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Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls

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The Shivanasamudra Falls is on the Kaveri River after the river has wound its way through the rocks and ravines of the Deccan Plateau and drops off to form waterfalls.
Shivanasamundra | Shivanasamundram, Mandya, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gaganachukki waterfalls is around 130 kms from Bengaluru and takes less than 3 hours to reach by road. The Cauvery water flows towards Tamilnadu and at this place bifurcated to form the waterfalls. During rainy season from June to August much water flows in...More

4  Thank markandaiah b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is about 90 km from Mysore. We went from Mysore by own car. Road is good except a few small stretches. It took about 90 minutes to reach. The water falls are of Kaveri river. When the dam water is released in full, it...More

2  Thank Trinetra7
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Monsoon being at its peak has breathed life into the waterfalls here and it gives the perfect scenic shot to the eyes. The gushing roaring river flowing down the rocky cliff provides a visual treat to the eyes. There are seats for the elderly to...More

Thank ravisidula
Reviewed 3 September 2018

What a beautiful waterfall, if only there was no garbage around. But then Banglore stinks, so put up with it and get out to this serene place.

Thank Anita J
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

It is a wonderful weekend getaway from Bangalore about 2-2.5 hours. Presently as the water levels are really good the view is amazing but you cannot reach the bottom of the falls as it is kept away from the forest department. Remember to pack a...More

1  Thank AdarshSetty
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visit to this amazing waterfall is a must for People in and around Bangalore. Pack yourself good lunch and lots of eatables. You need to plan your visit carefully as there is lot of traffic jams during weekends. As we were returning to Bangalore, it...More

2  Thank RashmiChandrashekar
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Considering the rain forecasts in Bangalore, the ride to Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls was rather dry on 25 Aug 2018. The view on the waterfalls was great. Both having their own beauty. Barachukki is wider and slower compared to Gaganachukki which is having fast water....More

1  Thank Manisha_Kalia
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It was a fun filled tour from Bangalore to these waterfalls. The mere view of the falls will squeeze the stress out of you. The drive is nice and easy. The roads are nice and you get ample of places enroute to eat. Don’t expect...More

2  Thank Raamann G
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Barachukki with family and friends. This was my 3rd visit and this time the place was a surprise. The entrance and ambience has been well developed. Lots of places to sit and relax. The walk down to the falls has been closed (not sure...More

1  Thank KarthikRamachandran
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Folks- if you haven't seen these falls or you were disappointed during your last visit due to insufficient water, now is the time to make a trip! We were there on 13th AugustThe falls are truly spectacular and you will not want to come away....More

1  Thank sudarshan_pv
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Gururaja H
16 August 2018|
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Response from Srikanta P | Reviewed this property |
Nope its safe completely, I visited on 1st September..
14 August 2018|
Response from cpgopu | Reviewed this property |
I visited 3 weeks back. I guess falls are open even now for viewing from the top. We are not allowed to enter the water at the bottom of falls due to the strong water currents. Please check with KSTDC tourist office phone no... More
Deva M
19 July 2018|
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Response from AmbarP47 | Reviewed this property |
KSTDC offers one day package tour to Sivanasamudra falls and Talkadu. It will also take you to few temples in that area. The AC bus for this tour is comfortable for this tour and the fare was ₹800(June 2018). The bus was... More