Gushing down the Brahmagiri Hills and surrounded by the majestic Western Ghats, Iruppu Falls or Lakshmana Tirtha Falls is a charming place to visit. The place boasts abundant refreshing greenery and is filled with the melodious chirping of birds in an otherwise serene environment, much to the delight of nature lovers and birdwatchers. After seeking permission from the Forest Department, tourists seeking adventure can enjoy a thrilling trek to the falls.
Iruppu Falls also has a connection with the mythological story of Ramayana and is a popular pilgrimage destination. The waterfall is said to be endowed with divine powers, and taking a dip in its water is said to wash away your sins.
- Best Time to Visit: August to January
- Ideal Duration: 2-3 hours
- How to Reach: Take a taxi from Wayanad to reach Iruppu Falls, which is 35 km away
Wayanad Sightseeing PlacesWayanad is also famous for its ranches and natural life. Among the most beautiful regions of Kerala, Wayanad has a large number of options for its guests.
Soochipara Falls, Banasura Sagar Dam, Kuruva Island, Edakkal Caves, Chain Tree, Pookode Lake, Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, The Bamboo Factory, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Phantom Rock, Chembra Peak, Neelimala View Point and many more.