Kanthanpara waterfall (also Kanthenpara) is a unique picnic spot where one can spend quality time with their dear ones. The waterfall is 18 kms south east of Kalpetta. It is located 8 kms east of Meppadi on Vaduvanchal road. The narrow road to this cascade is through tea gardens and coffee plantations. enriching the mountain slopes, fresh cool air at the falls even carries the aroma of spices. Among other crops that enrich the fertile slopes, it is easy to notice banana plants and betel trees. The hills beyond the waterfall stream are covered by dense forest. So fresh cool air is always there. Invigorating indeed! Kanthanpara is a tiny fall compared to the other waterfalls in wayanad. Water cascades down from a height of 30 meters in two steps. More apt to describe them as two waterfalls. The upper fall is a tiny cascade. The plus side is that it creates a pool that is safe to access during summer. During that period of predictable and stable water flow, even children can enjoy splashing in the pool.The lower cascade is bigger and prettier. Here water falls down a rugged rock.people visit this waterfall, to enjoy the best of nature in the calm surroundings of a small lovely cascade. Excellent waterfall experience is at hand with some swim blended to sightseeing. also, to get to a waterfall that is easy to access. While other leading falls require treks of moderate to great difficulty, the road to Kanthanpara fall reach right next to the upper fall.
Also, it is better to avoid this waterfall during heavy rains. The usually gentle stream turns to a torrential flow of water and the nearby rocky surfaces get slippery. So the only thing one can do is to watch the muddy flow of water from a distance and return. The time to keep away from here is between June and September. Nature lovers and tourists forget the worries of the world while spending unforgettable time at the cascade. Those desiring more of a private waterfall experience may find that here. Lush locality of the waterfalls makes it a great spot for camping. It is also a trekking area, more of a doorway for not so experienced trekkers to enter into a greater world of trekking.
|All days of the week||09.00 am To 05.00 pm|
|Still Camera||Rs. 100/-|
|Video Camera||Rs. 250/-|