7 Thekkady Waterfalls You Don't Want to Miss in 2024
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Waterfalls in Thekkady

1. Pandikuzhi Waterfall
2. Suruli Falls, Suranganur Waterfalls
3. Thommankuthu Waterfalls
4. Marmala Waterfalls
5. Athirappilly Waterfalls
6. Palaruvi Waterfalls.

Thekkady waterfalls can be considered as one of the priceless gifts of mother nature as they are not only eye-catching but also offer innumerable prospects for  tourism. These falls start with small streams and latter collectible form a mystic fall. Pandikuzhi falls happens to be a renowned fall that is visited by nature enthusiasts and photographers for a healthy dose of natural beauty and awe inspiring environs. The suruli falls cascade with a warm pool letting tourists be a part of the unique summer celebration every single year.

Waterfalls near Thekkady like Suranganur Waterfalls nestled in the Chellarkovil Mountain creates a stunning landscape that is hard to forget. You will get to enjoy ultimate peace and serenity at this place like never before free from all sorts of the hustle and bustle of the city life. The waterfalls in Thekkady like Athirappilly Waterfalls are considered to be one of the top falls in India giving tourists a chance to trek through the difficult paths for an adventure filled once in a lifetime experience.

Here is a list of some Waterfalls in Thekkady:

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Athirappilly Waterfalls

The Athirappilly Waterfalls are one of Thekkady's most popular attractions. This well-known tourist destination is one of the most popular in South India. From here, you'll have a breathtaking view of the Shoyolar Hills, which is simply magnificent.

This is India's highest waterfall, which you must see at least once. People from Kochi, Coimbatore, and Munnar frequently visit this location.

Distance: 174.4 km

Best time to visit: September to March

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Pandikuzhi Waterfall

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Pandikuzhi is a renowned picnic site located 5 kilometres from Thekkady, bordering Chellarkovil and Tamil Nadu. Pandikuzhi is a beautiful hill station with lush foliage, a natural waterfall, and a diverse range of flora and wildlife. This location provides excellent opportunities for hiking and photographing in a beautiful setting with a thicket of greenery.

Distance: 10.9 km

Best time to visit: September to March

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Suruli Falls

If you visit South India and do not visit this location, your journey will undoubtedly be incomplete. Suruli falls, which spring in the Periyar Mountains, cascades into a warm pool. It is an ideal spot to get away from the sweltering heat. You should visit during the summer festival to see the most stunning colours in the area.

Distance: 26.2 km

Best time to visit: September to March

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Thommankuthu Waterfalls

The Thommankuthu Waterfalls are one of the most magnificent Thekkady Waterfalls. This wonderful location will allow you to see all of nature's gorgeous colours. It offers an exceptional seven-step stream that attracts a lot of people. You can also go trekking in this area if you want to have some fun. This will undoubtedly be a memorable part of your journey.

Distance: 90.9 km

Best time to visit: September to March

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Suranganur Waterfalls

Suranganur is one of those Thekkady Waterfalls which will undoubtedly be a visual delight. Cascading from Chellarkovil Mountain this waterfall is a wonderful spot where you can genuinely appreciate nature. The entire region surrounding this waterfall is lushly green.

This waterfall's peaceful and serene vibes will make it difficult for you to leave. Every step you make in this interesting spot will provide you with an eye-catching backdrop. Visit this location with a camera in hand to catch all of the sights.

Distance: 16.4 km

Best time to visit: September to March

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Marmala Waterfalls

One of the beautiful waterfalls near Thekkady is Marmala Waterfalls. The peaceful sounds of running water are certainly soothing to the psyche. This location has a really serene and peaceful vibe to it. It is an ideal location for weekend vacations and relaxing with family and friends.

This 60-meter-high waterfall offers a fantastic hiking track. To enjoy the panoramic view of this location, you will have to go through a rocky route.

Distance: 63.1 km

Best time to visit: September to March

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Palaruvi Waterfalls

Palaruvi Waterfalls in Thekkady are India's 40th highest waterfall. The word "palaruvi" means "milk stream" in Malayalam. Here you will have both a good time and a fascinating experience. To get to this place, you must travel through a dense forest, which promises to be a thrilling adventure.

Swimming is also possible at this location. Different pools are available for ladies and children to relax and bathe in. Everyone is enticed to have a picnic in this region by the lovely ambiance. You can also go to nearby places like Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary and Thenmala Dam while you're here.

