Thommankuthu waterfalls are another marvelous wonder of the nature, If you are a nature lover or an adventure seeker then Thommankuthu is just for you. Located 20 km away from Thodupuzha, 74 kms from Cochin. This is a seven step waterfall and is a much loved picnic spot. this site draws the attention of several tourists. The exhilarating beauty of Thommankuthu waterfalls captures the heart and soul of every traveler.
This is a seven step waterfall and is a much loved picnic spot. At each step there is a cascade and a pool beneath. Thommankuthu is an ideal place for adventure tourism. This idyllic hill station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air is a rare experience. The wilderness of the jungle awaits you with its untouched and untainted beauty.
Thommankuthu has an interesting legend which makes it as famous as its stunning waterfalls. These falls are a sight to be seen and experienced. It offers you a peaceful place to unwind and explore the unknown. Thommankuthu lies in the deep forest of the Idukki district. Though the general climate of Thommankuthu is tropical the jungle has a cool and airy atmosphere. You will find wet evergreen forests which are storehouse of medicinal plants and there are about 180 species and these are many wild relatives of the cultivated plants.
This exotic place is congenial for trekking or mountain climbing. Tourists looking for adventure can trek the mountain, which is around 12 km of climbing. Since there are no accommodation facilities available at this site, tourists can enjoy only one-day tours. Tourists can also enjoy boating on the lake. Fishing and horse riding are other options available in this pleasant valley.
Best time to visit – June to October i.e. from start till end of Monsoon
How to Reach :
By Rail: Ernakulam, about 58 km away from Thodupuzha and at a distance of 60 km is the Kochi and Kottayam railway station.
By Air: Cochin International Airport, about 70 km from Thodopuzha.
By road : 20kms from Thodupuzha by Munnar-Thommankuthu bus.