Hogenakkal Falls

Hogenakkal, A destination to relax in water when you need a break from city life.
Hogenakkal falls is a part of Cauvery River which flows towards Tamilnadu from Karnataka where you can take a look of multiple waterfalls, plain water floating which is ideal for relaxing in water, view a beautiful water float in between the deadly rocks….

Beautiful view of Cauvery River @ Hogenakkal.

One of the waterfalls among many.

Coracle’s @ Rest.

Floating Shop.

One can enjoy the body massages done by local massagers which cost you from Rs.100 to 500, Taste the fresh fishes which will be fried live in front of you & the MUST is travel in Coracle across the river where you will enjoy the beauty of Cauvery River.

Hogenakkal falls can be ideal for day outing as this is a just 180 KMS from Bangalore located in the borders of Karnataka & Tamilnadu.

Spot this small guy jumping from 30+ ft high, All this is for as low as Rs.5 per jump.

These guys climb these rocks in seconds.

Deadly rocks of Hogenakkal.

Water passage between rocks.

A Sunset on the way back to Bangalore.

How to Reach: Hogenakkal is around 180 KMS from Bangalore towards Salem on NH7, once you reach Dharmapuri ask for Hogenakkal which is just 30 KMS from there, Roads up to Dharmapuri is very good but later it is an average road.

To do in Hogenakkal: Booting in Coracle, Try testing fishes, Body Massage, Play in a floating waters on a plain lands, Bathing in small falls.

To Eat: Not much good hotels available in Hogenakkal, try to pack something from Bangalore or Dharmapuri.

Season to Visit: Anytime after the monsoon as one cant enjoy the place when there is more water.

6 Comments so far

  1. Mysore (unregistered) on January 8th, 2007 @ 4:18 pm

    Wow! Amazing. I almost missed the kid jumping from the rocks into the water. Snacks and a boat ride. Looks exciting and dangerous. One of these days….

  2. Rajesh (unregistered) on January 8th, 2007 @ 4:38 pm

    Great place for those who love water, hope one day we will have good facilities for accomodation and food made available by tourisum dept. Despite these challenges one can see major weekend crowd there. Spectacular rocks and water gushing out upon…

  3. SHADOW (unregistered) on January 9th, 2007 @ 8:52 am

    Mysore: You are right, This place is quite dangerous when there is more flow of water.

    Rajesh: I guess TN govt has some project propossed sometimes back n not sure the progress of it, However goof food & accomadation makes this place much more worth.

  4. Chitra (unregistered) on January 12th, 2007 @ 6:02 pm

    Beautiful! I have been there once, almost 16 years ago. It was where the ‘Rukumani’ song from Roja was picturised. Must go one of these days. :) Thanks for the reminder.

  5. Varun Shetty (unregistered) on January 24th, 2007 @ 12:05 pm

    I have a plan to visit this place along with my team members. I need one info, Is there any Hotel or lodges are present nearby?

  6. SHADOW (unregistered) on January 24th, 2007 @ 1:19 pm

    Hi Varun,
    There are many Hotels/Lodges in this place but not CLASS one, Its a MASS one.
    However a nearby place is Dharmapuri(30 kms) where you get good ones.

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