Meenmutty Falls is one of the most amazing travel attractions near Kalpetta in Wayanad District of Kerala. This three-tiered waterfall in Wayanad is almost 300 meters in height and is one of the largest and most amazing waterfalls in Wayanadu district of Kerala. Meenmutty waterfalls is also the second largest waterfalls in Kerala and still remains untouched by urbanisation.
The literal meaning of Meenmutty is the place where fishes get blocked. Each tiers of this waterfall has to be reached by hiking through the moist deciduous forest, which are really dangerous and makes you tired. The Meenmutty water falls is situated 29 kms away from Kalpetta and is one of the most gorgeous falls in Kerala.
Things to Do at Meenmutty Falls
Meenmutty falls is one of the best place for adventure activities such as trekking and hiking and the tourism department of Kerala offers support for those interested in trekking or hiking. If you are traveler who do not wish to go beyond your comfort zone, then Meenmutty waterfalls is not for you. You need to be hardworking and physically fit if you are serious about enjoying the beauty of this amazing waterfall in Wayanad.
A trek through the surroundings of this waterfalls offers you some spectacular sights of natural beauty. On the way to the falls, you can see caves which have Neolithic age carvings. You will also be able to see many other beauty of the nature which makes your trekking more interesting.
How to Reach Meenmutty Waterfalls
Buses are available from Kalpetta which is around 29 kms away from this waterfalls and you can also take taxis or other transport modes from Kalpetta to reach Meenmutty waterfalls.
Best Time to Visit Meenmutty Falls: The best time to visit Meenmutty waterfalls is between November to April when the climate is clear with no rain falls. It is recommended not to visit this falls during the rainy seasons for safety reasons.
So if you are interested in sightseeing and trekking, then you are highly recommended to visit this place in your next trip. Go and book your trip to Meenmutty Waterfalls in advance.