Prince Charles' Athirapally - Vazhachal Visit

Prince Charles visits Athirapally waterfalls & Vazhachal Ecotourism

9 th Nov 2013 

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall are on a nine-day official visit to India and afterwards visiting Sri Lanka in order to attend the 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

  An official statement released by the Clarence House press office says, this most extensive visit to India till date, will have a wide range of engagements to entice  the strong UK-India partnership in key areas such as conservation, education, growing business links, women empowerment and training. They will use this as a golden opportunity to celebrate religious diversity, creativity and the vibrant individual family ties between the two countries, the release said.  

According to the release, the  major Locations of the Tour are New Delhi, Dehradun,Mumbai, Pune and Kochi. The nine day ,royal tour itinerary includes official calls on the President and Vice-President of India, meeting with top business leaders of India In Bombay and receptions for civic, business and cultural leaders in respective locations.


Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visits Kochi- Kerala


The royal couple will be on an official tour of Kerala from November 11 to 14 as part of the Cochin (Kochi)  leg of their visit to India. Visit includes Kerala Folklore Museum and Theatre, the Athirappilly-Vazhachal waterfalls and attend a ceremony to sign a memorandum of understanding marking participation of Cochin in the Future cities project.

On behalf of Govt of Kerala, Kerala  Governor will host an official reception for the royal prince. The administrative and security arrangements are progressing for the royal visit

Royal couple’s visits to Athirapally & Vachachal falls

The royal couple, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles, will spend four days in Cochin (Kochi)  from November 11 to 14th . On 12 th ,the couple will visit the majestic Athirapally waterfalls , Vazhachal falls and  spend two-and-a-half hours there.     

Their visit will mainly concentrate, the elephant area of Athirappilly & Vazhachal area. The security measurements are on progress now. In locations such as Karadippara, Idinjapalam, Lakshikkulam of Karamthode region, elephants can be seen throughout the day and nights too. These places are in the Karamthode region. Earlier the British High Commissioner and team had visited and traveled through this spots up to 40 kilometers. Royal couple have reserved around 45 minutes to spend for their Ecotourism journey.


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Athirappilly Falls is situated in Athirappilly panchayath in Thrissur district of Kerala, on the southwest coast of India. Located on the west-flowing Chalakudy River near the Vazhachal Forest Division and the Sholayar ranges, this 80 ft waterfall and the nearby Vazhachal Falls are popular tourist destinations.
Vazhachal Falls is a rushing watercourse in the Chalakkudy River in the Thrissur district of KeralaSouth India. It is located 36km from Chalakkudi and 5km from Athirappilly Falls
There is a  construction of a weir at Thumboormuzhi across the Chalakudy river and diverting the water for Irrigation purpose.stage I of the scheme comprising a weir at Thumboormuzhi across Chalakudy river and a part of the canal system was commissioned in 1957 and stage II was commissioned in 1966.
Charpa Falls is one of the scenic locations in Thrissur. Situated close to the Athirappilly Falls (60 km from Thrissur), the waterfall is a part of River Chalakkudy. During monsoon months (June to August) it plunges on to the road.
Poringalkuthu Hydel Tourismhas much in store for the visitors. One can enjoy a nice view of the Dam and the adjoining areas part from the other amenities facilitated there.

 Dream World, the state-of-the-art water theme park is situated close to the Athirappilly waterfalls and other nearby attractions of Vazhachal, Thumboormuzhy and Sholayar. The Rain Dance with snow effect was introduced for the first time in Kerala.
Holy Land, Chalakudy is a municipal town situated on the banks of Chalakudy River in Thrissur District of the Kerala State in India. It is the base camp for travellers to Athirappilly and Vazhachal Falls.
 Silver Storm in God's Own Country – Kerala introducing a novelty of Amusement with the hearty touch of elegance. A place, encircled with the symphony of nature, blessed by the almighty, adorned with the western ghats.  
Valparai is the hill staion in the Anamalai Mountain range about 64Kms from pollachi, Tamilnadu,It is a place which not yet polluted by the influx of thr tourists . It is a  It was a scenic beauty, every spot was a photographer’s paradise
Top Slip is about 35 Kms from Pollachi, it is the visitor centre for American wild life sanctuary. Anamalai is one of the biggest wildlife sanctuaries in india with some900 Sq Kms of forest area Top-Slip is also the gateway for adjoining Parambikulam sanctuary in Kerala
Kodaikanal is a city in the hills of the taluk division of the Dindigul district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Its name in the Tamil language means "The Gift of the Forest".Kodaikanal is referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations" and has a long history as a retreat and popular tourist destination
Munnar is a hill station on the Western Ghats, a range of mountains situated in the Idukki district of the Indian state of Kerala.Munnar town is in Kannan Devan Hills ( KDH ) Village in Devikulam taluk and is the largest panchayat in the Idukki district having an area measuring nearly 557 km