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Best Waterfalls Of Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand is blessed with natural resources from having a badge of second highest peak to having a valley of flowers. When you come to visit Devbhoomi Uttarakhand you may get mesmerized by its beauty of snow-capped peaks and the lush green forest. In the list of making your memories more memorable we have some beautiful waterfalls in Uttarakhand. These waterfalls give natural medicinal bath and rejuvenate your mind for free. If you are those kinds of people who love to know more about beautiful places with natural waterfalls then these places are for you. Scroll down for what brings you here and plan soon for these beautiful waterfalls.

18 Best Waterfalls in Uttarakhand

India is full of so many serene places, but when waterfalls comes in your journey everyone want to be there at lease for a while and want to enjoy that beauty of nature. Check out some best waterfall in Uttarakhand which can be your next travel Wishlist. Keep scrolling down and read more about these amazing waterfalls.

Waterfalls in Uttarakhand

Sahastradhara Falls

Kempty Falls

Bhatta Falls

Vasudhara Falls

Corbett Falls

Neergadh Falls

Patna Falls

Robert Cave

Tiger Falls

Shikhar Falls

Moigad Falls

Kimona Falls

Birthi Falls

Chineshwar Falls

Phoolchatti Falls

JharipanI Falls

Bhalu Gaad Falls

Sahastradhara Falls –

Sahastradhara meaning ‘Thousand fold of Spring’ one of the best spot in Dehradun. Water fall, cave and temple adds more beauty to this place.

Sahastradhara is one of the most visited tourist place in Dehradun, known for the medicinal merits and therapeutics value Sahastradhara has collection of water pools and multiple caves around the falls. You surely can not miss out on the best waterfall in Uttarakhand.

Visitors can head to the ropeway located nearby, which takes them to a high vantage point, from where they can avail breathtaking views of the surroundings. One can also visit the Joyland Water Park nearby.

It is around 15 km from Dehradun and 50 km from Rishikesh. It is recommended that the best time to visit Sahastradhara fall is during monsoon.

Location – Dehradun, Uttarakhand


Kempty Falls –

The Kempty falls is sitated on the hilly tracks of Uttarakhand. And must visited places when you are in Mussoorie. It is one of the best tourist destinations in Mussoorie and situated at an altitude of 4,500 ft. and it falls from a height of around 40 ft. from the mountains.

Due to its panoramic surroundings and views, the place was established as a tourist destination by a British officer John Mekinan in 1835. The name of the place is derived from Camp-Tea, the place where Britishers use to organize tea parties during their ruling period.

It is around 13 Km from Mussoorie on the Chakrata road and around 45 km from Dehradun.


Location – Lakhwad, Kempty Mussoorie, Uttarakhand 

Bhatta Falls –

Bhatta Falls is one the major tourist attraction near Mussoorie and Dehradun it is of the best waterfalls in Uttarakhand and located around 7 Km before Mussoorie. Bhatta Falls gives you amazing view of hills of Mussoorie and ideal location for photographer to catch nature at its best.

This charming waterfall in Mussoorie gets its popularity in recent time and surely you cannot miss out this place while you are planning a trip to Mussoorie. Bhatta falls has ropeway facility and it kids friendly.

It is around 7 km before Mussoore and 28 km from Dehradun.

Location – Mussoorie Road, Bhatta Village, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Vasudhara Falls –

Vasudhara falls is situated near Badrinath Dham, in Uttarakhand. It is one of the holy and best waterfalls in Uttarakhand. To reach this beautiful Vasudhara falls you have to trek for around 6 km from Manal village.

If you are planning to visit only this waterfall then start your trek before noon and get back to Badrinath Dham before sunset. It falls from the height of around 400 ft. and Chaukhamba peaks are visible from there.

It is accessible by tourist during same season of when Badrinath Dham is open to general public.

Vasudhara falls is situated around 9 km from Badrinath Dham.

Loaction – Badrinath Dham, Joshimath, Uttarakhand

Corbett Falls –

Corbett falls is around 24 km from Ramnagar, if you are planning for day trip near Nainital and Haldwani this would be great choice from the best waterfalls in Uttarakhand. Surrounded by dense teak wood forest and charming melodies of birds will make your trip amazing and these all will call you to stay here. You can stay overnights by setting up your camp near this waterfall or you can just come here for your picnic meal with your loved ones. This is surely one of the famous and best waterfalls in Uttarakhand.

Location – Nainital Road, Nayagaon Julfikar, Uttarakhand

Neergadh Falls –

Start your driving from Rishikesh city through tapovan with beautiful view of River Ganga to reach Neergadh waterfall, it is around 5 Km from Rishikesh. 1 km drive through forest and all the way up towards hills. Trek starts from first Neergadh Waterfall of around one and half KM with beautiful nature view and creation of wines to have fun. If you are in Rishikesh in summers this waterfall will be must visit place to spend your day time in Rishikesh. It is among the best waterfalls in Uttarakhand because its great popularity makes it best.

