Located at 31 km from Chalakudy, 59 km from Thrissur, and 73 km from Kochi, Athirapally Waterfalls is one of India’s best and most popular waterfalls. Also counted as one of the most famous tourist attractions in Kerala and popular weekend getaways from Kochi, Coimbatore, and Munnar, these waterfalls charm tourists of every age and type. Located at the Sholayar hill ranges entrance, these lovely waterfalls are on River Chalakudy.
Athirapally, waterfalls cascade down from a height of 80 feet, gushing through varied parallel water streams, forming a lovely view. Known as the ‘Niagara Falls of India’, these falls become fuller and eye-catching during the monsoon months. The highest waterfalls in the Kerala state boast breathtaking surroundings.
Trek to Athirapally Waterfalls Kerala
As you enter the falls, a 15-minute walk takes you to the top of the Athirapally Kerala Falls, where you can treat your eyes to the picturesque views of the lush surrounding areas. Another sight awaits as you start your descending trek from the top and reach the bottom. If you like swimming, it can be done in the stream at the bottom. This stream continues in the form of River Chalakudy, which later merges with the Arabian Sea.
Places to Visit Near Athirapally Waterfalls
Other attractions near Athirapally waterfalls are Vazhachal Waterfalls, Charpa Falls, Anakkayam, Sholayar Dam, Valparai, and Malayattur Wildlife Sanctuary.
Best Time to Visit: September to January
Timings: 8 AM to 5 PM
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