Kanthanpara Waterfalls in Wayanad - Everything You Need to Know



Kanthanpara Waterfalls in Wayanad - Everything You Need to Know

By Woods team

Engulfed in a canopy of lush greenery, Kanthanpara Waterfalls provides a pristine and serene ambience like no other. A 20-minute drive through tea and coffee plantations in Wayanad takes you to Kanthanpara which is easily one of the most picturesque waterfalls in Kerala. Sans the hustle and bustle of other nearby popular destinations like Meenmutti and Soochipara, Kanthanpara has a quaint and secluded atmosphere that is sure to invoke your senses and help you connect with nature. The best way to enjoy Kanthanpara Waterfall is to have a short trek and spend the day having a picnic with your loved ones. 

How to Get There

The nearest town to Kanthanpara Waterfalls is Meppadi. Located around 40 km from Wayanad bus station, the easiest way to reach Kanthanpara would be by bus. Alternatively, you can also drive to Kanthanpara by private transport. The nearest railway station would be at Kozhikode, about 73 km from Kalpetta. The nearest airports are Calicut International Airport, located around 86 km and Kannur International Airport, located around 120 km.

Trekking at Kanthanpara

Trekking is a favourite activity for those visiting Kanthanpara Waterfalls. Situated at an altitude of 30m, reaching the two tier waterfalls requires utmost caution and care. If you wish to trek at Kanthanpara, make sure you get prior approval from the concerned authorities so as to ensure your safety.

Nearest Attractions

There are many places of interest near to Kanthanpara Waterfalls that you can include in your itinerary. The popular Meenmutti and Soochipara waterfalls as well as Edakkal Caves, Chembra peak, Kuruva Islands, Muthanga Sanctuary, Tholpetty Sanctuary, Pookode Lake, Pakshipathalam, Banasura Sagar Dam, and Thirunelli are the nearby attractions to Kanthanpara Waterfalls.

Best Time to Visit

Kanthanpara is open throughout the year. Monsoon is touted to be the best time to visit Kanthanpara Waterfalls to enjoy the scenic beauty and nature. However, due to the probability of heavy rain and resultant landslides, it is best to avoid the monsoon season for your own safety.

Check out this article if you are planning to go on monsoon

Where to Stay

There are many hotels and resorts in and around Wayanad offering accommodation in every range and budget. If you are looking for a tranquil vacation at a resort that offers clean and luxurious rooms, the highest standards of hospitality, and mesmerizing facilities, all at a reasonable price, then The Woods Resort in Wayanad is the place for you! 

Get the best deals on your rooms and book your dates with The Woods Resort today.