Valara

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Valara
village
Valara is located in Kerala
Valara
Valara
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 10°18′36″N 76°29′45″E / 10.31000°N 76.49583°E / 10.31000; 76.49583Coordinates: 10°18′36″N 76°29′45″E / 10.31000°N 76.49583°E / 10.31000; 76.49583
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictIdukki
TalukasDevikulam
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
685561
Telephone code914864
Vehicle registrationKL-68
Nearest cityKochi
Lok Sabha constituencyIdukki
Vidhan Sabha constituencyDevikulam

Valara (Malayalam: വാളറ) is located in between Neriamangalam on the eastern border of the Ernakulam District and Adimali of Kochi - Madurai National Highway (NH-49). It is in Idukki district, Kerala, at a distance of 14 km from Adimali. The main attraction of this place is Valara waterfalls. Which is in the Deviyar river, a small river originating from western ghats, passing through Adimali Grama Panchayath. It is considered as one of the major waterfalls in Kerala state. The Thottiyar Hydro Electric project, the upcoming project by Kerala State Electricity Board is very close to this waterfall.

Valara has chain of waterfalls surrounded by thick green forests. Cheeyappara Waterfall is nearby.

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