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Athirapally Waterfalls

Athirapally waterfalls, being 80 ft in length, the waterfall is a haven for flora and fauna. This gushing waterfall finds its source from Chalakudy River. Describing the scenic beauty of the waterfall in words is almost impossible. Being home to some of the most endangered species of birds including the Hornbill, the cool ambience and the tranquility felt in this place acts as a refreshing remedy for the tired travelers.

Athirapally Images

Tourist Attractions

  • Athirapally waterfall - A visual delight and excellent picnic spot
  • Vazhachal Waterfall - Finest cascading waterfalls
  • Chapra waterfalls - Wonderful with a deafening roar
  • Dense green forests and Chalakudy river
  • Thumboormuzhy Dam, View point, River side garden, Natural bath
  • Butterfly park in Thumboormuzhy
  • Jungle Safari trips from Chalakudy to Malakkappara
  • Palaruvi - Most scenic and the highest waterfall in Kerala
  • Water of Palaruvi pools is believed to have healing properties

Address of Athirapally

Athirapally falls are located in Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur district of Kerala state, India - 680721.

How to Reach

  • Distance From: Kochi - 73 km, Thrissur - 60 km, Valparai - 76 km
  • Nearest Airport: Kochi
  • Nearest Bus Station: Athirapally
  • Nearest Railway Station: Chalakudy - 32km
  • Transport: Athirapally is well connected by road which is on the most scenic Chalakkudy to Valapari (Tamil Nadu) route.

Where to Stay

There are many options from budget to luxury resorts. Click here for more info

What to Eat

All the hotels and resorts have nice restaurants.

Best Season & Time to Visit

The best time to discover Athirapally and Vazhachal falls is during the months between June and October, when the monsoon is in full swing.

Things to Take Care

Few mishaps have led a camp of police to be positioned in the premises of Athirapally falls in order to take preventive steps.

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