Palaruvi Waterfall, Kollam, Kerala
See Also:–Alfred Park
Palaruvi – literally, stream of milk – is one of Kerala’s most picturesque waterfalls, cascading down a height of 300 feet. It is a favorite picnic spot for visitors from all over south India. The journey to Palaruvi through the dense tropical forest is a spellbinding experience.
Palaruvi which means a stream of milk makes its way down the rocks, from a height of 300 feet. It is a beautiful picnic spot. The PWD Inspection Bungalow and the KTDC Motel here offer comfortable accommodation.
The surrounding mist-clad blue hills and green valleys form a stunning backdrop to the milk-white burst of foam whose muffled roar resounds through the otherwise tranquil virgin forest.It is a solitary drop, horsetail sort waterfall with an aggregate tallness of 91 meters (299 ft). The Palaruvi Falls is over the Kallada Waterway.
Palaruvi is at 5 km remove from NH 744 and 6 km from Kerala-Tamil Nadu outskirt at Aryankavu, 75 kilometers (47 mi) from the city of Kollam, 35 kilometers (22 mi) from Punalur and 152 kilometers (94 mi) from Thiruvananthapuram.
Palaruvi is a prevalent trekking goal. Of the two trekking trails here, the first – Palaruvi Trek – prompts to the highest point at the waterfall. Back and forth trek covers 5 kilometers through a scene of woodlands, caverns, streams and little waterfalls. It is very famous since numerous guests respond to this 3 hours call, to add a touch of experience to their Palaruvi visit.
The second trek, however not that prominent, has a tinge of enterprise to it. By intersection streams and taking less trodden timberland ways, trekkers achieve the State’s outskirt. Named Kurishumala Trek, it investigates the wild side of Palaruvi rain backwoods.
The close-by Thenmala timberland area is outstanding among experience travelers for energizing trekking trails.
You must visit in the time of 08:00am to 4:00pm without light fail.
You also pay entrance fees as 25/- for 13+ years, 10/- for 05-13 years and 5 years below free of cost.