Bear Shola Falls, Kodaikanal

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#8 of 10 in Nature in Kodaikanal
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 itinerary builder app .
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  • It is also a must visit place. It is one the way while visiting other places. we just waited for 5 mins just for a photo . There were not much crowd at this place. The water is fresh and clean. you fe...  more »
  • The Bear Shola waterfall is beautiful and offers you bathing as well. You can take bath in the waterfall. The water is fresh and scenery is mesmerizing. Its a must visit waterfall where you can go wit...  more »
  • Located almost centrally in the town , a small waterfall . A narrow approach road if in a vehicle , leading to a short walk upto the fall.Good place for trekkers.  more »

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