6 Most Beautiful Waterfalls In The Telangana State

  • Telangana also has a streaming source of adventurous and natural waterfalls for those who are Hodophiles.
  • Telangana state is part of south-central India. It shares the land border with the states of Maharashtra to the North, Andhra Pradesh to the southeast and Odisha to the northeast, and Karnataka to the west.

There are innumerable waterfalls around Telangana that inspire our interest and curiosity. Here is our list of 6 majestic waterfalls in Telangana that will steal your breath when sound and sight combined and bring back a smile on your face.

The 6 most beautiful waterfalls in the Telangana State

  1. Bogatha Falls (The Telangana Niagara)
  2. Kuntala Falls
  3. Gayatri WaterFalls
  4. Pochera Falls
  5. Kanakai Waterfalls / Bandrev Waterfall (Near Adilabad)
  6. Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls (Near Warangal)

1. Bogatha Falls

The Telangana Niagara

Why it is called Bogatha falls?

  • The falls were called “Bogatha” because of a famous temple located adjacent to the falls called Bogateswara Swamy (Lakshmi Narashima Swamy)
  • Bogatha waterfalls are located near cheekupally village in wazeedu Mandal in Khammam District of Telangana. Because it is near to Cheekupally village therefore people also call it Cheekupally waterfalls.

How to Reach this place?

  • Tourists prefer this place because it can be easily accessible and perfect weekend holiday trip.
  • 120Kms from Bhadrachalam, 140Kms from Warangal, 200Kms from Khammam, Around 330 km from Hyderabad
  • To reach the place, you can travel towards Eturnagaram (Warangal), from that place you need to travel around 11Kms pass by the Godavari Bridge to reach Cheekupally village.
  • Directions after reaching cheekupally village are to take a right turn and drive for 500Meters and you can see another right turn towards Bogatha falls. From there you need to walk/trek rocky road (No road facility) for 1Kms and reach the Bogatha falls.

Details of the falls and what is the best time to visit this place?

  • This place is chosen as a favorite weekend holiday spot and tourists will reach regularly from all parts of Telangana.
  • The water cascading from the top of the hills splits into parts the main attraction of these falls is naturally formed by merging of both the Cheekupally and Godavari Rivers.
  • The falls spread across 200Meters and water cascades from a height of 30 Meters which gives the best scenic experience.
  • The nearest temple to visit is Bogateswara Swamy Temple which is located just adjacent to the waterfalls. As soon as you reach the Bogateswara Swamy temple you can experience the traditional religious significance.
  • Temple will be kept open from 9:00 Am to 5:00 Pm.
  • It is opened throughout the year, but to spend quality time with family members and get the best experience of a perfect holiday trip. I would prefer one should visit the place during monsoon season.

2. Kuntala Falls

  • Kuntala waterfalls are located in the Indian state of Telangana, Located in Neradigonda Mandal of Adilabad District.

Why it is called Kuntala?

  • Let me tell you a beautiful story of how this Kuntala name has been derived and from where.
  • Let’s get into the history of it. The name of Kuntala is derived from the name Shakuntala Devi, the wife of King Dushyanth. There was a saying that Shakuntala Devi used to bathe in this waterfall pound, and it was the place where their love story started.
  • In Recent times this name of Kuntala falls has become very famous because it has been used in the Movie called “Baahubali” (The place where Baahubali (Prabhas) and Kattappa are given a task to explore the borders and regions around the kingdom to understand the people’s cultures and how to lead them.
  • Baahubali and Kattappa head to a village near the kingdom of Kuntala which is under attack by bandits this is the place where he fell in love with devasena (Anushka). 
  • The story represents the love story of Shakuntala Devi and king Dushyanth.

How to Reach this place?

  • Reaching this place is very easy and can reach this place by just traveling a distance of 12Kms from Neredikonda, from Nirmal it’s around 45 Kms and 58Kms from Adilabad and 260Kms from Hyderabad.
  • The nearest railway station is Adilabad and from Hyderabad, if anyone willing to travel by, a train (Krishna Express) reaches this place.

Details of the falls and what is the best time to visit this place?

