Rajasthan is a desert state known for its scorching summers but there are places that provide a relief from the heat. Located in small towns and districts of the state, there are some waterfalls that serve as an ideal vacation spot for tourists. You can spend your entire day sightseeing, taking photographs so as to enjoy the serene beauty of the place.
If you are looking for summer escapes on weekends, we present to you 5 waterfalls in Rajasthan that will give you the much-needed break amidst the fresh brooks and natural greenery. Without beating around the bush, here is the list of 5 waterfalls in Rajasthan that you must visit to take a break from the summer season.
The 60 meters high waterfall located in Bundi provide a great relief from the horrific heat. It is located 35 km away from Chittor Road and if you are traveling by air, the nearest airport is Kota. The best time to visit Bhimlat falls is between June and October when the monsoon is prevalent in the state.
Head 95 kms on the Bundi-Chittorgarh road and you will be greeted by the refreshing spot of Menal waterfalls. Menal village is famous for its ancient Shiva Temple but it’s also a great destination for nature lovers. The Shiva temple of Menal is also known as Khajuraho of Rajasthan. Since the place is lesser known to the tourists, you can spend a quality time with your folks in a quaint and isolated environment.
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Gaipernath happens to be a famous waterfall of Rajasthan and is considered to be an ideal picnic spot. Located 3 kms away from Kota’s Rajasthan Technical University, these 120 feet high waterfall is pleasant to look at while the sound of the water splashing on the rocks is like music to ears. There is also a small temple near the falls whereby the brook water touches the Shivlinga, attracting a huge crowd of devotees.
Garbhaji falls is one of those tourist places in Alwar that you just can’t miss. Situated 10 kms away from Silserh Lake, this waterfall is a sight to behold and admire. The waterfall is surrounded by the jungles and the water flows down plunging into a pool making its way to the rocky terrain.
Although one may find it hard to reach because of the rough terrain, the place is quite popular amongst trekkers and hikers. It looks spectacular, especially during the Monsoon season.
Damoh Waterfall is a popular tourist attraction in Dholpur, especially among those who love hiking in the hills. It’s an ideal spot in Dholpur for picnics, sightseeing, and nature photography. From the greenery of the forests to the sound of the brook, everything is so serene that it takes you on a trip to a whole another world. The best time to visit the place from July to September when it’s adorned with lush greenery and variety of fauna.