Unchalli Falls, Sirsi
Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Unchalli Falls, also known as Lushington Falls, is a waterfall created by a 116m drop in the Aghanashini river. The fall is located near Siddapur in Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka, India. The falls are named for J. D. Lushington, a District Collector for the British Government, who discovered the falls in 1845.Heggarne, a hamlet in Uttara Kannada district, is 35 km from Siddapur. The falls are reached by a 5km trek from Heggarne through thick forest. Here the river makes a cavalcade of water falls and eventually leaps into a steep valley to form a spectacular, picturesque waterfall. The falls are sometimes called Keppa Joga because of the deafening sound they make.Plan to visit Unchalli Falls during your Sirsi vacation using our convenient Sirsi family vacation planner.
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I had visited last week when I tagged along with a Karnataka eco tourism volunteer. A km walk will help you to reach the falls, unfortunately we missed the view as it was foggy in the evening. But we ... read more »
Chinmaya R R
Very beautiful falls, mind will get relaxed and energised, the beauty of this falls definately stay in our eyes even we close it. Must visit place in Karnataka
The best waterfalls i have ever seen. Awesome climate. Must watch for nature lovers. One should watch this in monsoon season. You will like heaven. I had visited on July 15th. Its better than Jog fall... read more »
One of the wonderful waterfalls in Sahyadri range of Western Ghats, Karnataka. Facilities: View points & steps up to some depth in the valley. During summer, it is possible to reach the base of the falls by trekking 3-4 km along the river. Very few choices of food. Carry your own food. A must visit in Uttara Kannada district.
Very remotely located and a breath taking water falls that is a must visit. Very less crowd but has a tough trail. You need to walk for about 2 kms , don't risk taking your vehicle as the muddy slush will make your vehicle stuck. This is the starting point for many trekkers of Kumara Parvatha
I am born and brought in the valley. I always remember its deafening sound amidst virgin forest. We, locals call it ' keppa joga' in Kannada language. Keppa: deaf.
One of the best water falls near siddapur. One should trek towards the bottom of the falls during Oct-Jan to feel its beauty. Best time to visit is Sep-Jan
Beautiful waterfalls. Situated near the village Unchalli, which is 30+ km from Sirsi. September - February is the best time to visit.
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