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Keezharkuthu waterfalls

Keezharkuthu waterfalls

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The Rainbow waterfalls at Keezharkuth, which cascades down a rock from a height of about 1500m above sea level is a breath taking attraction of this spot. The waterfalls can be seen throughout the year in full swing. The forest around this spot is home to various medicinal plants. Keezharkuth waterfall is an ideal place for rock climbing, mountaineering, camping and trekking. Simply the best choice for adventure junkies. Keezharkuth water falls also known as Rainbow Waterfalls located in the middle of thick and lush green forest in Idukki district, Kerala. Height is about 200ft and situated 1500m above the sea level. One of the most popular, scenic and less crowded tourist spot in Kerala. Malayinchi is the nearest village. The waterfall perhaps one of the best gifts to the villagers of Malayinchi. The fall has a continuing source, hence the amount of water falling down the rocks remain constant throughout-the-year. Hugged by rolling hills that are covered in lush green forests, this place fascinates nature lovers as well as adventure seekers. For indulging in adventure activities like rock climbing, mountaineering and trekking, this is probably the greatest place. In conclusion simply the best place for the one can enjoy living in the lap of nature. There are tribal settlements along the way to waterfalls. Spending a day in there huts on top of the hills perhaps bring you the fascinating insights. Sunrise and set here are spectacular display of lights and shine over the hills and dales. It is significant to point that the vast verdant landscape around the waterfalls is a treasury to herbal and medicinal plants. Travellers will experience some of the extraordinary sightseeing tours as much as get enticed in the unique aroma. Keezharkuth is a destination for tourists not only from India but also from different corners of the globe. Location and Surrounding Visiting Rainbow Falls can absorb the entire day. It is a day well spent getting lost in refreshing sights and smells under the canopy of large trees. Keezharkuth is one of the top 10 waterfalls in Kerala. Nearby Attractions - Thommankuthu waterfall, Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls, Thekkady, Kumaly, Malankara reservoir, Mangala Devi Temple, Meenuli, Chellarkovil, Palkulamedu peak, Ramakalmedu peak and Kalvari Mount. Apart from the waterfall, there are other trekking activities conducted in the nearby area. Interested? Contact Idukki District Tourism Promotion Council on - + 91 486 2232248 Opening Hours & When to visit No specific opening hours, the best is to visit during day time. Best time to visit this beautiful falls is from September to May. It is better to avoid rainy season as the water level might increase due to the rain. Slippery rocks and muddy path cause a bit of risk. Caution 1. Wear appropriate footwear when hiking towards the waterfall (no sandals, no bare feet) 2. Hydrate yourself, drink before hike, during hike and

Albin Varghese

Visited on Sep 2017