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Visit Gokak Falls

Nothing can beat the gorgeous site of white waters gushing down rugged hills and bordering green forests resulting in a natural stream. India is blessed with such small and large waterfalls, some of which are known worldwide while others are tucked in secret corners. Gokak Falls is one such waterfalls situated around 60km away from Belgaum. Owing to its scenic beauty, roaring sound and unending flow of water, Gokak Falls became a celebrated tourist destination in the state of Karnataka.

Nothing can beat the gorgeous site of white waters gushing down rugged hills and bordering green forests resulting in a natural stream. India is blessed with such small and large waterfalls, some of which are known worldwide while others are tucked in secret corners. Gokak Falls is one such waterfalls situated around 60km away from Belgaum. Owing to its scenic beauty, roaring sound and unending flow of water, Gokak Falls became a celebrated tourist destination in the state of Karnataka.

The falls is a continuation of Ghataprabha River which after a long winding route takes a jump of around 52 metres and gushes 170 feet down along a rocky bed. Its shape, colour, height and speed helped it earn the tag of 'mini Niagara'. The beauty of Gokak Waterfalls overspills during the rainy season and the strong roar of pouring reddish brown water can be heard from a distance.

Other prominent features that adorn the falls are:

  • electricity was generated here for the first time in India in 1887,
  • a short trek down the rocky gorge rewards yours eyes with ancient unexplored Chalukyan monuments and
  • the beauty of the falls reaches its zenith during monsoon between July and September.
Gokak Falls is a celebrated tourist destination in Karnataka that awaits to invite nature lovers and leisure seekers to its surreal abode from far off lands. Get down at Hubli or Belgaum railway station to be a witness to this fascinating piece of nature.  

Timing

Sunrise To Sunset

PREFFERED BY

Photo Fanatics ,Nature Lovers ,Fun Lovers

TIME SPENT

2 to 3 hours

ENTRY FEE

No entry fee

Attractions near Belgaum

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Historical Sites
  • Altitude

    758 m
  • STD Code

    0831
  • Best Season

    November to March
  • State/Code

    /590 0xx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Kannada, Hindi