Paniyeli Poru Rapids in Ernakulam, Kerala, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Paniyeli Poru Rapids

Njayappilly, Paniyeli, Kerala 686681, India

Waterfalls
Forests
Short Hikes

About Paniyeli Poru Rapids

Located in the Periyar river, the water here is forced to flow through narrow crevices in large rocks creating a turbulent water flow. The turbulence cant be seen from the surface.



Attractions near Paniyeli Poru Rapids

Bhoothathankettu8.13km from Paniyeli Poru Rapids

Bhoothathankettu means "Fort created by monsters". The legend is that monsters planned to submerge a Shiva temple nearby by making a dam in the area. Their plan was deterred by Lord Shiva by faking approaching dawn, thereby causing the monsters to runaway fearing the arrival of light. The demons were supposed to roll the large boulders seen in the area to the river bed creating the dam.

Abhayaranyam8.39km from Paniyeli Poru Rapids

The mini zoo housing elephants and deers.

Thattekad Bird Sanctuary10.63km from Paniyeli Poru Rapids

First bird sanctuary in Kerala. One of the richest bird habitat on peninsular India. "Thattekkad" means flat forest- the region is an evergreen low-land forest.

Athirapally Waterfalls12.78km from Paniyeli Poru Rapids

Most famous waterfall in Kerala nicknamed as the Niagra of India.

A sacred grove with a temple. It is one of the 108 Durga Temples in Kerala believed to be consecrated by Lord Parasurama, the sixth avatar of Lord Vishnu.

Vazhachal Waterfalls14.17km from Paniyeli Poru Rapids

A horizontal waterfall with a rocky bed surrounded by green forests.

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Forts, backwaters, museums- the financial hub of Kerala.