Waterfalls in Ernakulam
How To Rech Ernakulam
The nearest airport is at Karipur, Kozhikode, about 93kms south.
Kannur railway station is an important rail head of the Southern Railway and is well linked to major towns up country as well as within the State.
Kannur is accessible by road.
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.
Waterfalls in Idukki
How To Rach Idukki
The nearest railway station is at Kottayam, 133 km away.
The nearest airport is at Cochin 132 km away.
Idukki can be reached by mortable roads from most parts of Kerala.
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9 km from Munnar in Idukki. This place is located between Munnar and Pallivasal, and a beautiful sight of waterfalls and rolling hills can be seen here. Attukal is also ideal for long treks
The Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls are located between Narimangalam and Adimali on the kochi-Madurai highway. The Cheeyapara waterfalls cascade down in seven steps. It is a real feast for the eyes.
10 Kms from Munnar, located between Munnar and Rajamala Nyamkad is a land of breathtaking waterfalls. The Waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600 meters, the enchanting surrounding make an excellent picnic spot and trekking point.
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.
28 km from Thodupuzha is Thommankutthu, which is famous for its numerous waterfalls. This place is ideal for natural loversand attracts thousands of tourists every year. A seven-step waterfall here is a much loved picnic spot. At each step, there is a cascade and a pool beneath to enjoy the panoramic beauty; the best way is to undertake a trek that takes one to the top of the mountain, a 12 km. climb. Boating can be arranged in the serene lake and fishing, together with horse riding in the valleys and adventure sports.
25 km from Thodupuzha. The Rainbow waterfalls, which cascade down a rock from a height of about 1500 mt is a wonderful attraction of this spot. It can be seen throughout the year in full swing. The forest around this spot is home to various medicinal plants. It is an ideal place for rock climbing, mountaineering and camp trekking.
Uravapara Rock Hills
A unique offering of mother nature, the Uravapara rock hill is a almost 1 km long single rock hill. The view of the hill is breathtaking and it is a favourite with photographers. The deep gorges, offer a splendid and scenic view of the lush vegetation surrounding the rock hill.
Ideally suited for family vacations and picnics, the Uravapara rock hill, located at a distance of 3 kms from Thodupuzha is a must visit destination for any tourist.
Waterfalls in Kozhikode (Calicut)
How To reach Kozhikode
Kozhikode airport is at Karipur is at a distance of about 25 km from the centre of the city.
The Kozhikode railway station is located south of the Manachira Square. It is served by a handful of costal expresses and several passenger trains.
A well-built network of roads connects Kozhikode (Calicut) to the other parts of the state.
Lying 50kms east of Kozhikode, Thusharagiri is a little tribal tourist spot in Kerala. Thusharagiri means misty mountain and this beautiful spot snuggled cosily in the Western Ghats is sure to have a revitalizing and spellbinding effect on any visitor. Thusharagiri waterfalls consist of three separate waterfalls in Chalippuzha River. The river originates from two streams from the Western Ghats, which converges at Thusharagiri and exhibits a unique kinship between the land and water. The calm and serene forest area, which has two dams, and a crocodile farm is also a trekker’s delight.
Two streams originating from the Western Ghats meet here to form the Chalippuzha River. The river diverges into three waterfalls creating a snowy spray, which gives the name, 'Thusharagiri'.
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 fromthe 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.
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.
Best time to Visit : September to November
Location : 11 Km From Kodenchery, Kerala
Main Attraction : Trekking
Waterfalls in Kottayam
How To reach Kottayam
From Cochin International Airport, about 76 kms to Kottayam town.
From Madurai Airport about 142 kms to Kottayam.
From Thiruvananthapuram International Airport about 170 kms to Kottayam.
Nearest railway stations are Kottayam and Earnakulam (Kochi)
There are two bus stands, one run by state transport and the other private. The buses to major centres operate from the KSRTC bus station.
The Kesari waterfalls, also known as Valanjamkanam falls, lies between Kuttikanam and Murinjapuzha on the Kottayam-Kumaly route. Valanjamkanam is a 3 hr. journey from Kottayam by any bus to Kumaly; trek to Kuttikanan offers additional adventurous spirit and closeness to nature.
This lies a few kms away from Eerattupetta. It is exactly 7 kms from Teekoy rubber estate. From here a private vehicle can take you further 2 kms after which the road is not motor able. To reach the falls one has to trek through the estate over the rocky path. The waterfall is about 60 metres in height, falling into a 12-meter deep pool and joins the River Teekoy way down.
Vengathanam is barely 3 km away from Chemmalamattom on Kanjirappally- Eratupetta route. This beauty spot cradled between Idukki and Kottayam districts with a cool bright rivulet can certainly satiate the thirst of any nature lover.
