Jalagamparai Waterfalls

Adventure / Trekking | Waterfall

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Distance (From Yelagiri Hills): 37 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3-4 Hours

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance 37 km from Yelagiri, 37 from Athanavur and 13 km from Thirupattur, magnificent Jalagamparai Waterfalls near Jadayanur is created by the River Attaaru running through the valleys of Yelagiri Hills. It is one of the best places to visit in Yelagiri Hills.

Jalagamparai waterfalls is flowing down from a height of 15 meters, the place is popular among lovebirds. Bathing in this waterfall cures diseases because it passes through various herbal plants in the hills. The falls has a trek route and also a motorable road. The falls can be reached after 1.5 hour trek of 6 km from Nilavoor (6 kms from Yelagiri Punganoor Lake). It is little tough trek, but the view of the valley from the falls is truly amazing. Local guides are available to guide the trek to the falls.

The motorable road passes through Thirupattur (13.4 km away) which needs 5-10 minutes walk. The isolated location of the waterfalls attracts people in large groups for picnicking. The flow of water in the Jalagamparai Waterfalls has considerably been reduced as compared to recent past years but its charm and picturesque beauty is still intact. Adjacent to the Jalagamparai falls, there is a Murugan temple located within a building constructed in the shape of a Lingam.

Jalagamparai Waterfalls is at its best from November to February when it is gushing with water but the waterfall is dry in summer.