Kattikayam Falls is near Idukki Wild Life Sanctuary. It is near another waterfalls Mechal in the area. From the town Nellapara, take Pazhukakkanam road and take diversion at Thottumukku junction for Kattikayam Waterfalls road. From the base of parking, one has to trek nearly 300 meters to reach the waterfalls. The walk through the jungle is pleasant, but a bit steep and dangerous, if you are not careful. One can visit the place, from Alapuzzha or Kottayam.
Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 100 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 9.00 AM to 3:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market
Best time to visit ?
It is best to visit this at during monsoon – June-October.
Nearest town and distance to it?
Kottayam, the major town is around 50 kilometers. There are other small towns within few kilometers.
Accessible by four-wheeler ?
How many kilometers to trek to reach the base of waterfalls ?
The walk from parking to base of waterfalls is around 300 meters.
Any place to swim?
Yes. But be careful about slippery and sharp rocks.