks never fails to impress. While the grandest falls deserve a prominent place on any bucket list, a waterfall doesn’t have to be the tallest, widest or most voluminous to make it a worthwhile travel destination. Here are some of the amazing waterfalls in Telangana you have to visit in any monsoon season.

9. Manuguru near Khammam

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Manuguru or Manugur is a small town in Bhadradri Kothagudem district of Telangana. Situated on the banks of River Godavari, Manuguru waterfalls in Mahaboobabad parliamentary constituency. Medaram-Tadavi Forest Range, Warangal and many other nearby places are must visit for tourists visiting Munuguru waaterfalls.

8. Kanakai Waterfalls near Adilabad/Nirmal

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The Kanakai waterfall, also called as Kanakadurga waterfalls is located near a small village called Girnur of Bazarhatnoor Mandal. There is also a Kanaka Durga temple located near the waterfall. A large number of devotees from nearby villages visit the temple during festivals. The waterfall is cascading down from a height of 30 ft. There is a big pool at the bottom of the fall. Swimming at the falls is a great experience for the visitors. When you climb up to the top of the falls, you can get the panoramic view of the falls and the surrounding area. It is situated at a distance of 282 km from Hyderabad, Kanakai waterfalls is a beautiful picturesque on Kadem river located in Adilabad District and am must visit waterfalls in Telangana. This is also a good trekking destination. Bandrev waterfall and Cheekati Gundam are located in a single stretch along with Kanakai waterfalls and all three can be visited together.

7. Gayathri Waterfalls (near Adilabad/Nirmal)

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It is situated at a distance of 270 km from Hyderabad, Gayathri Waterfalls is a beautiful place located in Adilabad district of Telangana. Gayatri waterfalls is a very less known place situated on Kadem River, a tributary of Godavari River. Along with Kuntala and Pochera Falls, Gayatri falls is another fascinating waterfalls in Telangana. This magnificent waterfall and attracts a large number of tourists in monsoon season. Gayatri waterfall is also called as Gadidha Gundam or Mukti Gundam by the locals. It is located at a very secluded place inside the deep forest near Tarnam Khurd Village. This stunning waterfall is cascading down from a height of 100 ft into the valley to create a magnificent sight. There is a pool at the bottom of the falls and visitors can reach pool and swim. The rocks are very slippery and you should be careful while swimming in the pool.

6. Bheemuni Padam (near Mahabubabad)

Bheemuni Padam Waterfalls in Telangana

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It is situated at a distance of 200 km from Hyderabad, Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls is a picturesque waterfall located at Gudur in Mahabubabad District of Telangana. Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls is considered as of the secluded tourist places of Telangana. There is a rock in the form of Bheema’s footprint, through which the water flows thus it is named as Bheemuni Paadam (Bheema’s footprint). When the sun rises and sets the water shines in rainbow colors which are an amazing sight. The water drops down from a height of about 70 ft to form a pool at the bottom. The flow of water is heavy in monsoon season. A cave beside the falls which is believed to be 10 km long is the other attraction here. Best time to visit the waterfalls is during monsoons. A Large number of tourists visit this place during weekends and on holiday. A must visit waterfalls in Telangana for a wonderful view of the natural swimming pool.

5. Bogatha Waterfalls (near Khammam)

Bogatha Waterfalls in Telangana

At a distance of 30 km from Eturnagaram, 120 km from Bhadrachalam, 140 km from Warangal and 200 km from Khammam, Bogatha waterfalls is a nice waterfall situated near Chikupally village in Wajedu Mandal in Jayashankar Bhupalpally district of Telangana. It is also known as Chikupally falls. Situated in forest region between Kaleswaram and Bhadrachalam, Bogatha falls is formed on Chikupally Vagu that merges with River Godavari. Situated amidst thick vegetation, Bogatha Falls is a favourite picnic spot for the residents of nearby villages. Dropping from a height of over 30 feet in several parallel streams, the water is collected into a large pool at the bottom of the falls. Swimming in the pool is a favourite activity here and swimming here is considered safe. A must visit waterfalls in Telangana for its unique scenic view.

4. Pandavula Gutta waterfalls (near Khammam)

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This Mysterious “Pandavula Gutta” is situated near Bayyaram region of Khammam District.There are seven waterfalls in the dense Bayyaram forest within 20km from start point of Khammam-Warangal forest. Legend says that the Pandavas had spent their “Agyathvas” in this place and they dug up these 7 wells and water came out of these and flowed like waterfalls. In fear of giving away their presence, they made sure that the water flowed deep in the ground without getting dispersed after flowing down the 7 waterfalls. This place is also abundant with numerous Ayurvedic and medicinal plants.

3. Mallela Theertham (near Mahabubnagar)

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At a distance of 58 km from Srisailam & 173 km from Hyderabad, Mallela Theertham is a charming waterfall located in the dense Nallamala forest. This is one of the popular tourist places to visit near Hyderabad and among ideal weekend getaways from Hyderabad for a day trip. It is situated close to Hyderabad to Srisailam highway and is a popular place to visit while travelling to Srisailam. With a height of about 150 feet, water directly falls from a high cliff on a Shiv Lingas kind of rock formations. Bordered by thick forest, the surroundings of the falls offer unique experience. The water comes from a small stream which flows through the dense jungle and meets the Krishna River. About 380 well laid steps need to be walked down to reach the falls from the road point. The pool below the falls is closed with fencing on all sides. The best season to visit the falls is from October to February. Tourists may not find much water in summer season.

2. Pochera Waterfalls

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At a distance of 40 Kms from Nirmal, 50 Kms from Adilabad, 257 Kms from Hyderabad and 22 Kms from Kuntala Falls, Pochera Falls is a pretty waterfall on Kadam River. The falls are located at a distance of 10 Kms from Neredikonda village between Nirmal & Adilabad (a diversion is required at both cross roads). Pochera Falls is one of the popular Tourist places/waterfalls in Telangana. Motorable road is available till the falls. Monsoons and post-monsoons are the best seasons to visit Kuntala falls. It is not recommended to get into bottom of the falls during peak monsoons. However, there is a small stream at left corner of the main falls where visitors can play safe in the waters. The waterfall is situated in a beautiful location with breathtaking nature. The surroundings are well maintained and it can be a good picnic spot along with Kuntala waterfalls. You don’t find much water after January, so avoid visiting between Jan & July.

1. Kuntala waterfalls

Kuntala Waterfalls in Telangana
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At a distance of 12 km from Neredikonda, 43 km from Nirmal, 58 km from Adilabad & 260 km from Hyderabad, Kuntala Waterfalls is situated in the middle of the Sahyadri mountain range near Neredikonda village in Adilabad District. Kuntala Falls is the highest waterfalls in Telangana state of with a height of 200 feet and also one of the top Tourist places in Telangana. Formed by Kadam River, Kuntala falls cascades down through two steps from a rocky platform. It is one of the famous one day outings and a good weekend getaway from Hyderabad city. There is a motorable road till the entry point of waterfalls from where about 400 steps have to be trekked down to reach the bottom of the falls. The falls is about 10-15 minutes walk (one way) from the entry point. According to the popular and prevalent local belief Kuntala Waterfall got its name after Shakuntala, the beloved wife of King Dushyanth; the pair fell in love with each other and were mesmerized by the scenic beauty of the surroundings. The locals also believe that Shakuntala used to take bath in the waterfalls.

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