Chinnakanal waterfalls or Power House Waterfalls may not be as popular as Thommankuthu waterfalls in Idukki. However that does not mean that this is not an inferior one. You will surely enjoy visiting this fall that is located just 16 km away from Munnar, as it holds a unique charm which other waterfalls do not have. Here the water pours down from a height of over 800m, forming snow-white fall that splashes on rocks and hillocks.
Doubtlessly, Chinnakanal Waterfalls is another important waterfall in the district of Idukki. The spot always remains crowded with both local and foreign tourists. The most important attraction of this waterfall is that it is set amidst the green tea plantations which sprawl over to many acres of land. Misty hill tops, mountains, streams with cool chilly water, etc. are also attractions. Having all these, your Journey to Chinnakanal waterfalls will always remain a highly pleasing one.
There are many world renowned tourist locations in and around Chinnakanal Waterfalls. They include hill stations like Munnar, Marayur, Neriamangalam, Adimali, Top Station Munnar, waterfalls like Kurangani waterfalls, Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls, wildlife sanctuaries and national parks like Iravikulam national park and Chinnar Wildlife sanctuary, and many others. Pallivasal Dam and Hydro-electric Power Station, Muthirappuzha River, Devikulam Lake, etc. are also nearby. Are they not enough to make your trip a highly pleasing one?
Chinnakanal Waterfalls is just 16 km away from Munnar. It is advisable to take a taxi to reach the spot or you may get on to a local passenger bus which will take you there. Bus is enough if there is sufficient time for you to spend. While by taxi you may reach the site within half an hour (20 -25 mins approximately), by bus it may take around 35 to 40 minutes.
By Air; the nearest international airport is Nedumbassery (124 km).
By rail; the nearest railway station is Aluva (124)