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

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.

  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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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  • 89.1% of people who visit Jabalpur include Dhuandhar Falls in their plan

  • 46.88% of people start their Dhuandhar Falls visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

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

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

88% 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
  • Beautiful gushing waterfall flowing all the while. When the waterfalls it seems smoke coming out of the falls hence the name Dhuandhar Waterfalls. Beautiful location and multiple points to view. Nearby there is White Marble rocks lining up Narmada river. These rocks are mesmerizing as they glow very differently throughout the day and especially in the moon light. Full moon lake tours are famous in this region.

  • Nature at its beautiful best. Unbelievable settings, though may not be equal to the glory of Niagara falls but prbably the best in India. Some bit of walk to reach and the usual problems like cattle, dogs and lots of muck but once you reach you forget everything and get absorbed in the nature's beauty and fury

  • No words would be adequate to describe the experience of seeing the dhuandhar fall....waters are jumping down with a roar quite similar to a lion.....and a rainbow is always there visible till there is the sun on the sky....the ambience is tried to be maintained by the govt to the fullest attempt..... And it must be said that river awareness is raised among public a little compared to near past....but still there are miles to go...because environment awareness among people is still a hard task to do...

  • What are relaxing and extraordinary scene. I thoroughly enjoyed it along with my girlfriend. The place is very romantic and the place give me such a great idea to share a precious time with my love.

  • Cool place to visit with your friends & family. As you enter you will see the traditional roadside shops where shopkeepers are selling stuff like hats, statues made from marble, you can also get your name on those marbles in different shapes, then you walk towards the waterfall. Water flows here at very fast speed. The overall atmosphere is just too amazing. Ideally you can spend 2-3 hours here, a good spot for picnic in Jabalpur.

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Dhuandhar falls
  • Bhedaghat dhuadhar visit charg kitna Hai?

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    • There are absolutely no charges to visit Dhuandhar Falls in Jabalpur. However, you have to pay a fee for the activities organized here. 

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