Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls, Idukki
Tucked away between Neriamangalam and Adimali, Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls are often mentioned together due to their close proximity with each other. Located around 10km on the Munnar-Kochi Highway, these two waterfalls in Kerala are canopied with lush and evergreen thickets, and is almost included in all the Kerala tour packages to Munnar.
Famed as one of the best waterfalls in God’s Own Country, Cheeyappara is a seven-tired falls that has been declared as a ‘Eco Tourism Destination’ in Kerala. On the other hand, Valara Falls is perched amidst several other tiny cascades that add to its enchanting charm and appeal.
Whether locals or the tourist, Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls serve as an ideal destination to relax, unwind and revel in the pristine beauty of Mother Nature. Favourable conditions around the falls also make them a thriving habitat for several floral and avifauna species.
Best Time to Visit:Monsoon (June to September)
Nearest Airport:Cochin International Airport (108km)
Nearest Train Station:Aluva (108km), Angamali (109km)
Nearest Bus Station:Munnar Bus Station