Meenmutty Falls Wayanad

Meenmutty Falls Wayanad
A complete view of Meenmutty Falls Wayanad during monsoon season. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Meenmutty Falls Wayanad is located at around 30 Kilometers from Kalpetta. It is in Wayanad District, Kerala State, India.  Karnataka and Tamilnadu states borders are very close to Wayanad.

There is another water fall with the same name, Meenmutti falls, in the same state. It is near the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram.

Meenmutty  falls from a height of 300 meters; a three tier water fall. It is one of the best waterfalls in Wayanad district and and can be reached by trekking 2 kilometers from the Ooty main road.

Meenmutty water fall is little away from the main road.

En route to Meenmutty waterfalls is the famous “Pookode lake“, which offers boating facilities. There is also a Park for kids and space for walking for those health freaks. Pookode Veterinary college, one among the two veterinary colleges in the state of Kerala, is here in this village.

 

Eddakal caves

Eddakal caves, 10 kilometers from Wayanad, is another major nearby tourist spot. There are boats, which can carry 6 people, available to cross the river and reach the island.

Kuruva Island

Kuruva Island in Kabini river is another major tourist destination.   475 persons are allowed per day; as on  30th of November 2018 (this may be subject to change). Entry fee to the island is INR 89/- per person.  Entry to the island is during October to May.  9 am to 5 pm is the entry time.

Kuruva island is at around 15 kilometers from Mananthavady, 40 kilometers from Kalpetta and 58 kilometers from Sultanbathery.

Can You Name Some Good Wayanad Hotels or Resorts in Wayanad?

There are many hotels and resorts in the city and home-stay also is available. The Willow Resorts, Pepper Trail, Vythiri Village, Edakkal Hermitage, The Windflower Resort & Spa, Holiday Hill & Suites, Upavan, Sharoy Resort, Misty Hills Hotel & Resorts, Parisons Plantation Experiences, Le Villagio Holiday Apartments, Lakkidi Village Resort, Marmalade Springs Resort, Aranyakam Homestay, Grass Roots, Planet Green Plantation, Banasura Hill Resort, etc, are some of the best Wayanad hotels.

How Do I Go to Meenmutty Falls?

Meenmutty falls is at a distance of 95 kilometers from the nearest city, Kozhikode alias Calicut. It may take around 2 hours plus, to travel this distance. Nearest Airport is Karipoor International Airport near Kozhicode or Calicut.    Nearest railway station is at Kozhikode. Kozhikode is well connected by railways, road and air transport to the rest of the country.