Megam Falls – Kallakuruchi
Megam Falls is located at a distance of around 5 kilometres from Kallakuruchi. It is found at the foothills of the Kalrayan Hills in the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu.
The falls gets its water from the south east monsoon rainfall. The water cascades from a height of 500 metres, from the hilly range of the area. One has to trek down the hill to reach the falls. The trek path can be tricky and it is better to be accompanied by someone who knows the track well. The experience of trek down hill and the beautiful cascading waterfalls is an awesome sight to behold. The rock crevices at the base of the falls could be deep and narrow and it is advisable to judge the depth of water before taking the plunge.
The ideal time to visit the cascade is from the months of September to December. The falls provides a peaceful ambience to relish in the lap of mother nature.
The nearest town Kallakuruchi (5 kilometres from Megam Falls) is connected by road to various cities like Salem, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Chennai, Bangalore and Erode. The nearest airport is at Salem (around 126 kilometres from Kallakurichi District).