Vibhooti Falls near Udupi

Vibhooti FallsVibhooti Falls in North Kanara district is one of the smallest but most beautiful waterfalls in Western Ghats about 50 kms from Sirsi North Kanara in the Western Ghats. The fall got its name from the huge shelves of lime stone find in the area.

After you cross the Vaddi Ghats you have to cross through Mabagi which approx 3kms from the falls. The high humid climate of Karnataka can really get to you but believe when we say that the falls is really worth the trouble.

Vibhooti falls is not so huge but is a perfect place for trekking and taking water dips. Quite a spot for pleasure hunting and easing the muscles. Stretching down in the luscious forests of Western Ghats Vibhooti falls stands as a master piece of nature’s art. The foliage, the flora and fauna, the clear streams add up to the elegance of the falls. The roads are being made recently so that a path is made for four wheelers. However the experience of taking the tirade by foot is an exceptionally thrilling experience. The water gushes down from mountain peak and falls not so dangerously allowing the visitors to take the luxury of bathing in it as well as indulge in various recreational activities.

The peaceful existence of the ambiance runs down all the lassitude of the busy day life for those who want to be closer to nature, lesser in adventure, more in pleasure Vibhooti falls is the best place to delve in. The tourism development corporation is taking efforts to modify the place and put in more amenities and facilities to make it more convenient for the visitors. Day by day, number of visitors to the falls is increasing causing concern amongst authorities because far from the madding crowd here stands a place eloquently singing the song of lovely nature. They are taking all measures to make sure serenity of the place is not jeopardized by promoting tourism.

To relish your palate, local food is available and you are advisable to carry eatables from the village itself when you go to visit the falls because you might not find many hawkers in the area. Also make it a point to carry necessary items for your trip because you will not spot shops very easily. The wild exquisiteness of Sahyadri forest exemplifies the uniqueness of Vibhooti falls.

The ideal time to visit is post monsoon when the water of the fall is at its fullest form exuding elegance and splendor. If you are hoping to get a natural picnic spot you will not be disappointed neither will you be disappointed if you are looking for some adventure. You don’t have to worry about purchasing tickets to see the falls, its open for all. All you have to do is to enjoy your time in the open sky under the watchful sun, amidst the woods with the cool breeze blowing through your hair. Swimmers can try to dive against the stream but it is highly advised to do it under proper supervision of professional divers because the rocks can be slippery especially after rain so it will be difficult to get the hold if the stream pulls you in.

With safety measure in your mind and with a curious mind to feel the nature’s bliss, you are all set to take a refreshing trip to the Vibhooti falls.

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