Mallalli Falls is situated in the northern region of Kodagu District, Karnataka. Mallalli falls is situated in the foothills of pushpagiri mountains, around 25 km from Somwarpet and 265 km from Bangalore. The Kumaradhara river is the main watercourse for this waterfall. It later flows through Kukke Subrahmanya and merges with the Netravati -the lifeline of Mangalore at Uppinangadi

The Water in the falls in only during the monsoon season and there is no availability of water during the other seasons, hence it is advisable for the tourists to travel during the monsoon season to visit the Mallalli falls. the other point to be kept in mind is about the very bad conditions of the roads leading to the falls and even the 4×4 jeeps have a tough time to pass through these roads.

Tourists are also advised to be doubly careful about the dangerous leaches and the poisonous snakes and other deadly insects which are in the area and the tourists have to always watch out for any such harmful creatures.

The best time to visit the falls is between 6 am to 6 pm; after which the area becomes dark and it is not safe for the people visiting the falls as there is no basic security provided to this place since it is out of bounds for any of the authorities to reach this location to secure and safeguard the people visiting the place.

The Kumaradhara river is the main watercourse for this falls. The Kumaradhara later passes through Kukke Subrahmanya and merges with the Netravati- the lifeline of Mangalore at Uppinangadi where lakhs of devotees congregate to see the sangam.

A mesmerizing spot that is a must-visit for travellers, this majestic waterfall looks particularly beautiful during the monsoons.


Coorg is famous for its greenery, which gives the region its characteristic charm. Mallalli Falls are an exemplary of this, leaving you enchanted for the rest of your life. Set in the Western Ghats, the waterfall is an idyllic place for nature-lovers. This place is nestled among green forests and stunning peaks and is quite famous as a trekking destination. The falls plunge from a height of 62 m from the sea level. During the rainy season, the aura of this place becomes more mesmerizing as the volume of the Kumaradhara River increases, making the falls a foaming-white ribbon of crystal clear droplets.

This, combined with the surrounding greenery, make the whole area pristine and beautiful, taking your breath away every step of the way. Mallalli Falls are hardly 2.8 km from the village of Bidalli and around 26 km from Somwarpet. So, once you reach Coorg, pack your camera, with lots of space in the memory card, of course, and head off to this wonderful place for a memorable holiday experience!