Waterfalls Of Kerala


Kerala in India is bestowed with immense natural beauty. So much so, that is it rightfully called ?God?s Own Country?. Kerala is especially renowned for its serene backwaters. Kerala also has large number of enchanting, misty and milky waterfalls to mesmerize you and to transport you to an enchanted realm.

Athirapally Waterfalls is about 80 feet high and is situated on the Chalakudy River. This is a very popular tourist place in the Thrissur region of Kerala. The unscathed beauty of this place relieves the visitors of a hectic life in polluted cities. The Athirpally Falls originate from the Sholyar forest ranges. The Thommankuthu Falls is a seven-step fall and its beauty definitely captivates the visitors. It?s a much favored picnic spot of Kerala. These cascade waterfalls attract tourists from states located nearby as well. One can also explore a number of caves that surround the waterfalls.

Palaruvi Waterfalls, positioned near the Kerala ? Tamil Nadu border offers a dazzling sight. Water flowing from this waterfall looks like flowing milk that empties in a pool below. These falls also have many cascades, which enhance its beauty. The water of this Palaruvi waterfall is said to have benign powers as it is considered curative by many. Mulamkuzi Falls are at river Mulaamkuzi. These falls have clear, pristine water with medicinal properties. There is also a confluence of the rivers Periyar and Perumthode.

The Aruvi Waterfalls are located at 60 km from Thiruvananthapuram in the Peppara forest range. This waterfall drops from a height of 100 feet. Numerous people come here to enjoy a picnic. Several streams come out of this fall and head to the rubber plantations nearby. Another interesting waterfall in Kerala is the Thusharagiri Waterfalls that emerge from River Challipuza. This river breaks into three snowy sprays like waterfalls, hence the name ‘Thusharagiri’ which means snowy peak.

The Meenvallam Waterfalls start from a height of 20-25 feet. There are 10 steps comprising the fall and out of that eight are placed on the upper hills inside the forests. This place is a perfect blend of delightful scenic splendor. This waterfall is located at the Palakkad- Manarkkad route in Kerala.

There is a miraculous medley of waterfalls in Kerala, which lures visitors. Some other waterfalls of Kerala are Power House Waterfalls, Kanthanpara Waterfalls, Sentinal Rock Waterfalls, Kanthanpara Waterfalls, Chethalayam Waterfalls, Kombaikani and Meenmutti Waterfalls, Perumthenaruvi Dhoni Falls, Kesari Waterfall, Marmala Waterfalls, Nyayamkad Falls, Cheeyapara Falls, and Attukal Waterfalls.