India | Kerala | Trivandrum
#16 of 34 Places to Visit in Trivandrum
Distance (From Trivandrum): 59 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): Full Day
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / + Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 59 km from Trivandrum, Aruvi Waterfall is a picturesque waterfall located near Bonacaud Estate in the Trivandrum district of Kerala. It is one of the popular waterfalls near Trivandrum.
The Aruvi waterfall is located in the thick forest of Peppara Forest Range. The crystal clear water cascades down the hill at a height of 4 feet. As this waterfall lies between hills and dense forest, the view of the waterfall is breathtaking. The area has been isolated and this nature's beauty is not much disturbed.
The nearest road point to the waterfalls is Bonecaud Estate. The falls can be reached by a 7 km trek from Bonacaud. From here, the visitors will be guided by the Kanni tribal men through the mountains. Good physical fitness is required to finish this trek. Prior forest pass from the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is required to enter the forest (Ph: 0471-2272182). They can also arrange guided tours with an overnight stay at a camp inside the forest.
Bonacaud is accessible by few buses from Trivandrum. The best way to reach Bonacaud is by own vehicle or hiring a cab from Trivandrum.
Timings: 6 AM - 5 PM