Waterfall is a spot that is preferred by numerous people in order to relax and enjoy nature, especially during the hot seasons. In fact, the waterfalls can also be stated as the natural spa. There are numerous hidden advantages when a person takes a bath in the waterfall. As many people know the climate in Tamil Nadu is hot and a very good place that has many waterfalls is Tirunelveli district. It acts a very important reason for numerous people to choose this place to visit during their summer vacations. Some key points related to the waterfalls situated in the district are listed below in a very detailed manner.
Courtallam: Courtallam is one of the most famous waterfalls in Tirunelveli in fact among India. This is a natural waterfall that has numerous subsidiaries for it. The climate and the drizzle in this place enchant the tourist and makes them chose this place as their vacation spot over and over again. This wonderful spot gets more amazing with the cool breeze. In fact, this place will be liked by many kids too as the monkey are very common in this place. The view of water falling from great heights will be very beautiful to watch. The apt season to visit this place is between May to September. These waterfalls will be falling at eight different places at various heights and force. Their names include main falls, Kundaru Falls, small falls, old courtallam falls, five falls, Tiger falls, honey falls, shenbahadevi falls, and milk falls. Most of the people love to visit the main falls only.
In fact, the government of Tamil Nadu has made proper arrangements that enable the tourists to take a bath and enjoy the falls round the clock. In fact except the honey falls all the other Falls will be illuminated even at night. As a matter of fact, it is believed that the water from the falls filled with wonderful medical qualities due to the different types of medicinal plants available in the hill. People suffering from various health problems like chronic headache, rheumatic pains, and nervous disorder will visit this place for treatments. And in many cases they are successful too. But it is necessary to plan a long stay for this purpose. There is a lake named as Melavannamadai near the main falls where boating is allowed during the season time i.e. in the months as June – September, which acts as an added attraction to the tourists.
Agasthiyar Falls: Agasthiyar Falls is also known as the Papanasam Falls, which is situated in the western Tirunelveli about 42 km away. This falls is named so because of the reason Lord Shiva and Parvathi gave an appearance to the Sage Agasthiar in the same spot. The natural beauty of this place is very attractive. Papanasam also means sin absolution. So many people prefer this place for spiritual reasons too. There is a temple near this falls, and Papavinashweshwara is the main deity of the place.
Manimuthar Falls: This falls is very apt tourist spot, and many people might have already heard of the famous Manimuthar dam too where many people flock towards during the time of vacation times. This is a very popular natural waterfall that will flow year round. The bike riders will find this place highly adventurous. And also there is a lake of 90 feet deep situated near the falls making the spot highly picturesque and lovable. This place is about 35 km far from the proper Tirunelveli city. It will not be very hard to reach this place as there are numerous public transport facilities that allow the people to reach the place very safely.