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Bear Shola Falls

Reserve Forest | 3 km from Kodaikanal bus stand, Kodaikanal 624101, India
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Kodaikanal
Type: Waterfalls
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Chennai (Madras), India
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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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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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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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Bangalore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

May be due to summer, there was no water at all.. May be better to visit during monsoon. You need to walk around 10-15min to reach the place and the road leading to the "falls" is quite narrow and if you are driving your own vehicle, you may want to park before the road gets too narrow.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

you will have to walk close to half a km and you will find very less water during summer. If you carrying kids and going with elders, this might not be the place. During rainy season and post that, there should be more water.

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Pune
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

there was no water in fall but local says its beautiful to see this place in monsoon or after monsoon. It became famous as it was location for famous commersial Indian ad. There was small trek nearby fall which was beautiful trek.

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Penarth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Disappointing, especially the appalling amount of rubbish. It wasa lovely walk through the forest but stop before you get to the "falls".

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

we drove all the way to see the falls but unfortunately there was nothing to see. due to the recent dry weather and lack of rains, there was no water. please check before you head off to see the falls. we visited in February.

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