Open Time : 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Entry : free
Address : Catherine Water Falls view point, Tamil Nadu, India
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Why to visit Catherine Waterfalls
Catherine Falls is a double-cascading waterfall located in Kotagiri, on the Mettupalayam highway branching off at Aravenu, and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ooty. It is the second largest waterfall in the Nilgiris and one of Ooty's most beautiful. River Kallar, which originates in the Geddhehaada Halla stream, cascades over the cliffs to produce the Catherine Falls.
Catherine Falls was named for M.D.'s wife, according to popular belief. Cockburn is credited with bringing coffee plantations to Kotagiri, but the name St. Catherine's Falls was already in use in 1852. Catherine Falls' native name is Geddhehaada Halla, which translates to "Foothills Dale River."
You can reach this destination by private or rented cab or you can also try much cheaper option - buses that can cost you approx INR 100 to INR 500.
If you're interested in going trekking, To get the most out of your hike, wear comfortable shoes. Make sure you obtain authorization from local government officials ahead of time.
By TANISHA JAISWAL
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