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The Waterfalls of Kerala

The Forests of the Western Ghats are puncatuated with large and small waterfalls that roar, gurgle and splash down the mountain side. Almost all these scintillating cascades are the venues for picnics and excursions round the year.
  Palaruvi - 75 km from Kollam town
Palaruvi which means 'stream of milk' makes its way down the rocks, from a height of 300 feet. The Palaruvi woods is a beautiful picnic spot. The PWD Inspection Bungalow and the KTDC Motel offer comfortable accommodation.
  Athirapally - 78 km ( 2 hours) from Kochi
The Palace wea designer and built by Maharajah Swathi Thirunal Balarama Varma, the poet king, musician, social reformer and statesman. This rare specimen of workmanship in the traditional Travancore style has exquisite wood carving and displays priceless paintings and other articles.
  Vazhachal - 90 km (2 1/2 hrs) from Kochi
This waterfall falls in the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu. It is near  Ariankavu mountain pass. 5 kilometers away is the spectacular Palaruvi waterfall at an attitude of 300 ft. with smaller cascades nearby. The water is said to be medicated as it flows down from the forest and is said to be a preventive for many diseases.
Vayuvanthol is a natural waterfall in the southern part Kerala. It is situated at the acknowledged home of natural waterfalls- Western Ghats . Western Ghats is famous for its calmness and serenity for ages. It was in Agasthyarkudam, one of the peaks of Western Ghats, that famous Ayurveda rishi Agasthya muni used to do his meditation. Vayuvanthol waterfalls is the meeting point of two rivers falling down to the bottom of the Ghats. Its vigorous flow amidst the rocks is quite breathtaking. Water falling area at the bottom of the Ghat is like a lake and ice-cooled water in it is pure and rich in minerals.