Athirapally -Malakkappara Jungle Safari is a one-day journey through jungle. The journey is through Sholayar rainforests of Western Ghats which has a wide variety of fauna and flora. This one-day excursion is highly demanded by tourists to experience magnificent waterfalls, greenish hill and mountains, fog-covered tea estates, adventurous jungle roads etc in a nutshell.This trip is an exclusive opportunity to enjoy wildlife at the best. Athirapally known for being one of the popular tourist destinations of Kerala has two neighbouring waterfalls which are Charpa falls and Vazhachal waterfalls. Thumboormuzhy Dam, View Point, Riverside Garden, Hanging Bridge, Butterfly park, trekking through Malakkappara Tea Estate are the other attractive destinations you are going to explore en route Malakkapara from Athirapally. The journey starts from Cochin, Thrissur or Chalakudy that best suits your convenience. Chalakudy is the most accessible point as it is closest to railway station and city. You can enjoy the best of Kerala through this one-day programme organised by TRIPENTICER. Explore nature and wildlife through our exclusive Athirapally-Malakkappara Jungle Safari.
Cost includes: - The cost includes AC transportation, fuel, Drivers bathe + Fresh up with Breakfast optional ( with extra payment) |+ Sightseeing prescribed in the itinerary.
Destination covered: - Chalakudy - Thumboormuzhy Dam & River view garden, Natural River bath - Butterfly Park, Hanging Bridge - Athirapally falls + Charpa falls + Vazhachal falls- Poringalkuthu- Elephant Lake ( Anakkayam) - 40 Kms Jungle Safari Drive- Wild life watch- Trekking in tea gardens-Malakkappara Hill station- Chalakudy/ Cochin airport
Timing: - Starts around 8.30 am to 10 am and finishes at 730 pm in Chalakudy Transportation- Ac car/ Tempo traveler or Luxury bus
Tour type: - private and exclusive -
Get ready for a Jungle journey
Reception at Chalakudy/ Cochin airport, move to Malakkappara- an unexploited small Hill station with Tea garden. One day in forest
Thumboormuzhy Dam, View point & Riverside garden
It has a beautiful river side garden with a Children's park. There are steps to the river to take riverbath. There is clean & hygienic comfort station is for tourists. It is an Eco fragile area with a lot of activities. It has basically a check dam. It has a beautiful mountain view of eye catching. it is a photo point for honeymooners, serials etc
Hanging bridge is one of the main attraction in Thumboormuzhy destination. it is Built across Chalakudy river which hosts Athirapally and Vazhachal falls. It offers a panoramic view of oil palm estates in mountain ranges & Thumboormuzhy ecotourism spot.
Butterfy park in Thumboormuzhy
Thumboormuzhy Butterfly Park is growing to be one of the important ecotourism attractions in Athirapally Tourism. Thumboormuzhy is natural habitat of various species of butterflies. Of course, butterfly sighting is seasonal. The lifespan of some varieties of butterflies is only four days and in some other case it is up to 40 days More...
Charpa falls lies east of athirappilly and is between Athirapally falls and Vazhachal falls. It is seasonal, as summer starts to appear, it starts to disappear . it is a monsoon falls. Charpa falls is wonderful with a deafening roar at right on the road. It is a sight to watch and enjoy though it is least known. Be ready to get drenched if you are visiting Athirapally in the rainy season.
Athirapally Water Falls
Visit Athirapally Waterfalls, go to the top and bottom of the waterfalls. Explore waterfalls at your leisure. Athirapally waterfalls is on the Chalakudy River, which originates from the upper reaches of the Western Ghats on the Sholayar ranges and finishes at Arabian sea. It is the largest waterfalls in Kerala and has a height of 80 feet. This waterfalls is surrounded by dense green forests that hosts many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna
Just a short drive from Athirappilly falls, comes Vazhachal falls in Chalakudy river, it has a beautiful in landscape. Vazhachal is just 5 km only from Athirapally falls. Vazhachal is the main centre of ecotourism. Guests can walk around 1 km through the bunks of the River, life guards of Tribal community takes care of the security. A shop of rare tribal products is working there. it is a famous photo point
Poringalkuth Hydel Tourism ( if get permission)
Dams or hydel reservoirs of Kerala always attracts tourists to Kerala. Poringalkuthu was opened for tourists. Boating facility was also provided. Now a days, it is has stopped for some official reasons. We hope it is going to be opened for the tourists soon. It offers an eye catching scenic area of the hydel reservoirs with rare varieties of birds- flora and fauna. There is an Govt IB too.
Trekking In the Malakkappara Tea estate
The most natural way of exploring the majestic beauty of Sholayar ranges of Western ghats is trekking. Trekking infuses a feeling of closeness and friendship that exists with nature. Trekking through the rain forests is a wonderful experience. As we have limited time , you can trek through the road of tea estates in the forest for 1 or 2 Kms to get that wonderful experience of Malakkappara Hill station.
As we are exploring evergreen forests of Western Ghats, there is a great possibility of watching wild animals. This area hosts many endangered Species too. Elephants are commonly seen wild animal. same with Hornbill birds too.
Anakkayam ( Elephant's Lake )
Anakkayam means Elephant pit in malayalam. it is a group of lakes formed naturally in the mildest of the concrete jungle. In Summer times wild animals , like Elephants, etc come line search of water to drink & bath. It is a beautiful scenery in the middle of jungle. The cool climate and the majesty of the jungle makes it an enormous attraction.
Malakkappara Tea estate
Malakkappara is a border village with tamilnadu. the Tamil Nadu part is Valparai. The whole area is Tea Plantains. This area is very beautiful. Tea factories are also here. Workers collecting new buds of tea plants is a common scene. Explore a short trekking through this tea plantationNote It goes only up to Malakkappara Tea estate till Kerala border from Chalakudy Railway stn Transportation by AC Indica