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Suruli Falls, Theni

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Suruli falls, is located 56km from Theni and 10km from Cumbum in the Theni District in Tamil Nadu, India. It is a 2 stage Cascading water fall. The Suruli River supplying the falls originates from the Meghamalai mountain range. The falls drop from a height of 150ft gathers into a pool, flows for a short distance and again plummets an additional 40ft.HistoryThe beauty of this falls finds mention in the ancient Tamil epic, Silappathikaram written by the poet Ilango Adigal. Near Suruli Falls are 5 caves which represent Indian rock-cut architecture of the 11th Century. On the Suruli river, The water is said to act as medicine and cure diseases.TourismIt is one of the major tourist attractions in the Theni district and draws tourists from different parts of the state, particularly during the southwest monsoon. June - October is the best season due to monsoon activity, though there is some flow year round. This falls is tourist friendly with showers and changing area near the falls. There are frequent bus services available from Cumbum and Uthamapalayam to reach this falls on the way to Periyar National Park. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Department celebrates summer festival at Suruli falls every year. Construction of a bridge across the Suruli River at a cost of Rs.45 lakhs has increased tourist flow to the falls significantly.
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  • Mind refreshing waterfall in tamilnadu. around 12km from cumbum.its surrounded by panoramic views and greenery.we recommended this place....  more »
  • I was here in the month of June, 2016. I must confess, it's been one of the most memorable vacations I've ever had. This is a must visit destination in Theni and it never disappoints. Firstly, it star...  more »
  • After the drop off from car you have to walk for half an hour and climb up for 15 mts to reach the waterfall which flow like a bath room shower Not worth visiting for tourists Locals can have some wee...  more »
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  • Quite serene surrounding at the foot of the hill on weekdays. Must visit spot when near Cumbum, Theni or Bodi. Forest department doing a good job of maintenance. Kudos to them. Exhilarating 15 mins walk from the gate to the water fall amidst greenery. Tourists, please please do not throw plastic or use soap or shampoo while bathing in the falls. See how clean the forest department staff is maintaining the walkway upto the falls.
  • Apart from monkey troubles and Wastes thrown around the place is quite likable cuz the waterfall amidst green mountains n d place is cool..
  • awesome place on Tamilnadu and Kerala Border. loved the place.
  • Wonderful Place in Theni District Full Enjoyment with Myself..........
  • This is nice falls in theni district Very near to kerala Development ia very poor comparring Courtrallam