Alekan is one of the attractive waterfalls in Dakshina Kannada District
. It is noted for its picturesque locale. Bale Kallu Gudda - one of the highest hills in Dakshina Kannada District - is nearby.
A winding scenic journey from Charmadi, 18 km away, takes to Alekan Waterfalls. Alekan Waterfalls is roughly four kilometers from kottigehara.