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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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  • Very little water in the falls, but a pleasant walk through eucalypt forest. Unfortunately, the same old Indian problem- garbage. People seem to be happy carrying their stuff in, but too lazy to carry...  more »
  • The falls is just 2 to 3 km from city and the location is very Calm & Quite. Also there won't be much crowd. 
  • This point is nearest to the bus stand. The falls is inside a dense jungle and car would leave at a point after which you have to venture through dense jungle of about 2 Kms on your own. We went half ...  more »