Its five past five in the morning. Atop a scenic hill in Munnar, surrounded by wild blooms in the brilliant shades of yellow and blue, a young couple is awaiting the sight of a lifetime. In the gentle silence a cool breeze came tousling their hairs and a little bird lazily flew out of the nearby woods to the swirling clouds… and finally…the magical moments arrived.
Now this is a scenic waterfalls located between Munnar and Pallivasal. It is just 9 km away from Munnar. But this waterfalls will be in its full glory only after the monsoon (Rainy season). During other seasons, it is just a trickling mountain stream.Attukad captures one’s attention for its endless trails making it an undisputable part of every trekking enthusiast’s bucket list. Imagine rolling hills, a multitude of waterfalls, rare species abound, and a cool breeze that accompanies you the entire way. The visuals alone arrest your eyes for days as everywhere you turn; all you can see are natural masterpieces. It is a place that must be traversed in the company of those you love, as these memories cannot ever be properly described with words alone.
The place is so beautiful that it attracts a large number of tourists every year to enjoy the sight of panoramic waterfall and rolling hills. Located between Munnar and Pallivasal in the Idukki District, Attukad Waterfall is a feast for the eyes in true sense. This captivating attraction is surrounded by dark jungle and lush green terrains, reachable only through wooden bridge.
To catch the best view of this heavenly destination, plan your trip to Munnar in monsoon and enjoy the pleasing beauty of the waterfall, which flows in full force during rainy days. As trekking is equally loved by the tourists here, local guide .
Nearest railway station: Aluva, about 102 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 101 km ; Madurai (Tamil Nadu), about 163 km