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Kerala Tourist Attractions Athirappilly


Kerala tourist attraction Athirapally

Athirapally in Kerala is famous for its waterfalls.  Kerala Tour Packages  to Athirpally waterfalls, which is one of the largest in Kerala, is very popular among tourists. It is located in Thrissur district of Kerala. Water flowing through the Chalakudy river takes a 80 feet plunge at Athirapally , making it a major tourist attraction in Kerala. The sound of water cascading down rocks and the milk white appearance when water splashes downwards is a dazzling sight. The waterfalls itself is located in a place of scenic natural beauty. Behind the waterfalls it is possible to see the mountains covered with thick dense forests.  The waterfalls itself can be seen from many different locations. There are special pathways which take people very close to the spot where the water is falling. Even before reaching the spot one can feel tiny droplets of water falling from the splashing waterfalls. The best time to see the water falls are during the rainy season between June and November.  During this period the river will be full of water and the waterfall appears splendid.  During the dry season the amount of water in the river will be less and the waterfall during this period becomes very narrow.    There is plenty of wildlife in the forests around Athirapally and it is also one of the most biodiverse regions in Kerala. The closest airport is Kochi airport which is 55km away. The nearest railway station is Chalakudy which is 19km away. There is an entry fee of Rs15. per person to see the waterfalls and the timing is from 8:00a.m to 6:00p.m.
 
Places to visit near Athirapally
 
Chapra Falls: This waterfall is located very close to Athirapally falls. Although this waterfall is smaller in size the place is located in a scenic location. This waterfall can be reached by travelling further ahead after Athirapally. This waterfall can be seen from the road itself. No entry fee is required.
 
Vazhachal : Moving 5km. further ahead it is possible to reach Vazhachal. Here we can see water rushing down rocks.  There is also a small park, where different species of trees can be seen.  The botanical names of these trees are mentioned on the trees. Entry ticket to Vazhachal is included with entry ticket to Athirapally.
 
Dreamworld : This is a water theme park located close to Athirapally. The timing is from 10:30a.m to 6:00p.m. Entry ticket is Rs.300 for adult and Rs.200 for children less than 4feet tall.
 
Silverstorm : This is another amusement park situated close to Athirapally falls. The entry ticket fee is Rs.490 for adults and Rs.350 for children less than 4.5 feet tall.

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