Attukad Waterfalls

Attukad Waterfalls

  • Munnar
  • Kerala
  • India

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Attukad Waterfalls, Munnar Overview

Located in between Munnar and Pallivasal in the Idukki district, Attukad Waterfalls are one of the most enticing tourist attractions. This waterfall is a perfect mixture of rocks and greenery. The waterfall is encircled by dark jungles and rolling terrains and is accessible only through a wooden bridge. The water of the fall appears to be falling like threads of pearls from a height. This waterfall not only serves as a beautiful destination but also is the first choice of visit in Munnar for photographers, nature enthusiasts, and trekkers.


The Attukad waterfall is in its full flow during the monsoon season. Sometimes the level of water also rises above the wooden bridge that people use to visit the waterfall. During this season this tourist spot is in full blossoms and presents a different view to its visitors.


The waterfall looks amazing even from the highway joining the Kochi and Madurai. Even from a distance of 2.5 Km from the main road, the view of the Attukad waterfall is nice. When one approaches near to the waterfall, it gives a different look.


The Attukad waterfall serves as the best destination for picnic lovers. Away from the noise and pollution of city life, this place becomes a favorite location to relax and spend some quality time. Not only the best spot for picnic lovers but also the place is a perfect destination for a weekend gateway. One can also find many locals who reside near this waterfall and serve as good caretakers.


Things Visitors Love About Attukad Waterfalls:


• The Attukad waterfall falls from a greater height or top of the rolling stones. The crystal clear and good to taste the water of this waterfall not only feels good to your hands but is also good for your taste buds.

• Surrounded by the thick jungles, the waterfalls are a great treasure of flora and fauna. Trekking at this place will not only excite the visitors most but also take them to haven. Bountiful nature and lush greenery of this place help the visitors to relax under nature’s lap.

• At times the Attukad waterfall is covered with fog that plays hide and seek with the visitors and will take the imagination to the next level.

• A walk around this waterfall is an amazing experience. Visitors can soothe their eyes with different kinds of seasonal flowers here.

• Visitors can also visit Pothamedu Viewpoint from this place.


Best Time To Visit Attukad Waterfalls:


Monsoon season is the best time to visit this tourist spot. During monsoon, the waterfall is at its full flow and the destination is full of greenery. Months of June, July and August will be suitable to visit the waterfall.


How To Reach Attukad Waterfalls:


The suitable way to reach this spot is to hire a private taxi or cab from Munnar, which is 25 km away from the waterfall. Visitors have to get down at a specific point and then have to trek through the green dense forests of Attukad.


• By Rail- For railway passengers, the nearest railway station to this place is in Aluva, which is about 102 km away from the waterfall.

• By Air- Visitors can visit this waterfall by landing at the nearest airport to Munnar at Cochin (Cochin International Airport) which is about 101 km away from the place.


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