South India - Tourist Attractions - Athirapally - Waterfall
The Thrissur District of Kerala is blessed with Athirappilly waterfall, one among the best waterfall in India. Formed over the Chalakudy River, near to the Sholayar ranges, the waterfall has astonishing natural beauty and extremely pleasurable atmosphere.
Specialty of Athirapally
The forest area surrounding the waterfall accommodates diverse floras and faunas. The beautiful species of the Great Hornbill can be easily spotted. The 80 feet high waterfall is a popular picnic spot attracting tourists from all over the world. The tourists can climb to the top of the waterfall and enjoy some breathtaking views of the area. The roaring water of the waterfall sounds like music to the ears.
A popular picnic spot, Athirappilly Waterfalls is located around 80km from Cochin.
The nearly 30-metre high waterfall, combined with its spectacular forest setting, makes for a most captivating place. The waterfall are located at the foot of the Sholayar Range. This tranquil area with its attendant top-class resort, is a convenient place to stay before departing from Cochin Airport or as a stop between Cochin and Munnar.
This must be one of the most relaxing places to stay in Kerala.