30 best Waterfalls you can visit this Monsoon Season
We face almost 4 months of really hot summer. After the hot summer, we eagerly waiting for rain. Usually, the rain will come in the mid of June. It gives you pleasant feelings.
When the rain starts all surrounding become pleasant. We see all green shades over the ground.
As soon as rain starts,all dried waterfall becomes active. The active waterfall is the best opportunity for us to explore and enjoy the rainy season.
Here is the best time to experience the beauty of nature!! A traveller like me always waiting for monsoon trip. There are lots of places to visit during monsoon season.
But here we are going to give you details about waterfalls which are famous for monsoon trip. Let’s start
Distance: 26km from Satara
Height: 500 meters
It is one of the most popular waterfalls in Maharashtra. It is situated in village thosaghar near Satara. Thoseghar is located at kokan edge on Sahyadri hill range. Thoseghar waterfall is famous for natural beauty, clean and calm surroundings.
Nearby Places: kas plate, Sajjangad, vai, etc.
Distance: 29 Km from Satara
Height: 26 meters
It is a popular waterfall in Maharashtra. Varjai waterfall is located near Kas Pathar (6 km). It is 3 tier waterfall. The birthplace of Urmodi river is believed to originated from this waterfall.
It is eye-catching waterfall with 3 steps. But swimming is prohibited in this waterfall because of deep ponds.
Nearby Places: kas pathar, sajjangad, there are some caves around this waterfall.
Distance: 123 km from Kolhapur, 100km from Sindhudurg
Amboli receives maximum rainfall in Maharashtra(750 mm). The Amboli Ghat connects the Kokan region to Deccan Pathar.This waterfall located in the southern range of Sahyadri hills.There are many small waterfalls in this region.The main waterfall has stairs so you can enjoy safely. You have to pay nominal fee to visit main waterfall.
Nearby Places: Madhavgad fort( 3 km), Hiranyakeshi temple
Distance: 38 km from Nashik, 8km from Trimbakeshwar.
This waterfall located near Sapgaon.Dugarwadi is a great place to explore in monsoon. It is surrounded by dense forest and it has very pleasant weather.
From sapgaon waterfall is around 4 km. you need to stop your vehicle by side of the road. from there you need to walk 1-2 km with the presence of the beauty of nature to reach the waterfall.
Nearby Places: Nashik,Trimbakeshwar.
Distance: 55 km from Kolhapur
If you want to enjoy offbeat and less crowdy waterfall then Barki is the best option. Barki waterfall situated near barki village. A little trek is required to reach the destination. It has pleasant weather in monsoon. You will get some tradition food(Pithale-Bhakari) nearby village.
Nearby Places: Kolhapur
Distance: 110km from Pune. 170 km from Mumbai
Devkund Waterfall is trending in recent years due to its unique presence. Devkund waterfall is located near Bhira village in Raigad district. You need to trek (1.5-2 hr) from dense forest to reach the waterfall. It is the only waterfall which has a swimming pull under a waterfall. The water is crystal clear in the pool. various groups arrange Devkund Waterfall trek.
Nearby Places: Bhira Dam.
Distance: 65 km from Sangli
Kandhar waterfall situated in Chandoli national park in Sangli district. The water from the waterfall flows to Chandoli dam which covered by dense forest. The entire area is fresh and pleasant during monsoon. It is said that this Kandhar waterfall is 2 feet taller than Gokak’s fall. The mesmerizing sight of the waterfall and fleeting sounds of the water gushing down the hills adds to the wow factor of this waterfall.
Nearby Places: Chandoli Dam, Sangli
Distance: 44 km from Sindhudurg
Napne waterfall is located near Napne village which is under Vaibhavwadi tahasil. Napne waterfall is active throughout the year but the best time to visit fall is during monsoon. You can see beautiful flora and fauna over here.
Nearby Places: Sindhudurg fort.
Distance: 76 km from Mumbai
Chinchoti waterfall is located near Naigaon. It is a popular picnic spot around Mumbai. The waterfall is about 100 feet high and 12 feet broad. You need to trek to reach the waterfall.
