Thommankuthu is a series of 12 waterfalls in the Kaliyar forest range which is located in Idukki district. It extends upto 5 kms. There are a number of caves surrounding these falls. It is a 7 step fall and at each step there are pools and cascades. The water falls from a height of 1.5km. The Thommankuthu derives its name from the tribal leader Thomban who was washed away near the waterfall while he was crossing the river. The beauty of this waterfall attracts a large number of tourists.

Ecotourism Activities

This is a favorite picnic spot to all the tourists and a 12 km trek can take one to the top of the mountain. Some other activities include trekking, night camping, boating, bird watching etc.

Around 25 km from Thodupuzha lies the rainbow waterfalls which is covered by forests.


Accommodation to the tourists is provided in Thodupuzha city. Some of the places are Greenberg Resorts, Maurya Monarch, Silica Hotels, Gemini Tourist Home, Charakas etc.

Thommankuthu is located at a height of 810 m above sea level. The nearest airport to this place is the Cochin International Airport. The nearest railway station is Aluva Station at a distance of 70 km. The roads are connected from Thodupuzha.

For enquiries and bookings, contact:

District Tourism Promotion Council Office, Idukki Ph: 0486-2232248
Divisional Forest Office, Kothamangalam Ph: 0485-2822317