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Courtallam Falls

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About Courtallam Falls

Located in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, India Courtallam or Kutralam is better known as Spa of South India. Basically it is a panchayat town sited atop the hilly mountains of Western Ghats reaching a height of 520 ft. This small town attracts ample number of visitors annually for being the home to some of the magnificent waterfalls. There are total six waterfalls in Courtallam - Five Falls, Main Falls, Tiger Falls, Old Courtallam Falls, Honey Falls, Shanbagadevi Falls, & Palaruvi falls. Just a bit away from the Courtallam, there are some other attractions as well. These waterfalls are the source of origination for many of the attractive flowing rivers of this town which includes the rivers like the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar River, the Chittar River, and the Tambaraparani River. There are quite a few stern waterfalls in this area that flows with strong force along with the ever present health resorts. All these falls flows across a wide range of medicinal herbs, so people have a belief here that the water here has medical and therapeutic qualities. This is the reason why the spot is named as The Spa of South India. To get the best view of the fall vicinity and to take bath in the best season of the year one must go there from June to September. During this period, South West Monsoon enhances the weather to a great extent and transforms it into a fabulous tourist spot. There are a number of visiting spots in Courtallam such as Boat Houses, Childrens Park, Aquarium, Swimming Pool, Snake Park are some of the special attractions here. Courtallam is also known for being a famous bathing place as well. River Chittar in this area contain mineral properties. It is believed that taking bath in this river is beneficial not only for body, but for mind as well. It is advisable to the visitors that before reaching at the spot, one must go through the weather forecast for at least once. As all these waterfalls carry a large amount of water only when a strong rainfall takes place on the hills. One more thing one must keep in mind that though you are fond of swimming under a dancing waterfall, but your wish may not be fulfilled if the waterfall side is flooded. The water current will be quite strong so you must not take a risk.
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