Athirappalli and Vazhachal, the two scenic and popular waterfalls on
the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges are just 5 km apart.
falls are very popular with tourists. Athirappally is located 78 kms
from Kochi, located at the entrance to Sholayar ranges, this waterfall
is a popular picnic spot.
Affording to the onlookers, one of the most bewitching sights,
Athirappally Falls is about 80ft. high and located in the forest area.
Combined with the greenery, it infuses freshness into any tired soul.
The Athirapally Falls join the Chalakkudy River after plummeting a drop
of 80 feet.
Vazhachal is a picturesque spot just a short drive from Athirapally and
is adjacent to dense green forestland. Vazhachal is part of the
Both the waterfalls, their cool, misty waters cascading down in the
backdrop of thick green forest and rocky terrain, are a scintillating
experience to visitors.
How To Get There
Nearest airport is the Cochin
International Airport, about 58 kms from Thrissur.
Nearest railway station is at
Thrissur, about 63 kms.
A good motorable road takes you to
Vazhachal and Athirappalli from either Kochi or Thrissur town.
63 kms from Thrissur, Kerala
A Picnic Spot
Prime Attractions of Thrissur (Trichur)
29 km northwest of Thrissur, Guruvayoor, where the
famous Sree Krishan Temple is situated, is one of the most sacred and
important pilgrim centres of Kerala. The historic temple is shrouded in
mystery. According to belief, the temple was created by 'Guru'- the
preceptor of the gods and 'Vayu'- the God of winds.