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    A waterfall is an area where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops in the course of a stream or river. There are many streams of water in the hilly areas, so the waterfalls are mostly in the hilly areas. There are also many waterfalls in the glacial region. Some waterfalls in the glacial region are also frozen due to low temperatures.

    There are basically 10 types of waterfalls. These mainly include block waterfalls, cascade waterfalls, fan waterfalls, punchbowl waterfalls, tiered waterfalls, segmented waterfalls, multi-step waterfalls, cataract waterfalls, horsetail waterfalls, plunge waterfalls.

Waterfalls in Maharashtra

    The beauty of waterfalls is eye-catching, so waterfalls have always attracted people. Maharashtra also has many waterfalls which are very popular among tourists. Waterfalls in Maharashtra flow mainly during monsoons. Waterfalls are a splendid choice for those who want to spend time in the lap of nature, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    Many waterfalls in Maharashtra attract tourists. Some waterfalls in Maharashtra are very famous, while some waterfalls are not even known to the people. The highest waterfall in India is also at Satara in Maharashtra. In this article, we will learn about the 17 main waterfalls in Maharashtra.

Waterfalls in Maharashtra
Waterfalls in Maharashtra

Top 17 best Waterfalls in Maharashtra –

17) Dugarwadi Waterfalls –

    Dugarwadi WaterFalls is a waterfall located near Sapgon village at a distance of 8 km from Trimbakeshwar in Nashik district. Dugarwadi waterfall is a great place with natural beauty.

   The waterfall is 6 km from Sapgon and the vehicle parking area is 4 km from Sapgon. Parking facilities are available at this location. From here you have to walk 2 km to the waterfall. This waterfall is exquisite and many tourists visit this place during monsoons.

Height – 450 Feet                             

Dist – Nashik

Timing – 9 AM – 5 PM 

Entry Fee – 15 Rs 

Dugarwadi Waterfalls
Dugarwadi Waterfalls

16) Barki waterfalls –

    Barki Falls is located in Shahuwadi taluka of Kolhapur district. Surrounded by thick bushes and mountains, this waterfall is very beautiful and vibrant. This waterfall has become very popular among tourists in recent times. The natural beauty of this place overwhelms the minds of tourists.

   There is a 3 km walk from Barki village to reach Barki waterfall. Although this path passes through the forest, it is exquisite. Very scenic surroundings, lush green forests, rain falling from above, and Barky Waterfalls are unforgettable experiences.

Height – 250 – 300 Feet                             

Dist – Kolhapur,  Tal – Shahuwadi 

Timing – 9 AM – 5 PM 

Entry Fee – 15 Rs 

Barki Waterfalls
Barki Waterfalls

15) Ozarde (Navaja) Waterfalls –

    Ozarde Falls is located at Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary in Satara. This waterfall is located in a scenic area and falls down from a great height. This waterfall is near Koyna Dam and many tourists visit this place.

   Ozarde Falls is at a distance of 8 km from Koynanagar and there are many small and big waterfalls near this waterfall. This Waterfall is close to the road and has parking facilities. It takes about 10-15 minutes to reach the waterfall from entry.

Height – 780 Feet                             

Dist – Satara,  Tal – Pathan  

Timing – 9 AM – 5 PM 

Entry Fee – 15-20 Rs 

Ozarde Falls
Ozarde Falls

14) Savdav Waterfalls –

    Savdav waterfalls is located in Kankavali taluka of Sindhudurg district. Many people come to see this waterfall in the rainy season. Many people visit this waterfall as it is safe for bathing.

   This waterfall is a short distance from Nandgaon near the Mumbai-Goa highway. Situated in the dense bushes of Konkan, Savdav Waterfall is very captivating. This place is very convenient for weekend plans or picnics. The height of this waterfall is not much, but there is a lot of beauty.

Dist – Sindhudurg,  Tal – Kankavli  

Timing – Open

Entry Fee – No Entry Fees

savdav Waterfalls
Savdav Waterfalls

13) Umbrella Waterfalls –

    Like its name, this waterfall looks like water has fallen from an umbrella, which is why it has been named Umbrella Waterfall. Just 4 hours away from Mumbai, this waterfall is located at Bhandardara in Ahmednagar district.