Located at distance of 55 kms from Kottayam and 20 kms from Thodapuzha, this is another picnic spot located in the midst of the beautiful hillocks near Kanjar. Ilaveezhapoonchira Skirting the Kottayam district are beautiful valleys of Ilaveezhapoonchira, spread over thousands of acres.
Ilaveezhpoonchira, means the 'valley where leaves don't fall' and is so named because the place has no trees. This is also one of the best places in Kerala to witness the sunrise and sunset. It is easily accessible from Palai in Kottayam district. The place is surrounded by three enchanting hillocks: Mankunnu, Kodayathoormal and Thonippara, making the place ideal for trekking.
The verdant landscape punctuated by four gigantic hills, each rising to about 3200 feet above sea level is an ideal place to unwind. During the monsoons when the valley fills up to form a scenic lake, this place unveils yet another beautiful slice of nature.
Altitude : Around 3200 Feet Above Sea Level.
Waterfalls in Palakkad (Palghat)
A Dhoni waterfall is a 3 hours trek from the base of the Dhoni Hills. A thick reserve forest surrounds it. Dhoni is about 15 kms from Palakkad.
A Meenvallam waterfall is around 8kms from Thuppanad junction on the Palakkad- Manarkkad route. It is a combination of enchanting beauty and scenic splendor. The water falls from nearly 20 to 25 feet and the depth is around 15-20 feet. There are 10 steps of waterfalls of which eight are located in the upper hills inside the dense forest. They are inaccessible, only the remaining two steps are accessible. One has to hire a jeep from Koomankund junction and then trek a distance of 1.5 km by crossing the river Thuppanad.
Waterfalls in Pathanamthitta
Perumthenaruvi is a very famous waterfall on the banks of the River Pamba. Here, the water flows down a rocky bed into a ravine 60 to 100 feet deep. The place is a favourite picnic spot for both domestic and foreign tourists.
Waterfalls in Quilon (Kollam)
How To Reach Kollam
The nearest airport, Thiruvananthapuram, is 72km away from Kollam.
Quilon is connected by rail with several important cities.
Quilon is connected by road with many tourist centres in India.
This waterfall falls in the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu. Its access is 35 kilometers east of Punalur on the Quilon - Shenkottah road. It is near Ariankavu mountain pass.
5 kilometers away is the spectacular Palaruvi waterfall at an attitude of 300 ft. with smaller cascades nearby. There you can see ruins of ancient temples. The water is said to be medicated as it flows down from the forest and is said to be a preventive for many diseases.
Waterfalls in Trichur (Thrissur)
Athirapally and Vazhachal Waterfalls
Athirapally is 63 km and Vazhachal 68 km from Thrissur. East of Chalakudy, near the entrance of the Sholayar forest ranges are thebeautiful waterfalls of Athirapally and Vazhachal, 5 kms apart. Athirappally is located 78 kms from Kochi, located at the entrance to Sholayar ranges, this waterfall is a popular picnic spot.
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.
Affording to the onlookers, one of the most bewitching sights, Athirappally Falls is about 80ft. high and located in the forest area.
Combined with the greenery, it infuses freshness into any tired soul. The Athirapally Falls join the Chalakkudy River after plummeting a drop of 80 feet. Vazhachal is a picturesque spot just a short drive from Athirapally and is adjacent to dense green forestland. Vazhachal is part of the Chalakkudy River.
Both the waterfalls, their cool, misty waters cascading down in the backdrop of thick green forest and rocky terrain, are a scintillating experience to visitors.
Waterfalls in Trivandrum
How to reach thiruvananthapuram
The nearest air port Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is situated 7 km away from the city.
Trains to various places are acessable from Trivandrum Cental and Trivandrum Pettah rail way stations.
Bus services starts from K.S.R.T.C Central Bus stand, Thampanoor and city services from East Fort to various places.
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.
Kombaikani and Meenmutti Waterfalls
These 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.
Waterfalls in Wayanad
Chethalayam Waterfalls is located 12kms from Sultan Bathery. One has to trek around 4kms from Chethalayam for having a glimpse of this lovely waterfall.
This waterfall is about 30 m in height and gives a panoramic view. It is located 12 kms southeast of Kalpetta
Meenmutty Waterfalls has a cascading waterfall in three tiers, from a height of 500 metres. It is located 12kms east of Meppadi
Sentinal Rock Water Fall
Sentinal Rock Water Fall is at Chooralmala Meppadi Panchayat. A three step water fall of more than 200m in height with a fantastic scenery. The sentinel rock, a rock of more than 200m.in height, is ideal for rock climbing.
Soochipara Waterfalls is located 22 kms from Hotel Green Gates. One can reach the waterfalls only after a 2-km walk into the dense equatorial forest of Wayanad. The pool below provides for water rafting, swimming, bathing, etc. The tree top huts at Soochipara will give unique view of the valleys of Western Ghats.