Sahastrakund Waterfalls


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Distance (From Adilabad): 116 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): Full Day

Place Location: Close To Bhokor - Kinwat Road, 60 Km From Nirmal

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Train

Travel Tips: The view of the waterfall is wonderful from the other side of the river. Do not miss to cross the bridge and visit the other side.

At a distance of 4.5 km from Islahpur village, 60 km from Nirmal, 100 km from Nanded, 116 km from Adilabad and 282 km from Hyderabad, Sahastrakund Waterfalls is a nice waterfall located in Nanded district of Maharashtra.

Sahastrakund Waterfall is an amazing waterfall on the Penganga River, a tributary to Godavari River at Murli village. The water falls can be visited throughout the year, though monsoon is the best season. The water drops from a height of 50 feet to form the breathtaking waterfalls. The rock pattern in surroundings of the falls is also interesting, as the black rock appears like a metal. The water force is quite high during monsoons and not advised to get into the water.

There are two temples near the falls on both sides of the river. A long ramp was constructed to have good views of the waterfalls. There is a watch tower nearby that gives breathtaking views of the waterfall.

The ideal time to visit the waterfall is during monsoon (August to October). The breathtaking views of the waterfall attract many visitors during peak rains. The rocks are sharp and slippery and tourists have to be very careful while getting into the water. The view of the waterfall is wonderful from the other side of the river. There is a bridge across the river little further away from the falls (one km). Sometimes the road to the bridge becomes inaccessible for four wheelers, but it can be walked down (20 mins one way). It is not advised to get into the water due to the heavy flow and sharp rocks.

From Nirmal, the waterfall can be reached via Dhani, Swarna & Islahpur. The road from Nirmal is average and can get worse during heavy rains. Public transportation is limited to this place from Nirmal (one bus that runs four times a day). There is also a railway station (Sahastrakund Railway Station) which is half km from Islahpur and 5 km from the waterfall. This station is connected with Hyderabad, Nagpur, Nanded and Adilabad.

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