   Bhandardara Dam Reservoir is very close to the Umbrella waterfall. There is a small bridge at the bottom of the waterfall so that tourists can enjoy the beauty of the waterfall from this bridge. Tall green trees surround this waterfall is one of the best waterfalls in Maharashtra.

Height – 500 Feet                             

Dist – Ahmednagar,  Tal – Akole  

Timing – Open

Entry Fee – Free

Umbrella Waterfalls
Umbrella Waterfalls

12) Chinamas Waterfalls –

    Located in the valley of Koyna, this waterfall is just 2.5 km away from the Mahabaleshwar bus stand. The waterfall falls from a height of 500 feet and is located at the top of Venna valley. This waterfall is known as one of the famous places in Mahabaleshwar.

   There is a garden near this waterfall which was earlier managed by the Chinese which is why this waterfall got the name Chinaman’s waterfalls. Perfect for family and weekends, this place has one of the best waterfalls in Maharashtra.

Height – 500 Feet                             

Dist – Satara,    Mahabaleshwar  

Timing – 6 AM – 6 PM

Entry Fee – Free

Chinaman’s waterfalls
Chinaman’s waterfalls

11) Zenith Waterfalls –

    Located between Mumbai and Pune, this waterfall near Lonavla is the best place for a weekend road trip. There are many small and big falls in this place which makes this place very attractive. As this waterfall is close to Lonavla Hill Station, many people from Mumbai-Pune come to see this waterfall.

   The falls only flow in the rainy season, so many tourists come here on rainy holidays. As this waterfall is at a distance of 20 km from Lonavla, tourists visiting Lonavla should definitely visit Zenith Falls.

Height – 80-90 Feet                             

Location – Khopoli, Maharashtra  

Timing – Open

Entry Fee – Free

Zenith Waterfalls
Zenith Waterfalls

10) Savatsada Waterfalls –

    Savatsada waterfalls is just 5 km away from Chiplun town in Ratnagiri district. Konkan has always been a tourist attraction. This waterfall in Konkan is also a good option for tourists. As this waterfall is seasonable, it can be enjoyed only in the rainy season.

   As Savatsada waterfalls are one of the lesser-known places in Maharashtra, very few tourists come here. One can see this waterfall falling from the Mumbai-Goa highway.

Height – 200 Feet                             

Location – Chiplun    Dist- Ratnagiri  

Timing – 6 AM – 5 PM

Entry Fee – Free

    Savatsada waterfalls
Savatsada waterfalls

9) Ellora Caves Waterfalls –

    Ellora caves waterfall is a wonder of nature. The waterfall is located near the world-famous ancient 10th-century Ellora Caves.

   The beauty of this waterfall is enhanced by the caves here. This waterfall is a great place for photography. The caves around the falls make the place even more attractive. Because of its history and natural beauty, this waterfall attracts many tourists.                        

Location – Ellora, Aurangabad

Timing – 7 AM – 6 PM

Entry Fee – 10 Rs

Ellora caves waterfall
    Ellora caves waterfall

8) Pandavkada Waterfalls –

    Pandavakada Waterfalls is located at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai. Many people from Mumbai-Thane visit this waterfall, as it is located near Mumbai.

   Pandavkada waterfalls are known as a great place to freshen up, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. That is why many people in the city visit Pandavakada Waterfalls on weekends. The waterfall is 107 meters high and has the same beauty. This glorious waterfall is one of the best waterfalls in Maharashtra.

Height – 107 meters                              

Location – Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

Timing – 7 AM – 6 PM

Entry Fee – Free

Pandavakada Waterfalls
Pandavakada Waterfalls

7) Kune Waterfalls –

    Located at a distance of only 4 km from the Lonavala railway station, this waterfall is close to the Mumbai-Pune highway. It is the 14th highest waterfall in India. Famous in Maharashtra, this waterfall is one of the best places to visit in Lonavla.

   Falling from a height of 200 meters, the waterfall falls in 3 stages. Tourists come here in large numbers to see this waterfall during the rainy season. Nestled in dense green bushes, this waterfall is a great place for photography.

