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Waterfalls in Wayanad District

Wayanad Waterfalls

By Shahinshad cPublished 2 months ago 3 min read
Waterfalls in Wayanad

One of the prominent sightseer destinations of Kerala, Wayanad has so important to offer to the trippers visiting this beautiful place. Excursionists are always attracted towards the hills, denes , lakes, falls and the exclusive foliage and fauna of Wayanad. Among them the falls in Wayanad always adds an redundant appeal to the stunning beauty of this destination. Let’s have a trip through these majestic falls in Wayanad;

Meenmutty Falls

Located 29 km from Kalpetta in the Wayanad quarter, this cascade is one of the topmost lodestones in Wayanad. The three tired cascades, at a height of 300m are the biggest falls in Wayanad and the second largest in Kerala. The name ‘Meenmutty’ is deduced from the conception that the fishes are blocked then. ‘ Meen’ means ‘ fish’ and ‘ Mutty ’ means ‘ blocked ’ and therefore ‘ Meenmutty ’. To reach this cascade, you'll have to go for a two-kilometer journey through the wettish evanescent timber. Though it seems to be delicate, you'll forget all the tiresome of the trip, once you reach the falls. Meenmutty cascade is considered to be a dangerous spot. So, you should be more careful while playing with the water. The stylish time to visit Meenmutty is from October to May. Visiting during thunderstorm season isn't recommended. You can hire motorcars or hacks from Kalpetta to reach Meenmutty. Best resorts in Wayanad is the ideal option for those who are looking for planning a trip in Wayanad.


Soochipara cascade is a three-tiered cascade at Vellarimala in Wayanad. This cascade, girdled by thick green timber, is also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfall. A 20-nanosecond drive from Meppadi in Wayanad will take you to this splendid cascade. The name Soochipara is deduced from the words ‘ soochi ’ and ‘para’ means ‘gemstone’ and ‘needle’. The name given is apt as you can see a needle-shaped gemstone then. You have to walk around 2 km to reach the cascade, where vehicles can’t move further. You have to pay a nominal figure for the entrance and camera. From the entrance, you need to descend down to reach the cascade. The water then cascades down from a height of 100 to 200 ft and this cascade is an ideal place for touring and gemstone climbing. You can sight a pool beneath these falls and then you can go swimming and bathing. The stylish time to visit the Soochipara cascade is during thunderstorm season as you can see the cascade at its fullest. The destination is well connected to near places. So, you won't find any difficulty in reaching there.

Kanthanpara Falls

Twenty-two kilometers down from Kalpetta, you can find Kanthanpara falls. The stirring magnet of the path leading to the Kanthanpara cascade seems to more beautiful than the fall itself. The cascade is only 30 m high and comparatively, this is one is lower than Meenmutty and Soochipara. This cascade is veritably safe for children. They can enjoy the utmost. One of the reasons for people preferring this cascade is the graphic beauty of the nature girding the falls and the other reason is that Kanthanpara fall is veritably easy to pierce than the other falls in Wayanad. You can make use of the machine or hack services to reach this beautiful destination.

Chethalayam Falls

Just 12 km of piecemeal Sulthan Bathery lays the spectacular Chethalayam falls. You'll get an extraordinary experience than at this cascade which seems to be a residence of nature’s magic. A 4 km journey through the woods will take you to the cascade. You'll have to pay a nominal entrance figure. Chethalayam cascade will be an ideal place for you to plan trekking. You can have an audacious walk through the scenic beauty, sloppy mountains, and fabulous surroundings. The stylish time to visit this cascade is just after the thunderstorm season. You can stay at the best ayurvedic spa resort in Wayanad for having massages and rejuvenating treatments.


About the Creator

Shahinshad c

Kuruva island Resorts and spa is one of the best Honeymoon resorts in Wayanad. The resort is also known as the best resort in Wayanad near Kuruva Island.

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