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Athirapilly Waterfalls

Athirappalli and Vazhachal, the two scenic and popular waterfalls on the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges are just 5 km apart.The falls are very popular with tourists. Athirappally is located 78 kms from Kochi, located at the entrance to Sholayar ranges, this waterfall is a popular picnic spot.Affording to the onlookers, one of the most bewitching sights, Athirappally Falls is about 80ft. high and located in the forest area.Combined with the greenery, it infuses freshness into any tired soul. The Athirapally Falls join the Chalakkudy River after plummeting a drop of 80 feet.

Thommankoothu Waterfalls
 
Located 20 kms from Thodupuzha, Thommankuthu is a small and beautiful, wild waterfall. Thommankuthu attracts thousands of tourists every year. The wild beauty of the scenic waterfall will steal the heart of any traveler.Thommankuthu Waterfalls is a marvellous wonder of the nature situated 74 kms from Cochin. There are buses from Thodupuzha, which is 18 kms away from Thommankuthu. There are accommodation facilities available in and around the city of Thodupuzha. Hotels and restaurants are available at Thodupuzha

Cheeyappara Waterfalls

The Cheeyappara and Valara waterfalls are located between Neriamangalam and Adimali on the Kochi - Madurai highway. The Cheeyappara Falls cascades down in seven steps. It is a real feast for the eyes. This is also a great place for trekking. Valara waterfalls are 10 km from Adimali on the Kochi - Madurai highway. Valara has a chain of waterfalls surrounded by thick green forests.

Soochipara Waterfalls
 Soochipara Waterfalls is located 22 kms from Hotel Green Gates . On alighting the vehicle, one can reach the waterfalls after a 2-km walk into the dense equatorial forest of Wayanad. Here, one can find nature at its thundering best. Soochipara is a 3-tiered, powerful waterfall. And the cliff face here is ideal for rock climbing

Thusharagiri Waterfalls

soochippara water fall
 
Cheeyappara
 
Thomman koothu

Snuggled   cosily  in  the  Western  Ghats,  are  the   gurgling  waterfalls of  Thusharagiri. Meaning the snow capped mountains; Thushargiri  exhibits a unique kinship  between  the land and water.The three  waterfalls  on the  backdrop of the Western  Ghats  provide  an exhilarating and spellbinding sight  to  the  visitor.  The best roar of the  waterfalls can be enjoyed  from  September to  November. The   waterfall  with its gentle  spray is  sure  to soothe every eye. The cascading waters of the waterfall slides past with surfy smiles. The place offers  challenging  trekking  and  rock - climbing  through river path  and numerous waterfalls. There is another dam at 60 km from Calicut. It is a place of beauty, calm, and serenity. The place has a crocodile farm run by the state forest department

Silent Valley National Park
 

(Core zone: 89.52 square kilometres (35 sq mi)) is located in the Nilgiri Hills, Palakkad district, Kerala, in South India. The area under this national park was historically explored in 1847 by the botanist Robert Wight, and is associated with Hindu legend.The park is one of the last undisturbed tracts of South Western Ghats montane rain forests and tropical moist evergreen forest in India. Contiguous with the proposed Karimpuzha National Park (225 kmē) to the north and Mukurthi National Park (78.46 kmē) to the north-east, it is the core of the Nilgiri International Biosphere Reserve (1,455.4 kmē).

Silent vally national park

Plans for a hydroelectric project that threatened the parks high diversity of wildlife stimulated an environmentalist Social Movement in the 1970s called Save Silent Valley which resulted in cancellation of the project and creation of the park in 1980. The visitors' centre for the park is at Sairandhri.

 

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