Athirapally in Kerala is one of most scenic waterfalls in the country. Athirapally Waterfalls is also the largest Waterfall in Entire Asia. Palm Plantations on one side, Thick Western Ghats forests on another side, Sholayar Mountain ranges on other, and with water streams, waterfalls and rich greenery all over is the beauty of Athirapally.
Chalakkudy river flows from this region. The Athirapally falls is 80 feet high and is one of the best places to visit in Kerala. a few minutes uphill on the same road you find another Waterfall – the Vazhachal Waterfalls.
Endangered species of certain birds like the hornbill are found in the forests in these regions. The forests is most ideal for trekking and jungle Safari. The Athirapally region of Western Ghats is very sensitive in Bio diversity.
Athirapally is one place not to be missed if you are visiting Kerala during monsoons.
Athirapally is easily accessible from Cochin. Within an Hour’s drive from Cochin in 40 Kms from the airport is the location of the Majestic Athirapally Waterfalls. It can also be accessed from Angamaly, Chalakkudy and Coimbatore.