Valara Waterfalls, Munnar

Duration

1 Hour

Timing

Not Specific

Entry Ticket

Free

A Brief About The Place

Valara Waterfalls is a beautiful place located between Adimali and Neriamangalam on the road from Munnar to Kochi in Kerala.

It is about 39 kilometers away from the center of Munnar and just a few kilometers away from Cheeyappara Waterfalls. The waterfall is surrounded by thick forests and consists of a series of waterfalls that fall from a very tall height of around 1000 feet.

The sight of the waterfalls is truly breathtaking and attracts many visitors throughout the year.

Things To Do At Valara Waterfalls

Though many of the visitors just take a look at the waterfalls from the highway itself you can also trek down to have a picture-perfect view.

It’s a bit of a walk, but it’s worth it. The area around the falls is also good for going on treks. The waterfalls look especially amazing during the rainy season(June to September) and after the rains have stopped.

  • Take stunning pictures of the beautiful landscapes
  • Enjoy the falling water and the cool breeze that it brings
  • Feel the mist and natural surroundings
  • Spot some wild monkeys near the waterfall.
  • Grab a cup of tea or coffee from the stalls along the highway.

How to Reach Valara Waterfalls In Munnar?

You do not have to follow a different route to reach Valara Waterfalls. If you are coming from Kochi to Munnar then you will find both the Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls on your way to Munnar.

Below are some ways to reach the destination by different modes of transportation:

By Air

The nearest airport to Valara Waterfalls is Cochin International Airport. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a pre-booked car to reach the falls. The airport is about 108 kilometers away from Munnar, and the journey offers beautiful views of the countryside.

By Train

Munnar doesn’t have its own train station, but the closest major station is called Aluva. Many trains from different parts of the country stop there. From Aluva, you can take a taxi or a bus to Valara Waterfalls.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, swimming is not allowed at Valara Waterfalls for safety reasons. You can either have a watch from the highway or can trek down for a better view of the waterfalls.

Yes, Valara Waterfalls can be visited during the monsoon season, but caution is advised due to increased water flow and slippery paths.

There are various accommodation options available in nearby Munnar city, which is just 39 kilometers away from Valara Waterfalls.

The best time to visit Valara Waterfalls is during the monsoon season and the post-monsoon period, from June to September, when the water flow is at its peak, creating a spectacular sight.

No, there are no entry fees to visit Valara Waterfalls. It is open to the public. If you opt for trekking with the help of a guide then it might incur you a charge.

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