Nearby places: Tungareshwar waterfall and temple
Distance: 80 km from Mumbai, 125 km from Pune
Dropping from 20 feet Bhivpuri waterfall is amazing to treat for a nature lover. This waterfall surrounded by forest and mountains. You can reach to destination within 10 min from Bhivpuri Railway station. You can enjoy an activity like rappelling or trekking.
Nearby places: Dhom Lake.
Distance: 98 km from Nanded
Sahasrakunda Waterfall perennial on popular river Penganga. The view is quite amazing. For the best view do climb on the long ramp on the side of the waterfall. Best time to visit this waterfall during the monsoon.
Nearby places: Panchamukhi Mahadev Temple and Ram Temple.
Distance: 92 km from Satara and 76 km from Karad
Ozarde Waterfall is famous for its massive drop and surrounding area. You need to trek half an hour to reach the waterfall. The path is full of the dense forest so be careful. You will enjoy Nature’s beauty while trekking.
Nearby Places: Koyana Dam and Nehru Garden
Distance: 33 Km from Sindhudurg 110km from Kolhapur
Savdav Waterfall is situated 10 km away from Kankavali. Savdav Waterfall is less crowdy.It is safe to swim here. You can get local food at an affordable price here.
Nearby places: Kunkeshwar beach and temple
Distance: 51 km from Kolhapur
Palsambe is famous for an ancient temple and cave. It is said that this temple builds by Pandavas within overnight. The caves are made from one single mountain. There are 12 Lingas which represents 12 Jyotirling. It is a home of lots of medicinal plants and some snakes as well
Nearby Places: Kolhapur
Distance: 69 km from Nashik
When the Dam overflows during monsoon water get out from a small opening on a semi-circular rock so it looks like an umbrella that’s why it is called an Umbrella Waterfall. Umbrella waterfall is located near Bhandardara dam(Wilson dam). This waterfall only active when the dam gets overfull so wait until monsoon. There is a footbridge connect Pravara river so you can get a closer view of the water.
Nearby places: Arthur Lake
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Distance: 86 km from Kolhapur 3km from Ajara.
Ramtirth Waterfall is situated on the bank of river Hiranyakeshi river. It is very close to Ajara. It is said that this waterfall is never dried. You will see very good natural beauty here.
Nearby Places: Kolhapur, Ajra
Distance: 4 km From Chiplun
Sawatkada waterfall is situated only 4 km from Chiplun. This waterfall can be seen from Mumbai Chiplun highway. Surrounding of a waterfall is very pleasant. You can enjoy the natural beauty here. But in heavy rains this waterfall became dangerous.
Nearby place: Chiplun
Distance: 56 km from Pune
A Tamhini ghat is a pass located between Mulshi and Tamhini. Tamhini Ghat is famous for dense forest, waterfalls and natural surroundings. You can see lots of waterfall from the mountain. You will enjoy lush greenery on either side of the road during monsoon.
Nearby places: Mulshi lake
Distance: 11 km from Nashik
Someshwar Waterfall is also known as Dudhsagar waterfall. It is located near Gangapur region of Nashik. This small and beautiful waterfall formed over holy river Godavari. The height of the waterfall is just 10 meter. During monsoon this place becomes more beautiful water flow become very heavy.
Nearby place: Balaji temple and Nashik
Distance: 58 km from Nashik
Ashoka Waterfall is situated in Vihigaon villages so it is known Vihigaon waterfall as well. It is one of the best waterfalls in Maharashtra. This waterfall cascading down from height 120 meters into the pool. This waterfall is ideal for rappelling. This waterfall offers 120 feet height for rappelling which covers in avg. 30 min. There is no food or accommodation available near the waterfall so take care of that.
Nearby places: camel valley
Distance: 61 km from Pune
Malavali Waterfall is located near Malavali Railway station. You can arrange a one day trip from Pune. It is a safe waterfall. You can visit loahgad and Bhaje cave ancient Buddhist caves as well within the same day.
Nearby places: Bhaje caves and Lohgad Fort
Distance: 130km from Pune 154km from Mumbai
Malshej Ghat is mountain road in western ghat of Sahyadri Hill range. This place is home to lots of flora and fauna. Malshej Ghat is a great place for traveller, trekker and nature loving person. If you visited during monsoon you will see lots of waterfall on the road. I just recommended you to visit during monsoon it is very outstanding.
