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Bear Shola Falls

Reserve Forest | 3 km from Kodaikanal bus stand, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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Ranked #17 of 21 Attractions in Kodaikanal
Type: Waterfalls
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Bengaluru
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Well worth the short trek , if you have the enthusiasm for treks. Quite an easy but uphill walk - ideal time would be a post breakfast while the morning is chilly and sun is behind the clouds (which is most days in Kodai). You will be rewarded with a pleasant and scenic view once you reach the top

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I loved this place, we almost walked through this water falls stream over the banks of the stream. It's really enjoyable to get in to the deep forest. There was no much water, just little stream was flowing.

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New Delhi, India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Bear Shola falls might see its day with water gushing in cascaded flow but we had our share of disappointment when we visited during the end of July hoping to see something yet found nothing but rocks! No water!! Not a drop!!! Perhaps this place is good for nothing. Only to get a feeling of standing at the bottom of... More

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This falls is worth a visit when water is there. The time we visited, kodaikanal is simmering under water scarcity but it rained on the same day. The rains are minimal now and hence the falls is not having water... any way it is a sight to be seen.....

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

All the water has been piped out for human use - it is just a waterless barren rock in the midst of woods.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We visited this place quite a long time back. The name bear shola is because it is located in the area named Bear Shola road. To get down to lake waters one needs to go down a steep slopy and slippery path. The water in the lake Is very cold and refreshing. Getting down for a few memorable clicks is... More

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chennai
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Visited the place with family. Such a great falls to see and relax. Very natural surrounding. Clean water, very refreshing. Travel to this place is little time consuming. But, still worth a visit. It should be more enjoyable during raining seasons. Check the water level before visiting. Though we visited in peak summer, there was water in the falls due... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This falls is a good trek from the side of the lake. Should be visited only during monsoon time as it is dry otherwise.

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Bangalore, India
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Feeling the Cold Mist in this kind of Crouching Summer is an Experience not the written as there would be no words.

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Bangalore, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

May be a bad timing.. No water at all... Not even a single thread line of water... waste of time.. the path way to the falls gives deep forest feel.. except that i didnt enjoy anything...

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