Distance: 174.6 km

Best time to visit: September to March

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People Also Ask About Thekkady

  1. Which are the best places to visit in Thekkady?

    1. Periyar National Park: The Periyar National Park in Thekkady, Kerala, is one of the most biodiverse locations on the planet, as well as the best-protected reserve area in India. The park, which is known for its beauty, greenery, and stillness, is home to a diverse range of important animals, including royal tigers and magnificent elephants, as well as other reptiles, fish, and birds.

    2. Thekkady Lake:
    Thekkady or Periyar Lake, nestled in the middle of the jungle, is known for its diverse biodiversity. You can also go for a boat trip in the reservoir that supplies the forest with water.

    3. Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation:
    Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation is an ecological park dedicated to the cultivation of medicinal herbs and spices and the dissemination of knowledge about how to grow them using innovative agricultural techniques. The park is five acres and includes a Spice Garden and an Organic Farm to explore in addition to the beautiful scenery.

    4. Anakkara:
    Anakarra is a small village in the Idukki district that covers roughly 50 square kilometres. On the Kumily-Munnar state route, about 18 km from Idukki nature sanctuary, this location is known for its spice plantations and gorgeous Waterfalls in Thekkady. For adventure seekers, it also provides trekking and paragliding alternatives, depending on the weather. Apart from spice farms, Aruvikkuzhi Falls, also known as Chellarkovil Falls, is a well-known destination with Ayurvedic destination resorts.

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  2. Which are the best things to do in Thekkady?

    1. Nature Walks: Nature Walks are another popular activity in Thekkady and one of the top things to do there. Walking through the beautiful nature and greenery of the tranquil town and Waterfalls near Thekkady, you can see a wide range of flora and fauna, as well as wild animals and other creatures. With a stunning landscape in front of you and hills in the background, it's a surreal feeling. These walks are led by a knowledgeable guide.

    2. Border Hiking: 
    Border hiking is a wilderness trekking programme that attracts loads of tourists every single year. The region's Forest Department makes available for hiking trips every single year. 

    3. Bamboo Rafting:
    Bamboo rafting is an excellent pastime for anyone who likes water sports. The Forest Department in Thekkady provides this service, which allows visitors to participate in activities in the national park's catchment area.

    4. Jungle Night Patrol:
    The Jungle Night Patrol is one of Thekkady's most thrilling activities. It is a trekking activity that starts at two locations in the Periyar National Park: the Periyar Tiger Reserve's Entrance Gate and the Bamboo Groves. An armed guard and two expert guides are on hand to supervise the activities. The adventure will undoubtedly provide you with an adrenaline rush and a once-in-a-lifetime memory.

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  3. What is the best time to visit in Thekkady?

    Because of the pleasant weather, September through April is the best time to explore Thekkady. The driest months are March and April, when many animals congregate near water bodies, making it the optimum time to view wildlife. Monsoons bring with them freshness and foliage, making the place even more lovely.

  4. What is Thekkady famous for?

    Thekkady is known for its deep evergreen and semi-evergreen forests, as well as moist deciduous woods and savanna grasslands. Apart from being an epitome of natural wonder, Thekaddy is home to a wide range of fauna Elephants, tigers, sambar, lion-tailed macaques, gaur, and Nilgiri langurs.

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  5. How to reach Thekkady?

    1. By Flight: Madurai, the nearest airport to Thekkady, is connected to most major airports, including Chennai and Coimbatore. The Nedumbassery Airport in Kochi is the next closest airport. To get to Thekkady, take a taxi from Kochi Airport.

    2. By Train:
    The nearest railway station to Thekkady is Kottayam, which is located 114 kilometres away. To go to Thekkady, take a taxi from the railway station.

    3. By Road:
    State buses run frequently from adjacent cities such as Kottayam, Kochi, and Trivandrum. Alternatively, you can travel to Thekkady by booking a cab from any of the nearby cities.

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Aadi Chaturvedi Spice Village Thekkady
We were looking for a deal that would offer us all the exploration of the Thekkady location. I was recommended for Thrillophilia by one of my friend. I got in touch with them and found myself a special package for my stays with activities at the Spice Village Thekkady. I was happy to find them and take their services for my trip. Looking forward to more such experience.
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