The forests of the Western Ghats are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that roar, gurgle and splash down the mountain side. Almost all these scintillating cascades are the venues for picnics and excursion round the year.
Palaruvi waterfalls (75 km from Kollam Town): Palaruvi which means 'milky stream' makes its way down the rocks, from a height of 300 fro The Palaruvi woods is a beautiful picnic spot. The PWD Inspection Bungalow and the KTDC Motel offer comfortable accommodation. Accessibility: 75 Ian from Kollam town.
Waterfalls (78 km – 2 hours drive – from Kochi): At the entrance to the Sholayar ranges, this 80 foot waterfall is a popular picnic spot. Accessibility: 78 km (2 hours) from Kochi.
Waterfalls (90 km – 2.5 hours – from Kochi): Just a short drive from Athirapally, this picturesque spot is adjacent to dense green forest land and is a part of the Chalakudy River. Accessibility: 90 km (2.5 hours) from Kochi.