Explore Irupu Falls Region
The breath-taking Iruppu falls located in the Kodagu district of the Karnataka state and bordering the Wayanad district of Kerala, is at its full extent during the Monsoon regions and the choice...Read More.
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The breath-taking Iruppu falls located in the Kodagu district of the Karnataka state and bordering the Wayanad district of Kerala, is at its full extent during the Monsoon regions and the choicest time to visit this place is in between the months of August and January. A large number of devotees visit these falls because they believe that these falls were connected to the eloquent mythological tales. The falls originate from a tributary of the Cauvery River called Lakshmana Tirtha River and hence it is also known as Lakshmana Tirtha falls. You must trek for approximately 2 km from the entrance to the falls and the entry fee is 50/- and it is open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm every day of the week.
At a distance of 48 km from Virajpet and 260 km, the falls can be visited by the highway. Kozhikode Airport is the nearest airport, which is about 145 km from Iruppu Falls and is well connected to major cities like Bangalore, Coimbatore, and Chennai etc. The closest railway station to Iruppu falls is Mysore Junction Railway station. Visitors can also reach the Brahmagiri hills that follow a forest trail. Nature lovers can find themselves feasting with their eyes at this spot. You can spend at least 3 hours enjoying the scenery and having some fun in the water. It is advisable to be careful here as the falls flow densely. Blanketing the white waterfalls, are thick forests with teeming wildlife and lush greenery with wild and exotic flora. It is home to an endangered species of Butterflies called Malabar Blue Bandit. It is a must visit when you travel to Coorg and other hill stations near it.