Height – 200 metets                              

Location – Lonavala   Dist- Pune 

Timing – Open

Entry Fee – Free

Kune Waterfalls
Kune Waterfalls

6) Amboli Waterfalls –

    Located in the Amboli Ghat, Amboli Falls is a major tourist attraction. As the rains begin, the crowds in Amboli begin to grow. Thousands of tourists visit these Falls every year. These waterfalls are 4 km from the main bus stand.

   It is very crowded to see this waterfall on Sunday, so avoid visiting this waterfall on Sunday. They charge a fee of Rs 10 for approaching the waterfall. The best time to visit this waterfall is from June to late September. This waterfall is located near Kolhapur – Goa highway.       

Location – Amboli   Dist- Sindhudurg 

Timing – Open

Entry Fee – 10 Rs

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Amboli Waterfalls
Amboli Waterfalls

5) Devkund Waterfalls –

    When it comes to waterfalls, we cannot ignore the soothing sites and amazing views of Devkund waterfall. It takes nearly 3 hours from the base village to reach Devkund waterfall where throughout the route the river runs parallel to the route sometimes crisscrossing it making the route adventurous and dangerous at some extent.

   Once you reach the fall, you may take the view of Tamhini ghat. Here you may bath under the waterfall as this water is considered as pure water. And certainly, it has some kind of positive energy that folks you with joy and pleasure.

Height – 80 Feet                              

Location – Bhira Village   Dist- Raigad

Timing – Open

Entry Fee – Free

See More – Devkund Waterfall – Pond of Gods!

Devkund Waterfall
Devkund Waterfall

4) Lingmmala Waterfalls –

    Located at Mahabaleshwar, Lingmala Falls is one of the best waterfalls in Maharashtra. This place is one of the best places to visit in Mahabaleshwar. Lingmala Falls is a great place for nature lovers and photographers.

   You have to walk 1 km to reach the waterfall. There are steps to reach the viewpoint. From this viewpoint, you can see some small and big waterfalls of this place.

Height – 600 Feet                              

Location – Mahabaleshwar   Dist- Satara

Timing – 7 AM – 5PM

Entry Fee – 15 Rs (10 Rs for still Camera)

Lingmala Waterfalls
Lingmala Waterfalls

3) Thoseghar Waterfalls –

    Thoseghar Falls is just 25 km from Satara city. Situated in dense green bushes, the waterfall is 200 meters high. The views of this waterfall are breathtaking, so this place is precious for photographers.

   Many people come to this place for photoshoots. Also, many people visit this waterfall for pre-wedding. June-Nov is the best time to visit Thoseghar Falls. Also, many school trips visit this waterfall. Many species of birds and butterflies can be seen around this waterfall.

Height – 200 meters                              

Dist- Satara

Timing – 7 AM – 5PM

Entry Fee – 10 Rs 

Thoseghar Waterfalls
Thoseghar Waterfalls

2) Marleshwar (Dhareshwar) Waterfalls –

      Marleshwar waterfall is clearly visible from the Marleshwar temple courtyard. This beautiful and captivating waterfall is the chief attraction of this place. During the rainy season, this waterfall has a lot of water.

   Many trekkers visit this place to see this waterfall. During the rainy season, many small and large springs flow along with this waterfall. At that time, the view of these places is never to be forgotten.                       

Location – Marleshwar   Dist- Ratnagiri

Timing – Open

Entry Fee – Free

Read More – Marleshwar – A scenic beauty situated in the Konkan range

Marleshwar Waterfalls
Marleshwar Waterfalls

1) Vajrai Waterfalls –

   Vajrai falls is located in the womb of Sahyadri is the tallest waterfall in India. The height of this waterfall is 1840 feet (560 meters).  The waterfall, which falls in three stages, has recently become known to the world. The waterfall is located on the river Urmodi, falls straight down from the vertical rock.

   This waterfall is located near the Kaas plateau in the Satara district of Maharashtra state. There are many high waterfalls in the Sahyadri mountain range. But Vajrai waterfall has become famous as the highest waterfall in recent times. This place is one of the many scenic spots located in the Western Ghats.

Height – 1840 Feet (560 meters)                            

Dist – Satara    

Timing – 6 AM – 6 PM

Entry Fee – Free

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Vajrai waterfall
Vajrai Waterfall

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