Friday, February 28, 2014

Mankayam Ecotourism/waterfalls

This trip was connected with palode botanical gardens. Mankayam, situated near Palode , Nedumangad Taluk in Thiruvananthapuram district .  Waterfalls here   can be enjoyed at any time of the year. Rising from the hill ranges of Chemunchi, the River Chittar, flowing down through the forests of Brymore creates a tributary in the form of Mankayam River. The Mankayam River in its course further down, produces two spectacular waterfalls. One is at Kalakayam, which is one of the biggest waterfalls in the area and the other at Kurissadi. The spectacular falls at Kalakayam and Kurisadi can be seen and enjoyed from view points provided by authorities. The Kurisadi Ghat offers an excellent spot for bathing.With rich forest setting, the area in and around the waterfalls are overwhelmingly green. Shrubs to gigantic and lofty trees of evergreen and semi-evergreen grasslands are found here.
This is a spectacular place to spent a day with your family and friends. 

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