Abbey Falls
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SMLikestoTravel
Bengaluru, India189 contributions
Nov 2022 • Family
Perhaps the falls are more majestic during monsoons or right after monsoons. When we visited in early November, it was having moderate flow. One needs to walk nearly 20 minutes and then climb down stairs to reach the falls. Easy while going to the falls as it is downhill all the way. But equally painful on the way back! Somehow, the waterfall itself was a bit underwhelming after the effort involved to reach it. Also, right at the bottom, near the waterfall viewing point, it is extremely crowded as the area is very small and there are way more people. One cannot stay for more than 10 minutes in such crowd. The bridge to get the best view of the waterfall was damaged and closed off with no signs of getting repaired
Written January 20, 2023
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Vicky4809
Sentosa Island, Singapore29 contributions
Jan 2023 • Family
This is an amazing place to visit. Try to carry an umbrella or raincoat. Beat to wear floaters to avoid wet shoes during rains. Reaching this place requires descend and ascend of approx 1kms each side so plan for family members who can walk that length accordingly. Nice scenic view and good place for clicks .
Written January 3, 2023
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DurgeshRajadhyaksha
Mumbai, India416 contributions
Feb 2021
Lovely cascading waterfalls that can be reached after a series of steps passing through Coffee Plantations. Good photo shoot opportunities. LOcated approx 7 Kms from City Center & can be clubbed with visit to Raja's Tomb. Also, mandalpatti Jeeps can be hired from here, in case sharing jeeps, arrive early morning as most visitors go there for Sunrise.
Written February 28, 2021
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Shridhar A
Margao, India17 contributions
Oct 2021 • Couples
The waterfall itself is nice. But you will not be allowed to enter the falls. In addition there is so much crowd that you might be forced to watch it from a long distance. This makes the whole experience not worth it. I would recommend visiting this place only if it is a weekday and if you can anticipate less crowd...
Written October 23, 2021
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Jayanth528
Chennai (Madras), India99 contributions
Aug 2021 • Family
Nice falls. Its was closed in the weekend because of covid related curfew so we went on monday. Its surrounded by coffee plantation. Had to walk a little.
Parking is under construction so all cars were made to park very far.
Written September 1, 2021
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Raman G
Noida, India271 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
The falls are enroute from Kushalnagar to Madekari. Must visit. Especially so just after the monsoons or during. They are eye catching and a treat. The down slope pathway to the falls is broad and cemented. Not too steep at all, only a gentle incline/climb. From the parking area the falls can be reached in about 10 or max 15 minutes time. We were there when the water flow was quite strong. I would assume that during peak seasons there would be a large crowd at the falls. The viewing area for visitors is not large and can get crowded. The bridge across the waterway from one hill side to the other is broken. Otherwise this would be a perfect place for a classic photo right in front of the falls. There is a small higher level platform also for a photo but this has wire mesh fencing so a good photo cannot be taken. Be careful, if you go up to this platform, it does not seem to be a strong and safe platform.
Written October 31, 2022
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dtshete
23 contributions
Oct 2019
After taking breakfast at The Tamara Coorg , we left it for the famous Abbey Falls 43.4 Km away from the Resort and 10 Km away from Madikeri Via Madikeri – Napoklu Road and SH 90 .

After parking our car , I entered the Falls area nestled within the lush greenery of private coffee plantations and spice estates with tall trees entwined with pepper vines . After walking down exactly 160 clean and near flat concrete steps having small risers and enjoying various trees on both sides of the track with railings and iron nets for safety of the kids and alike , I could see the Abbey Falls cascading down the 23 m high cliff . As during the last few days , there were thunder storms in the catchment area , the Falls was pregnant with bountiful of water and though I was about 100 m away from the Falls significant amount of water sprays successfully tried to drench me .

There was used to be a suspension bridge across the downstream water stream . It was in unusable state .

For Hindi Movie buffs , Some scenes of Khoon Bhari Mang were shot here .

The walk down and up to the falls was gradual and even senior citizen like me ( 72 years ) easily visited the Falls .

Though I visited during the period of about a week long thunder storms , I did not come across any leeches .

Timing : 0900 – 1700
Entrance Fee : Rs 15 / person
Parking Fee : Rs 10 - 50 for Vehicle Parking Fee (depending on the type of vehicle) : Rs 30
Written January 30, 2020
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DEEPAK
24 contributions
Feb 2020
There are much better waterfalls in Coorg district namely the mallalli & irupu. There was fair amount of water even during Feb.
Avoid it for below reason:
1. Crowded; maybe because the access is much easier with well laid footpath.
2. Not worth the hype, neither is it that beautiful nor can you take a dip in the water.
3. Fenced as if its a kohinoor diamond, there is a super mini view tower, guess what that's PROPERLY fenced even with a mesh grill. I mean what's the point of a elevated view point with a mesh grill !!
4. Above all, the viewing area is super tiny. Maybe can accommodate 25-30 people !!

I have been to Irupu falls, the footpath is not that well laid out, but it far less crowded, multi tiered, much more beautiful and you can take a dip in the pristine clear water !!
Written February 20, 2020
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Ria1104
Kolkata (Calcutta), India560 contributions
Jan 2023
We visited this falls in January and hence saw OKish flow. Still the falls looked beautiful. However the place looked heavily crowded being Friday evening and many times it was a challenge to get proper pics of the falls. The walk to the falls was amazing in the evening and looked super easy...it is not however stroller or wheelchair friendly as it had steps at some point but otherwise you can even walk this stretch with elders. However the road till the falls entrance had steep curves and only attempt driving here if you are skilled driver....else you can park your vehicle at the bus parking further up and walk till this point.....one of our friends almost fell off from his scooty while returning from there. Other than that the visit was quite smooth and enjoyable.
Written January 30, 2023
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C B
Kerala, India14 contributions
May 2022 • Friends
Way to waterfalls is well maintained and safe
Greenery on both sides on the way to falls

There are only 2 refreshment shops at the start of the way to falls with lime juice, snacks and homemade wine
No refreshment shops on the way or at the falls

No phone network for Vodafone in abbey falls

Few benches are available to sit on the way down to abbey falls
Some reviews stated to climb down 200 steps to see the falls but we couldn’t find 200 steps
It wasn’t difficult to climb down and up

Go before 10 am if you plan to click photos at the falls. From 11 am onwards it’s crowded and clicking photos with the waterfalls background will be difficult.
A still photographer was available there for paid instant photos

Hanging bridge near the falls is damaged
Written June 6, 2022
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