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Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls, Mandya

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Also known as the “Shiva’s sea” (Sivanasamudram), Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls are created by the river dropping off a high rocky plateau. The river bypasses an island town, which divides it into the twin Gaganachukki falls, best seen from a watch tower. The graceful cascade of Bharachukki falls--a few kilometers down the stream to the south-west--is far more popular among visitors. Here you can rest on a bench near the shore, take a dip in the shallow water, or take a boat ride to the mouth of the waterfall. Note that due to the frequent fatal accidents the access to Bharachukki falls is sometimes restricted. By using our Mandya vacation route planner, you can arrange your visit to Barachukki and Gaganachukki Falls and other attractions in Mandya.
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  • Highly recommended to visit this place only during monsoon season . Other time of the year you will hardly see the full flow of the water. Other time of the year there will less force in water falling...  more »
  • I have nearly been to this place more than a dozen times. SO this place is a bit boring if visited more than two or three times. In the recent times the government has banned people from getting down ...  more »
  • Splendid sight. A real feast for eyes. It can be combined with talacauvery, somnathpur and few other places in a day's visit. Must see for all visiting Karnataka.  more »
  • Attraction: Water Falls, Hill Station Tourist Spot: Yes Open Hours: 9 AM to 6 PM Parking: Yes Amazing experience to have with friends and family. The Ghats journey adds to the experience itself. You'll get to see lot of monkeys snatching your belongings, so one needs to be careful.
  • Amazing waterfalls.. Till 2015, you could go to the bottom of the waterfalls, but now they have blocked that path. But the view point is just awesome. Been there 3 times. Very good for a day outing.
  • Very good place for a picnic. Renovated and well maintained with all services. Can be reached Easily from bangalore in 2-3 hrs. Amazing drive will make you feel refreshed.
  • Nice view point. You cannot always take bath here. Its restricted when the water flow is high. climate is not that great so you cannot enjoy it during the afternoons. During the evenings, you can rejoice the sunset here.
  • Good place. Nice, clean and well maintained. You need to pay a fees to enter the premises. You cannot go down the stairs are closed with thorns.