Best Waterfalls In Kerala
1. Athirappilly Waterfalls
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.
2. Meenmutty Waterfalls
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.
3. Thommankuthu Waterfalls
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.
4. Palaruvi Waterfalls
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.
5. Keezharkuthu Waterfalls
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.
6. Vazhachaal Waterfalls
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.
7. Chethalayam Waterfalls
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.
8. Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls
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.
9. Sentinel Rock 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.
10. Meenvallam Waterfall
Meenvallam waterfall is an alluring 5 step waterfall that is located near Karimba town in Palakkad district of Kerala. You can access the first two steps of the waterfall for swimming and bathing. The other three steps can not be reached and each step varies with a height of 20 to 25 feet. Due to its proximity to Thuppanad Junction, the place is frequently visited by travelers