Palaruvi Water Falls

Kollam - Palaruvi Water Falls is located on the Kollam - Shencottah Road, which is nearly 75 km from Kollam. The literal meaning of the word is 'stream of milk'. The ideal time to visit the waterfall is between the months of June and January.

Palaruvi Water Falls in Kollam is one of the most picturesque waterfalls in the state of Kerala. It is a very popular picnic spot among the tourists and local people of southern India. The Kollam - Palaruvi Water Falls can be reached by passing through a dense tropical forest.

The panoramic surroundings of the Palaruvi Water Falls at Kollam mesmerize tourists. The misty blue hills and sprawling green valleys form a splendid background to the waterfalls.

The gushing waterfall cascades from a height of almost 300 feet. This waterfall forms a shallow pool, which is ideal for swimming. The waterfall also has some healing and ayurvedic qualities and is used extensively in the various spas of Kollam. There are also ruins of temples that can be seen in close vicinity of the Palaruvi Water Falls.

One can reach Palaruvi very easily as it is nearly 75 km from Kollam. The nearest railway station is Kollam and the nearest airport is the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, which are well connected with other major cities of Kerala. The Ariankavu Mountain Pass is also near the famous waterfalls of Kollam.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011