Athirapally Waterfalls is located on the Chalakudy River and it is a major tourist destination in the area. The waterfall is located in the State of Kerala in the Thrissur District. It is a popular destination for families and it is an important picnic site. The waterfall is located amidst thick forests and the surrounding jungles are home to some endangered species of birds and many plants. There are many species of the endangered hornbill that can be seen in the area. The waterfall is one of the most scenic places to visit in the state. Many tourists from other parts of the country also visit the place. The Vazhachal Waterfall is located around five kilometers from the place and it is easily accessible from the Athirapally Waterfall. The waterfall is around 80 feet in height and a cool moist spray of water can be experienced up to a certain point. This is a good place for nature walks and trekking in the jungle. However this has to be done with caution as most of the jungle is thick with dense vegetation. Many Tamil and regional movies have been filmed at this spot as well. The river is filled with gigantic rocks, especially in the river.

Sightseeing in Athirappally

Athirappally Waterfall
"The Athirappilly Waterfalls" est of Chalakudy in Trichur District, is a 25 m high waterfall which surely takes your breath away. Starting silently from the high ranges of Sholayar forest, this waterfall is one of the choicest places in India to enjoy the real beauty of nature and wilderness. It is also known as Indian Niagra.

Vazhachal Waterfall
Just 5 km from Athirappally, Vazhachal falls takes you to pristine beauty with nature's own landscaping. With the abundant flora and even herbal plantation maintained by the forest department, Vazhachal is a Botanist's treasure trove.

Charpa Waterfall
Another waterfall just 2 km from Athirappally waterfalls. Where else to go to enjoy the natural showers.

Things to do in Athirappally

Take Snaps
One of the best places to be photographed in India. The breathtaking view from the view point attracts lots of tourists to snap.

The Chalakkudy river which originates from Sholayar rain forest is the home of a variety of fishes. Nobody will be disappointed if you try your luck in fishing.

Soft Trekking
An ideal place to go for soft trekking through the hills. The fresh breeze rejuvenate you and of course a tension reliever from your busy life.

Visit Tribal Village
You can visit the nearby tribal village and can witness the tribal life of Kerala.

Malakappara Tea gardens
A safari through the deep forest and high ranges (Western Ghats) complemented with lots of hairpin curves takes you to the fascinating sculptured beauty of Malakapara tea gardens just 50 km from Athirappilly.

How to reach Athirappally

Nearest bus stations: Chalakkudy, about 30 km away.
Nearest railway station: Chalakkudy, about 30 km away.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 50 km away

Latitude: 10.293301, Longitude: 76.565723


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