Among the other beautiful sites near Vadodara city, Jambughoda Sanctuary holds a distinct mention. The sanctuary is located at a distance of around 70 km from Vadodara city. The place not only plays home to a large variety of flora and fauna but also blankets a lot many scenic and unique sites, which serve as great attractions for the visitors. Hathni Waterfalls is also among these beautiful places.
Hathni Waterfall – Vadodara – Gujarat
Located in the beautiful estate of Jambughoda, Hathni Waterfalls are music to ears and a panoramic site to watch and enjoy.”Hathni” stands for “a female elephant” in Hindi language and the place is so named because of the fact that the waterfall opens up to a cave which houses a rock, shaped as a seated baby elephant. The cave has small hanuman statue and the main temple is at the base of the waterfall.
The waterfalls are at a small distance of 12km from Jambughoda and are well hidden among the lush greenery and beautiful hills surrounding the entire area.
The nearby area from the sanctuary to the waterfalls plays host to a large variety of trees and flowers, which look extremely beautiful especially in the rainy season. The entire route is well surrounded by the valley of flowers, green meadows and many varied species of birds flock the region as well. The hilly terrain boasts of quartz stone hills.
The spectacular natural beauty of the entire area, combined with the mixed terrain of hills and water, blanketed in green carpet, makes the place highly visited by the people from all over. Trekking, bike rides and Hanuman Temple darshan makes it a must visit destination.