Athirappilly Falls is located at Athirappilly Panchayat in Thrissur district of Kerala, India. It is at 60 km away from Thrissur. The Athirappilly Falls and Vazhachal falls are famous waterfalls in Kerala and situated on the Chalakudy River, which begins in the Anamudi Mountains of Western Ghats. The Athirappilly Waterfalls is placed on the edge of Sholayar Forest Range.
As per tourism of Kerala, the Athirappilly waterfall is one of the best waterfalls in India and most popular tourist destination of Kerala as well as top weekend gateway for Munner, Kochi and Coimbatore peoples. It is only place in the Western Ghats where four endangered Hornbill variety are seen.
Athirapilly falls is the biggest waterfalls in Kerala and falls from 80 feet height. In Monsoon Season, the water falls heavily and all streams join together and look like Niagara Falls. The Athirappilly waterfall offers picturesque scenic. It is also a famous picnic spot of Kerala.
Jungle Safari offers many unforgettable scenic and gives breathtaking feel. It is organized daily Jungle safari from Chalakudy to Malakkappara. The Safari provides a 90 km trip across the Sholayar range through the rainforests of Kerala. Main attractions while Jungle Safari are Kauthuka Park, Butterfly Garden, Tea gardens, Waterfalls, hills, valley, rainforests and Dam. The Sholayar forest range is the home of Flora and fauna.
The best time to visit at Athirappilly waterfalls is month of September to January because this times you can enjoy of Beauty and adventure. In the Monsoon season, the waterfall offers the best view.
By Air: The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is about 60 km away from Athirapilly waterfalls.
By Train: Nearest railway station is Chalakkudy (about 35 km away) and Major railway station is Thrissur (About 60 km away) from Athirappilly waterfalls.
By Road: You can come here by bus easily because Athirappilly bus stand is available at 0 km away.