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Things to Know

  • River and water falls

  • 1 - 2 Hours

  • Activity zone

  • Adventure games

  • Bird spotting

  • Water games

  • Sitting area

  • Couple Friendly

  • Parking

  • Security guard

  • Dustbin


  • free entry

  • Adult

  • Children

  • Foreigner

  • Mobile Camera

  • Still Camera

  • Video Camera


Chelavara waterfall is a natural waterfall formed by a small tributary of the Cauvery River located in Chelavara village of Kodagu district in Karnataka, is one of the major tourist attractions spots of the region. It is bordered by Kannur district of Kerala. It is merely 16 km from Vijarpet. Pay attention to the rock, over which the waters come cascading down – it looks like a tortoise, earning the falls the local name of Embepare or tortoise. Chelavara waterfall is positioned between lush green forests. This Beautiful and scenic waterfall and the surrounding make a huge gift by mother nature and is a part of private property. The rainy season is the best time to visit here to see the perfect beauty of the falls. Reaching here is very easy so anyone can see this fall without any problems. These falls are seasonal as there is not much flow here during summers. Its beauty is worth praiseworthy post monsoon. From the months of August till November, these waterfalls warmly invite visitors. Since the area is surrounded by Chomakundu hills, the famous spot for trekking, these waterfalls attract tourists late till December.

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Weather forecast in Chelavara Water Falls


light rain

  • Sunrise

  • Sunset

  • Minimum temperature
    28° C

  • Maximum temperature
    28° C

  • Humidity
    83 %

  • Pressure
    1007 hPa

  • Windspeed
    3.6 m/s² Gentle Breeze

  • Wind Direction
    270 W West

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