Bhattafall has ruined Mussoorie…water from the waterfall has entered the shops, don't plan to go there

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
4 Min Read


As soon as the rainy season arrives, the scene of devastation is first seen in Uttarakhand and Himachal. And why not, both these states are among the top mountainous states of India. And when it rains during the monsoon season, the situation here is the worst. Let us tell you, due to heavy rains in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, the flow of waterfalls has increased due to which the water there is entering the shops. Yes, we are talking about Bhattafall here where the water has taken a fierce form, this waterfall is overflowing due to rain. At the same time, the Meteorological Department has issued a red alert of heavy rain in some districts of Kumaon and an orange alert in Garhwal.

If you are planning to go to Mussoorie, then first know about this waterfall, this waterfall is definitely worth visiting in the summer season. This waterfall is a great picnic spot not only for tourists but also for the local people. Tourists keep coming here throughout the year, who come to see the beautiful view and have fun in the water. (All representative photo courtesy: pexels.com)

What is there to see in Bhattafall?

To reach Bhattafall, you have to climb about 500 meters. But, adventure lovers can trek directly from the bottom to the waterfall. This is also a great place for a family trip, children will also get fun things to do here. Here the water falls from a height of 30 feet and forms a pool below. Even though Bhattafall is considered the best tourist spot in Mussoorie, it has not yet become completely commercial. Because of this, it still remains natural and beautiful.

The pond below is perfect for those who love to bathe and swim. A small park for children is built a short distance away. There are swings and toys here where children can have fun. Also, there are some small food joints outside, where visitors can rest and refill their energy.

The waterfall is open only during this time period

The most fun time to visit Bhattafall is during summers. The weather is pleasant during this time and you can enjoy fun in the water. Monsoon season is also good to visit, but remember that it is very crowded between April and June. One thing to keep in mind while visiting is that the place and the children's park are open only from 8 am to 5 pm, so keep this in mind while planning your trip.

How to reach Bhatta Falls?

How to reach Bhatta Falls?

First: If you are fond of walking then a 6 km shortcut route is for you. You can reach the waterfall while enjoying trekking.
Second: Travel 11 kilometers comfortably by taxi. Then enjoy the view of the waterfall.
Not only this, you can also ride the Bhatta Ropeway to reach the waterfall from Bhatta village. There is a different pleasure in seeing the beautiful view of the Doon Valley from above.

Things to do at Bhattafall

Things to do at Bhattafall

Here you can enjoy hiking, swimming, cable ride and children's park. Let us tell you, there is no fee for entry into Bhatta Falls, yes you will have to pay Rs 150 for the cable ride, you will also have to pay a fee for entry into the children's park.


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