Nyayamakad Waterfalls Munnar, Idukki

Nyayamkadu waterfall is a famous tourist spot located about 10 km from Munnar town on the way to RajamalaiNyayamakadu is a land of breathtaking waterfalls and an endless stretch of verdant greenery. Nyayamakadu offers splendid views of water dropping from a height of 1600 m.  The place is ideal for both peace and adventure lovers since they can either walk around and soak in the beauty of the surroundings or enjoy trekking.

The 1,600-m waterfall and the surrounding landscape are quite refreshing where you can spend hours playing in the frothy pool.  Trekking to the nearby hills is an exciting affair.  The hilltop offers scenic views of the surroundings and excellent views of the Munnar Valley covered with dense tea plantations.

Water cascades down from a height of 1,600 metres from a hill and fall to a pool.  The waterfalls are at its best after the monsoon months of June, July and September.  Tourists are seen bathing under the waters of the Nyayamakad waterfalls, which is a great trekking point.  Nyayamkad is also the base camp for the trek to the dense forests of Munnar.  Nature lovers visiting Nyayamkad often stroll around the place and explore the wilderness and the beauty of Munnar.

The 97 square km park lies along the high ranges of the western coast in the Munnar Forest Division of Idukki.  Established to protect the Nilgir Tahr, also known as the Nilgiri Ibex, it is also home to various fauna such as the Malabar Civet, Sambar, barking deer, and grey jungle fowl.

Considering the ecological, floral, geomorphologic and zoological significance, it was declared a National park in 1978. The park is divided into three regions – the core area, the buffer area and the tourism area. Visitors are allowed only in the tourism area, which is in the Rajamalai region.  Trekking facilities are available here.  Anamudi (2,694 m), the highest peak in the south, is situated south of the park.

The journey is taxing to the eyes as it struggles to see all of the picturesque landscape. With endless strips of tea plantations and greenery, your eyes long for a sight of concrete, for a change. Women picking the tea buds with the soft glow of the morning sun on their face is a sight to behold. With its greenery and distant hills as a backdrop, it makes an ideal picnic spot.

Visitors can enjoy a great time here filled with numerous photographic opportunities, stroll around and explore the surroundings, marvel at the sheer might of the waterfall and view the distant tea estates.  It is a great opportunity to mingle with the locals, learn a thing or two about tea gardening and experience a day in their lives.
The site is very peaceful and free of irritants.  Visitors can enjoy a peaceful mountain walk, stop along the way to take photographs and simply soak up the scenery.  You will mostly be under the cloudy sky of Munnar.  Simply soak up the lovely weather and let the fresh mountain air soothe your senses.

Local transport available in Munnar includes taxis, auto-rickshaws, bicycles and buses. There are frequent buses run by the State Transport Corporation.
The nearest airport is at Kochi.
Railway Station:
The nearest railway station is at Kochi.

Tourist Place to Visit in Idukki District, Kerala