Perunthenaruvi Waterfall is a wonderful waterfall situated at Vechoochira village in Kerala. It is one of the famous Pathanamthitta sightseeing places, and among the major waterfalls near Trivandrum. Situated in the forest region of Sabarimala, Perunthenaruvi allures tourists with its breathtakingly beautiful waterfalls and the dazzling stream that flows to merge with the sacred Pamba River. The locality is the home field of beehives which have bestowed the place with the title Perunthenaruvi meaning ‘The Honey Stream’. There are two waterfalls at Perunthenaruvi – the Panamkudantha and the Padivathil. Both of these originate from the dense woods of Sabarimala. The stream gushes further beyond through the rocky bed to unite with the holy Pamba. This is a wonderful place to spend few hours swimming and playing in the water and enjoying the spectacular views.

The Perunthenaruvi waterfalls on the banks of the Pamba river about 10 km from Erumely is a favourite place for both domestic and foreign tourists. The waterfall and its surroundings offer beauty and a scenic sight.One can reach Perumthenaruvi either through the Pathanamthitta-Ranni route or the Kottayam-Erumely route. This site is being developed as a tourist site under the control of the District Tourism Promotion Council. Two waterfalls near to Perumthenaruvi are Panamkudantha and Padivathil aruvees. These lie in the Sabarimala forest. Tourists come here in large numbers and they can do trekking from here.

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