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Sunday, 3 August 2014

MEENVALLAM FALLS PALAKKAD


MEENVALLAM FALLS 
PALAKKAD 



Meenvallam waterfall is around 8kms from Thuppanad junction on the Palakkad- Manarkkad route. 

THIS WATER FALL IS JUST BEHIND THE MENVELLAM SMALL  HYDEL PROJECT POWER STATION





Meenvallam Waterfalls is situated in Palakkad district. 


THIS WATER FALL IS JUST BEHIND THE MENVELLAM SMALL  HYDEL PROJECT POWER STATION




Originating from the Thuppanadu River - a part of Western Ghats, these falls drop step by step from a height of 5 to 45 metres. 

Other attractions at Meenavallam are Mannamada, Ponpara, and Uppukulam waterfalls at Edathanattukara and Hanuman Kallu near Attappady Gap.




Nearest railway station: Palakkad Town, about 29 km
Nearest airport: Coimbatore International Airport (Tamilnadu), about 95 km

Nearest airport: Coimbatore International Airport (Tamilnadu), about 95 km
THIS FALL  is a combination of enchanting beauty and scenic splendor. The water falls from nearly 20 to 25 feet and the depth is around 15-20 feet. 



There are 10 steps of waterfalls of which eight are located in the upper hills inside the dense forest. They are inaccessible, only the remaining two steps are accessible. 

THIS WATER FALL IS JUST BEHIND THE MENVELLAM SMALL  HYDEL PROJECT POWER STATION

One has to hire a jeep from Koomankund junction and then trek a distance of 1.5 km by crossing the river Thuppanad. 



Nearest Airports: Coimbatore (55 kms away), to the south is Cochin Airport (160kms away)
Nearest Railway Stations: Palakkad Junction (5 kms from the city) and Palakkad town




























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