At a distance of 40 km from Kodaikanal & 485 Kms from Chennai, Thalaiyar Falls, also referred to as the Rat Tail Falls is the very best waterfall in Tamil Nadu and third highest falls in India. It is usually one of many well-liked websites for trekking close to Kodaikanal.
With a peak of 975 ft (297 meters), the falls is seen from a fantastic distance on the ghat highway in direction of Dindigul. This falls is taken into account inaccessible to most people, as there is no such thing as an entry highway to it. Nonetheless, one can attain these falls with 6 km trekking after 34 Kms of highway journey on ghat highway from Kodaikanal. The trek period is round 2-Three hours a method. The trek is taken into account to be of reasonable problem.
The very edge on the high of the falls has a concrete wall. One can stroll alongside the wall and get close to the middle of the falls. The water right here is taken into account polluted and it is higher to keep away from bathing right here.
One can catch Dindigul / Madurai buses from Kodaikanal, get down on the ghat highway after 34 Kms and trek all the way down to the falls from right here. There are not any signal boards however can get completed on the milestone which reveals the distance to Kodai as 34 km.