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COURTALLAM Spa of South India is situated at a mean elevation of 160 m (520 ft) on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, India. Many seasonal and few perennial rivers such as the Chittar River, the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar River and the Tambaraparani River originate in this region.
A large number of tourists come here mainly to bath in the falls which are believed to have medicinal properties which has earned Courtrallam the title of the Spa of the South.
The falls carry a good amount of water only when there is a rain on the hills. Season begins from June of every year till September. The South West Monsoon brings in the cold breeze with mild temperature. From October to December North East Monsoon sets over in Tamil Nadu and the climate is cold and the rains are very heavy sometimes. Sometimes the falls get flooded and people are not allowed to take bath during floods.There is a place famous for small and attractive five falls known as Aintharuvi.
Courtrallam is connected by road with all the important places in South India.
From Tenkasi it is 5 km, from Tirunelveli it is 69 km, from Tuticorin it is 125 km, from Madurai it is 152 km, from Kanyakumari it is 154 km, from Trivandrum it is 109 km.
The nearest railway staion is Tenkasi (5 km).
The nearest airports are Trivandurm (115 km) and Madurai (158 km).
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