A tranquil and much needed escape from the troubles and stress of life. Let the soothing sounds take you to some of natures most relaxing places - the beautiful waterfalls of Athirampally and Vazhachal (Prounced as vaazhachaal).
The charm of the Athirampally nature cannot be described by words, Starting calmly from the high ranges, and crashing through gorges overhung with trees, these waterfall is one of the best places in India to re-capture a real sense of the classical idea of the 'Picturesque' - not just calm and sweet, but something wild and natural.
How to get there?
Getting to athirappally is now easy thanks to the rebuilt roads. Road from Athirappally to Vazhachal is still rough, but doesn't matter since it is about 4KM. Distances from various important places,Kochi International Airport - 55 KmChalakudy Railway station - 33 KmTrichur - 63 KmIn order to get into Athirappally or Vazhachal, you need to get tickets. The amount is per person and typically there is usually a long queue. When you get the tickets it looks funny. It looks like you are entering a different country and what you are issued is passport and visa for entering that country. There is no value for money at the falls. Even though they charge heavily, you cannot see any corresponding investments in the facilities provided (Yeah, I know it is usual in tourist spots).