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Discover Kakochang Waterfalls in Assam – An ultimate guide to the falls

By Karthika Selvakumar - August 18, 2020
Kakochang Waterfalls

Overview

Kakochang Waterfalls in Assam is a fab waterfall set close Naharjan Gaon village. It is one of the best waterfalls in Assam. Also, it is among the best places to visit near Kaziranga National Park. Locally called as Keipholangso Falls, this gushing waterfall is an epic amidst thick tea and espresso plantations. It pours down from a height of about 40 m into a crystal clear pool. One can have a fresh plunge in the cool waters and relax by the pool. The surrounding tea plantations offer a perfect view from the Kakochang Waterfalls.

To visit the falls, visitors need to trek about 3.5 km from the last motorable point at Naharjan Gaon. Not only the spot is alluring but the drive to arrive at this spot is also divine. It is secured with bamboo trees, some small bridges and many small lakes. The trek is easy, but for kids, it may be tiring.

The great thing about this site is that it offers best views of the tea gardens like Difanu, Hathkhuli, Behora Borchapori and Methoni. To invest some quality time with your family, you can plan a vacation to the state from October to March.

Kakochang Waterfalls in Assam
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Also Read: River Rafting In Assam

Things to know

Here is your perfect guide for your visit to the Kakochang Waterfalls. All you got to do is to know the essentials and pack your bags. Wishing you a hassle-free vacation!

Entry Details

There is no specific entry timing for this waterfalls as it is a natural one. Guests can come here whenever they wish to. There is no entry charge for this charm either. However, this waterfall is requested to be visited only during day time to ensure safety.

How to Reach?

Kakochang Waterfall is well connected with significant regions of Assam. There are many private and public operated transportations that are accessible from Guwahati to Bokakhat. Trains are additionally accessible and the closest railhead is Furkating in Golaghat. The closest air terminal to the Kakochang Waterfall is Jorhat. Let’s get into more details.

  • The nearest airport to Kakochang airport is Jorhat airport, located in Bokakhat which is around 69 kilometres away and it would take around 2 hours via NH715.
  • Alternatively, the nearest railway station is Jorhat rail route station which is 68.8 kilometres and it would take around 2 hours by means of the same highway.
  • From Kaziranga National Park, Kakochang waterfalls are located around 47 kilometres east.  It would take an hour and 6 minutes via NH715.
  • These waterfalls are likewise positioned around 13 kilometres east of the Bokakhat district of Assam.
  • Visitors can choose cab, taxi, auto or a bus from any of these locations.
Railway, Assam
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Recommendations

  • Sunscreen is an absolute necessity, particularly during summers.
  • Guests are suggested to bring their sterilizers. There are high chances of injuries around this waterfall.
  • It is ideal to wear sportswear and garments that quick-dry and light.
  • Guests are prescribed to wear shoes and floaters with support since this region is loaded up with rubber plantations and hence can be slippery.
  • Caps and shades are a must to carry, particularly on a sunny day.
  • Guests can bring their own food and water. Please don’t litter.
Essentials to be carried to Kakochang Waterfalls in Assam
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Best Time to Visit Kakochang Waterfall

A perfect time to visit the Kakochang waterfall is during the post-monsoon months. In these months after the heavy rainfall, the waterfalls flow with ample water. The best opportunity to visit is between October and March.

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Where to stay near Kakochang Waterfall

There are many hotels and forest lodges situated close to Kaziranga National Park and Bokakhat. Planning to cherish the rural side of Assamese town? Experience ethnic homestays.

Ethnic homestays in Assam
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Grab your food and buy local

Plan your journey to Kakochang waterfalls on Sunday as the local markets come live on that day. You may get the chance to snatch some extremely delicious local flavoured delicacies. Above all, you can also buy some local products in the market.

Local food in Assam
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Kudos! For you have discovered the perfect getaway for a calm vacation. Hoping to spend your holiday in Assam? Well, do visit Kakochang waterfall and add some freshness to a wonderful vacation. Now that you know everything about the attraction plan a visit. What more are you waiting for? Go ahead and plan your vacation to Assam. Browse through Pickyourtrail website. Above all, you can also reach us on Whatsapp to know more about planning a vacation to Assam.

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