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    Meenmutty are amongst the most beautiful waterfalls in Kerala

    The land of Kerala has ample of forests, lakes and waterfalls. Water streams merge together to form luscious waterfalls in Kerala, which attract dozens of people. To add to this is the pleasant monsoon season which makes sure you witness the majestic falls in their full might.

    Without any delay, we would like to take you through the list of the best waterfalls in Kerala where you could chill, splash and unwind:

    1. Athirappilly Waterfalls

    The majestic sight of the highest and one the most popular waterfalls in Kerala

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    Remember the falls in the movie Ravan? These offers spectacular views of the Sholayar hills as it is the highest waterfall in Kerala. The sound of the water plunging down will be music to your ears, and the sight would invoke a deep sense of wilderness in you because nowhere else would you see something as beautiful as this.

    Ideal Trip Duration: Half Day to Full Day
    Nearest City: Thrissur(47kms) and Kochi (70 Kms)
    Best Time to Visit: September to January

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    2. Meenmutty Waterfalls

    Meenmutty are amongst the most beautiful waterfalls in Kerala

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    One of the most gorgeous waterfalls in the state is Meenmutty. Cascading down through multiple tiers from a height of about 300 meters, it is a spectacular fall situated inside the forest. It is the second largest waterfall in Kerala. The falls can be reached by trekking down the hill for about 3 Kms through a rocky terrain.

    Ideal Trip Duration: One day trip
    Nearest City: 28kms from Kalpetta (Wayanad)
    Best Time to Visit: Post Monsoons
    Travel Tip: Hiring a private vehicle from Kalpetta or Meppadi is a good option.

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    3. Thommankuthu Waterfalls

    Thommankuthu is a famous waterfalls in Kerala known for its topography

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    A seven-step scenic brook, making the entire valley look beautiful, is amongst the best waterfalls in Kerala and a mesmerizing place to spend some time amidst the tranquil nature. Trekking into the surrounding picturesque hills is another popular activity at this place.

    Ideal Trip Duration: One day trip
    Nearest City: 25 Kms from Idukki and 48 Kms from Munnar
    Best Time to Visit: Monsoons are beautiful, but stay away from the fall. Post monsoon is preferred too.
    Travel Tip: This place is connected by bus from Munnar and Thodupuzha. There are no accommodation facilities available near the falls.

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    4. Palaruvi Waterfalls

    The milky stream of Palaruvi is the best waterfall in Kerala serving as a natural pool for tourists

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    It is one of the most beautiful and 40th highest waterfall in India. The word Palaruvi means stream of milk in Malayalam. It is a favourite picnic spot for visitors from all over south India. The water falls into a small pool which is ideal for swimming. You have to trek through dense forests to reach the waterfall and the experience is definitely memorable.

    Ideal Trip Duration: 1 day trip
    Nearest City: 72 kms from Kollam
    Best Time to Visit: June to January
    Travel Tip: Thenmala Dam is about 11 Kms from Palaruvi Waterfalls and can be visited together.
    Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary is about 31 Kms from Palaruvi Waterfalls and can be visited together.

    5. Keezharkuthu waterfalls

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    One of the most popular waterfalls in kerala, also known as the rainbow waterfalls at Keezharkuthu waterfalls, are extremely beautiful. The water cascades down a rock from a height of about 1500 m. It is an ideal place for rock climbing & mountaineering. The falls are located in deep forest and can be reached by trekking through the forests for over 2 Kms.

    Ideal Trip Duration: One day trip
    Nearest City: 30kms from Idukki
    Best Time to Visit: This place is good to visit throughout the year.
    Travel Tip: Nearest town to the falls is Udambannoor, which is connected by Bus with Idukku, Munnar and Thodupuzha.

    PS: Ask locals to guide you the way

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    6. Vazhachaal Waterfalls

    Water streaming down the beautiful falls of Vazhachaal in Kerala

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    Number six on our list of beautiful Kerala waterfalls is Vazhachaal. This stream is a breathtakingly gorgeous, situated very close to Athirapally – Valparai road, close to dense green forests that are home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna.

    Ideal Trip Duration: one day trip
    Nearest City: 7 Kms from Athirapally & 75 Kms from Kochi
    Best Time to Visit: September to January
    Travel tip: This is the only place in the Western Ghats where four endangered Hornbill species are seen.

    7. Chethalayam Waterfalls

    Tourists enjoying at the popular waterfalls of Chethalayam

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    This is one of the smallest and seasonal yet most famous waterfalls in Kerala, popular amongst trekkers. One has to trek for about 4 Kms from Kidangand to reach the falls. Though it tends to dry up during summer, it is a lovely place to visit and trekking enthusiasts will have an enjoyable time climbing up the rocks to the waterfall.

    Ideal Trip Duration: One day trip
    Nearest City: 37 kms from Kalpetta
    Best Time to Visit: Post monsoon season is the best time to visit the falls

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    8. Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls

    The beautiful Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls in Kerala

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    Perunthenaruvi is amongst the most wonderful Kerala waterfalls formed on Pampa River, a favourite spot for both domestic and foreign tourists. The Perunthnaruvi means ‘The Honey Stream’. This water flows down a rocky bed and falls into a pool through multiple streams from a height ranging from 60 to 100 feet. This is a wonderful place to spend few hours swimming and playing in the water and enjoying the spectacular views.

    Ideal Trip Duration: one day trip
    Nearest City: 26 Kms from Pathanamthitta and Thiruvalla, about 44 km
    Best Time to Visit: March to August
    Travel Tip: Perunthenaruvi waterfalls can be accessed via Vadasserikkara & Perunad. It is connected by bus service with Pathanamthitta.

    9. Power House Waterfalls

    The beautiful streams of Power house waterfalls in Kerala are a must visit post the monsoon season

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    Power house is amongst the famous waterfalls in Kerala. 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. The stream is said to be originated from scenic & sacred Devikulam Hills. It is possible to reach the bottom of the falls by trekking down the hills. Swimming in the pool at bottom of the falls is a memorable experience.

    Ideal Trip Duration: One day trip
    Nearest City: 18kms from Munnar
    Best Time to Visit: Post monsoon season

    10. Sentinel Rock Waterfalls

    The picturesque views of Sentinel rock waterfalls

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    Also known as the Soochipara Waterfalls, one of the most attractive falls in the district, the water hits the sharp spikes of granite at the base. This place is also an exciting trekking destination. Visitors have to trek down for about 2 Kms to reach the falls from the road point through slippery and rocky path.

    Ideal Trip Duration: One day trip
    Nearest City: 23 Kms from Kalpetta
    Best Time to Visit: June to October

    Stunned watching the beauty of the splendid waterfalls in Kerala? Book tickets and indulge into the phenomenal beauty of nature in God’s own country!

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