  • The water cascades from a height of 50Meters in two adjacent lanes, these waterfalls are formed by several ponds that lead to river Kadem.
  • As this place is located in the middle of the Sahyadri mountain hills one can experience the natural beauty and bird watching during monsoon season.
Kuntala waterfalls-2
  • As a safety precaution, it is not preferred to get into the water during the rainy season and the heavy rains because the place has sharp stones and slippery surfaces. so avoid doing the same.

3. Gayatri Waterfall’s

  • Tourist’s visiting Kuntala falls can visit these magnificent waterfalls by just traveling a distance of 5Kms and most of the tourist don’t know about this place because as it is away from the human eye and it is located in the thick forest area.
  • The falls are very near to Tarnam Khurd, near Neredigonda of Adilabad District and 19kms from Kuntala falls, 38Kms from Nirmal, and 270 km from Hyderabad.
  • Localities call this place as Mukthi Gundam and here water cascades from the height of 100Ft into the valley and created a beautiful vision and many people will do swimming.
  • Should be cautious with stones as these are very sharp and slippery.
Gayathri Waterfalls
  • But there is a drawback with this place despite the place gives a very beautiful experience in the rainy season but the route via Manikpur and Tarnam Buzurg is pretty bad and may become inaccessible during heavy rains.
  • As said earlier this place is not well known to tourists you will not found any shops nearby until you reach the tarnam.
  • Tourists are advised to carry their food and water bottles and this place is may not be suitable for kids because you need to trek for some distance.

4. Pochera Waterfall’s

  • Pochera Falls is located near Nirmal Town you will find this beautiful and deepest of all the waterfalls in Telangana.

Details of the falls and what is the best time to visit this place?

  • It is not advised to take bath or do swimming in this place because it is the deepest waterfall among other waterfalls in Telangana.
  • This place is covered with thick vegetation and you see vide range of birds across the way to falls.
  • As mentioned above, it is the deepest waterfall in Telangana it covers wide areas in terms of both length and breadth and you can see water cascades from the height of 20Meters.
  • The main attraction of this place is the holy river Godavari flows merges with the Sahyadri mountain range and on their way, the river breaks into small streams. Some of these streams escape from their path and meet at a point and become the source for the Pochera falls.
  • This waterfall is as dangerous as beautiful.
  • You can explore spiritual touch by visiting the Narsimha Swamy temple located near the waterfall.
  • Tourists can reach this place very easily by covering a distance of 37Kms from Nirmal town, around 47km from Adilabad, and around 7kms from Boath, approx. 270 km from Hyderabad.

5. Kanakai /Bandrev Waterfall (Near Adilabad) Waterfall’s.

  • Because of famous Kanaka Durga Temple is located near these falls local people call it “Kanakai Waterfalls”.
Kanakai Waterfalls
  • Kanakai waterfalls or Bandrev Waterfalls can be reached via road easily and near Girnur Village.
  • It is around 285 km from Hyderabad and 35Km from Kuntala waterfalls, 54Km from Nirmal, and around 51km from the Adilabad district of Telangana.
  • This is a good trekking spot for adventure seekers.
  • A beautiful Durga Mata(Kanaka Durga Mata) temple is located near this falls
  • Here water cascades from a height of 35 Meters pool where people will do swimming and many devote will visit the temple during the festival seasons to offer their prayers.

6. Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls (Near Warangal)

  • Bhemuni Paadam waterfalls is one of the best tourist spots located in the Warangal district of Telangana.
  • Lets us understand why it is named ”Bheemuni Paadam” 
  • During Pandava’s Time, there was a person named Yadava Raju and he got married and had 2 wives and he was blessed with a daughter from his first wife.
  • One day when Yadavaraju visited Papameda hills his second wife planned to kill the first wife along with her daughter as part of the plan she builds a house (LakhaMedha) for the first wife so that she can easily light up the house and kill her.
  • So to safeguard the wife of Yadavaraju Bheema set his foot here to make a way to water to save them from burning hence the name of this place is called Bheema Padam.
  • The water cascades from 70 Ft height which is the most attractive part of the trip. The place also has a cave adjacent to the waterfalls and it is believed to be 10Km in the length.
  • As this is very near to Warangal (Near Chinnayellapur) many tourist visits choose the waterfalls as a holiday spot you can see Bheema’s footprint on a piece of rock, through which the water flows thus it is named Bheemuni Paadam (Bheema’s footprint).

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