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Palaruvi (Flowing Stream of Milk) Waterfalls

Palaruvi is inside thick forests on the high ranges off Thenmala in Kollam district.  It is near the Tamil Nadu border, 5 kms from Ariankavu.  The waterfalls is from a height of 300 feet. This fall is into a shallow pool and is ideal for swimming.  During the rainy season, Palaruvi waterfalls is attarctive and normally get crowded by thousands of tourists.  The water gushing during the monsoon season attracts huge crowds at this waterfalls.  The fall gets dry during the summer season and the mansoons bring it to its full glory.  The area is considered family safe and the pool is relatively shalow for a dip.  There are seperate location for kids and ladies. There is also watchman posted. Alchohol is banned in the area.

There is a Palaruvi Vana Samrakshana Samiti created to protect this spot and some incidents of fights were recently reported in the media between some visitors and the PVSS.  However the area is a family torus spot with the help and vigil of local community.

Access to palaruvi is 35 kilometers east of Punalur on the Quilon - Shenkottah road. It is near Ariankavu mountain pass. There you can see ruins of ancient temples. The water is said to be medicated as it flows down from the forest and is said to be a preventive for many diseases.


Location : About 75 km from Kollam on the Kollam - Shencottah road. Best time to visit : June - January

Palaruvi - literally, stream of milk - is one of Kerala's most picturesque waterfalls, cascading down a height of 300 feet. It is a favourite picnic spot for visitors from all over south India. The journey to Palaruvi through the dense tropical forest is a spellbinding experience.

The surrounding mist-clad blue hills and green valleys form a stunning backdrop to the milk white burst of foam that resounds through the otherwise tranquil virgin forest. Visitors love the cool shower. Ayurvedic physicians sometimes prescribe a bath in the waters of Palaruvi.

Getting there: Palaruvi is about 75 km from Kollam town. Nearest railway station: Kollam, about 75 km Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport about 77 km from Kollam town.


Location : About 75 km from Kollam on the Kollam - Shencottah road. Palaruvi - literally, stream of milk - is one of Kerala's most picturesque waterfalls, cascading down a height of 300 feet. It is a favourite picnic spot for visitors from all over south India. The journey to Palaruvi through the dense tropical forest is a spellbinding experience.

Palaruvi which means stream of milk makes its way down the rocks, from a height of 300 feet. The Palaruvi woods is a beautiful picnic spot. The PWD Inspection Bungalow and the KTDC Motel offer comfortable accommodation.

The surrounding mist-clad blue hills and green valleys form a stunning backdrop to the milk-white burst of foam whose muffled roar resounds through the otherwise tranquil virgin forest.

Getting there:

Nearest railway station : Kollam about 75 km. Nearest airport : Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 72 km from Kollam town.


Palaruvi is in the Ariankavu Mountain range. It is on Quilon Chenkotta road and is easily accessible from Punalur town. In Palaruvi water falls from an altitude of 300 ft. But there are a few smaller and safer cascades nearby.

Palaruvi , Hill Station

At Perumthenaruvi, the waterfall crashes down to a rocky bed 100 ft. deep in the ravine. Have a date with the wild Indian elephant. Feast your eyes on the most exotic wildlife. Gallop with the deer. Sing a chorus with blue winged parakeet. Kiss a dewdrop from a leaf blade. And chatter with a monkey. Yes, the forests of Kerala are just wonderful to visit.


KULATHUPUZHA, ARYANKAVU, ACHENCOIL – PALARUVI WATER FALLS.

Areas is known for its evergreen forests and temple of Lord Ayyappa. The temple at Kulathupuzha, Aryankavu, and Achencoil, attracts many devotees. The perennial waterfall at Palaruvi, near Aryankavu attracts a lot of tourists.

How to reach: From Trivandrum by road via palode. Kulathupuzha-60 km Aryankavu - 75 Km. Palaravi - 73 km. Achencoil - 104 km.

Accommodation Forest Rest House – Achencoil, KTDC hotel at Aryankavu, private lodges at Kulathupuzha, Achencoil


Palaruvi Waterfalls (Stream of Milk): Palaruvi the 'milky stream' makes its way down the rocks , from a height of 300 fts Palaruvi woods is a beautiful picnic spot. With milky water forming down 300 feet, hills and valleys blanketed dense forests, small streams, Palaruvi is mind blowing. While traveling through the fresh make the journey exciting.


Palaruvi waterfalls : Palaruvi which means stream of milk, is one of the well-known waterfalls in south India, falling from a height of 300 feet. It is situated 75 km from Kollam town on Kollam-Shancottah road. The scenic beauty, with the hills, valleys and cascades, covered with dense tropical forests, is breath taking. Season to visit the place is June-January. The palaruvi wood is a beautiful picnic spot.


Located 75 km from Kollam on the Kollam, Palaruvi - literally, stream of milk - is one of Kerala's most picturesque waterfalls, cascading down a height of 300 feet. It is a favourite picnic spot for visitors from all over south India. The journey to Palaruvi through the dense tropical forest is a spellbinding experience.

The surrounding mist-clad blue hills and green valleys form a stunning backdrop to the milk white burst of foam that resounds through the otherwise tranquil virgin forest. Visitors love the cool shower. Ayurvedic physicians sometimes prescribe a bath in the waters of Palaruvi.

How to reach

Air :Thiruvananthapuram International Airport about 77 km from Kollam town. Rail : Kollam, about 75 km


Palaruvi Waterfalls ( 'Stream of Milk' )

Palaruvi the 'milky stream' makes its way down the rocks , from a height of 300 fts Palaruvi woods is a beautiful picnic spot. With milky water forming down 300 feet, hills and valleys blanketed dense forests, small streams, Palaruvi is mind blowing. While traveling through the fresh make the journey exciting.

Palaruvi

The near by Thenmala is an adventure spot for daring people. Merging into the hands of nature while traveling through the woods make the journey fresh and exciting. Thenmala with its rolling wilderness awakens the adventurous spirit in anyones mind. The trip is equally refreshing and helps anyone Identify with the nature. Excellent trails and many day hike opportunities are available at Thenmala


PALARUVI

"PALARUVI" - Meaning River of Milk - One of the well known water falls in south India, is situated 66 kms. Away from Kollam. The scenic beauty, complete with hills, valleys and cascades, covered with dense tropical forest, is breath taking.


35 km east of Punalur, on the Quilon-Shenkottah road is the Ariankavu mountain pass. 5 km from here is the spectacular Palaruvi waterfall at an attitude of 300 ft with smaller cascades nearby, the Palaruvi woods is a beautiful picnic spot.


Palaruvi - Palaruvi or ' stream of milk' is a 300 foot high waterfall in the Kollam district. The woods near by is a famous picnic spot.

Palaruvi waterfalls - 75 km from Kollam town.

Palaruvi which means stream of milk makes its way down the rocks, from a height of 300 feet. The Palaruvi woods is a beautiful picnic spot. The PWD Inspection Bungalow and the KTDC Motel offer comfortable accommodation.

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