Kutladampatti Falls & the nearby Ashram with Lot of Peacocks
Kutladampatti Falls is a 27 meter (89 feet) high waterfall in Kutladampatti village, near Madurai in Tamilnadu state, India.
Waterfalls at Kutladampatti is easily accessible by public transport. The pavement and steps leading to the falls are well laid out. Last few meters around the falls are slippery and steep. There is an Ashram, downhill the falls, which is good for meditation. A large number of peacocks are found in the Ashram compound.
This Waterfalls is situated inside a reserve forest, which is managed by the state Forest Department. There is an entry fee to be paid, near the falls. The falls is one among the ideal getaway places for the residents of Madurai and other nearby areas.
How Do I Go to Kutladampatti Falls?
This falls is at a distance of 30 kilometers northwest of Madurai city. The falls is at a distance of 8 kilometers from Vadipatti town, a small town near the falls. There are direct state government buses to the falls from Madurai Periyar Bus stand and also from Vadipatti bus stand.
Madurai, being centrally located, it is well connected by buses to almost all other cities of the state.
Madurai Junction railway station with station code MDU, is the nearest major railway station to the falls. Madurai is connected by direct trains to almost all cites of Tamilnadu and to some of the other major cites of India. Coimbatore and Chennai are the nearest major railway stations, which are well connected with all major cities of India.
There is an airport at Madurai, which mainly serves the domestic passengers. Cities like Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Goa and Pune are connected by different airlines from Madurai airport. There are two international flights to Dubai and Colombo, from Madurai airport.