Hyderabad is the fourth most popular city in India. Here in the city, there are different cultures and religions. The city is also an Information and Technology development hub where people are busy with their work pressure and stress. Many of them are planning trips on their weekends for relaxation and spending time visiting nature and searching for waterfalls near Hyderabad.
We all love to visit places for a little bit of sunshine and fresh air. Waterfalls will put you in peace and refresh your soul and body too. Waterfalls are the most beautiful, and everyone admires to visit. Some waterfalls take 4 to 5 hours to visit from Hyderabad. Below are some of them for the people to visit the most beautiful waterfalls near Hyderabad for a weekend trip.
Ethipothala waterfalls are very notable waterfalls near Hyderabad. The cascades from a height of 70 feet and the waterfall formed from three mountain streams of Chandravanka Vagu, Tummala Vagu, and Nakka Vagu. We can get close to the waterfalls and see the water falling into the lagoon by taking steps down. There are two temples at down, namely Dattatreya and Ranganatha Swamy temples.
People who love camping and trekking can enjoy these waterfalls. There is a crocodile breeding center in the pool of the waterfalls, and prehistoric caves expand to Srisailam. Ethipothala Waterfalls is in Guntur District.
Distance: Ethipothala Waterfalls is 176 km from Hyderabad and 14 km from Nagarjuna Sagar.
Best Time to Visit: Best time to visit is after monsoons between July and February.
How to Reach: We can reach the waterfalls by road by own transportation.
Mallela Theertham Waterfalls
Mallela Theertham waterfalls are in the thick forest of Nallamala. The water flows with all its energy from the forest of a height of 150 feet. The water is falling on the rock, which looks like Shiva Lingam. According to legends, Lord Shiva appeared to his devotees at this place.
Tigers visit this place during summer to drink water. Here in this place, there are adventure activities like camping, trekking, and river crossing.
Distance: Mallela Theertham waterfalls are near Srisailam with 58 km distance and from Hyderabad 185 km.
Best time to visit: October to March
How to Reach: As the waterfalls are near to Srisailam Dam, we can reach by road. We have to take a diversion on our way to Srisailam at a village Vatvarlapally and drive 8km to reach the waterfalls.
Bheemuni Paadam Waterfalls
Bheemuni Paadam waterfalls are in Gudur, Warangal district. The water flows from a height of 70 feet. We have to visit the waterfall at Sunrise or Sunset to glance at the shining pool in rainbow colors. The waterfall is named Bheemuni Paadam from a rock, which is like a footprint.
Around the waterfall, there are many natural lakes. There are no temples near the waterfall-like other waterfalls, and it has an enclosure in which Lord Shiva and Nagadevatha idols installed. The other tourist attraction at Bheemuni Paadam waterfall is a cave which is 10 km from the waterfall.
Distance: Bheemuni Paadam Waterfall is 200 km from Hyderabad.
Best Time to Visit: July to September
How to Reach: There is use from Hyderabad to Gudur. We have to take an auto or taxi from Gudur to reach the waterfalls.
If you are planning a day for fun and relaxation, then visit Pochera Waterfalls. Pochera Waterfalls is on the river Kadem. The waterfall surrounded by a green forest where we can find several animals and bird species. People come here to spot the wildlife tour and hikes.
The water flows above a series of rocky steps from a height of 40 feet. The waterfall is deepest in the State of Telangana and advised not to take a dip into the pool. Waterfalls are 43 km from Nirmal and 55 km from Adilabad.
Distance: Pochera waterfalls are 257 km from Hyderabad.
Best time to Visit: July to December
How to Reach: There are two roadways to reach from Hyderabad to Pochera waterfalls. One is through Nirmal and the other through Adilabad. We can reach by train, Adilabad is the nearest railway station to reach the waterfalls.
The highest waterfall of Telangana is Kuntala on the Kadem River. The waterfall is in the middle of the thick forest of Adilabad. Kuntala Waterfalls are best for one day outing for the people of Hyderabad. The water flows from a height of 150 feet and must walk for 10 minutes to reach the waterfall.
According to the legends, Shakunthala, wife of Dushyanth, used to bath here, and both fell in love with each other in the same place, so the waterfall got the name Kuntala. The waterfall is 67 km from Adilabad.
Distance: Kuntala Waterfalls are 260 km from Hyderabad.
Best time to Visit: July to September
How to Reach: If we want to take public transport, take the bus to Neredigonda Village, from there we can make an auto or taxi to reach the waterfall. We can also go through train up to Adilabad to reach the waterfall.
Gayatri Waterfalls are at Tarnam Khurd Village, Adilabad district. The waterfalls are less visited compared with its neighbor Kuntala Waterfalls and private place for the visitors. But the waterfalls are breathtaking. Gayatri Waterfalls also called Mukti Gundam or Gadidha Gundam.
The water flows from a height of 100 feet, and the people will fall in love with glancing at the waterfalls. We can also do trekking and swim in the pool of the waterfalls. We need to take a guide along with us because we may lose in the thick forest.
Distance: Gayatri Waterfalls are 270 km from Hyderabad.
Best time to Visit: July to September
How to Reach: To reach Gayatri Waterfalls, we need first to reach Tarnam Khurd village. From there, we have to trek 5 km to the waterfalls.
Bogata Waterfalls are the Niagara Waterfalls for the Telangana State. The waterfalls are at Jayashankar Bhupalpally District. Botha Waterfalls are the second biggest of Telangana. We can hear the water flow hitting thundering sound from a few kilometers away from the waterfalls.
There is a temple of Bogateswara Swamy near the waterfalls. People can swim in the pool because of its depthless surface. The water flows from 30 feet in height with many parallel streams. Bogata Waterfalls are also popular as Chikupally Waterfalls as located at Chikupally village, Mulugu district. The waterfalls are 120 km from Bhadrachalam, 90 km from Mulugu, and 140 km from Warangal.
Distance: Bogatha Waterfalls are 278 km from Hyderabad.
Best Time to Visit: June to November
How to Reach: First, we have to go to Bhadrachalam to reach Bogatha waterfalls. From there, we need to go to Koyaveerapuram G village and trek on the road.
Kanakai waterfalls are also famous as Kanakadurga Waterfalls. The waterfalls are on the riverbank of kadem. These waterfalls are very peaceful for people to spend some time with nature. There are other waterfalls near Kanakai Waterfalls named Bandrev waterfalls and Cheekati Gundam waterfalls. People can visit all the three on the same day.
Kanaka Durga Temple is near to the waterfalls, and many devotees visit the temple. We can do trekking and other opportunities for adventure lovers. The water flows from a height of 30 feet and with a width of 100 feet. We need to walk on foot for 15 to 20 minutes to reach the waterfalls.
Distance: Kanakai Waterfalls are 282 km from Hyderabad
Best time to Visit: August to October
How to reach: From Hyderabad first, we need to go to Ichoda village, take a left from there and go towards Bazarhatnoor to reach Girnur. We have to take a guide to a Girnur and walk for 1.5 km to reach the waterfalls.