Olakaruvi Falls, a popular tourist destination is located at a distance of 20 km from Nagercoil. Tourists visiting Kanyakumari make it a point to visit the waterfalls that are situated in a pristine environment. These falls are one of the most popular waterfalls of southern India.
According to local legend, the Olakaruvi waterfalls have healing and curing properties. Bathing in these waterfalls can help relieve skin problems as well as muscular pain of the joints. The waterfalls also help rejuvenate the older people making them feel healthy and strong once again. To reach the waterfalls, you will have to go through Nagercoil taking a road from the town itself.
However, the road ends at a point near the waterfalls, and one has to walk the rest of the distance to the falls. This distance is easily walkable, and a delight to traverse through because it is more or less like a trekking route. Walking to the waterfalls is an unforgettable experience as you pass the lush green fields and picturesque land.