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Courtallam is one of the best falls available in the south of Tamilnadu must visit for people who love waterfalls. Rightly called the ’Spa of the South’, This is about 5 hrs drive from Madurai or a 15 minute drive from Tenkasi the nearest rail road. it boasts of about 9 waterfalls. COURTALAM is a very nice destination for people who love to take bath in falls. Those can have an adventurous trip to several falls above the main falls. Main falls is the falls in the center of courtallam and it is very big having water throughout the year, Courttalam water has medical properties since the water runs through forests of herbs and the water therapeutic qualities to cure physical ailments.
Water Falls list in coutrallam 1. Peraruvi (Main Falls) The most popular and frequented waterfalls are the Main falls. Not only during the season, but also during the period November to January, the crest receives the Northeastern monsoon emptying itself on the slopes to swell the falls and the Chittar River. From a height of 300 ft., the Chittar River makes its last descent to the plains. 2. Chittraruvi Adjacent to the Main falls is a small cascade called 'Chittraruvi'. 3. Shenbaga Devi Falls A mile away from the Main falls is the Shenbagadevi falls, so called because of its location near to the temple of Shenbagadevi. 4. Thenaruvi (Honey Falls) About 3 miles from the Main falls on the upper crusts of the rocks is the Honey falls. 5. Aintharuvi (Five Falls) 6. Pazhathotta Aruvi 7. Tiger Falls. 8. Pazhaya Courtallam About 4 miles from the Main falls is the Old falls9. Puli Aruvi Perched at an elevation of 1,00 ft, and one and half miles from the Main falls is the New falls .The view from this extension is beautiful  sight of the entire town below.


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Courtallam is 6 km from Tenkasi, 58 Km by road from Tirunelveli, 64 km from Rajapalayam, 160 km (5 hours drive) from Madurai, 137 km from Kanniyakumari and 112 km from Thiruvananthapuram

By Air :  Nearest airport is Tuticorin Airport (86 km) and Thiruvananthapuram (112 km)

By Rail
: Nearest railway is Tenkasi, 6km from Courtallam. From here one can take a private auto, bus or share van to Courtallam. Tirunelveli junction has many trains coming in from Chennai, and Shengottai is another railhead on the Kollam- Madurai route.

By Road
:  Many national highways links Courtallam by road to surrounding towns. Government run Transport buses and private buses are available from Tenkasi (6km), Tirunelveli (58km), Tuticorin (86 km), Sivakasi (105 km), Madurai (160 km) to reach Courtallam.

Best season to visit Courtallam is from June to September.

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Near By major Cities
Thiruvananthapuram  70 KM near     
Bangalore  501 KM near     
Chennai  634 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Trivandrum International Airport   71 KM near     
Tuticorin Airport   97 KM near     
Madurai Airport   151 KM near     
Kochi Airport   186 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Tirunelveli  58 KM near     
Kollam  82 KM near     
Madurai  160 KM near     
Kochi  176 KM near     
Near By Districts
Tirunelveli   56 KM near     
Thiruvananthapuram   67 KM near     
Pathanamthitta   72 KM near     
Kollam   85 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Tenkasi Junction Rail Way Station   6.3 KM near     
Sengottai Rail Way Station   8.3 KM near     

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