Location – Neer Village, Badrinath Road, Uttarakhand

Patna Falls –

With a mere distance of 6 km from Rishikesh, you can easily reach this waterfall on your day trip in Rishikesh. This waterfall does not have one stream of waterfall as waterfall have, this makes it one of the best waterfalls in Uttarakhand. Water falls from every corner of the mountain and have small cave where you can sit inside and meditate with water drops. It takes around 1 hours to reach from the main road because it is having trek route of around 2-3 km. You will not get any type of pool with this waterfall but surely it will blow your eyes with its amazing view. You can visit this waterfall on your weekend trip of Rishikesh.

Location – Patna Village, Neelkanth Road, Uttarakhand

Tiger Falls –

Falling from the height of 312 ft. this amazing waterfall in Uttarakhand offers a relaxing bath in the pond below. You can reach this waterfall via 5 km trek or alternate trek of 1 km from chakrata – using lakhamandal route. Its scenic beauty of rhododendron and oak trees will make your trek special for chakrata day trip and this waterfall is considered as highest direct fall in India. If you are planning to visit chakrata so make it count for your visited place list in chakrata.

Location – Kanaser Range, Chakrata, Uttarakhand

Shikhar Falls –

An ultimate combination for nature lovers and adventure lovers in Dehradun. This waterfall is counted as most visited places in Dehradun by photographers, adventure lovers to capture their best shots of beautiful butterfly, birds and lush green forest. If you are planning for this waterfall wear a comfortable trekking shoes to reach this wonderful waterfall in Uttarakhand and get ready to enjoy the amazing views that will come across your trekking expedition.

Location – Kairwaan Gaon, Dumal Gaon, Uttarakhand

Moigad Falls –

69 km from Dehradun towards Yamunotri, is the serene and tranquil Moigad Fall. Located on the main Delhi-Yamunotri road via Dehradun. On the way to Yamunotri, one can bathe at the foot of the falls, which is a refreshing experience. Moingad falls is most visited places by localities and travellers too, in believe of exploring new places. You can click insta worthy photos with having a shower and there are more things that you can try.   Make your vacation beautiful by siting near this waterfall and get perfect-picture views or spots.

Location – Chakrata, Uttarakhand


Kimona Falls –

Kimona falls is yet untouched and unexplored place in chakrata town. Another beautiful creation of nature in chakrata and just 2 km from chakrata town. This natural fall is about 35-meter-high and amazing spot for picnic or during day trip to chakrata. You can experience adventure activities like; rock climbing and rappelling which is carried out just near to this waterfall. You can come this place with family and your loved ones to enjoy its scenic beauty of green and snowy mountains.

Location – Lakkhamandal road, Chakrata, Uttarakhand

Birthi Falls –

Birthi falls is about 35 km from munshyari and can be reached by short trek. It is located near Tejam and this cascading fall surges from around 400 ft above. Birthi falls offers you extremely refreshing experience with lush green mountains and beautiful tiny flowers. This roaring waterfall with rocks makes this more amazing and it is ideal place to visit while you are in Munshyari Route.  You can make it count in your Wishlist of must visited places in your traveling journey.

Locatio – Tejam, Munshyari, Uttarakhand

Chineshwar Falls –

Falling from the hight of 160 ft. gives you amazing view of surrounding pine trees makes it one the best waterfall in Uttarakhand. If you are trek lovers and passionate about exploring unexplored places then this would be best choice when you are travelling in kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Trekkers make their own path and reach this wonderful waterfall near Garaun village. You can set a camp near this waterfall and enjoy day picnic with your family.

Location – Kumaon Region of Uttarakhand

Garudchatti Falls –

 Just 5 km from ramjhula and totally untouched waterfall in Rishikesh Uttarakhand, you can reach at this waterfall by riding a bike or your own car through Rishikesh or Swargashram. Trek of around 2 km through dense forest all the way and connects you with nature with its rejuvenating sound. Garud chatti temple is located just before from trek starts and this temple is surrounded by pond with beautiful orange and white fishes.

Location – Garudchatti, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Roberr’s Cave –

Do not get confuse between Roberr’s Cave of U.S. this roberr’s cave or river is in Dehradun and around 9 km from Dehradun city. It is not having any type of fall but this is another famous place to visit during summers in Dehradun. The local name of this place is Gucchupani, popular picnic spot in Dehradun and river flows through a narrow cave. You can go there on your day trip to Dehradun.

Location – Malsi, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Jharipani Falls

Jharipani is located about 7 km from Mussoorie, near Jharipani Village on the way to Dehradun-Mussoorie road. After reaching to certain place travellers have to trek 1.5 km to reach this waterfall. This small adventurous journey brings the visitor to enjoy its scenic beauty and offers ultimate picturesque wild nature view. Its soothing music can heal you ears and you can meditate here for a while and click amazing pictures for you Instagram stories.

Location – Dehradun Mussoorie road, Uttarakhand


Bhalu Gaad Falls –

Idea for day trek near Mukteshwar, Bhalu means Bear and Gaad means Stream in Kumaon language. It is around 7 from Mukteshwar in Dhari village. From this village trek starts for Bhalu Gaad Falls and it is around 45 min walk through dense forest and mountain stream. Its an exciting raw trek and if you are not confident, you can take person from Dhari Village that can guide you. This place is not frequent by many travellers, but if you are that kind of person who believes in exploring new things then this might be one.

Location – Dhari Village, Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand

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