Athirappally and Vazhachal, the two scenic and popular waterfalls on the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges are just 5 km apart. The Athirappally Falls joins the Chalakkudy river after plummeting down a drop of 80 feet. Vazhachal is part of the Chalakkudy river. Both the waterfalls, their cool, misty waters cascading down in the backdrop of thick green forest and rocky terrain, are a scintillating experience to visitors.
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How to get there
Road : A good motorable road takes you to Vazhachal and Athirappally from either Kochi or Thrissur town.
Nearest airports : Cochin International Airport ( Nedumbasserry), about 58 km from Thrissur
Rail : Nearest railway station : Thrissur, about 63 km