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Time Required : 1-2 hours

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Timings : 24 hours

Vattakanal Falls, Kodaikanal Overview

Vattakanal Falls situated at a distance of 3 km from the town of Kodaikanal is famous for its rich biodiversity. Surrounded by trees, hills and lush greenery all around, this attraction makes up for a perfect place to observe the wonder that is nature and all its elements closely. There is also a bridge present near the falls which is amazing for clicking pictures. Some food vendors set up their stalls near these falls and serve local delicacies. In short, this beautiful place is perfect for spending a cheerful picnic with your close loved ones.

The Vattakanal Falls is packed with panoramic vistas and offers a stunning sight for all the tourists to behold. One also gets the perfect opportunity to go on an adventurous hike along the trail which leads you all the way to the waterfall. The best time to visit the place is during the rainy season when you can witness it in its complete glory. A cold-water pool too gets formed by the waterfall where one can take a dip and have a great time.

Nestled in nature's lap, the atmosphere around the waterfall remains enjoyable. The rocks and watchpoints that are present here are the places from where you can get the best views of all the surrounding mountains and valleys with the main points being Dolphin's Nose and Suicide Point. So, if you are planning a trip to Kodaikanal and wish to unwind, Vattakanal Falls is the place for you to go!

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Best Time To Visit Vattakanal Falls

The perfect time to visit the Vattakanal Falls is during the monsoon season which falls between July and August since during this time, the cascade is in full swing and also the place is going to make you feel like you are away from the noise of the city.

Tips For Visiting Vattakanal Falls

1. Since the temperature of the place remains low all through the year, it is advisable to carry warm clothes along with you on the trip.
2. If you are visiting the Vattakanal Falls after sunset (which is not recommended) ensure that you steer out of the way of an Indian gaur or Bison as they can attack you if provoked.
3. It is advisable to be careful while going inside the pool at the bottom of the waterfall since the rocks present here are very slippery.

How To Reach Vattakanal Falls

The route to reach Vattakanal from Kodaikanal is very narrow, and you are likely to face a traffic jam on the way. It takes nearly 20 minutes to reach the falls. You can either hire a cab or trek all the way to reach the place.

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