Athirappilly is a small village in the Thrissur district of Kerala. It offers a picturesque and lovely blend of little streams and forests. The waterfalls in Athirappilly fall from a height of 80 feet. The Athirappilly waterfalls are one of the largest waterfalls in the state. The nearest airport to Athirappilly is Cochin International Airport which is 55 kilometres away.
Athirapally has extremely scenic views of forest and streams. But the highlight of Athirapally is definititely its majestic waterfalls. The adventurous Jeep safari and trekking activities keep the tourists hooked. But tourists need to be very careful when they are close to the waterfalls.
Athirappilly is a small village panchayat at the ingress of the Sholayar ranges of the Western Ghats, in the Thrissur district of Kerala. It is famous for its majestic waterfalls which are part of the Chalakudy River. Situated among the forest area, these waterfalls are one of the largest in the state falling from a height of 80 feet. The waterfalls are nicknamed "The Niagara falls of India". The forests in Athirappilly are home to many endangered birds.
The tourists like the Jungle Safari trips that cover Athirappilly along with other prominent near-by locations. The sublime waterfalls located perfectly amidst the lush green forest are bound to lure you. If you're an adventurous person, there are adventure trips and treks available for you. Among the other tourist attractions in and around Athirappilly are Vazhachal Falls, Charpa Falls, Thumpurmuzhi Gardens and Oil Palm Plantation.
Athirappilly is 80 metres (262 ft) above mean sea level.
The weather is pleasant during the rainy and winter season, but gets quite warm in the summer.
During the rainy season between June and October since the waterfalls look more majestic at this time.
The nearest airport to Athirapilly is Cochin International Airport at a distance of 55 kilometres. The airport is well-connected to major cities in India and abroad. From the airport, you can hire taxi to reach Athirappilly.
The Chalakudy Railway Station is 30 kilometres away from Athirappilly while the Thrissur Railway station is 55 kilometres away. Thrissur is better connected to most cities in Kerala and major cities in South and West India. From the station, you can take a taxi to reach Athirappilly.
Athirappilly has a bus station of its own. The bus station is well-connected to Chalakudy and Thrissur Bus stations which are accessible easily from other major cities.
Vegetarian meals with traditional Kerala food varieties and fish curry.