The rainforest of Kerala is known for luscious waterfalls during the monsoon season. Idukki district alone has about 50 small or big waterfalls, that makes Kerala one of the best waterfalls holiday destinations in India. Here is the list of top 15 most beautiful waterfalls in Kerala to visit this monsoon.
Athirappilly Falls is the largest waterfall in Kerala, created by Chalakudy river in Thrissur district. The scenic beauty of Athirappilly falls was shown in Baahubali movie along with other known major films of Raavan.
There are two more waterfalls near by Athirappilly known as Vazhachal Falls and Charpa Falls, The forest wildlife in the area includes lion-tailed macaque,Leopard Bison and great hornbill.
Meenmutty Falls at Wayanad is located deep into the forest of Kalpetta and one of the dangerous waterfalls to trek during rainy seasons. There is another Meenmutty Falls located in Thiruvananthapuram near the Neyyar Reservoir area.
Palaruvi Falls at Kollam is one of the highest waterfall in India with a total height of 91 metres. The Palaruvi Falls across the Kallada river is listed as one of the top attractions in Kollam.
Soochipara Falls is the most popular water falls in Kerala, surrounded by Deciduous, Evergreen and Montane forest in Wayanad. The three tiered waterfall is an ideal place for rock climbing and waterfall rappelling.
Adyanpara Waterfalls is located near Kumbalangod Village in Nilambur in Malappuram dstrict. The picteresque location of Adyanpara falls with surrounding rocky basin and rain forest is a popular attraction in Nilambur.
Thusharagiri Falls situated near Kozhikode is created by Chalippuzha river in snow capped mountains of Kerala. Thusharagiri is best place for trekking, rock climbing and wildlife sanctuary.
Attukad Waterfalls is located between Munnar and Pallivasal in the Idukki district. The majestic Attukkad waterfalls is the most captivating tourist attractions near Munnar.
Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls is the most popular trekking destination in Kerala and a major attraction of Kottayam. The roaring falls is located two kilometres away from Kumarakom.
Thommankuthu Falls near Munnar is an ideal destination for adventure tourism in Kerala and also part of the eco tourist destinatiom in the state. The seven step waterfall located deep in the beautiful jungle of Thommankuthu.
Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls near Aryankavu panchayath is one of the most crowd pulling waterfalls in Kerala. Along with Palaruvi Falls, there is another important waterfall near to this called as Manalar Waterfall.
Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls is a popular tourist destination in Pathanamthitta district and known for very serene atmosphere. The waterfalls are known for their wide area and one of the dangerous falls created by Pamba river.
Nyayamkadu Waterfall is a popular attraction in Munnar and very popular for fishing. The falls is situated about 10 km from Munnar on the way to Rajamalai.
Cheeyappara Waterfall on Kochi Madurai Highway is a famous tourist destination near Munnar. The Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Valara waterfalls are an ideal tourist place in Idukki district.
Kanthanpara Waterfalls at Kalpetta in Wayanad is a scenic and quaint waterfall and an ideal picnic spot near Kalpetta town. The waterfalls is located between two beautiful tea estates.
Meenvallam Waterfalls at Palakkad is a step waterfall near Karimba town, surrounded by very beautiful natural place. The majestic Meenvallam waterfalls is a beautiful picnic spot and one of the best kept secrets of Kerala.
Kerala is the land of rivers, forests and great waterfalls,Well known waterfalls in kerala also include Oliyarik Waterfalls,Vazhachal Falls,Charpa Falls,Manalar Waterfalls, Kalakkayam Falls, Chethalayam Falls, Marmala waterfall,Kozhippara Falls and Chinnakanal Waterfalls.