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It is a Falling Monsoon Holiday!
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Immerse yourself in the torrent of white water crashing over the cliffs to the depths, hear the mesmerising sound and fall in love with the love tropical paradise. These waterfalls of India are a must-visit during monsoon.

Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

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Located 60 kms from Panaji, plummeting 1071 feet, the falls are pristine beauty of the state of Goa. The name literally translates into ‘Sea of Milk’ and gets its name because of its white frothy appearance. The falls remain dry during summer and comes to life during monsoon. Plan and trip and admire the beauty of Dudhsagar falls pouring into the forest with a piercing sound.

Shivanasamudra Falls, Karnataka

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The Cauvery river drops off the cliff with a pleasant sound as Shivansamudra falls. The perfect weekend getaway from the city of Bengaluru offers a scenic drive that will make you halt and capture the beauty of nature. The falls split into two segments, the left segment is called Gaganachukki and the right segment is called Bharachukki. Do not carry a heavy gear as you have you take a trail of steps to reach the bottom of the falls.

Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya

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Falling from a height of 1115 feet, these are the highest plunge and the most photogenic falls waterfalls of India. The force of water carves a waterhole which remains blue in winter and turns green in summer. The falls have been named after a Khasi legend where a women in regret and anger ran off the edge of the plateau and the waterfall where she jumped from was named Nohkalikai Falls. You can enjoy the adrenaline pumping activities like trekking, camping, bird watching, landscape photography, swimming and angling.

Thoseghar Falls, Maharashtra

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In the middle of calm and quiet dark woods, the Thoseghar falls are the favourite picnic spot near Mumbai and Pune. Enjoy the mesmerising view of the falls from a concrete viewing platform or take a short walk to reach the viewpoint. The main attractions of falls are the drive off the Satara road, the scenic beauty around the falls and the wind farms of Chalkewadi.

Jog Falls, Karnataka

The spectacular falls are created by Sharavathi river. The large volume of water pours down every second from a height of 829 feet. Swimming is prohibited at these falls. All you can do is just sit on the cliff and enjoy the mesmerising beauty of the falling water.

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India Monsoon Waterfall