Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Athirappalli & Vazhachal,

Athirappalli
Location :
Athirappalli 63 km from Thrissur
Athirappalli waterfalls is one of the most sought after picnic spots in Kerala. Located in Thrissur district, 1000 ft above sea level, at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges of the Western Ghats , Athirappalli is a scenic combination of forests and little streams. Falling from a height of 80 feet, this is one of the largest waterfalls in the state.
Getting there :
:Athirappalli is accessible by a good motorable road from Thrissur (63 kms)
Nearest railway stations : Thrissur (63 kms)
Nearest airport : Cochin International Airport (58 kms). 
Vazhachal
Location :
63 km from Thrissur. Athirappalli and Vazhachal, the two scenic and popular waterfalls on the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges are just 5 km apart.
The Athirappalli Falls joins the Chalakkudy river after plummeting down a drop of 80 feet. 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.
Getting there :
A good motorable road takes you to Vazhachal and Athirappalli from either Kochi or Thrissur town.
Nearest railway station : Thrissur, about 63 km.
Nearest airports : Cochin International Airport , about 58 km from Thrissur.

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