Aintharuvi Waterfalls : Five Falls, Courtallam in Tenkasi – Best WaterFalls in Courtallam – Visit, Travel Guide
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Recently visited the Aintharuvi falls are located in Courtallam in Tenkasi district. This falls is popularly called as the ‘Five Falls’ as the water cascades down the rocks in five streams. The Aintharuvi falls can be easily accessible from the town of Courtallam, at a distance of just 5 km and its located very next to the main road, so no need for trekking to reach this falls.
This Aintharuvi falls has great medicinal health benefits as per its name courtallam is called as “Spa of South India”. To this falls the water comes from top hills of “Podhigai” Hills, which has enriched Herbal Contents. We can have a medicinal relief from back ache, head ache and totally it’s a gaining of full body massage by bathing in that place. There is also a separation bath area for men and women. Even on weekdays we could find fair amount of crowd was present. We have to beware of monkeys as they are quiet widespread in and around this area.
Aintharuvi falls is one of the most frequented falls when compared to the other waterfalls in Courtallam. They are located at the west side of the hills. As per Hindu mythology, the Five Falls resemble ‘Adisesha’ – the Serpent King, which is a 5 headed serpent worshipped in the Hindu religion. The two temples located in front of the Aintharuvi Falls are Ayyanar Temple and Lord Murugan Temple.
Travel Tips for Aintharuvi Water Falls
The best months to visit Courtallam is July, September, October, November, January, February and March.
How to Reach Aintharuvi Water Falls:
Easily accessible from town by public transports, auto rickshawsfrom courtallam main town.
On Road: State Transport System operates frequent Services to various Destinations of the District and State.
On Train: Nearest Railway station are Tenkasi Junction 7 Kms(Station code TSI),Sengottai railway station 9 kms (Station code SCT)
On Flight: Nearest Airport isThoothukudi [100kms], Trivandrum [112kms] and Madurai [160kms]
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