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Thoovanam Waterfalls is located inside Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary which is  around 60 km away from the Munnar town. The river Pambar flows eastwards through the sanctuary and forms the waterfalls. The enormous waterfall on the Chinnar River, with its breathtaking silvery cascade is a major tourist attraction.

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As it is inside the wild life sanctuary, you cannot simple get into Thoovanam Waterfalls. As a part of wildlife tourism, the Wildlife Department allows tourists to visit the falls. Guided trekking from Karimutti Forest Station can be arranged to Thoovanam waterfalls. Trekking through the pristine scrub forest offers advantage of watching wild animals and rare flora from the path when venture deep into the forest. Many endemic and rare species enrich this dry and deciduous forest.

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The main reason for such popularity is that Thoovanam is simply a splendid fall. Even a distant view reveals her refreshing and charming self. Thoovanam trekking starts from Alampatty forest check post. It takes about an hour to reach the waterfall. Waterfall trek tickets can be purchased and a guide can be arranged at the forest check post. A guide is a must for this  trek.

Thoovanam waterfall visit is a part of Chinnar experience, which includes sighting elephants, langurs and many other animals. If you are lucky, you may even get near to a Giant Grizzled Squirrel, a rare animal for which Chinnar is famous for. For the nature enthusiast, Chinnar Sanctuary offers a choice of jungle trekking as well.

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How to reach Thoovanam Waterfalls : As we mentioned at the beginning, this fall is located at a distance of approximate 60 Kms from Munnar Town. The route will be like Munnar - Marayoor - Chinnar. Due to the ghat raods, it will take more time to reach here. So an entire day will be needing  for this trip.
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Also Read :- Must Visit Waterfalls in Munnar & Best Time to Visit & Enjoy Munnar Waterfalls
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