Irupu Waterfalls in Kodagu district of Karnataka
Irupu Waterfalls is a famous tourist attraction in Kodagu district of Karnataka.
Irupu waterfalls originates from Brahmagiri hills in Kodagu district of Karnataka. The place is well known for its natural beauty and climate. It is very popular as a picnic spot and a trekking destination in South India. The river Lakshmana Thirtha takes a plunge from 170 feet above to form Iruppu falls. This falls is perennial, though it narrows down as a stream in summers. It is considered as a sacred place in the sense that locals believe the water from the river can cleanse you off sins.
This falls is easily accessible from Mysore and from Wayanad, Kerala. There are a lot of nearby tourist attractions like Nagarhole National Park, Tholpetty wildlife sanctuary etc.