you visit Coorg and do not visit Abbey
Falls, you would be missing out on one of the most beautiful places and the
most popular tourist attractions, situated just 10 kms away from Madikeri. The
70 feet deep the lush green spot attracts tourists and photographers throughout
the year. It is sandwiched between private coffee plantations with stocky
coffee bushes and spice estates with trees entwined with pepper vines. A bridge
over the falls is constructed to give you the perfect view of the place. The
road up to the falls covers coffee, cardamom and other spice plantations which
are an added attraction.
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Things to do
beauty and the enchanting vibe of the place are what attracts tourists making
it one of the most attractive waterfalls of South India. South India is famous for coffee, cardamom etc., so the walkthrough
these plantations is always enriching. You can go for a little trek of around
15-20 minutes as well. The picturesque locations make it a perfect place for
Abbey Falls timing and entry fee
is open for visitors every day of the week from
in the morning until 5 in the evening. 15 INR per person is all you require to
Best Time to Visit Abbey Falls
falls depend on the rains. So the monsoon is the best time to watch it in full
glory. The months from July to October is ideal, although it makes the ground
Tips for visiting Abbey Falls
with the local drivers or your tour guide for the best places with lesser
It is advisable to carry water and food as it is not available on the roads
leading up to it.
closed shoes with good grip as there are leeches on the wet terrain.
History of Abbey Falls
government of India undertook the land after the departure of the British,
although it was not properly developed back then. Neravanda B. Nanaiah
purchased the land from the Government and planted trees all around the place. The forests
cleared up afterwards exposing the natural beauty of the place.
How to reach Abbey Falls
around 8-10 km from Madikeri, you can hire autos from there. Mysore and Mangalore
are around 150 kilometres away. You can take a cab from the agency you are
travelling with or ask them to hire one for you to reach the entry point to the
and parking spaces are available. Parking costs around 30 INR.