A stone throw away from the Kumarakom, rests the ferocious beauty, Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls, which is also one of the best places to see in Kottayam district. The cascading beauty is around 100 feet in length and serves as a fantastic tourist place. The waterfall is at its best when it is sunny as the surroundings brightens up and add grace to the chattering sound of the water when it touches craggy rocks. A treat for both soul and eyes, the waterfall and its surrounding area is a birdwatchers paradise.
Kottayam is the major regional town, which is located 18 kms from Aruvikkuzhi Falls. The waterfall can then be reached easily by passing through the narrow pathways.
Things to Do in and around
The area around the waterfall is a perfect place for picnic. Apart from it, there are plenty of popular tourist attractions situated near the waterfalls like the Kumarakom Backwaters, Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Keezharkuthu waterfall, Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls, Pathiramanal Island, Thekkady, Kumaly, Devikulam, Peerumedu, Top Station, Eravikulam National Park, Maramala waterfall, Munnar, Mattuppetty, Idukki arch dam and Chellarkovil waterfall that can be explored.
Best time to Visit
The waterfall is dry during the months of summer, but it starts splashing in the monsoon season. However, the best time to visit Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls is after the monsoon i.e between September and February.