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Waterfalls in Kerala
A visit at the waterfall is the time spent in nature’s lap and gives an experience to savor the beauty of forests and streams. The surrounding mountains ranges with blue hills and green valleys form a stunning backdrop to these waterfalls. Even the journey to these places is a spellbinding experience in itself. The awesome scene of white waters cascading down from the top of a peak will remain forever in your heart as one of your most precious memories.
Thomankuttu Waterfalls
Thomankuttu and Rainbow Waterfalls are located at a distance of 20 and 25 km from Thodupuzha. The waterfalls are an ideal destination for all those who love to picnic in a natural surrounding. The first mentioned seven steps and a number of surrounding caves characterize waterfall. Lush green forests surround the second one.
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If you are a nature lover plus an adventure lover than Thommankuthu waterfall is a place you must visit. The waterfall is a beautiful seven-step waterfall offering pleasant weather. The cascade waterfall is located 20 km away from Thodupuzha, one of the major towns in Idukki district of Kerala and 74 kms from Cochin.
Thommankuthu is an eco-tourism project run by Government of Kerala in cooperation with the Forest Department of Kerala. The seven step water falls that drop down a rock from a height of 1500 meters is a popular and favorite picnic spot. Each cascade has its own pool which is an attractive feature of the fall. Tourists interested in adventure travel can seek a 12km long trek to reach the Thommankuthu waterfall.
A visit at the waterfall is the time spent in nature’s lap and gives an experience to savor the beauty of forests and streams. The place is apt for mountain climbing and trekking. For locales it is a perfect picnic spot to enjoy a day with friends and family. The other activities which attract tourists to this beautiful destination are boating in the lake, Fishing and horse riding in pleasant valley of Thommankuthu waterfall.
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Athirappilly & Vazhachal
Athirappilly is popular among tourists. Athirappilly Falls is one of the best places to visit in Kerala. Another popular waterfall to visit is the Vazhachal Falls. Athirappilly Falls is a part of Chalakudy river and it is approximately 80 feet in height. Athirappilly is easily reachable from Chalakudy by taking a vehicle for rent or by bus from the Chalakudy private bus terminal.
The charm of the Athirampally and Vazhachal nature cannot be described by words, Starting calmly from the high ranges, and crashing through gorges overhung with trees, these waterfall is one of the best places in India to re-capture a real sense of the classical idea of the 'Picturesque' - not just calm and sweet, but something wild and natural.
Proper precautions are taken on site to prevent mishaps while swimming and a police camp is always positioned there. Athirappilly is situated on SH-21 highway connecting Tamil Nadu and Kerala, night driving is not advised. But you can enjoy the adventurous drive in the middle of jungle.
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Mulamkuzhi
This is a tiny village nearly 15kms from Malayattur. The crystal clear medicated water of the River Mulamkuzhi and the waterfalls of Venanbravady near Malayattur is an enchanting sight. There is also a confluence of the rivers Periyar and Perumthode.
In Ernakulam district Mulamkuzhi is a small village about 15 km from Malayattur. It is situated at the point of juncture of rivers Periyar and Perumthode. The river Mulamkuzhi flows through the nearby mountain ranges and cascades into a huge waterfall. It is a picturesque location and a very famous tourist site. Mulamkuzhi waterfall is situated in Mulamkuzhi village in Malayattoor in Ernakulam district.
This waterfall originates from Mulamkuzhi River and flows through the hill ranges. This water is considered to be medicated and is clear and sweet. The village Mulamkuzhi lies at the juncture of the rivers Periyar and Perumthode.
 
