Barehipani waterfall is India’s 2nd highest and Orissa’s highest waterfall and has been claimed as the tallest of India. The height of the waterfall is 1310 ft just 56 meter less than Kunchikal Falls in Karnataka which is the highest waterfall of India. The source of the waterfall is Budhabalanga River that flows over the mountain. It is a 2 tier water fall, which means the water falls in two drops and falls appear to drop over a wide cliff, in two tiers, ending in a broad pool below. The Barehipani waterfall in Simlipal national park occupies an important destination in the nature tour of Odisha.
Situated close to the Barehipani waterfalls is the Joranda waterfalls are the best waterfall of Orissa. Located within the contours of the Simlipal national park also hosts the majestic Bengal tiger and the rare white tiger species in Orissa. The water gushing down from the falls that run in small streams in the entire forest and serve as the lifeblood for the animals and birds living in the forest.
The waterfall Barehipani is a major tourist attraction of Odisha and a large number of tourists come to visit this matchless beauty every year. A travel to Simlipal is incomplete without having a glimpse of the majestic Barehipani waterfall and Joronda waterfall. The best time for nature and adventure tour in Odisha is from October to June.