6 Most beautiful Waterfalls in Odisha
Duduma waterfall : The Duduma waterfall is located in Koraput district.The waterfall is 175 metres high is formed by the Machkund River situated 92 km from Koraput. It supports the Machkund Hydro Electric Power Project. Machkund is an important place for pilgrimage too.
Koilighugar Waterfall : The scenic beauty Koilighugar water fall attracts a large chunk of tourist every year. Inside the fall there is a Shivalingam known as ‘Maheswarnath’. The lingam is submerged in water and not ordinarily visible. If you tries to see it from inside the water in winter and summer the lingum is visible under the reflected sunlight. Every year a fair sits in Kolighugar on the occasion of Sivaratri.
Badaghagara Waterfall : Badaghagara Waterfall is one of the most famous tourist locations .The location is most suited for picnic & trekking spot of Odisha. It is a perpetual waterfall. The Machha Kandana , a small river, plunges from a height of 60 meters in a single drop. It’s surrounding by wild greenery as well as a lots of vegetable farms.The waterfall looks more beautiful in rainy season .
Sanaghagara Waterfall : Sanaghagara Waterfall is famous for its pure water which attracts the visitors to jump & take a fresh shower under the flowing stream . The Machha Kandana River plunges from a height of 100 meters in two drops to create this beautiful waterfall. The place is considered as one of the most visited waterfall in Odisha
BarehipaniFall : Barehipani Fall is situated in Simlipal National Park in Mayurbhanj district. It is the 2nd highest waterfall of India and highest of Odisha. It looks like a white rope of 399 meters handing form the Meghasuni Mountain top. The gorgeous fall is surrounded by dense forest which further adds to its beauty. It is situated in the core area of Similipal Tiger Reserve.
Khandadhar Falls : Khandadhar Falls is one of finest tourist destination located in Keonjhar district of Odisha . It is a 152 meter water fall in the midst of a dense forest. It has a “smoke like” appearance created by the spraying of water as it cascades down the rock face.