Unveiling 5 Captivating Waterfalls in Pollachi

Pollachi, nestled amidst the foothills of the Anaimalai Hills in Tamil Nadu, is a haven for nature lovers. Beyond its verdant hills and sprawling plantations lies a hidden treasure – a series of cascading waterfalls offering a refreshing escape and a touch of adventure. This blog unveils 5 of Pollachi's most captivating waterfalls, each with its unique charm and beauty.

Upper Aliyar Falls

Upper Aliyar Falls, also known as Azhiyar Falls or Valara Falls, is a hidden gem nestled amidst the lush rainforests bordering Kerala. This cascading waterfall, accessible through a short trek, offers a refreshing plunge into its waters. The surrounding forest provides a serene atmosphere, perfect for a picnic or a day of relaxation amidst nature. Reaching the Upper Aliyar Falls requires a trek, so proper footwear and a guide are recommended, especially during the monsoon season.

an overview of a waterfall cascading down to a waterbody with forest cover on both sides
An overview of a Waterfall cascading down to a waterbody with boulders surrounding it

Monkey Waterfalls

Monkey Waterfalls, a short distance from the Azhiyar Dam, is a popular choice for families and those seeking an easily accessible waterfall experience. This cascading waterfall tumbles into a natural pool, perfect for a refreshing dip. The surrounding area offers scenic views, making it a great spot for picnics and enjoying the beauty of nature. Keep an eye out for monkeys swinging through the trees, adding to the charm of the place.

Thirumoorthy WaterFalls

Escape the heat and delve into the refreshing embrace of Thirumoorthy Falls, a hidden gem near Pollachi. Nestled amidst the lush Anamalai Hills, this cascading waterfall tumbles down multiple tiers, creating a mesmerising spectacle. Surrounded by verdant foliage and the serenity of nature, Thirumoorthy Falls offers a welcome respite for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. Take a refreshing dip in the cool waters, embark on a short trek to reach the falls, or relax amidst the tranquillity, letting the sound of cascading water wash away your worries.

an overview of a waterfall cascading down to a waterbody with forest cover in the background
an overview of a waterfalls with two tiers cascading down rocky surface

Iraichal Parai Falls

Unveiling a secret paradise, Iraichal Parai Falls beckons nature enthusiasts near Pollachi. Imagine cascading waters surrounded by emerald tea estates, painting a picture of tranquillity. This lesser-known gem offers a refreshing escape. Take a scenic drive through the verdant hills and be rewarded with the cascading beauty of Iraichal Parai. Dip your toes in the cool waters, breathe in the fresh air, and soak up the serenity, making it a perfect hidden gem for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Winner Falls

Winner Falls captivates with its serene beauty nestled amidst lush greenery. Cascading gracefully from a height, the pristine waters form a mesmerising spectacle, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in nature's embrace. The tranquil ambience and refreshing atmosphere make it an ideal retreat for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers, offering a rejuvenating escape from the bustle of city life.

an overview of a waterfall cascading down to a waterbody with rocks covered in moss next to it

Pollachi's waterfalls offer a refreshing escape for all types of travellers. Whether you seek a family-friendly adventure, a challenging trek, or a serene escape, there's a waterfall waiting to be explored. When planning for a trip to Pollachi, think about staying at Ibex River Resort, where the cosy ambience of our restaurant and a host of interesting activities provide a tranquil interlude to your travels. So, pack your bags, lace up your hiking boots, and get ready to be captivated by the beauty of Pollachi's cascading gems.