28 Rock Climbing Spots in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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28 Rock Climbing Spots to explore in India

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Aruvikuzhi WaterfallsOravakkal Koorali Road, Kerala 686503, India

Hike through the cascading waterfall set in the backdrop of rubber plantations and banana farms.

Bamni FallsBaghmundi - Ajodhya, Ajodhya Hills Rd, Barria, West Bengal 723152, India

This beautiful waterfall is located in the Purulia district of West Bengal. It is located in a dense forest and surrounded by huge rocks. The view of the waterfall is truly mesmerizing and the crystal clear water is so cool. Trekking area, rock climbing, etc are the possibilities around this waterfall.

Bhatinda WaterfallBhatinda fall, Bhawardaha, Jharkhand 828129, India

The Bhatinda Falls is a powerful and picturesque waterfall that cascades over pronounced rock formations. Also known as the waterfall of Moonidih, it is located at a distance of 14 km from the Dhanbad Railway Station. It makes for an excellent picnic spot for groups looking for a quick and refreshing getaway. Surrounded by lush greenery and rugged hills, the falls offer a captivating sight to the onlookers.

Chauli Ki JaliChauli Ki Jali, Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand 263138

Chauli Ki Jali additionally referred to as Chauthi Jali is a traveler’s attraction located at the back of the cliff of Mukteshwar temple. ‘Chauli’ manner rock and ‘Jali’ way hollow. Chauli Ki Jali is placed in Mukteshwar. It is a super cliff about 1.5 km from the major market of Mukteshwar behind the Mukteshwar temple. This area is a paradise for nature fanatics and journey seekers. Many people go to this area for sightseeing and having an adrenaline-pumping rock climbing revel in.

Chokramudi PeakIdukki, Kerala 685565, India

Three hours of a hard hike through tricky rock faces, breathtaking views, windy narrow paths. A viewpoint for an incredible sunrise.

Corbett FallsNainital Rd, Nayagaon Julfikar, Uttarakhand 263140, India

Eloped in the dense teak wood forest, Corbett Waterfalls dropping down from a height of 60 feet offer a refreshing break from tiring safari session. The area around the waterfall is just the perfect to enjoy a picnic. While visiting the waterfall, make a point to carry sufficient drink and food stock as there are no eating joints nearby. One can also enjoy birdwatching here.

Dhinodhar HillsDhinodhar Hills, Than, Gujarat 370665

Dhinodhar hills are located at the Kutch district of Gujarat is a tourist and pilgrimage spot. On the highest peak of Dhinodhar hill, there is a small, domed, somewhat cracked shrine of limestone and mud-plastered with cement, built by Brahma-Kshatriya Shethh Sundarji Shivji in 1821. This area has abundant wildlife and flora and is a trekker destination, Every year since 2011, a trekking competition has been organized between December and January.

GaumukhGangotri - Gaumukh Pedestrian Way, Kedarnath, Uttarakhand 249135, India

Gomukh, also known as "Gaumukh is the terminus or pout of the Gangotri Glacier and the source of the Bhagirathi River, one of the primary headstreams of the Ganges River. The place is situated at a height of 13,200 ft . It is one of the largest in the Himalayas with an estimated volume of over 27 cubic kilometers. It is a popular Hindu pilgrimage site, along with Gangotri, as well as trekking destination.

Hatu PeakHatu Peak, Himachal Pradesh 171225

Hatu Peak is the highest peak in the entire Shimla district, located in Narkanda. Surrounded by majestic mountains and covered in a dense green blanket of sky-touching cedar and fir, Hatu Peak may just be paradise on earth. The forest is a mixed one, comprising a varied population of deodar, fir, spruce, cedar, and blue pine; but is mostly renowned for its colorful apple orchards. The Hatu Mata Temple rests atop the hill on Hatu Peak and holds great religious significance to the locals.

Illikkal KalluKottayam, Kerala 686652, India

A half fallen dreadful rock, the mist clad mountains, and a dangerous bridge to hell.

Joychandi Paharopposite S.E.Rly. Joychandipahar Rly Station, Raghunathpur, West Bengal 723133, India

Joychandi Pahar is a hill which is a popular tourist attraction in Purulia district. A beautiful viewpoint , trekking area, rock climbing and so more.

Kalo DungarKalo Dungar, Gujarat 370510

Kalo Dungar alias black hill is the highest point of the Kutch region, offering the bird's-eye view of the Great Rann of Kutch. At only 462 meters, the hill itself is an easy climb and can be reached by either hopping in private taxi or Gujarat tourism buses. Dattatreya Temple, a 400-year-old shrine sacred to Lord Dattatreya is noticeable on the top of the hill.

Keezharkuthu waterfallsIdukki, Kerala 685602, India

The waterfall located inside forest, falling from a height of 60 meters and accessible by hiking.

MangitungiMangi Tungi, Taluka-Satana, Nasik, Maharashtra 423302, India

Mangitungi is a prominent twin-pinnacled peak with plateau in between, located near Tahrabad near Nashik. There are numerous temples and is considered sacred in Jainism.

Matheran Hill Stationकस्तुरबा रोड, माथेरान, महाराष्ट्र 410102, India

Matheran is a bewitching hill station, situated on the Western Ghat mountain range in Maharashtra. The magnificent hill station boasts of dense green cover, pleasing atmosphere and verdant beauty that allure the tourists from various parts of the world. The hill station is also an empyrean for the adventure junkies as well. Trekking, rock climbing and paragliding are some of the exciting adventure activities that can be enjoyed by the visitors.

Muthayala MaduvuThammanayakanahalli, Karnataka 562106, India

Also called as Pearl valley. The place is well known for its cascades and the mountain ranges. Nearby the falls, there is a small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva

Osam Mountain HillPatanvav, Gujarat 360430, India

Osam Hill is situated in a small hamlet named Patanvav. A very good  Trekking destination, adventure lovers can explore this hill. There are waterfalls and small temple in the hill. A very good viewpoint.

PapsuraPapsura, Himachal Pradesh 175134

This is a mountain that is fully covered with snow in the Lahaul and Spiti district.  There is so much variety of Flora and Fauna. Trekkers paradise, mountaineering, rock climbing, etc.

PERUMBANKUTHU WATERFALLSIdukki Twp, Kerala 685561, India

One of the largest waterfalls in the state. You can even climb to top of the falls with the help of locals.

Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls And DamPathanamthitta, Perumthenaruvi Hilltop Rd, Vechoochira, Kerala 686511, India

Waterfall that cascades through the boulders and a rocky bed.