Hiking around the Lushington waterfalls

Unchalli Falls, also known as Lushington Falls, is a waterfall created by a 116 metres (381 ft) drop in the Aghanashini river. The fall is located near Siddapur in Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka, India. The falls are named for J. D. Lushington, a District Collector for the British Government, who discovered the falls in 1845.[1]

Heggarne, a hamlet in Uttara Kannada district, 35 km from Siddapur. The falls are reached by a 5 kilometer (3.1 mi) trek from Heggarne through thick forest. Here the river makes a cavalcade of water falls and eventually leaps into a steep valley to form a spectacular, picturesque waterfall. The falls are sometimes called Keppa Joga because of the deafening sound they make.

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One thought on “Hiking around the Lushington waterfalls”

  1. i was expecting about a thousand of pictures…… 🙂
    seems you haven’t published all……………. I’ll be writing about the trek too….. hope to share some of your images their with credit…. \,,/

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