Nearby places: Harishchandra fort trek.
Distance: 140km from Ahmednagar
This waterfall is formed by the river Pravara and is a popular tourist attraction. This area has been recently developed. Some wooden structures are built for sitting. Govt has also developed some viewpoints across this area. I think Randha falls is somewhat look like Niagara Falls.
Nearby Places: Bhandardara dam
Distance: 30km from Mumbai
Height: 107 meter
Pandavkada Falls is also associated with the Pandavas and Mahabharata. Pandavas had visited and bathed in this waterfall while traveling during their exile.You will have to take a little trek to reach this waterfall.As it is near to Mumbai this place is usually crowded but you can enjoy here.
Distance: 60 km from Ratnagiri
Marleshwar is a Shiva temple situated in the cave. There are around 350 stairs to reach this temple. Near this temple, you can see many waterfalls gushing down the hills. Simply superb. This place is scenically surrounded by dense trees
Nearby Places: Ganpatipule
Distance:3 km from neral station
Tapalwadi Waterfall is not the biggest waterfall in height but the flow of water is maximum. Height of fall is about 350 feet. Tapalwadi is ideal for one day picnic for Pune-Mumbai people.you can visit kondhana caves and chanderi fort .
Distance: 3 km from Mahabaleshwar
Dhobi waterfall at Mahabaleshwar is a small waterfall and has low priority from tourist so lesspeople visit this waterfall. The waterfall is enclosed on all sides with rocks.
Nearby Places: Mahabaleshwar.
Distance: 3 km from khopoli
You have to take a short walk through the woods. this waterfall is active during the rainy season. You will enjoy Awesome experience and quite a vertical fall.
Nearby Places: Kondane Caves, Lonavala.
Distance : 5 km from Pali
This waterfall is also known as Nagothane waterfall. The waterfall is situated amidst a forest and falls from a height of 300 ft. The trails to reach this waterfall go through the forest and it takes 45 minutes to reach this site.
District: Navi Mumbai
Distance: 5 km from Ghansoli.
this waterfall is another less popular waterfall. It is the best option for a one day trip from Mumbai.
Nearby Places: Bird sanctuary.
Distance: 90km from Palghar
This waterfalls is located over the Lendi River and cascades down from a height of 300 feet. Hilly surrounding near the waterfalls adds beauty to the falls. Nice waterfall for trek lovers. Dabhosha waterfall is an adventurous spot for
kayaking, trekking, valley crossing, and fishing.
Nearby Places: Lonavala
Distance:95 km from Ratnagiri
This waterfall is near Vyaghreshwar temple in Manch. There is a direct track from Vyaghreshwar temple to go to Vyaghreshwar Waterfall. But the tone has to go bare foot. The path is very narrow and one has to carefully go through the path to have a look of the majestic scene of the waterfall.
Nearby Places: Vijaydurg Fort, Temple.
Distance:50 km from Murud
A charming destination for water enthusiasts, Garambi falls located near to Murud in Maharashtra. This marvelous cascade, which falls from a height of 100 feet offers a breathtaking view. Another interesting aspect of this waterfall is that its water is supposed to be very pure and one can even drink water from it. Garambhi waterfalls are bounded by woody forest and the surroundings offer a panoramic view.
Nearby Places: Murud janjira Fort.
Distance: 7 km from Mahabaleshwar
Lingmala waterfall is one of the most popular waterfalls in the Mahabaleshwar area. The Lingmala Waterfall also provides a view of the beautiful Dhobi Waterfall as well as Chinaman Waterfall. The water level is nearly 500 feet from the cliff. It is a beautiful waterfall, not very high but spread out and a wonderful sight to watch. Apart from Lingmala following waterfalls is also astonishing to watch in Mahableshwar area. bhilar waterfall,chirkehind, nedeelpoint waterfall, ales waterfall chinamens waterfall.
Nearby Places: Mahabaleshwar, Vai.
These are some of the beautiful Waterfall you can visit during Monsoon Season. I hope this article gives you enough information about Waterfalls.
If you know any other Waterfall not listed above please comment down below.
Don’t just read this article go and enjoy the beauty of the rainy season.