and Vazhachal, the two scenic and popular waterfalls on the edge of the
Sholayar forest ranges are just 5 km apart.
The falls are very popular with tourists. Athirappally is located 78 kms from Kochi, located at the entrance to Sholayar ranges, this waterfall is a popular picnic spot.
Affording to the onlookers, one of the most bewitching sights, Athirappally Falls is about 80ft. high and located in the forest area.
Combined with the greenery, it infuses freshness into any tired soul. The Athirapally Falls join the Chalakkudy River after plummeting a drop of 80 feet.
Vazhachal is a picturesque spot just a short drive from Athirapally and is adjacent to dense green forestland. Vazhachal is part of the Chalakkudy River.
Both the waterfalls, their cool, misty waters cascading down in the backdrop of thick green forest and rocky terrain, are a scintillating experience to visitors.
Nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport, about 58 kms from
Rail: Nearest railway station is at Thrissur, about 63 kms.
Road: A good motorable road takes you to Vazhachal and Athirappalli from either Kochi or Thrissur town.