Snuggled cosily in the Western Ghats, are the gurgling waterfalls of
Thusharagiri. Meaning the snow capped mountains; Thushargiri exhibits a
unique kinship between the land and water.
three waterfalls on the backdrop of the Western Ghats provide an
exhilarating and spellbinding sight to the visitor.
The best roar of the waterfalls can be enjoyed from September to
November. The waterfall with its gentle spray is sure to soothe every
eye. The cascading waters of the waterfall slides past with surfy
Two streams originating from the Western Ghats meet here to form the
Chalippuzha River. The river diverges into three waterfalls creating a
snowy spray, which gives the name, 'Thusharagiri'.
Of the three, the highest waterfall is the Thenpara that falls from an
altitude of 75 metres. Situated at Kodencherry in Kozhikode district,
the plantation destination that abounds in rubber, arecanut, pepper,
ginger and spices is also a trekker's delight.
Trekker's start early morning from the second waterfalls at the hills
and climb up through the pristine dense evergreen forests teeming with
exotic birds and animals to reach Vythiri and Waynad district by
evening. There is a dam located around 45 km from Calicut.
The place offers challenging trekking and rock-climbing through river
path and numerous waterfalls. There is another dam at 60 km from
Calicut. It is a place of beauty, calm, and serenity. The place has a
crocodile farm run by the state forest department.
General Information - Tusharagiri
11 Km From Kodenchery, Kerala
Prime Attractions of Tusharagiri
Situated on Ambukuthi Hills, Edakkal caves are 10
kilometers from Sultanbathery, in Wayanad district.
With its own dream-like serenity, this natural fresh
water lake surrounded by meadows and trees on all sides is a haven for
peace-loving travellers. It is located half way from Calicut half an
hour ahead of Kalpetta. more..
Established in 1973, the Wayanad Wildlife
Sanctuary is contiguous to the protected area network of Nagarhole and
Bandipore of Karnataka and Mudumalai of Tamilnadu. more..
Thali temple, located downtown
is an important temple of the erstwhile Zamorin Kingdom of Kozhikode.
The temple is famous for the 'Revathi Pattathanam', an annual
competition of pedagogic skills.