Meenmutty Falls (Wayanad)

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Meenmutty Falls
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Meenmutty Falls Wayanad
Longest drop1000 ft

Meenmutty Falls is located 29 km from Kalpetta in Wayanad District in the state of Kerala, India.[1] It is a three-tiered waterfall with a height of 300 metres.[2] Meenmutty is a combination of Malayalam words Meen (fish) and Mutty (blocked). It can be accessed from Mananthavady - Kuttiady road .[3] [4] Meenmutty waterfalls are dangerous during rainy seasons due to high inflow and many people have drowned since 1991.[5] Meenmutty falls is surrounded by Lush green tea plantations making the hike to the falls a memorable experience to the tourists.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Major Waterfalls".
  2. ^ "Meenmutty Falls". Retrieved 1 April 2007.
  3. ^ "Wayland Outdoor". Archived from the original on 23 October 2006. Retrieved 1 April 2007.
  4. ^ "Oh, what a fall!". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 3 January 2007. Retrieved 1 April 2007.
  5. ^ "Software engineer drowns in waterfall; colleague missing". The Times of India. 3 October 2013. Retrieved 15 June 2014.

Coordinates: 11°43′41″N 75°53′10″E / 11.728°N 75.886°E / 11.728; 75.886