Dhuandhar Falls

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  • Address: Bheda Ghat, Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur, India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Waterfall, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Nature

Dhuandhar Falls - Review

This waterfall is often referred to as the Niagra Falls of India because of the speed with which the water falls down. It mesmerises you with its beauty and charm. Located about 30 km from the city of Jabalpur, the water fall is formed by the River Narmada, which is considered as one of the five holy rivers in India. A dip in this river is said to wash away all your sins. Lots of tourists visit here and enjoy the beauty of the water fall and some take a bath too in the holy water.

As you get nearer to the waterfall, you will start hearing the thunderous sound of the falling water, which gets louder gradually. The very sight of the waterfall makes you spell bound and you will forget everything else but the mesmerising beauty of the fall. It falls from a height of 98 ft and as it falls down,  it produces small water droplets, which look like smoke arising from the river bed. So the water fall got the name Dhuandhar Falls. ‘Dhuan’ means smoke and Dhuandhar means Smoke Cascade.

To enjoy a spectacular view of the waterfall, there are many viewpoints here, where you can stand and watch the fall as well as take as many photographs as you like.

For the lovers of adventure, there is the rope way, which takes you over the water fall, offering you a clear view of it from top. A lot of stalls are found in the vicinity selling marble artefacts, jewellery and beautifully carved soap-stones.  If you ever visit Jabalpur, make sure that you visit this place and it is sure to make you rejuvenated and joyful.

Dhuandhar Falls Information

  • You need not take any permission to make photography.
  • The water fall may drench you, so take some dry clothes with you.
  • Be careful when you go near the fall as the rocks may be slippery.
  • The rope way offers you a spectacular view of the waterfall from above and you may take some excellent photographs.
  • Keep a sunhat with you as the glare of the sun may be very strong in the day time.
  • Do not throw any papers or waste in water or on the premises of the water fall.
  • Watchout for the rainbow formed by the water droplets when the sun shines through them.
  • You get taxis and buses to reach the water fall.

Dhuandhar Falls Ticket Prices

  • If you choose to ride the cable car, you have to par a fee of Rs.55 per person.

Dhuandhar Falls Opening and Closing Hours

  • The rope way offers you a ride on the cable car from 10:30 am to 06:30 pm.

Restaurants Near Dhuandhar Falls

  • Gopala Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for Dhuandhar Falls

  • Dhuandhar Falls Address: Bheda Ghat, Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur, India
  • Dhuandhar Falls Timing: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Dhuandhar Falls Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Dhuandhar Falls(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Dhuandhar Falls: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Dhuandhar Falls

  • 95% of people who visit Jabalpur include Dhuandhar Falls in their plan

  • 38.46% of people start their Dhuandhar Falls visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Dhuandhar Falls

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

90.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dhuandhar Falls

People normally club together Chausat Yogini Temple and Marble Rocks while planning their visit to Dhuandhar Falls.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Dhuandhar Falls, Jabalpur Reviews

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  • Dhuandhar waterfalls - because here we get smoke flow like feeling, where smoke is made of water vapours. Narmada river makes its way through world famous Marble rocks and plunges in a waterfalls. You will love to watch this amazing waterfall, where you enjoy listening voice of water touching rocks. Smell of water flowing is very soothing. Also, there is rope way from where you can enjoy a view which you never regret. You want more ? Oh yes, you can enjoy food and shopping as there is a small market.

  • One of the picturesque waterfall on the the river mother Narmada. The water fall is not high but very beautiful natural scene. The amenities hare are also very good. The administration provided here construction for a safe bath. Reaching here is also very easy. We can take Metro bus services from Jabalpur city. The distance is about 16 km and it takes about 30 40 minutes to reach. Must enjoy it.

  • A spectacular sight. The atmosphere is very nice in the evenings as there are many things to eat and a lot of people. It is also a nice place to just relax, trek a bit further down into the rocks if you want. The worst of water is fantastic and makes the name of the waterfall very apt. Many local handicrafts are also available to purchase. The marble work is crude but makes for a nice souvenir.

  • These famous falls are on the banks of Narmada river. The fall has a sharp slant at this point which increases the speed of incoming water to such extend that when it flows with great speed, it leaves a cloud of water vapor behind and hence the name dhuandhar. The water is rather calm a few hundred meters ahead of the fall and people are usually seen bathing there. There is a metallic ramp just above the fall.

  • The incredible view of River Narmada- The river Narmada, flowing at the ground level by our side, suddenly made a diving, few feet below ,with a thunder,& the water drops bouncing back created the misty curtain through which the sun was smiling at this unique scenario. This place is really nature's marvel. The Gushing Waters and the Volume of the Waterfall at "Dhuandhar" is worth mentioning. The waterfall can be visited on foot or seen from a Cable Car that traverses the rivers giving a bird's eye of the area. The local craftsmen near the falls sell sculptured items made from soap stone, one may bargain for prices and strike the deal at cheaper rates. As the boatmen take you ahead with their unique comical and entertaining commentary you approach a River Gorge with 100 feet natural walls on each side seeming to be made of Marble colored rocks and hence the name "Marble Rocks" The White/marble color gets better as your Boat travels deep into the Gorge against the flow of the flowing water. The boat journey up and down takes nearly 45 minutes and I bet you will enjoy each moment. Tips- 1. Never visit during monsoon season. Whole area is drowned in water. 2. Hire a Taxi. Far from main city. 3. Do not miss the ropeway as the view from above is amazing. 4. If you are buying the souvenir of Bhedaghat, don’t forget to bargain.

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