Located about 50 km from Madikeri
and 20 km from Nagarhole National Park
, Iruppu Waterfalls are amidst of lush green Western Ghats
. It presents a stunning sight during the monsoon. Its origin is in the Brahmagiri peaks inside the
Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary
. It later joins river Cauvery
and is also known as Lakshmana teertha falls. Originating in the Brahmagiri Ranges, the falls plunge 170 ft down in two distinct stages.