Iruppu waterfalls, location and tourist attractions in kerala border
Iruppu waterfalls is a scenic waterfall is located at the border of wayanad district and lies in koorg of karnatka state. this cascading waterfalls is symbol of refreshment. it located 128 km away from bangalore. tthe beautiful waterfalls is located in brahmagiri hill regions in wayanad district. iruppu waterfalls is also known as lakshmana tirtha waterfalls it is close associate with the story great epic ramayana. The waterfalls is originate from brahmagiri hills. it falls down from a height of 170 meter from ground. iruppu waterfalls are lies in the dense forest of western ghats, it showing the great beauty of the jungle along with the western ghats.
Iruppu waterfalls is known as lakshmana thirtha waterfalls for locals the name derived by ramayana story. according to hindu legends it says that on the way to finding seetha by rama and lakshmana, the brothers became thirst, rama said to brought some water, the brother shot an arrow to brahmagiri hills and brought water for rama. it is believed that the water of iruppu waterfalls is precious and holy. a single dip in this water will help to achieve the blessings of rama. many peoples reach here not only for the enjoyment but also for feel some devotional spirits.
The waterfalls is flowing to cauevery river in karnatka. trekking is the star attraction to the hill regions but the permission of the forest department is must need for the trekking. this is one of the best picnic spots in india by the beauty of the white frothy waterfalls and the dense forest belongs to western ghats. kutta bus station is the nearest bus station. kozhikode is the nearest city in kerala at a distance of 140 km and mysore is the nearest city in karnataka at a distance of 114 km.