Bennehole Falls


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Distance (From Jog Falls): 77 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Place Location: Close To Sirsi - Kumta Road

Transportation Options: Cab / + Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: Sirsi is the base station to visit this place.

At a distance of 77 Kms from Jog Waterfalls, 30 Kms from Sirsi and 30 Kms from Unchalli Falls, Bennehole Falls is a wonderful waterfall close to Sirsi - Kumta road.

Formed by a tributary of river Aghanashini, the waterfall is located in very thick forest with narrow paths. With a height of close to 200 feet, the water drops through a narrow gauge into big bed of rocks. One needs to walk for about 20 minutes (one way) from the entrance / parking area through narrow track of dense forest. The latter part of the trek is little steep. The regular path takes you to top of the falls where several small pools are formed by the flow and it's a good place to relax. A diversion is required on trek path to reach bottom of the falls.

The falls is about 1 Km from Sirsi - Kumta road after a village called Bandala past Amminalli. Post monsoon and winter are the best seasons to visit the falls. Private Jeep is the best mode of transportation.

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