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Bear Shola Falls, Kodaikanal
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Dip into the pool underneath Bear Shola Falls, a seasonal waterfall in a reserve forest that soars during the monsoon season. Gushing from a 12 m (40 ft) tall cliff, the water crashes into a small pool underneath, passing over smooth boulders as it runs. Named after the bears who come to drink water from the top of the falls, the site stands 10 minutes by foot from the nearest car park along a gently climbing trail. You can buy tea, water, and snacks at the entrance to the trek, but only during the monsoon season, as the falls reach their peak power in September and October. To visit Bear Shola Falls and other attractions in Kodaikanal, use our Kodaikanal family vacation planner.
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  • The falls were much better a year back, it used to be full of water. The amount of trash in that place is insane. The tourists or visitors just leave their trash there. There should be a trash can pla...  more »
  • Probably September is not the right season to visit this falls. There was no water when I visited. This is located quite close to the Kodaikkanal lake. You will need to trek for about 300 meters insid...  more »
  • It is located right before reaching Kodaikanal. The waterfall is medium type.It is located at a scenic place.