5 Gorgeous Waterfalls of Malappuram you must check out on your Kerala trip

Just like rest of Kerala, Malappuram too is blessed with a lot of natural beauty and is a heaven for a nature lover. Apart from beaches, hills and plantations, there are many beautiful waterfalls in Malappuram.

In this article let us check out some gorgeous waterfalls in Malappuram you must check out on your trip here.

Adyanpara Waterfalls

Adyanpara waterfall is the most famous waterfall in Malappuram and is located on the outskirts of Nilambur town. The cascading waterfall and the surrounding greenery is a pleasant sight indeed. This waterfall is seasonal. During summers the water flow is very low and during monsoons it is so heavy it can almost be dangerous. The ideal time to visit here is September- December.

A little bit of trekking is necessary to reach this waterfall as it is located among the hills at a higher altitude. On the way one can spot a variety of interesting birds here. It is an ideal picnic spot as well.

Keralamkundu waterfall

Adventure lovers will thoroughly enjoy themselves in the Keralamkundu waterfalls. From about 1500 feet above sea level, the water gushes down over 150 feet of a rocky cliff into a vast pool. There is a lot of flora and fauna in the surrounding area. The lush forest is filled with a plethora of medicinal plants, herbs and shrubs.

It is not advised to visit this waterfall during the monsoons as the forest floor and well as the rocks tends to be dangerously slippery. The period from October to May is ideal for visit. This place is favoured by the youth and adventure lovers.

Keralamkundu waterfalls

Kozhippara waterfall

Kozhippara Waterfalls

Kozhippara waterfall is at a distance of about 24kms from Nilambur. It is situated at Vallamthodu near the border to Kozhikode and hence it is also called Vallamthodu waterfall. Just like most other waterfalls, it is abundant in natural beauty and the whole ambience is peaceful and tranquil. Apart from the scenic view of the waterfall, the visitors can indulge in other activities such as trekking and swimming. Many different birds can also be spotted here. Needless to say Kozhippara waterfall makes a very good picnic spot.

Oli Waterfalls

Also known as Pullippadam Oli waterfalls, it is situated at a distance of about 10kms from Nilambur. This waterfall is not visited by a lot of people, so it is a great place for adventure lovers who don’t like to be surrounded by crowds. Although one of the prime reasons people don’t flock here is that this waterfall can be quite dangerous; so it is advised to be very cautious here.

Oli Waterfalls

Pathar Waterfalls

Pathar village is located about 20kms to the north of Nilambur. Pathar waterfall too is not flocked by tourists and is known by the locals only. One has to walk to the forest to get here and the route is not marked clearly. Hence a local guide is essential. The pool that forms below the waterfall is quite big and good for swimming.