Places to visit in Kerala
Athirappilly is a first grade Grama Panchayath with 489.00 km2 zone in Chalakudy Taluk, Thrissur area in Kerala, India. It is found 60 km from Thrissur city, 70 km upper east of Kochi city, 55 km upper east of Cochin International Airport, and 30 km from Chalakudy town. The Athirappilly Falls is arranged 1000 ft above ocean level on the Chalakudy waterway, at the passage to the Sholayar scopes of the Western Ghats, Athirappalli is a picturesque blend of backwoods and little streams.
Tumbling from a stature of 80 feet, this is one of the biggest cascades in the state. Many jeopardized and endemic types of vegetation are found in the woodlands of the Athirapilly-Vazhachal territory. This territory is the main place in the Western Ghats where four imperiled hornbill species are seen. The Western Ghats is a standout amongst the most critical biodiversity problem area on the planet. This significant regular world is as of now corrupted by mining and hydro electric ventures.
Tree huggers guarantee that Athirapally is a one-of its-kind riparian environment in Kerala. V.S. Vijayan, Chairman of the Kerala State Biodiversity Board and previous Director of the Salim Ali Center for Ornithology and Natural History SACON, Coimbatore, has been cited in Down to Earth magazine as asserting that the Vazhachal woods division is the second most biodiverse zone in the State. The International Bird Association has pronounced it a "Vital Bird Area" and the Asian Nature Conservation Foundation has suggested that the territory ought to be announced a haven or a national stop, he calls attention to.