Rudradhari Falls & Temple
Pilgrimage | Waterfall
#6 of 12 Places to Visit in Kausani
Distance (From Kausani): 10 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day
Place Location: Near Kantali Village
Transportation Options: Cab / + Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 10 km from Kausani Bus Stop, Rudradhari Falls & Temple are located at Kantali Village on Kausani - Almora Road, Uttarakhand. It is one of the popular places to visit in Kausani and also one of the top places of trekking in Kausani.
The Rudradhari waterfall is a natural location with lush green paddy fields where water flows over a vertical drop in the course of a river. This waterfall can be easily watched while trekking to Adi Kailash region or Trishul parvat. There are many ancient caves which have been explored near the water fall. The caves are natural and very impressive with green mountains and a natural environment around.
There is a small cave temple situated near the waterfall where Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu worshiped. The name Rudradhari has been derived from the Hindu gods Rudra (Lord Shiva) and Hari (Vishnu) as according to the Puranic stories this place relate to these gods. The location of the falls and temple is festooned with terraced fields, thick pine forests and verdant green paddy fields because of which both of the falls and temple looks immensely beautiful thus attracting great number of visitors.
Visitors can reach this place only through trekking. As it is located on the way of Kausani to Almora, one can come to Kantali village in any vehicles and from there visitors have to trek 2 km to reach this place. It will take 2 hours to finish the trek.
Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM