Barkana Falls is the tenth tallest waterfall in India with a tallness of around 800 feet. It is situated at a separation of 52 Kms from Udupi, 36 Kms from Tirthahalli, 22 Kms from Hebri and 8 Kms from Agumbe which is situated on Udupi - Tirthahalli street. It is a grand waterfall arranged in the thick woodland of the Western Ghats.
Framed by Sita River, this waterfall is the wellspring of one of the imperative hydro electric tasks in Karnataka. The name Barkana originates from the words Barka which signifies 'Mouse Deer' and Kana signifies 'Home'. Some portion of the approach street to the falls is exceptionally sloppy and just proposed to pass by Jeep which can be employed at Agumbe or Hebri.
The perspective is 2-3 Kms from Malandur town and approach street is exceptionally sloppy strolling takes 1 Hr oneway. Keeping in mind the end goal to achieve best of the tumbles from here unrealistic to achieve base of falls, one needs to trek for around 60 minutes one path through thick woods. This course is a piece of the Narsima Parvatha trek - a 2 day trek from Agumbe.