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Situated 20 km from Thodupuzha town in Idukki District, it is in the Kaliyar Forest Range. Relatively small, but this is one of the most serene and beautiful cascades of Kerala.
Named after a tribal leader Thommachen Kuruvinakunnel, who was washed away in this waterfall while crossing the river, these waterfalls drop about 1500 m into a stream in a lush green scenic setting. This splendid waterfall comes down in seven steps with a cascade and a pool at each step on the rugged, rocks of the Muvattupuzha river. And the difference between the first and the last fall is 500m. The roar of the falls can be heard even before reach it. This is also an ideal venue for adventure tourism because one have to undertake a trek that takes one to the top of the mountain, a nearly 12 kms climb. It is advisable to avoid trekking during monsoon season.
The waterfalls is quite impressive after rainfall or in the monsoon season. The water from the falls is considred as of medicinal value and the area is more photographic potential due to its beautiful surroundings. Tourists can also enjoy boating on the lake. Fishing and horse riding are other options available in this beautiful place. There are many caves surrounding the waterfalls.
Visiting Time : 8AM to 6PM.
Eco- tourism Activities
ECO Development Committee conducts eco tourism services from trekking, boating, and bird watching. The less adventurous can have an equally good time frolicking in the shallow pools below. On the way of the trek, one can see giant trees. Though beautiful, it is also very dangerous especially during monsoon due to the slippery condition of the rocks.
For more details contact at
Divisional Forest Office
Near to Thommankuthu, there is Rainbow Waterfalls (Keezharkuthu) surrounded by lush forests is just 25 km from Thodupuzha.