Athirampally and Vazhachal Waterfalls are located at the at the distance of
90 km from Kochi. They are located in the district of Thrissur close to the
Sholayar forests ranges in Kerala
Athirampally is approximately 63 km and Vazhachal is approximately 68 km
Thrissur. After running down 80 feet Athirampally fall joins the Chalakkudy
river. The pristine Vazhachal waterfall is located amidst the dense green
forests and is the part of the Chalakkudy river. You can visit the
waterfalls any day between the 8 am to 6 pm. The best time to visit the
waterfalls is after the monsoons, between the month of September to
February. Athirampally and Vazhachal waterfalls are one of the best
waterfalls in the country.
Vazhachal is quite popular among the tourists for its exotic flora and
herbal plantations. The major attraction among the tourists are the two
water themes parks namely the Silver stone and Dream World, which are
located west of Athirampally. The scenic Thumpurmuzhi gardens are
beautifully tucked between the two theme gardens. Another waterfall which is
quite popular in the area is the Charpa fall, situated on the eastern side
of Athirampally. Tourists have the golden opportunity to venture into the
fascinating Malakapara tea gardens. You can make a visit to a beautiful
Vachumaram lake, where you may get the chance to spot the wild elephants and
If you are looking for a break from the busy routine life of yours,
Athirampally and Vazhachal waterfalls are the best place to seek. The
natural spell bounding beauty of the area has made it a favourite picnic
spot among the nature lovers. This is the place where you can spend time at
leisure exploring its rich flora and fauna. The natural beauty of the
Athirampally and Vazhachal is hard to describe in words.
Next to the Vazhachal waterfalls is the Moolika Vanitha Swasraya from where
you can get the exquisite samples of the herbs, honey and herbal soaps at an
reasonable rate. You can also shop for the bamboo wall hangings and hats
from here. You may find number of stalls on the roadside selling wild honey.
You can explore the handicrafts items made by the local villagers and buy
them for the near and dear ones.
Things to Remember :
Tourists are requested to maintain eco tourism in the area. Do not throw
the waste anywhere unnecessarily. Do not smoke and do not consume alcohol.
Please mind that swimming is strictly prohibited in the area. Tourists are
recommended to wear comfortable clothes while visiting the place. Carry
along with yourself insect repellent and first aid box. You are requested
not to feed the animals especially the monkeys as the waterfalls are plastic