Banasuramala Meenmutty Waterfalls
At a distance of 5 km from Banasura Sagar Dam, 25 km from Kalpetta & 48 km from Sulthan Bathery, Banasuramala Meenmutty Waterfalls is a magnificent fall located near Banasura Sagar Dam. The upper level of the waterfall can be reached by 1.5 km trek from the entry point. It is one of the best waterfalls in Wayanad and among the best Wayanad tourist places to visit. Banasuramala Meenmutty Falls can be reached through a 2 km hike through the jungle from the Wayanad-Ooty road. Meenmutty waterfalls are dangerous during rainy seasons due to high inflow and many people have drowned since 1991.
The upper level of the waterfall can be reached by half km trek from the entry point. The second tier can be reached by trekking up through steps built over boulders. The half km path runs along with downstream of the river and offers wonderful views of the stream and thick vegetation. The third tier is the toughest and needs some walking through the stream on slippery rocks with the help of ropes. The ascend is steep at few places and this half km stretch takes about 10-15 minutes.