Meenmutti - Aralam

Meenmutty waterfalls is in the heart of Aralam and is a captivating sight for the travellers. A trek to Meenmutty takes almost four hours and you can observe the scenic beauty of the rain forest here. Unpolluted air and water, variety of birds and butterflies endemic to Meenmutty make it quite special. Amid the lush green how would it be possible to have a tree with dry leaves? You wonder. As you come close to the tree, the leaves wither into the air amazingly. The butterflies flutter away only to come back in no time. This is at Kurukkathodu, a midway stopover where butterflies swarm in astonishing numbers. Aralam sanctuary is a hub for a wide variety of butterflies, which come for the congregation and mud puddling and is a unique sight.