Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Water Falls in & around Perambalur

Water Falls in & around Perambalur

Mayil Uthu Falls, Perambalur

Mayil Uthu Falls are located in the Perambalur district of the south Indian state of Tamilnadu. These falls enhance the beauty of the Eastern Ghats in the state. Mayil Uthu Falls are in close proximity to the town of Esanai, i.e. at a distance of 18 kilometers. These falls form a part of the three waterfalls of the Pachai Malai Hills i.e. Mangalam Aruvi, Mayil Uthu Falls and Koraiyar Falls. Several tribes are seen dwelling in the vicinity of these hills. Amongst them, popular ones are the Malayalis, who sell their surplus agriculture produce in the townships.

The Mayil Oothu Falls at the Pachai Malai Hills near Ladapuram will be getting a lot of water during monsoon showers. Though the falls remains dry for the major part of the year, a sharp spell of rain is sufficient to rejuvenate it and attract tourists for a couple of months from late October or early November. Although a person can drive up to a hamlet in the vicinity of the hills, he has to trek for some distance along a narrow path. This falls located very close to Ladapuram Village.

Ladapuram has 2 main falls one is mayilootru and another one is yanaikatti falls. In local language mayil means peacock it has this name because rock looks like peacock from where the water is falling.  Same applies for Yanaikatti falls, Yanai means Elephant in Tamil. It has this name because rock looks like elephant from where the water is falling.

Koraiyar Falls, Perambalur

The Koraiyar Falls are located in the Perambalur district of the south Indian state of Tamilnadu. These falls enhance the beauty of the Eastern Ghats in the state. Karaiyar Falls are in close proximity to the town of Thondamanthurai. Several small streams originate from the Koraiyar falls, to join the River Vellar down below.  Several tribes are seen dwelling in the vicinity of these hills. Amongst them, popular ones are the Malayalis, who sell their surplus agriculture produce in the townships.


Mangalam Aruvi Falls, Perambalur

Mangalam Aruvi is located in the Perambalur district of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. These falls enhance the beauty of the Eastern Ghats in the state. These falls form a part of the three waterfalls of the Pachai Malai Hills i.e. Mangalam Aruvi, Mayil Uthu Falls and Koraiyar Falls. Several tribes are seen dwelling in the vicinity of these hills. Amongst them, popular ones are the Malayalis, who sell their surplus agriculture produce in the townships. The nearest airport to the Mangalam Aruvi cascade is at Tiruchirappalli, at a distance of 61 kilometers.

2 comments:

Rakesh Gairola said...

Very nice article, images are very impressive, thanks to share. The distance between Perambalur to Ooty is 331 kilometre.

bala said...

very useful info
try to provide map info for tourist benefit - https://www.google.co.in/maps/dir/Mayil+Ootru+Waterfalls,+Melapuliyur+R.F.R%5B31%5DC,+Tamil+Nadu/Koraiyaru+Falls,+Koraiyaru,+Tamil+Nadu/@11.2286181,78.6202018,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x3bab067cde161819:0xa826a9a12f3c33e8!2m2!1d78.7376404!2d11.2670533!1m5!1m1!1s0x3bab08762b23c1c7:0x54de4a01ec11638f!2m2!1d78.6880185!2d11.3069437?dcr=0