Marmala waterfalls situated near Teekoy in the Kottayam district of Kerala and one of the beautiful waterfalls in Kerala, and among the must include places in Vagamon.
It is a place for trekkers and adventure lovers, the dense jungle before the waterfall gives a trekking experience and a splendid view of the natural beauty of an ideal waterfall.
It is located inside a private rubber estate and is formed over the Meenachal River and it is about 60 meters (200 feet) in height and falling into a 12-meter deep pool. The waterfall is dangerous and not recommended for taking bath as the depth and force of the water are too high to bear. Replete with tall trees on the green-carpeted mountains, the clear cascading waters offer a sight like no other.
Slightly veiled amidst thick bushes and blue hills, the waterfall is the perfect place to get away from the hustle-bustle of the city and spend some moments of solitude to refresh and rejuvenate. Besides, the mesmerizing natural environment provides plenteous opportunities for photography enthusiasts to capture those picture-perfect moments. The waterfalls also offer trekking opportunities. It is about 40 meters in height, plunging into a 12-meter deep pool, and feeds the River Teekoy.
The destination of a waterfall is a bit remote from Teekoy, the nearest well-known place in the surroundings. The tourists can travel almost near to the rubber estate in a private vehicle but have to trek at least 2 km to reach the waterfalls. The trekking path is not well maintained, the road is slippery and full of rocks. need to carry food and water bottles there will be no shops in the 7 kms.
Timings to Visit
- 6 AM to 5:30 PM.
*Note : Timings may change seasonally.
How to Reach
By Bus: Kottayam is the nearest city of 55 km to reach Waterfalls or to reach the nearest place of Marmala Waterfalls. From Teekoy – 9kms, Erattupetta – 13 km from, and Vagamon – 20 km.
By Train: Kottayam is the nearest Railway station.
By Air: Cochin is the Nearest Airport 75 km away from Marmala Waterfalls.
Marmala Waterfalls, Marmala Rd, Vellani, Erattupetta, Kerala 686580, India.