Hogenakkal located at the borders of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka is popularly referred as the Niagara Falls of India. The word Hogenakkal in Kannada means ‘Smoking Rock’, which otherwise means from the cloud of mist and spray, that envelopes the chasm. The main attraction of the falls is its vertical drop from a height of 20 metres with a thundering sound. This tourism destination is a small village at a distance of about 170kms away from Bangalore in the state of Karnataka and 45kms away from Dharmapuri in the state of Tamil Nadu.Hogenakkal is situated at the point of juncture of the river Kaveri and Chinnar.After this point of confluence the Kaveri River branches into a course of impressive waterfalls.Hogenakkal is covered with a thick growth of trees and underbrush in the hills of Melagiri.People also refer to this as a riverside spa for the water flowing here is said to have a lot of curative power. The reason behind the curative nature of the water is because the water coming here takes a journey through the forest of herbs. The falls is surrounded by huge mountains with rough and irregular surface. It is very adventurous and exciting to go for a trek through these rugged mountains.
LOCATION :Hogenakkal is located in the state of Tamil Nadu and also very to the borders of Karnataka. It is situated at a distance of about 170kms away from Bangalore in the state of Karnataka and 45kms away from Dharmapuri in the state of Tamil Nadu.Hogenakkal takes up an altitude of about 250 metres above sea level.