Kerala is a heaven for nature lovers. Abundant greenery ensures a continuing freshness for weary heart and soul. Along with the vast stretches of sea and river water, mountains and forests, the lakes and waterfalls of Kerala captivate the imagination of the incoming visitors.
Kerala has lots of beautiful waterfall places in most of the interior region. Athirapally, Vazhachal, Palaruvi and thusharagiri are some of the outstanding beautiful waterfalls that are frequented by most of the tourist and other local leisure seekers. Almost all the waterfalls found in this state are quite impressive and alluring with attractive features.
Palaruvi is located 75 km away from Kollam and is a popular tourist destination in Kerala that attracts visitors from all over. Blessed by nature with its bountiful best, Palaruvi is indeed a treat to the eyes and soul.
Aruvikkuzhi is a beautiful picnic spot with a waterfall cascading down the mountains from a height of 100 ft. It is located a few km away from Kottayam town.
Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls are 15 km from Pathanamthitta in Pathanamthitta District, Central Travancore region, Kerala State, India. The name “Perunthenaruvi” means “The Great Honey Stream”
Close to the Capital City of Thiruvananthapuram is Mankayam, situated near Palode in Nedumangad Taluk. This water spectacle can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Mankayam was recently launched as a zone for ecotourism, managed by the State Forest Department.
To reach Kaalakkayam from Thiruvananthapuram, one has to come via Palode, which is about 35 kms from the city. From Palode take a deviation to reach Peringamala. Take a right turn from Peringamala to reach Kurissadi via Idinjaar, 12 km away. Since there are no signboards leading to the falls, from Kurissadi, one may seek local assistance to reach the spot of the waterfalls.
Located in the Kurumbalangode village of Nilambur taluk, Adyanpara is famous for its waterfalls and the splendour of its lush surrounding jungles.Having its origin from the ever flowing streams of the evergreen forests, this waterfall is live even when the climate is dry. This is a cascading type of waterfall and attracts tourists from the surrounding places.
Athirappalli and Vazhachal
Athirappalli 63 km from Thrissur and Vazhachal 68 km from Thrissur Athirappalli and Vazhachal, the two scenic and popular waterfalls on the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges are just 5 km apart. The Athirappalli Falls joins the Chalakkudy river after plummeting down a drop of 80 feet.
Thommankuthu waterfalls in Idukki district, Kerala is one of the most serene and beautiful cascades of Kerala. Situated about 20 km from Thodupuzha town, this splendid waterfall comes down in seven steps with a cascade and a pool at each step. This enchanting place with its natural splendour is also an ideal venue for adventure tourism. Thommankuthu waterfall tours will allow tourist to savor the wild beauty of forest and stream.
Keezharkuth Waterfalls is around 25 km from Thodupuzha in Idukki District. The main attraction of this spot is rainbow waterfalls, which cascade down a rock from a height of about 1,500 meter. It can be seen throughout the year in full swing. The forest around the spot is home to various medicinal plants and is also an ideal place for rock climbing, mountaineering and trekking.
Power House Waterfalls
Power House Waterfalls is a popular tourist attraction in the hill resort of Munnar of Kerala. It is located on the way to Periyar wildlife Sanctuary of Thekkady from Munnar. This is a scenic spot at a distance of 18 km from Munnar town.
Tusharagiri is 50 km from Kozhikode ( Calicut ). As the name suggests, land and water have struck an extraordinary kinship at Thusharagiri (mist capped peaks). The plantation destination that abounds in rubber, arecanut, pepper, ginger and spices, is also a trekkers delight.
Cascading over three stages and falling from a height of over 300 meters, Meenmutty is the tallest waterfall in Wayanad,Kerala. A long days trek through the million shades of green will take you to the spectacular Meenmutty waterfall. The murmurs of the river follow your footsteps through the forest all the way to the falls. The force of water striking the dark rocks and splashing high up, to shimmer in the sun’s rays is breath- taking scenery. The Meenmutty waterfall is situated at the triple point where two other districts Malappuram and Nilgiri join Wayanad in its beauty.