Best Waterfalls in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh, a picturesque state with natural excellence is always famous for its’ rich cultural heritage and doctrines. The snow clad mountains, deep valleys, exotic waterfalls, mesmerizing water springs form the base of this scenic beauty. But not many people know about the beautiful spectacular waterfalls that are located in different parts of this small state which are worth visiting. The below list of waterfalls will want you to rediscover the Himachal Pradesh once more.

1) Bhagsu Waterfall – Mcleodganj

Bhagsu waterfall is a 30 feet frolicking waterfall located in Bhagsunag, a small village located at an altitude of 6,960 feet above the sea level. Situated amidst the small village of bhagsu, the bhagsu falls curtains the temple of bhagsunath. One can go to the temple by walking. The village has developed itself as an excellent picnic spot and also hosts the famous Bhagsunath Temple along with the Bhagsu falls.

Bhagsu Waterfall - Mcleodganj

Nearest Hill Station: Mcleodganj
Nearest Airport: Gaggal
Nearest Railway Station: Pathankot

2) Chadwick Falls

The adoring Chadwick hills are located about 7 kms from the western side of the Ridge. They surely augment the beautiful silence of the summer hills. This serene and beautiful waterfall is at an altitude of 1,568m. However, the falls flows smoothly and calmly without making vigorous sounds. For adventure enthusiasts, Trekking towards Chadwick falls covered with dense forests is an awesome experience.

Chadwick Falls

Nearest Hill Station: Shimla
Nearest Airport: Shimla
Nearest Railway Station: Kalka

3) Palani Waterfall

Palani is a majestic high surge waterfall in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. It is located about 6 km north of the famous Bijli Mahadev Temple. Watching the water fall from a height of 492 feet, combined with the cool breeze and the icy rivulets hitting the body is mesmerising and gives an adrenaline rush. The fresh greenery around this place is very soothing and refreshing to the mind and soul. A fair is held in March, where thousands of devotees take a dip in the waterfall.

Palani Waterfall

Nearest Hill Station: Kullu
Nearest Airport: Bhuntar
Nearest Railway Station: Kullu

4) Machhrial Falls

The Machhrial is a beautiful frolicking fountain located at a distance of 25 kms from Dharamshala. Machhrial Falls is known for its mesmerizing, breathtaking elegance. The weather around the location adds a tremendous amount of enthusiasm for the visitors and the falling water seems to be like a real utopia making it an extremely happy-hunting-ground. It lies in the Kangra region and it is perfect escapade for those want to experience the pristine sight of the waterfall.

Machhrial Fall

Nearest Hill Station: Dharamshala
Nearest Airport: Gaggal
Nearest Railway Station: Kangra

5) Hadsar Waterfall

The beautiful Hadsar waterfall is located at distance of 13 km from Bharmour. Bharmour is often referred as land of Shiva because of belief that Lord Shiva resides at Manimahesh, which is located in the area of Chamba. If you visit this waterfall in April, May or June then you can see a small cave formed with the glacier at the bottom of waterfall. There is a big ground before the waterfall which is really good to arrange fun activities if you are visiting this waterfall.

Hadsar Waterfall

Nearest Hill Station: Bharmour
Nearest Airport: Gaggal
Nearest Railway Station: Pathankot

6) Rahala Falls

The rahara falls ornaments the crown of the Himalayan ecstasy. The waterfall trespasses an altitude of 2,501 meters and is formed by the melting of the glaciers. The breathtaking beauty of this waterfall has made it a primary tourist spot manali. One can also easily access the icy glacier of Rohtang pass which is nearby. The entire scenario including the waterfall is marvelous and makes it just picture perfect.

Rahala Falls

Nearest Hill Station: Manali
Nearest Airport: Bhuntar
Nearest Railway Station: Manali