Sep 11, 2023
The Kashmir of Karnataka, Coorg, the land of coffee and awestricking nature, is the home for some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state. These waterfalls in Coorg add on to the picturesque setting and pleasant weather making your Coorg tour all the more memorable.
Abbey Waterfalls is one of the worth visiting sightseeing places in Coorg. Its scenic charm, coupled with aromatic plantations of coffee and spices and peaceful surroundings deserve to be not just visited but remembered by every traveller.
Also known as Abbi Falls, Abbey Falls, located near Madikeri, is a perfect place to visit in Coorg not only for nature enthusiasts but for shutterbugs as well.The sight of water falling from a cliff with a height of 70 feet, surrounded by lush greenery is indeed a sight that will behold everyone’s attention.
The waterfall is a combination of many streams that come together and fall into a pool of water that flows and merge into River Kaveri. The scenic grandeur of Abbey Falls increases by many folds in monsoon. During Monsoon, the stream of water becomes thicker with louder roar. Adding to it is the richer greenery around, which does create sight of a lifetime.
Nestled between the coffee and spice plantations, the waterfalls is opposite to a hanging bridge. The view from the hanging bridge is one of the major attraction. Aromas of coffee and spices intermingled with the refreshing coolness of air makes the experience one of a kind.
The sound of water gushing down mixed with aromos filling the air greet you even before you get a view of the Abbey Falls. Visited by thousands of nature lovers every year, this tourist attraction near Madikeri is not to be missed when you are planning your Coorg tour.
While visiting the waterfall, you can plan a visit to many other interesting sightseeing places which are located nearby. Some of the tourist attractions near Abbey Falls are Madikeri Fort,Omkareshwar Temple and Brahmagiri Hills.
The area around the fall is ideal for trekking as well. So if you are looking for something adventurous, plan a thrilling hiking through the lush greenery. The place is idea for a family picnic as well.