Meenmutty waterfalls wayanad
Where the fish gets blocked is what the word Meenmutty means. A beautiful cascade, approximately 29 kilometres from Kalpetta in Wayanad district of Kerala, The Meenmutty waterfalls Wayanad is a three tiered fall with an approximate height of 300 metres. Setting a beautiful trek trail to reach the destination, Meenmutty falls are a prime attraction in Wayanad.
The main Ooty road serves as an ideal trek start to head through the jungles. It is a pleasure for trekkers to trek through the natural settings of the Wayanad jungle and it is indeed a treat to reach the ultimate destination- The Meenmutty Falls. The falls, and its surrounding area have been untouched by anything modern and remain in its prime natural form.
Each tier of the waterfalls makes for an individual trek track. The forest route is moist, filled with deciduous trees and undoubtedly tiring. The route is equally perilous and calls for advanced trekkers. However perilous the route may be the end destination is a rewarding place to reach.
Besides the trek route, the waterfall itself is a perilous one. There have been several drowning accidents reported in the waterfall. Tha fatalities have led to the fall being closed however that was as of March'2013. Tourist can check with local authorities about the falls before heading to the destination. The Meenmutty fall is the second largest fall in Kerala however there are several Meenmutty falls in Wayanad and one of them is in a part of a resort property named Banasura Hill Resort. To reach the Banasaura fall tourists have to take a route diversion at Vellamunda village go via Pulinjal to reach the fall.
Along the course of Meenmutty, is built the Meenmutty heights resort the most sought out resort for any tourists. The resort has incorporated every small detail inspired from nature. It is spread across 200 acres of real estate land and is naturally appealing to any visitor deciding to stay at the resort.