Marmala Waterfalls lies near Theekoy which is about 13 km from Erattupetta, in Kottayam district, Kerala. It lies adjacent to the famous top station after Munnar, which is known to be Vagamon. Marmala Waterfalls is not much popular among the fellow travelers but it offers a very attractive and pleasing view.
Marmala Waterfalls is just 8kms from Theekoy. If you are coming from Erattupeta, after crossing Theekoy, take the first left towards the Theekoy – Mangalagiri Road, which is also a shortcut towards Vagamon.
The road from Mangalagiri to Marmala Waterfalls(about 3kms) is currently under construction(Last updated: Oct 04-2-2017), and solling has been completed recently only. You can either trail to Marmala with you 2 wheeler or 4 wheeler. And once the road finishes, you need to trail about 200meters through the walkway on the sides of a private rubber plantation in order to reach the waterfall.
The Marmala waterfall is about 60 meters in height and is falling into a 12-meter deep pool and later joins to Meenachil River. The waterfall and its surroundings enchant one to it goodness of Mother Nature and definitely be a feast for our eyes.
|Name:||Marmala Waterfalls (Malayalam: മാർമല വെള്ളച്ചാട്ടം )|
|Entry Timing:||All days, no restrictions (better to visit before dawn, as the place is in remote area)|
How to reach:
Nearest Town: Theekoy, about 8km & Erattupetta, about 13km.
Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam Railway station, about 52km.
Nearest Airport: Cochin, about 95km.
From Erattupetta -> Erattupetta -> Theekoy-> Mangalagiri -> Marmala.
From Vagamon -> Vagamon-> Velikulam(Erattupetta route)-> Mangalagiri -> Marmala.
Nearby Attractions of Marmala Waterfalls:
- Eliyattupara Waterfalls (a small waterfall, on the way to Marmala)
- Vagamon Meadows
- Illikal Kallu
- Anadayikuthu Watefalls
- Vagamon View Point
- Palazhokumpara Waterfalls
- Uluppuni View Point
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