Jogigundi Falls, Agumbe is 112 Kmts from Mangalore
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Suthanabbe Falls or Hanumanagundi Falls is located in the hilly surroundings of the Kudremukh National Park in the Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka, India.
Hanumanagundi Falls is located between Karkala and Lakya dam in the Kudremukh national park. This place is around 85 Kmts from Mangalore. The water falls from a height of 22 meters creating scenic surroundings around it.
There is a entry fee of Rs 30 (subject to change). To view the waterfalls, need to walk around 300 plus steps downwards. Hanumana Gundi Waterfalls is maintained by the government. This waterfall is very clean and safe for visitors.
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Mallalli Falls (Kannada:ಮಲ್ಲಳ್ಳಿ ಜಲಪಾತ) is situated in the foothills of pushpagiri mountains, around 144 km from Mangalore and 265 km from Bangalore. The Kumaradhara river is the main watercourse for this waterfall. It later flows through Kukke Subrahmanya and merges with the Netravati -the lifeline of Mangalore at Uppinangadi.
The Water in the falls in only during the monsoon season and there is no availability of water during the other seasons, hence it is advisable for the tourists to travel during the monsoon season to visit the Mallalli falls. the other point to be kept in mind is about the very bad conditions of the roads leading to the falls and even the 4×4 jeeps have a tough time to pass through these roads.
Tourists are also advised to be doubly careful about the dangerous leaches and the poisonous snakes and other deadly insects which are in the area and the tourists have to always watch out for any such harmful creatures.
The best time to visit the falls is between 6 am to 6 pm; after which the area becomes dark and it is not safe for the people visiting the falls as there is no basic security provided to this place since it is out of bounds for any of the authorities to reach this location to secure and safeguard the people visiting the place.
The Kumaradhara river is the main watercourse for this falls. The Kumaradhara later passes through Kukke Subrahmanya and merges with the Netravati- the lifeline of Mangalore at Uppinangadi where lakhs of devotees congregate to see the sangam.
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Adyar waterfalls are around 12 kms drive from the Mangalore city. This waterfall has no official name and the locals name it after the place it is located i.e. Adyar.
There are two roads which lead to this place. The route towards BC Road highway near Adyar and other from Neermarga (the road towards Volachil).
There are in fact two waterfalls here in Adyar, which is at a gap of 200 meters. Both these places can be easily located by the roaring sound of the waterfall. When you take a trek down to this place you will easily find some helpful locals who can guide you to locate this waterfall.
Many of the Mangaloreans are not aware of this beautiful waterfall or they may not have visited. This is one of the recommended place to visit and enjoy.
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