Manalar

Manalar Waterfalls is a beautiful place situated 5 Kms from the Achencoil,on the Achencoil-Schencottah Road of Kollam district,Kerala.Achencovil is almost 95 Kms away from Kollam.Manalar Waterfalls is managed by Manalar-Kumbhavurutty Vana Samrakshana Samithy and,is close to the Kerala -Tamil Nadu border.Apart from waterfalls,visitors can go trekking to the sprawling grasslands at high elevation,for an unique experience through evergreen thickets,abundant in wild flora and fauna.Kerala Forest Department has started an “Eco-Contact Centre” at this place.Kumbhamurutty,a natural falls is 2 Kms away from Manalar Waterfalls.Achencovil is a main Hindu pilgrim center in Kerala.Achencovil Sastha temple is one of the five Sastha temples in Kerala.Achencovil is also a Eco-Tourist place.Trekking is an important attraction.The place is near from NH 208.Entry is allowed from 10 am.