Athirampally Water Falls - The Niagra of India !

When you want to take a break from the routines of the concrete jungle, the best is to pack your bags and drive your way to Athirappilly, the divine destination where nature meets adventure. Just feel the power of the cascading waterfall nicked named as the Niagra of India falling down from a height of 80 feet and enjoy the drizzling delight of having a refreshing bath in the crystal clear waters of Chalakudy River. The proximity to Vazhachal falls, Peringalkkuthu, thumburmuzhi dams, sholayar valparai estates makes Athirappilly the dream destination of tourists from country and abroad.

For those who love wildlife and adventure, Athirappilly is the most coveted destination hailed as one of the locations a travel lover must visit during his lifetime. Blessed with rich greenery of exotic flora and fauna, the Athirappilly-Vazhachal forest range is a haven for elephants, tigers, leopards and lion tailed macaque. Among birds great hornbill, Malabar pied hornbill and Indian grey hornbill rules the roost. Hailed by environmentalists as one of the most bio diverse ecosystems in India, Athirappilly is no doubt the best escape you were looking for.

Amazing Film Locations !

The Athirappilly Falls is situated 1000 ft above sea level on the Chalakudy river, at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges of the Western Ghats, Athirappalli is a scenic combination of forests and little streams. Falling from a height of 80 feet, this is one of the largest waterfalls in the state. Many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna are found in the forests of the Athirapilly-Vazhachal area. Noted Tamil film director, Maniratnam, has a huge fascination for this spot that a lot of his movies are shot here. Raavanan was almost fully shot in this location. The movies Dil Se.., Kannathil Muthamittal, Iruvar, Guru have songs shot here.