Waterfalls

Lakkam waterfall

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A few minutes drive from the Munnar town will take you to the closest waterfall to the Munnar town, Lakkam waterfalls. Located in the Munnar-Marayoor route, the waterfall is surrounded by ‘Vaga trees’. The waterfall originates from the Eravikulam Plateau. Though the stream creates lots of cascades, most of them are inaccessible. But, due to its visual treat, this destination is one of the most preferable destinations for the tourists.


Circuit 3: Munnar - Rajamala - Marayoor - Chinnar (70 km).

Attukal waterfalls

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The waterfall lays 9 km away from the Munnar town, on the way to Pallivasal. It is one of the most attractive destinations, which you should not miss while planning a trip to Munnar. Attukal offers the beauty of water falling from the top of the mountain. The sight of the roaring water and the rolling hills around is something which you can never delete from your memories. You can also plan trekking along the hill slopes of this waterfall.


Circuit 2: Munnar - Pothamedu - Chitirapuram - Pallivasal - Cheyappara - Adimali - Valara (40 km).
 

Nyayamakad waterfalls

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Located between Munnar and Rajamala, Nyayamakad is a breathtaking waterfall. It is placed around 10 km away from Munnar. The water cascade down from a height of about 1600m and the area is an ideal picnic and trekking spot.

Circuit 3: Munnar - Rajamala - Marayoor - Chinnar (70 km).

Cheeyappara waterfalls

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Cheeyappara waterfalls lie on the Kochi- Madurai highway between Neriamangalam and Adimali in Idukki district. It is around 40 km away from Munnar. The water here cascades down in seven steps, which is a delightful sight. This place is also famous for trekking.

Kuthumkal waterfalls

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A charming picnic spot for the tourists, Kuthumkal waterfall is 24 km away from Munnar and 6 km away from Rajakkad. Due to the high velocity of the water flow over the rock, the waterfalls always have a distinctive mist emerging effect.

Chinnakanal Waterfalls

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Chinnakanal or Power House waterfall is located 18 km away from Munnar. The origin of this beautiful waterfall, surrounded by green mountain ranges, is from the River Devikulam. The river got its name from the legend that Sita Devi, wife of Lord Rama has taken a dip in this river.

Thoovanam waterfalls

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Deep inside the Chinnar wildlife sanctuary lays the Thoovanam waterfalls. You have to take a trek into the forest in order to reach the waterfalls. It is around 60 km away from the Munnar town. You can enjoy the sights of wild flora and fauna here.

Circuit 3: Munnar - Rajamala - Marayoor - Chinnar (70 km).

Valara waterfalls

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 Valara waterfall is located between Neriamangalam and Adimali. Valara has a chain of waterfalls which is surrounded by thick green forests. The waterfall is around 42 km away from Munnar.