Friday, September 30, 2011

Kuttriyar Falls - 3

We have to go through the settlements in Kuttriyarto reach the falls

As we climb a rock , we will have a 360 degree view which
highlights - Forests, Wild waterfalls and Pechiparai Reservoir

Wild Waterfalls in the Western Ghats

Distant view - Pechiparai Reservoir

Close-up View - Pechiparai Reservoir
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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Kuttriyar Falls - 1

Name: Kuttriyar Falls

Prior permission from the Forest  department is
required to enter this area.

Place : Kuttriyar,  Near Lower Kothayar Camp

Route : Kanyakumari -----> Nagercoil -----> Thuckalay ----->
             Kulasekharam -----> Pechiparai -----> Kuttriyar

            Thiruvananthapuram -----> Marthandam ----->
            Kulasekharam -----> Pechiparai -----> Kuttriyar

In 1964, then Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and
CeylonPrime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike signed the
Sirima-Shastri Pact (also known as the Indo-Ceylon
Agreement) under which India agreed to the repatriation of
525,000 Indian Tamils.

Those Indian Tamils mostly plantation workers settled in
Tamilnaduespecially in Nilgiri, Kovai & Kanyakumari

Kuttriyar (near Kothayar Lower Camp,Kanyakumari district)
is one such settlement and most of the people work in Rubber

Kuttriyar Falls is located inside the forest area and is unknown to
public except a few.

Road Less Travelled

Rubber Plantations

Mini Falls on the way to Kuttriyar

Pechiparai Reservoir
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