Abbey falls is located in the district of Kodagu in the state of Karnataka
in India. It lies at the distance of 10 km from Madikeri and 270 km from
Bangalore. The best time to visit the falls is during the monsoons. They lie
amidst the private coffee and spice estates. Abbey fall is an absolute gem
for all the nature lovers.
Lovely coffee and cardamom plantations are the treat to the visitors eye.
Even during the summers there is plenty of water in these falls. The area is
well connected to the road. The roar of the water can also be heard from the
road nearby. Venturing into the coffee plantation sand exploring this
waterfall is complete fun for the tourists.
Birding and Photography :
Do remember to carry your binoculars along with yourself, as it is popular
site. Abbey is a home
to many resident and migratory birds. Spot the minute species of birds. Feel
how the chirping of birds, fills the air with love and music. The falls are
the haven for the photographers. You can capture the beautiful sceneries of
the nearby inn your cameras.
Magnificent hills and greenery around this fall makes it a popular picnic
destination among the tourists. Locales as well as the families from the
nearby areas are often seen here on the weekends. The fall rushes down in
steps to flow as a small river and merges with the Kaveri river during its
course. Alluring nature trails and exotic flora makes this place good enough
to be visited again and again. Complete peace and tranquility of the region
is the another reason why tourists to Abbey wish to spend more and more time
here. It is among the favourite locations among the filmmakers.
There are many sightseeing places around Abbey, which are worth seeing. It
includes Iruppu waterfalls, Tadiyandamol, Talakaveri, and Bhagamandala.