Athirappilly, the enchanting falls in Kerala, are often referred to as theNiagara Falls of India. It is situated on the Chalakudy river, which originates in the upper reaches of the Western Ghats They comefalling down from a height of 80 feet. This area is the only place in the Western Ghats where four endangered Hornbill species are seen. The beauty of Athirappilly waterfalls have been used as a location for several Indian films.
The Vazhachal falls is a rushing watercourse in the Chalakkudy River. It is located approximately 3 km from Athirappilly. Vazhachal is popular for its flora and herbal plantations.
Two water-theme parks the Dream World and Silver Storm are located near to this place.
Thumpurmuzhi is an ideal stopover with its well maintained garden, scenic surroundings and a classic waterfall. The nearest airport: Kochi International Airport - 55 Km The nearest railway Chalakudy Railway station - 33 Km Distance from nearest cities • Thrissur - 65 km (via Chalakudy) • Chalakudy - 30 km • Valparai - 85 km (via Sholayar Dam).