Kuthiraiyar Falls or Kuthiraiyar Falls is a waterfall set in a little disturbed part of the hills near Udumalaipettai. Taking bath in the waterfalls here is considered healthy by many as the water gets in contact with several medicinal plants which enhances the good of the water.
This place has religious virtue also because of Murugan temple and Kurinji Andavar temple in Palani. It is also a home for Paliyan tribes who live in the hilly terrains. Ideal time to visit the Kuthiraiyar waterfall is during winter season in pleasant atmosphere and also in the festive season of locals. Place become spectacular during the festivals and becomes the major tourist attraction. Palani receives an average rainfall round the year.
Due to hills all around the area this place is dream destination for Hikers and trekkers. Those who enjoy bird watching can see several species of birds like golden backed woodpecker and night herons. Tourists visit this place to witness the traditional festival of Vaikasi Visakham, Thirukartikai, and Thaipusam when the village is dressed up in its best cultural view.