Cheeyappara  
The Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls are located between Neriamangalam and Adimali on the Kochi - Madurai highway. The Cheeyappara Falls cascades down in seven steps. It is a real feast for the eyes. This is also a great place for trekking. Valara waterfalls is 10 km from Adimali on the Kochi - Madurai highway. Valara has a chain of waterfalls surrounded by thick green forests.
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Cheeyappara Waterfall is considered as one of the best waterfalls in Kerala. Not only tourist the locals are also visits this venue regularly. As it is situated away from the city, it gives an opportunity to everyone to make pleasure trip. You can have a visit to Valara Waterfall as it not that far away from the Cheeyappara Waterfall. If you are lucky you will spot the The Great Hornbill known locally as ‘Malamuzhakki Vezhambal’. Its quite a splendid experience that you never want to miss.
The Cheeyappara Waterfalls is one of the beautiful waterfalls of evergreen Kerala and and is a great eco-tourism destination of the region. It is one of the significant excursion points lying in the region surrounding Cochin.
The Cheeyappara Waterfalls is one of Kerala's most magnificent waterfalls. You can see water cascading down here over seven steps, providing a truly fantastic spectacle for you to behold! This is certainly a unique spectacle!
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Nyayamakad Waterfalls
10 Kms from Munnar, located between Munnar and Rajamala Nyamkad is a land of breath taking waterfalls. The Water cascades down a hill from a height of about 1600 meters, the enchanting surrounding make an excellent picnic spot and trekking point.
The Nyayamakad Waterfall is located at a distance of 10 kilometers from Munnar. Fresh, cool spring waters cascade down the hillock from an amazing height of about 1,600 meters. This is a famous picnic spot. Walk up to the Nyayamakad gap to take in brilliant views of the Munnar valley covered with a green carpet of tea plantations. Here you might come across tea pickers at work. It is a great opportunity to mingle with the locals, learn a thing or two about tea gardening and experience a day in their lives.
Nyayamakad is a good base for a trek into the Munnar wilderness filled with numerous photographic opportunities. You can enjoy a picnic here, stroll around and explore the surroundings, marvel at the sheer might of the waterfall and view the distant tea estates.
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Power House Waterfall
18 Km from Munnar, this waterfall is on the way to Thekkady from Munnar, which cascades down to step rock 2000m above sea level. The spot is enriched which the scenic western mountain range and is an ideal place for a break on the way to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.
The spot is enriched with the scenic western mountain ranges, and is an ideal place for a break on the way to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady. If you are driving towards the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary in Thekkady, you will come across the scintillating Power House Waterfalls. A mere 18 kms from Munnar, this spot is surrounded by the verdant western mountain ranges.
The cool waters that rush down steep rocks from a height of 2000 meters is said to emanate from Devikulam. Legend has it that ‘Sita Devi Kulam' near Devikulam was the bathing place of 'Sita', wife of Lord 'Rama' from the great Indian epic – Ramayana. Locals strong believe in the medicinal and curing powers of the waterfall which they say acts as a natural massage and has curing properties.
The roar of the waterfalls is truly a magnificent sound, soon after the Indian monsoons. A delightful spot to visit if you wish to just relax and chill out. This waterfall has a medicinal power and a natural massage. This place is ideal to visit soon after the monsoon.
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Thusharagiri
Lying 50 kms east of Kozhikode, Thusharagiri is a little tribal tourist spot in Kerala. Tow streams originating from the Western Ghats meet here to form the River Challipuzha. The river diverges into three waterfalls, creating a snowy spray, which gives the name 'Thusharagiri' which means 'snowy peak'. A 5km trek upstream will take one to the stream's origin. Of the three waterfalls, the highest is the Thenpara that drops 75 metres below.
The three waterfalls on the backdrop of the Western Ghats provide an exhilarating and spellbinding sight to the visitor. The best roar of the waterfalls can be enjoyed from September to November. The waterfall with its gentle spray is sure to soothe every eye. The cascading waters of the waterfall slides past with surfy smiles.
Of the three, the highest waterfall is the Thenpara that falls from an altitude of 75 metres. Situated at Kodencherry in Kozhikode district, the plantation destination that abounds in rubber, arecanut, pepper, ginger and spices is also a trekker's delight. Trekker's start early morning from the second waterfalls at the hills and climb up through the pristine dense evergreen forests teeming with exotic birds and animals to reach Vythiri and Waynad district by evening. There is a dam located around 45 km from Calicut.
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Dhoni Waterfalls
Dhoni, situated at a distance of 15kms from Palakkad is a fairly long climb of a 3-hour trek from the base of the Dhoni Hills. This reserve forest area with its small, beautiful waterfall has many tourists all through the year. It is a splendid and captivating waterfall. Dhoni provides trekkers the opportunity to explore its hilly terrains. Its lush green surroundings are a pleasure to watch.
Dhoni is also famous for its farmhouse, harboring hundreds of cattle of Swiss variety. The Vishwanatha Swamy shrine, the oldest Shiva temple is situated 3 kms from Palakkad. The annual chariot temple is a gala event. The annual 'Ratholsavam' or Chariot Festival at Sree Viswanantha Swamy temple lasts for seven days.
Dhoni is a fairly long climb of a 3 hour trek from the base of the Dhoni Hills. This reserve forest area with its small, beautiful waterfall has many tourist all thrrough the year. It is a splendid and captivating waterfall.. Dhoni provides trekkers the opportunity to explore its hilly terrains.Its lush green surroundings are a pleasure to watch. Dhoni is also famous for its farmhouse, harbouring hundreds of cattle of Swiss variety
The place offers challenging trekking and rock-climbing through river path and numerous waterfalls. There is another dam at 60 km from Calicut. It is a place of beauty, calm, and serenity. The place has a crocodile farm run by the state forest department.
 
