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Athirappilly Falls

Athirappilly Falls Visiting Time: 8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M

Entry Fee: INR 15 per person for adults

Popular Tourist Attractions near Athirappilly Waterfalls: Chapra Falls, Valparai and Malayattur Wildlife Sanctuary.

Best Time to Visit Athirappilly Waterfalls: June to October

Nearest Airport to Athirappilly Waterfalls: Kochi International Airport 55 kilometers away

Nearest Railway Station to Athirappilly Waterfalls: Chalakudi Railway Station just 30 kilometers away.

Athirappilly Waterfalls

Athirappilly Falls is located in Athirappilly Panchayat in Chalakudy Taluk of Thrissur District in Kerala, India on the Chalakudy River, which originates from the upper reaches of the Western Ghats at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges. It is the largest waterfall in Kerala, which stands tall at 80 feet. Just a short drive from Athirappilly to the Vazhachal falls, which is close to dense green forests that are house to numerous jeopardized and endemic types of flora and also fauna.

There is another waterfall on the way from Athirappilly to Vazhachal Falls, in close proximity to the road, which is locally called "Charpa Falls". Athirappilly Falls is the largest waterfall in Kerala as well as is nicknamed "The Niagara of India".

Trekking in Athirapally

The perilous yet thrilling pathways up to the falls are a treat for mountaineers that are looking for a quick journey. The trek routes are very well maintained as well as you get to indulge in an incredible view of the drops throughout. Colorful birds and lots of monkeys will certainly keep your company throughout the way, as well as if you're fortunate some Samba deer may pay you a visit as well! Washrooms are readily available throughout the means for the benefit of the visitors. There is a path which takes you appropriate to the base of the drops where the sight is merely remarkable. Nevertheless, safety personnel is released there, so take care when you accessibility this part of the trek.

Best Time to Visit Athirapally Falls

Though monsoon season provides the most effective views, hiking to the falls becomes difficult. The beneficial time to go to the Athirapally falls, when you can take pleasure in both the beauty and also the adventure, are from the month of September- January.

How to Reach Athirapally Falls

Situated in the Thrissur area of Kerala, Athirapally falls can be conveniently reached by street buses from Kochi. It takes about 2-3 hours to reach this location from Kochi. You can reach the fails 3 paths which are by means of Valparai, Angamaly and also Chalakudy.

Largest in Kerala

Athirappilly Falls is known for its attractive views; its formation resembles the popular Naigara Falls in the USA. So, Athirappilly Waterfalls is lovingly called "The Naigara of India". It is also the biggest waterfalls in Kerala.

Things to Do
  • Explore the area by trekking or river-rafting.
  • Take pleasure in the noise of the busy waters hitting those rock bottoms. Hear the call of nature as well as relish it.
  • Relish the grand show of light and shadow - of sunrays peeping behind the leaves as well as falling under the glistening water.
  • Go with a fun relaxing picnic time with your friends and family.
  • Swim in the gushing streams and sing Mowgli and Baloo from the jungle book.
  • Go for bird watching spree as well as catch those enigmatic creatures through the camera.
  • Visit the amusement parks lying nearby.