The Chelavara Falls is known to be one of the most beautiful waterfalls in this region and consider as one of the finest Coorg tourist places. Also known as Embepare, the sight of the cascading water amidst the verdant coffee plantations is a sight to behold. The Chomakund hill is located a couple of kilometres from these falls. Atop this hill, you get an eagle’s eye view of the plains beneath. The hill is foggy at most times. You can even see the Arabian Sea from this hill.
The regions adjoining the falls are good for trekking and hiking. You can camp at a good open space for about a day. There are people who camp here for days. The water formed by the falls is shallow at certain points. The bed of this water body is rocky. Some areas could be slippery. It is important to exercise discretion when entering into the water.
The falls seem to be a figment of divine architectural imagination – rightfully placing it amongst the top Coorg sightseeing places. The very sight of the falls essays this fact. You may wonder what makes this cascade of water so beautiful. It is a combination of everything. The lush green foliage the envelopes this cascade.
The black rocks on which the water slopes down. The sight is a combination of majestic ambience and inviting character. Together they give you the impression that the falls are receptive to your audience.
Distance from Madikeri bus stand: 39.7 Km