Perunthenaruvi Falls

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Perunthenaruvi Falls
പെരുന്തേനരുവി
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Perunthenaruvi waterfalls near Vechoochira
Perunthenaruvi Falls is located in Kerala
Perunthenaruvi Falls
Location of Perunthenaruvi falls in Kerala
Location Vechoochira
Coordinates 9°24′47″N 76°52′35″E / 9.4131°N 76.8763°E / 9.4131; 76.8763Coordinates: 9°24′47″N 76°52′35″E / 9.4131°N 76.8763°E / 9.4131; 76.8763
Type Waterfall

Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls (Malayalam: പെരുന്തേനരുവി) are waterfalls 36 km (22 mi) from Pathanamthitta in Pathanamthitta District, Central Travancore region, Kerala State, India. It is a popular tourist destination situated in Vechoochira Panchayat of Ranni taluk. The one shore of this waterfall is Kudamurutty and Vechoochira is the other. The main route to this waterfall starts from Ranni - Athikkayam - Kudamurutty - Perunthenaruvi. It is a fine place to spend time with family in a very serene atmosphere.

Etymology[edit]

The name Perunthenaruvi derived from the two Malayalam words Perunthen (great honey) and aruvi (stream).

Location[edit]

Located on the Western Ghats of the Sahyadri Range, Perunthenaruvi is famous for the waterfalls there. The waterfalls are known for their wide area, rather than their height. The stream later unites with the Pamba River. It is beautiful and dangerous at the same time. [1]

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  1. ^ "General features — Kerala". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 2009-08-27.