Courtallam (59 Kms)
Courtallam, the "Spa of the South" , is situated at an elevation of about 167 meters on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District.It is an excellent health resort.The waters of Courtallam is believed to have medicinal qualities as it flows through forests of herbs.Courtallam is 160 Kms from Madurai, 137 Kms from Kanyakumari and 112 Kms from Trivandrum.The nearest airports are Madurai and Trivandrum.The nearest railway stationis Tenkasi which is just 6 Kms from here. Season starts in the month of July and ends in September.
Has nine Water Falls: 1. Main falls, 2. Chitaruvi, 3. Shenpagadevi falls, 4. Thenaruvi, 5. Five falls, 6. Orchard falls, 7. New falls, 8. Tiger falls, and Old Courtallam falls. Its sheer rock face is carved with old Hindu insignia that is visible only during the dry months of January and February. Other falls,mostly accessed by shuttle buses, are at a distance of