Famous Falls

Courtallam (Spa of South)

Courtallam is the most famous tourist spot in the district.The natural water falls, pleasant weather and intermittent drizzling really gives an unusual charm to the visitors.The rapturous scene of the falls gets heightened by cool breeze.Usually, the season is in between May to September.The water falls down in nine places with varying force depends on the height of the cliff.

Falls in Courtallam
S.No Name
1 Main Falls
2 Small Falls (Chitharuvi)
3 Five Falls (Iyentharuvi)
4 Kundaru falls
5 Tiger Falls (Puliyaruvi)
6 Old Courtallam Falls (Palaiya Coutralam)
7 SenbahaDevi Falls (Senbakadavi)
8 Honey Falls (Theanaruvi)
9 Milk Falls (Paalaruvi)

The Tamil Nadu Tourism Department has arranged facilities for the visitors to take baths at any time.All the falls,except Honey falls and SenbahaDevi Falls, have been properly illuminated.One can bathe at anytime during the day.The water is said to possess medicinal qualities of the herbal plants grown in this hills.Those suffering from rheumatic pains,chronic headache and nerve disorder get cured by a long stay at Courtallam.

Accommodation

Hotels Name and Phone Number in Courtallam (STD CODE 04633)
Name Phone Number
Amirtha Lodge 283550
A.N.S. Lodge 283036
Courtallam Heritage 233022/236051
Dalavoi Lodge 283027/283447
Esakki Resorts 283773/283724
Hotel Tamil Nadu 283003
Hotel Tamil Nadu 283663
KR Residency 283100/283101
Kurinchi Villa 283236/283267
Pandian Lodge 283100/283101
Sankar Lodge 283496
Saral Resorts 283601/602
Sivanarayana Lodge 283516
Town Panchayat Accommodation 283128
Surya Tourist Home 283633

Boating

Every year during the season(June – September) Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation arranges boating in the Melavannamadai lake near Five falls road.

Agastiyar Falls

Papanasam Falls, 42 km west of Tirunelveli, lies on the Tamiraparani River.The falls, also called Agastya Falls, is believed to be located at the place where Shiva and Parvati appeared before the sage Agastya.Papanasam means absolution of sins.It is an important pilgrim center where people take bath in the waters to relieve themselves from sins.Papavinashweshwara (Shiva) Temple is nearby.

How to Reach

Road:State Transport Corporation buses connects Tirunelveli city.
Rail:Tirunelveli is an important junction in the Southern Railway, connected to all major cities.

Manimuthar Waterfalls

Manimuthar Falls is natural water falls flowing throughout the year situated above the Manimuthar dam.Driving there by bike will be adventurous.The falls nearby has a pond which has a depth of 90 feet (27 m).It is a picturesque place.It is in 35 km from Tirunelveli city.There are some public transport service to go this place on regular intervals from Kallidai Kurichi,the nearby town.Above this fall’s the pleasant tourist spot Kothaiyar is there.

How to Reach

Road:State Transport Corporation buses connects Tirunelveli city.
Rail:Tirunelveli is an important junction in the Southern Railway, connected to all major cities.