Athirapilly and vazachal waterfalls Major Attractions: Athirapilly waterfalls, Vazachal River,Wild Animals,Green Forests,Thumboormuzhi Dam & Garden
Athirapally Waterfalls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in our country and is a very important tourist spot in Kerala, which is why, these are included in almost all Kerala Tour Packages. You can plan a week tour to Munnar, Cherai Beach and Kochi, and take some time out to spend a day at this site to enjoy the wonderful waterfalls at the Chalakudy River in the Thrissur district situated at the entrance of very famous Sholayar hill ranges. The waterfalls drop through many streams, running parallel to each other situated at a height of 80 feet offering a magnificent scenic beauty to its visitors.
During monsoons, the place is compared to Niagara Falls. Thus, it is the biggest waterfall in the entire state and is one of the top-most visited places in Kerala. The travellers can climb up to the top of the falls around 15 minutes and enjoy striking views of the waterfall & hills. Trekking in this area is very common along with enjoying swimming in the watercourses. You can even visit the nearby Athirapally Forest to spot animals like lion tailed macaque, Asiatic elephant, Malabar pied hornbill, leopards, etc.
The Thumboormuzhi Garden is a butterfly garden popular among the travelers who visit Athirapilly and Vazachal waterfalls. We can see a variety of Butterfly species that flying around the garden.