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Soochipara Waterfalls
Soochipara Waterfalls is another beautiful waterfall in Wayanad. Waterfall can be seen from a far which is a beautiful view. To reach the waterfall, one has to trek down 2kms through dense equitorial forest over steep rocks.
Soochipara Falls also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls is a spectacular three-tiered waterfalls in Vellarimala, Wayanad, surrounded by Deciduous, Wet Evergreen and Tropical Montane (Shola) forests. Locally referred to as Soochipara ("Soochi" meaning "Needle" and "Para" meaning "Rock"), the 15-20 minute drive from Meppadi to Sentinel Rock Waterfalls offers scenic views of some of the best tea estates in Wayanad. The Sentinel Rock Waterfalls is 200 metres (656 feet) and offers a cliff face that is ideal for rock climbing
 
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Meenvallam Waterfalls
Meenvallam Waterfalls, here natures bounty of cascading waters are being tapped to produce electricity in this scenic spot where beauty converges with utility. The ten-step waterfall with the height of each step varying from five to fourty metres provides a visual treat to the beholder.
 
 
Aruvi Waterfalls  
60 kms from Thiruvananthapuram and 7 kms from Bonecaud estate are the beautiful Aruvi Waterfalls in the Peppara forest range. This 4 feet cascade is one of the most verdant and untouched spots in Kerala. Road accessibility is only up to Bonecaud, there on; the Kanni tribesmen accompany trekkers along the mountain path. Prior permission from the forest department is required before approaching the area .
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The site falls under the Peppara forest region and is found at a distance of 7 km from Bonecaud estate which is the end point as far as transportation is concerned. From there and with prior permission from the forest department, visitors have to trek to the location; however the effort is worth the site as one is treated with nature’s beauty in isolation and untouched by any disturbance.
The weather of Aruvi region is as pleasant as the place itself, and a part from the scenic beauty, Aruvi is an ideal destination for trekking enthusiasts as well. Sage Agasthiar’s temple located nearby acts as added attraction which especially during the months of April to May attracts large number of devotees.
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Kombaikani and Meenmutti Waterfalls
These are two magnificiant waterfalls on the upper reaches of the Neyyar Reservoir. A trek of 2 kms through dense forests, would take one to Meenmutti waterfalls and a further 2 kms, to the Kombaikani waterfalls. The waterfalls and forecasts around them are worth experiencing.
Kombaikani Meenmutti Waterfalls are two magnificent waterfalls on the upper reaches of the Neyyar Reservoir. A trek of 2 kms through dense forests, would take one to Meenmutti waterfalls and a further 2 kms, to the Kombaikani waterfalls. The waterfalls and forecasts around them are worth experiencing. 45km from the city, these two splendid waterfalls on the upper reaches of the Neyyar Reservoir area is a favorite location for trekkers and birdwatchers. One can reach Meenmutti waterfalls only after a 2-km trek through the dense forest and a further 2 kms, to the Kombaikani waterfalls.
Meenmutti Waterfalls cascades in three tiers, from a height of 500 metres. Trekking facilities are available from the Kallar Vana Samrakshana Samithi (Kallar Forest Protection Group) at Kallar These are two magnificent waterfalls on the upper reaches of the Neyyar reservoir. A trek of two kms, through dense forests, would take one to Meenmutti waterfalls and a further two kms, to the Kombaikani waterfalls. The waterfalls and forests around them are worth experiencing.
   
 
 
 
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