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The Hidden Beauty: Picturesque Meenmutty Falls

Written by: Akshatha Vinayak
Updated: Monday, June 27, 2016, 14:49 [IST]
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Rain brings in greenery and freshness everywhere. In the hilly regions, it is nothing less than a bliss to experience fog and the drizzling rain. In this season many lakes and streams also begin to swell up.It is a visual treat to see the temporary falls that beautify some places.

The Hidden Beauty: Meenmutty Falls

Meenmutty Falls
Photo Courtesy: Vssekm

Maharashtra's hill station, Amboli is a good example for such a monsoon destination. Some perennial waterfalls almost get dried up due to heat; it is the rains that bring in new life to the waterfalls.

In monsoon season, everyone likes to visit the waterfall destinations. In India, especially in South India, one can enjoy visiting several picturesque waterfalls. In the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra and Telangana monsoon is one of the best seasons for tourism.

The Hidden Beauty: Meenmutty Falls

Another View of Meenmutty Falls
Photo Courtesy: Pillai.mech

Here let us make a quick trip to one of the beautiful waterfall destinations in Kerala. Though this is a small waterfall, it never fails to impress the visitors. Interestingly, fishes from another region used to come here to lay eggs but to reach a rocky patch they use to swim against the cascading falls. Hence, this falls is popular as Meenmutty falls.

Incidentally, there are two Meenmutty falls in Kerala. One is the famous Meenmutty Falls in Wayanad, another is a small waterfalls. Here, the focus is on the Meenmutty Falls which is in Thiruvananthapuram district. Neyyar river creates this beautiful falls.

The Hidden Beauty: Meenmutty Falls

Greenery around Meenmutty
Photo Courtesy: Nithinasokan

How To Reach

  • No transport services are available to reach this Meenmutty Falls.
  • One has to take the Agastyarkoodam trek route via Neyyar Dam to reach this waterfall. Meenmutty Falls is around 45 km from Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Tourists can only reach Neyyar Dam by road and have to trek from there to visit Meenmutty Falls in Thiruvananthapuram.

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The Hidden Beauty: Meenmutty Falls

Beautiful Vistas of Meenmutty Falls
Photo Courtesy: Irshadpp

It is just fun to play in the waterfalls, isn't it? Tourists cannot play in all the waterfalls as it depends on the force. For nature lovers, the monsoon is like a festival; the rains make everything green and refreshing. A trip away from everyday life in a cloudy season is just enchanting.

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