Olakkay Aruvi waterfalls in the Western Ghats are 14-km from
Nagercoil and 33-km from
Kanyakumari. The beautiful waterfalls and
the natural scenery all around the place attract many holiday seekers and
this place has become an important picnic centre.
A small temple connected with the sage Agasthiar near the falls attracts a large number of religious people on the full moon day of the month of Chithirai (April - May) and they worship the altar, after a bath in the falls. It is one of the places for trekking also.
The Nagaraja temple at Nagercoil, Thanu-malayan temple at Suchindram, Thengapattinam Beach and Padamanabhapuram palace are a few nearby attractions.
Air: The nearest airport is at
(87-km/ 54 miles).
Rail: Kanyakumari is the terminus of the broad gauge link of the Southern Railway and has connections with Chennai, New Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirunelveli.
Road: Kanyakumari is connected by road to all major cities in South India. There are bus services from Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, Coimbatore, Udhagamandalam, Thiruvananthapuram etc. City buses, auto rickshaws and taxis are available for local transportation.
Accommodation is available at the hotels in Kanyakumari and Nagercoil.