Located about 20 km from Thodupuzha in Idukki, district of Kerala, Thommankuthu Waterfalls is famous for its series of 12 waterfalls over a distance of 5km. The height difference between the first and the last waterfall is about 500m and all these 12 waterfalls pass through the lush evergreen forest.
Thommankuth Waterfalls comes under the eco-tourism project initiated by Tourism Dept, Govt of Kerala. Thommankuthu attracts nature lovers and adventure seekers to enrich the essence of nature. Entry to Thommankuthu waterfall area is between 08:00 AM and 05:00 PM. Major attractions at Thommankuthu are trekking through the forest and the picturesque Thommankuthu waterfalls. The trail offers an amazing walk through the lush green jungle that offers plenty of scope for adventure tourism in Idukki.
Major attractions at Thommankuthu are trekking through the forest and the picturesque Thommankuthu waterfalls. The trail offers an amazing walk through the lush green jungle that offers plenty of scope for adventure tourism in Idukki.
The Thommankuthu trek is about 5 km through the forests, which is available during the months September to May which is accompanied by a guide. The surrounding of Thommankuthu is gaining popularity as a camping spot. Nearest towns are Karimannor and Vannappuram, which are about 10 km from Thommankuthu.
The thommankuthu trek is about 5 km through the forests, which is available during the months September to May. This c and is available on request at the office at Thommankuth Waterfalls. The trek covers a few terrain areas and also a number of waterfalls.
|Known For:||Trekking, sightseeing, Walkthrough lush evergreen forest, Bird watching|
|Visting Hours:||08:00 AM to 05:00 PM.|
|Entry Fees:||Adult – Rs.30/-, Children – Rs.20/-(age between 5 to 12 years)|
|Commercial Videography/Documentation:||Rs.5000/- per day|
Nearest Town: Thodupuzha, about 12km
Accommodation: Accommodation is limited, near the waterfall area apart from a few shops.
There are several lodges and hotels at Thodupuzha, which is ideal for stay.
Contact Details: Divisional Forest Office, Kothamangalam
Thommankuth Waterfalls Entry Fees:
How to Reach Thommankuthu Waterfalls:
Nearest Bus Station: Thodupuzha, about 12km
Nearest railway station: Aluva, about 65 km or Ernakulam Town, about 75km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 52 km
Nearby Attractions of Thommankuthu Waterfalls:
- Kattadikadavu View Point
- Muniyara View Point
- Aanayadikuthu Waterfalls
- Keezharkuthu Waterfalls
- Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls
- Malankara Reservoir
- Palkulamedu Peak
- Ramakalmedu Peak
*Check out the trekking expert – Rakesh’s post at Nature Calling to know more about Thommankuthu Trekking
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