Cheeyappara Waterfalls and Valara Waterfalls
The first waterfall on the way to Munnar is Cheeyappara Waterfall, and it cascades down in seven steps. This is also a great place for trekking. On your way to Munnar from Kochi you’ll see these huge waterfalls on your left.
The view is quite scenic and you should definitely stop here at least to take some pics. The road to Munnar is a lot of bends so you can also stop here for a pit stop and relax.
Valara has a chain of waterfalls falling from a height of about 1000 feet, surrounded by thick green forests and provide a magnificent view. It is a little smaller than Cheeyappara. It is one of the top waterfalls near Munnar.
Travellers can enjoy the scenic beauty of Valara waterfalls, if visiting here during the monsoon or immediately after.
This place is connected by buses running between Munnar and Kochi. Both waterfalls are surrounded by lush, dense forests that are home to a variety of animals and birds.
Shops nearby from where can buy nice handicrafts and enjoy the tea or cool drinks in very reasonable price.
The visitors can enjoy the beauty of the Waterfalls from May to December. During the Summer, the beauty of the river is lost because the water goes dry.