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We are Athul & Neethu from Bangalore, India. Our Backpack Tales (OBT) is our travel blog where we discuss our travel stories, destination guides, travel hacks etc. OBT is also a platform for people who loves to share their travel experiences to the world. Let’s start our journey!


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Hogenakkal Falls from Bangalore

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Bangalore to Hogenakkal Travel Guide

The Hogenakkal waterfalls, originating from the Kaveri river, is one of the most popular spots for a day trip from Bangalore. Hogenakkal falls distance from Bangalore is around 125 km. It is located in Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu. Some people refer it as “Niagara falls of India”. The name Hogenakkal came from two kannada words “Hoge” means Smoke and “Kal” means Rock which means the “Smoking Rock“. 

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