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Athirapally is located around 63 km from Thrissur and 70 kms towards the Northeast is Kochi at the entrance to the Sholayar Mountains. It can be visited at any time of the year, but the weather is pleasant between the months of October to March.

People who have visited Athirapally once, would like to visit this paradise place over and over again. With a scattered landscape with beautiful waterfalls and forests, this place is nothing less than a paradise, marked by verdant green forests and beautiful scenery that becomes all the more popular during the monsoon season. This wonderful destination attracts a large number of tourists each year to visit two of the region's most amazing waterfalls - the Athirapally Falls and the Vazhachal Falls, which are only 5 km from Athirapally.

Athirapally is special in so many ways. It is declared as a hot spot of environment as it has the endangered species of Calaos and a very rich biodiversity. It gives tourists a perfect atmosphere to feel relaxed and happy and have them observe the rich biodiversity of the place.

The Athirapally ecosystem is considered to be one of its kind in the state of Kerala. It is connected to the Western Ghats, which are known for its intense green cover and flora and fauna, so the forests of Athirapally are extremely dense and present different varieties of flora and fauna. One can find many endangered and rare species of animals and birds here, present in different varieties. Due to the availability of rare Calao, which is present in four varieties, the Asian Nature Conservation Foundation has recommended the area to be declared a national park or sanctuary.

Things to do in Athirapally

Try a hike of 2 km to the mouth of falls which feels like natural vegetation. The fresh water spray on face will be a unique experience.

Visit the Chalakudy River, which maintains rich biodiversity in the forest to give a perfect atmosphere to the rare species of animals and birds.

Athirapally is known as an excellent place to discover many rare and endangered birds. Ask for the ride to see birds here.

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