Kunchikal Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in India and the highest tiered waterfall of the country with a height of around 1493 ft. Located in Agumbe, Shimoga, this waterfall is formed by the River Varahi and is the main source of one of Karnataka's hydro electric projects. The tributaries of River Varahi create several seasonal falls in the nearby forest during the monsoons. The sight of many smaller waterfalls surrounding the magnanimous Kunchikal Falls is magnificent. The natural beauty of this waterfall makes it a popular tourist attraction of the region.