Keezharkuthu waterfalls, picturesque beauty within the dense forest
Keezharkuthu waterfalls in an evergreen beauty in idukki district lies in the middle of the beautiful meadow by the forests. the waterfalls is cascading down from 1500 meter high, it counted as the main tourist spot and a beautiful waterfall in kerala. the location is focused at udumbannoor village in idukki, keezharkuthu waterfalls is ideal place for trekking, rock climbing, mountaineering etc. the waterfall is blessed with water all over the year so it offers a best picturesque view for the visitors. the medicinal plants are overlap in this area. many people reach here to know about the valuable medicinal plants found here. the secret of the medicinal plants are hide in kaithappara hills adjacent to the waterfalls.
Keezharkuthu waterfalls is also known as rainbow waterfalls. the spot is located 1500 meter above from the sea level. trekking is the main tourist activity at keezharkuthu is the trekking. the trekking is covers an area about 10 kilometers in the dense forest. the trekking is start from the malayinchi village. the water of keezharkuthu is very pure and is cold. you can see the herd of elephants and other wild animals during the trekking or not. this freshwater wondering attracts greater number of tourist including the foreigners.
There is only less accommodation facilities around the place so it will be better to plan yo here in a one day trip. september to may is the best season to visit the waterfall because it become danger during monsoon season by the slippery rocks and mud. thodupuzha is the nearest town to the waterfalls and it also connect the buses to other cities from thodupuzha bus station which located 25 km away from the destination. you can reach at the water spot by private vehicles. it takes 91 km travel to reach at cochin international airport. the nearest railway station is kottayam at a distance of 80 km