Top Waterfalls in Kerala

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Top Waterfalls in Kerala

The forests of the Western Ghats are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that laugh gurgle and splash down the mountain side. All these cascades of rippling waters are ideal spots for picnics and excursions round the year.

1) Palaruvi Waterfall:

Palaruvi Waterfalls

Palaruvi Waterfalls

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(175 km from Kollam) which means stream of milk makes its way down the rocks, from a height of 300 ft. The Palaruvi woods are a beautiful picnic spot.

2) Athirapally Waterfall:

(63 km from Thrissur) At the entrance to the Sholayar Ranges, this 80 ft high waterfall is a popular picnic spot.

Athirappilly waterfalls

Athirappilly waterfalls

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3) Vazhachal Waterfall:

(63 km from Thrissur) Just a short drive from Athirapally, this picturesque waterfall is close to dense, green forests and is a part of the Chalakudy River. Athuapally and Vazhachal are the most famous waterfalls of Kerala. Attracting tourists in plenty.

Vazhachal waterfalls

Vazhachal waterfalls

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4) Attukal Waterfall:

(9 km from Munnar) In Idukki A land of waterfalls and inviting green hills, Attukal, located between Munnar and Pallivasal, is a feast for the eyes. The place is excellent for long treks


5) Thommankuthu Waterfall:

(17 km from Thodupuzha in Idukki) Famous for its seven-step waterfall. Thommankurhu is an ideal place for adventure tourism, pedal boating, forest trekking, night camping, bathing in the waterfall etc. are some of the activities possible here.

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Thommankuthu waterfalls

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6) Thusharagiri Waterfall:

(50 km from Kozhikode) Waterfalls and streams abound in this hilly region with excellent trekking tracks. Located near Vythiri in Wayanad.



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7) Meenmutty Waterfall:

(29 km from Alpetta in Wayanad) An interesting 2 km jungle trek will lead to the largest and most spectacular waterfall in Wayanad. Water drops from neatly 1000 ft over three stages, presenting a Triple-Decker effect.

meenmutty waterfalls

Meenmutty Waterfalls

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8) Chetholayam Waterfall:

(12 km east of Sulthan Barhery in Wayanad) A lovely place to visit, trekking enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the climb up the rocks to the waterfall

9) Sentinel Rock Waterfall:

(12 km away from Kalpetta in Wayanad) Locally known as Soochipara, or needle rock, the foot of the falls is ideal for a quick dip.



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