Chelavara Falls

Open Time : 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : Chelavara Water Falls, Cheyyandane village, Chelavara, Karnataka, India

Why to visit Chelavara Falls

Tourists looking to visit Coorg's top attractions will find this waterfall's position to be picturesquely pleasing. A river Kaveri tributary that flows close to and surrounding the Virajpet-Talakaveri highway creates Chelavara Falls.

In addition, these visitors also like holding picnics on the hilltop with their friends and family or hiking up to the Chelavara Waterfalls for fantastic selfies and photo opportunities.

Things to do in Chelavara Falls:

  • When visiting Chelavara Falls, hiking is a must because there is no other way to get there other than by taking the rocky, winding road.
  • Visitors can find all they need at this location, including clean air, birds chirping nearby, and a magnificent white waterfall during the monsoon season.
  • When you're through exploring the Chelavara Falls, stop by the Bhagavathi & Kekmani Bhagavathi Bhadrakali Temples.
  • While you are still close to Chelavara Falls, check out the sunset viewing points. Proceed to UK Point, which is located immediately after Chelavara Falls.
  • If you wish to thoroughly experience nature across the hills, check out the Wildlife Safari in Kabbe Hills. Each person pays about Rs. 3000.

Timings: 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Entry Fee: Nil
Best time to visit: Any time of the year except monsoon

FAQ on Chelavara Falls

How to reach Chelavara Falls?

At the bus stop in Virajpet, Cheyyandane, you can rent cars or buses (23 km away). A taxi may be rented from Madikeri, which is 43 kilometres away. It is not very convenient to drive up because the route is very narrow and requires excellent driving skills to navigate. Also, due to the heavy tourist traffic, parking spaces fill up quickly.

When is the best time to visit Chelavara Falls?

The ideal time to view these falls is during the monsoon. The Chelavara Falls are at its height during the rainy season, with the water flowing down from its source with renewed vigour. Tourists are cautioned to tread carefully, though, as the path to the falls is frequently slick from rain.

What attractions are near Chelavara Falls?

Attractions near Chelavara Falls: Tadiandamol Peak (7.05 km), Nalknad Palace (4.75 km), Igguthappa Temple (8.63 km)

What restaurants are near Chelavara Falls?

Restaurants near Chelavara Falls: Aromas by Club Mahindra Virajpet, Karnataka (6.67 km), Coorgenburg by Club Mahindra(6.68 km), The Falls (3.29 km)

Is there any medical facilities near Chelavara Falls?

The Cheyandane Hospital, which is open from Monday through Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM, is the closest medical facility. even though Sundays are a holiday. Additionally, it takes roughly 9 to 10 minutes to travel from the waterfall to the hospital in case of an emergency.

Where to stay near Chelavara Falls?

Each village or neighbourhood near the Chelavara Falls includes at least one campground, such as the Coorg Campground a short distance from the Falls. The Giridarshini HomeStay is located across from it. A local hotel called Coorg Summer Palace is only 8 kilometres distant, while further away is a resort called Winter Palace.

Special Tip

It has been shown over the past few years that getting into the ocean is extremely harmful and often fatal. Tourists are urged not to enter the lake because it is over 100 feet deep. Do not forget to wear trekking shoes because the terrain might become very slick. The morning before 9:00 AM when the temperature is cool is the ideal time to view the falls.

By Jasmine Kaur

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