This Athirapally -Valparai trip is of two days and one-night duration. Designed exclusively for tourists by Tripenticer team. The destinations covered in the trip are as Athirapally waterfalls, Elephant lake, Tea estates of Malakkapara, Hill station of Valparai, Sholayar Dam and Nallamudi Poonjolai Viewpoint. On the first day, you are driven to Valparai which is 4-hour journey approximately from the pick-up point. The pick-up points usually preferred are Chalakudy railway station, Cochin Airport, Thrissur etc. After reaching Valparai town, you can enjoy Sholayar Dam, largest and longest dam and Nallamudi Poonjolai, a famous viewpoint known for its mountains amidst waterfalls. Overnight stay is arranged in Valparai according to the itinerary preferred. On the second day, other destinations such as Malakkapara, Athirapally, Thumboormuzhy Dam, Elephant lake etc as mentioned in the itinerary will be covered. This two-day journey is the most relaxing way to enjoy Athirapally-Valparai destinations. Our team has carefully designed it to cover all exotic destination in an affordable way and the best of time framework. Enjoy this two-day Athirapally-Valparai Trip organised by Tripenticer staff and create memories with your loved ones.
Cost includes:- The cost includes AC transportation, fuel, Drivers bathe + Sightseeing as prescribed in the itinerary.
Destination covered :- Chalakudy - Thumboormuzhy Dam & River view garden, Butterfly park, Hanging bridge, Athirapally falls, Charpa falls, Vazhachal falls, Elephant lake, Malakkappara Tea estate, Sholayar Dam, Valparai.
Timing :- Starts 7.30 am and finishes at 6 pm next day in Chalakudy / Cochin Airport
Tour type:- Private and exclusive
Day 01:- Chalakudy - Valparai
Thumboormuzhy Dam & Riverside Garden, with the facility of natural river bath. It is an eco-fragile area with a lot of activities. It has basically a check dam. This part of the river is most suitable for bath. It has a beautiful mountain view of eye-catching. Kerala's no-1 Butterfly garden is in Thumboormuzhy, it is a photo point for honeymooners, serials etc . The opposite Side is Ezhattumugham
Hanging Bridge in Thumboormuzhy
Hanging Bridge is across Chalakudy river connecting 2 sides Thumboormuzhy and Ezhattumugham picnic spots. . It offers a panoramic view. it is really an experience you have to enjoy. It was constructed in 2017 and attracts thousands of tourists. Guests can enter from both sides- Thumboormuzhy or Ezhattumugham
Butterfly park in Thumboormuzhy
Thumboormuzhy Butterfly Park is growing to be one of the important eco-tourism attractions in Chalakudy- Athirapally Ecotourism.A visit to Athirapally will be completed only with a visit to Thumboormuzhy. Tourists across the globe are visiting Thumboormuzhy. Thumboormuzhy is the natural habitat of various species of butterfly's.Of course, butterfly sighting is seasonal.
Athirapally Water Falls - long Shot
Look Athirapally waterfalls from distance. it is a viewpoint in Chalakudy- