Athirappally waterfalls at about 70 Kms from Ernakulam is located at the entrance to Sholayar ranges. Athirappally waterfalls is about 80 feet high and combined with the greenery it infuses freshness into any tired soul. Athirapally Falls join the Chalakkudy River. Another popular waterfall to visit here is the Vazhachal Falls. The two picturesque waterfalls are located just five km apart. A police security post is here for the safety of tourists.
Waterfalls in Kerala
Kerala has a long coastline on one side and on the other has dense forests of the western ghats. The forests of Western ghats are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that cascade down the mountain side. To see most of these waterfalls one would have to trek down the forest which in itself is a delightful experiance. During monsoons its slightly treacherous to reach the waterfalls.
Waterfalls in Kerala..
Kerala’s forests are punctuated with small and large streams that merge together to form luscious waterfalls. The flowing stream and pools add to the charm. These water falls in Kerala can coax just about anyone to spend hours just gazing at the mesmerizing beauty of the waterfalls. Kerala Holidays will not be complete without a visit to a waterfalls in Kerala.
Thomankuthu, located 17 kms from Thodupuzha is famous for its waterfalls. A seven step water falls that drop down from a height of 1500 meters is a much loved picnic spot. At each step, there is a cascade and a pool beneath.
Thusharagiri Falls at about 50 kilometres from Kozhikode is located on the Chalippuzha River. Thusharagiri offers endless scope for trekking, rock climbing and wild life sanctuary visits.
Located in the Kollam district, Palaruvi is the 40th highest waterfall in India. You have to trek through dense forests to reach Palaruvi waterfalls. The misty white color of the falling water gives the name “Palaruvi” or “the stream of milk” to this waterfalls.