Iruppu Falls

Entry : paid

Address : Iruppu Falls - Brahmagiri, Brahmagiri range, Kurchi, Karnataka, India

Why to visit Iruppu Falls

Also called the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls, this name comes from the same-named stream of the Cauvery River, which includes these falls. People travel here to take in the majestic falls, the serene surroundings of nature, and the place's religious importance.

According to legend:

  • It is a common misconception that anyone who takes a dip in the water of the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls would have their sins washed away by the water's heavenly powers.
  • A sought-after haven for nature enthusiasts and tourists from all over the country, the waterfalls' area is home to rare species and a delightful natural setting.

Things to do near Iruppu Falls:

  • If you're traveling as part of a pilgrimage, stop by the Rameshwara Temple, which is near the Lakshmana Tirtha Falls.
  • For outdoor enthusiasts who want to spend a few days immersed in serene natural settings, camping at Narimale Forest is an exhilarating experience.
  • The area is perfect for taking an hour or two to relax in the quiet and solitude of nature.
  • After visiting the temple, devotees typically cool down in the chilly waterfall water.
  • If you don't try Kodagu Whitewater Rafting, which is located about 9 Km from Iruppu Falls, your trip to the falls won't be complete.

Entry: INR 50/- per head

Best time: June to September

FAQ on Iruppu Falls

How to reach Iruppu Falls?

These falls are located about 80 kilometres from Madikeri and 25 kilometres from Nagarhole and are easily accessible by road. The best way to get here is to hire a jeep or a taxi from one of the nearby cities. It is located on the way from Gonikopal to the Nagarhole National Park. Srimangala is the nearest village. There are parking areas before the walk into the forest begins.

Is bathing permitted in Iruppu Falls?

People can walk on metal platforms built directly beneath the falls and take a bath right where the falls land.

When is the best time to visit Iruppu Falls?

Iruppu Falls is best visited in the month of June to September.

What are the places to visit near Iruppu Falls?

Srimangala, Kutta and Nagarhole National Park are the places to visit near Iruppu Falls.

What are the hotels near Iruppu Falls?

Nearby hotels includes: Hotel Sapthagiri (6 Km), Café Robusta (6.5 Km) Safari Inn (22 km)

What are the places to eat near Iruppu Falls?

Yamini Green, Taj Madikeri Resort and Spa and Machan Nagarahole are the places to eat near Iruppu Falls.

Special Tip

Because the climb up the steep road is very slippery and dangerous, it is recommended that you wear covered and sturdy shoes that will not give way easily and will protect your feet from injury. If you need to change into dry clothes after swimming in the falls, there are changing rooms nearby.

By Jasmine Kaur

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