Vazhachal waterfalls is located 68 km from Thrissur in Kerala, towards the east of Chalakudy, near the entrance of the Sholayar forest ranges.The beautiful waterfalls of Athirapilly,located 63 km from Thrissur and Vazhachal are 5 kms apart. Athirapilly and Vazhachal waterfalls are the two scenic and popular waterfalls on the edge of the Sholayar forest ranges. The Athirapilly waterfalls joins the Chalakudy river after plummeting down at a drop of 80 feet.
Scenic picnic spotVazhachal is part of the Chalakudy river. Both the waterfalls with their cool, misty waters cascading down in the backdrop of the thick green forest and rocky terrain, are a scintillating experience to visitors.Athirapilly and Vazhachal waterfalls is one of the most sought after picnic spots in Kerala. Located in Thrissur district, 1000 ft above sea level, at the entrance to the Sholayar ranges of the Western Ghats, Athirapilly is a scenic combination of forests and little streams. Falling from a height of 80 feet, this is one of the largest waterfalls in Kerala state.Athirapilly and Vazhachal are accessible by a good motorable road from Thrissur (63 kms).The nearest railway station to the waterfall destinations is Thrissur (63 kms) and the nearest airport, Cochin International Airport (58 kms).
Air: The closest airport is also located at Cochin. This is situated around 63 km from the waterfall. Taxis and prepaid taxis are the best option to reach the place from the airport.
Rail: Chalakudy is the closest railway station and there are a few trains that pass through this place. The best option is to arrive at Cochin through train and take a taxi from the station. Cochin is situated around 70 km from the place and there are frequent trains from most parts of the state. Trains are the most comfortable option as well. Taxis from the station cost around Rs 1000.