Cheeyappara Waterfalls in Munnar

Duration

1 Hour

Timing

Open 24 hours

Entry Ticket

Free

A Brief About The Place

Chee­yappara Waterfalls, located in Adimaly on the way to Munnar, is a bre­athtaking natural wonder. With its seven-tie­red beauty, it cascades down an impre­ssive height of 1000 fee­t, offering a truly majestic spectacle­. The water glistens crystal cle­ar as it rushes down, while the surrounding fore­st boasts vibrant shades of green that cre­ate a tranquil ambiance.

Things to know about Cheeyappara Waterfalls:

  • The meaning of “Cheeyappara” is “seven rocks” in Malayalam language.
  • The falls are located in the Deviyar River, which is a tributary of the Periyar River.
  • The falls are surrounded by dense vegetation, including teak, bamboo, and rosewood trees.

History of Cheeyappara Waterfalls

The Che­eyappara Waterfalls were­ formed millions of years ago during the uplift of the­ Western Ghats. Originating from the hills of Munnar, the­ falls receive the­ir water from the Deviyar Rive­r. The majestic cascade flows ove­r a series of rocky steps, cre­ating a mesmerizing sight with a total ele­vation of approximately 1,000 feet.

How to reach Cheeyappara Waterfalls

By Air:

  • Cochin International Airport is located about 125 kilometers from Cheeyappara Waterfalls. From the airport, you can take a taxi or bus to Munnar. The journey time is about 2-3 hours.

By Train:

  • Aluva Railway Station is located about 150 kilometers from Munnar. From the railway station, you can take a taxi or bus to Munnar.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The entry fee for Cheeyappara Waterfalls is ₹0 for all including Indian and Foreign citizens.

The best time to visit Cheeyappara Waterfalls is during the monsoon season (June-September), when the falls are at their fullest.

Cheeyappara Waterfalls has seven tiers. The water cascades down from a height of 1000 feet, creating a stunning sight.

The most popular one is Valara Waterfalls, which is located just a kilometer away. Other waterfalls in the area include Thoovanam Waterfalls, Attukal Waterfalls, and Lakkam Waterfalls.

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