Athirapally is host to Mother Nature and its tranquility cannot be described in words. The brilliance of natural phenomenon is something that you are going to witness every time you will make your way down to this lovely paradise and what adds more to its symphony is an abundance of vegetation, waterfalls, laurels of river and lakes.
Located at a distance of about 55 kilometers from the Cochin International Airport, Athirappilly is a grand destination of Kerala. This beautiful holiday destination that is perched on an elevation of about 1000 meters above sea level is a perfect amalgam of forests, streams and waterfalls. The destination is not only famed for its immense natural beauty but also for its diverse flora and fauna that thrives here. When on Kerala tour packages you can make the most of this beautiful hamlet as it offers you the best of scenic destinations and places of interest along with a wide number of activities to indulge in that will definitely make your holiday a special one.
Attractions in and around
There are a wide number of attractions scattered around this beautiful Grama Panchayat however the most enthralling ones that you can encounter while on Kerala tour packages include:-
located amidst lush green forests that provide shade from the sweltering hot sun, this particular waterfall is a grand one. This particular falls is also one of the largest falls not only in Kerala but the whole world too. One can take a dip in the soothing cool water of the falls at the summit itself. The falls grows in size during the monsoons therefore making it the best time to visit if you want to see it in its full glory. The falls is open from 8am to 5 pm therefore it is advisable to start early in the morning especially if you want to avoid the hot sun and make the most of your visit.
located at a distance of about 10 kilometers from the cascading Athirapally falls, this is yet another grand feast for the eyes. This particular falls is a series of waterfalls that come cascading down small heights which makes it a grand sight to witness.
located in between the Athirapally and Vazhachal falls, Charpa waterfall is a beautiful place to visit. This particular falls unlike the other two rolls down rocky outcrops which gives it a different charm to it altogether. When you are here you can also enjoy walks in the forest of bamboo and other evergreens trees that surround it.
Activities to indulge in
Athirapally-Valparai jungle Safari
this is probably one of the most enjoyable and exciting activities that you can indulge in when here. Explore the deep forests that encompass the area around this beautiful destination in the form of safari. You can encounter a lot of wildlife such as deer, bisons, elephants etc when on this safari.
Western Ghat wildlife tours
when on Kerala tour packages be sure to get yourself a Western Ghat wildlife tour. This tour makes sure that you get to make the most of the majestic Western Ghats and its wildlife. The tour takes you around hills, pastures and riverside locations which are spectacularly beautiful and brimming with wildlife.
this is one activity that you must definitely try out when here. When indulging in this activity be sure to bring along a pair of binoculars to spot the birds that are roosted upon tall trees or flying about in the skies. There is a huge diversity of both indigenous as well as migratory birds that have made it their home. This is also known to be the only place where you can see four of the endangered hornbill species in southern India.