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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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  • i have went there lot of time with my family lot enjoyment there from my child hood i have enjoyed my first falls still it is my favourite falls  more »
  • Suruli falls is located in kambam, theni distric,Tamil Nadu. It's crowded in April May June. And in this falls there is a dressing room available boh male and female separately. There is a no big rest...  more »
  • Suruli falls is located in cumbum town in theni district. From cumbum you can take auto or bus to reach suruli falls takes 6kms. Nice falls there is a dressing room available. Falls is the major attra...  more »
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  • Its beautiful and Rejuvenating place. You have to walk few meters to teach the falls from the parking. Suruli falls is one of the ancient falls, it is believed that this falls enriched with herbal good things. You will feel after bath... I felt. Really chill and fresh. Theni is really heaven... and green. Go and feel yourself.
  • Went in December month, little crowd beacuse of 3 days weekend. Water flow is good, chill. No massages near by. From parking area need to walk around 1.25Km and to claim some 120 steps to reach the water fall. Overall good place to spend for 2-3 hrs
  • Nice waterfalls.. a half kilometre walk into woods and reach for the falls.. enjoyable nature with voices of birds and monkeys
  • Average place. I would recommend other places if any in theni district than visiting this place
  • Clean and green its nice trip with my close office buddies. early morning less crowd....BE SAFE
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