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Bear Shola Falls

#Waterfall in Kodaikanal

Located in the Reserve forest, Bear Shola Falls is a soaring waterfall that serve as perfect picnic spot offering a setting to just relax with your loved ones amidst lush greenery. The Bear Shola Falls derived its name from the fact that bears used to come to this fall for drinking water. The Bear Shola Falls is ideal to visit during rainy season to enjoy the beauty of the falls to its extensiveness. During non-monsoon season, there is not much water in the falls. If interested, one can also go for trekking here. It has a beautiful climbing path which is almost 1 km long inside the forest.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Altitude / Height:
6871 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
10.2396667°N, 77.4779864°E
Distance from Kodaikanal city center to Bear Shola Falls
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Read traveller's reviews about Bear Shola Falls..

Overall Rating:3.6

  '5' out of 5
"This place is simply breath-taking. Not many people visit there. U can enjoy the waterfall, bathe in it. First u have to walk for a while to enjoy this natural beauty. "
  '3' out of 5
"The road to Bear Shola is narrow and finding slot to park your four wheeler will be challenging. The way from entrance shola falls is the main adventure and clicking pictures there is very much liked. Overall an average destination."
  '5' out of 5
"A small waterfall but a beautiful one. You won't find many tourists there as roads are not very good. If you manage to walk in the muddy road you may enjoy the waterfalls."
  '4' out of 5
"The Walk upto the falls is great. It's not clean and very little amount of water falling except after rainy season. "
  '4' out of 5
"During December, waterfalls has sufficient water, amazing view even though height is less. I "

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