Athirapally: Nature in all her glory! Vazhachal is home to Kerala’s largest and most visually stunning waterfall, the Athirapally Waterfall. It makes its way along the Sholayar Ranges and is also beautifully intertwined with a lush green forest cover.
Kerala’s Athirapally is the land of rivers, forests and great waterfalls! A must-see highlight here is the largest waterfall in Kerala (falling from a height of 80ft) ..the Athirapally Waterfall..stunningly intertwined amid lush green forest cover, and scintillating silver cascades. One can trek to the base of the waterfall or fish in the nearby river. A guided nature walk/trek reveals much..notice many exquisite but endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna found in the forests of the Athirapilly-Vazhachal area; here..the only place on the Western Ghats, is where 4 types of the endangered Hornbill species are found. Learn from the local, experienced native guides..who share in their knowledge about the rainforests and help you understand nature better. If lucky, you may glimpse few rare animals/birds – hornbill, monitor lizard and various monkey species.