Barkana Falls ,Karnataka ,India


Address -: Barkana Falls ,Agumbe, Shimoga District, Karnataka ,India

The Barkana Falls, formed by Seetha River, is a water falls located near Agumbe in Shimoga district of state of Karnataka, India and the water falls is among the ten highest waterfalls in India.The water falls is filled with water only during rainy season.Barkana falls is located at a distance of 10 km from Agumbe and has a height of about 500 feet and the area is surrounded by thick forest of Western Ghats.
At a distance of 52 Kms from Udupi, 36 Kms from Tirthahalli, 22 Kms from Hebri & 8 Kms from Agumbe (which is located on Udupi - Tirthahalli road), Barkana Falls is the 10th tallest waterfall in India. It is a magnificent waterfall situated in the dense forest of the Western Ghats.
Part of the approach road to the falls is very muddy & only suggested to go by Jeep (which can be hired at Agumbe or Hebri). The viewpoint is 2-3 Kms from Malandur village & approach road is very muddy (walking takes 1 Hr oneway). In order to reach top of the falls from here (not possible to reach bottom of falls), one has to trek for about an hour (one way) through dense forest.

Best time to visit -: Monsoon

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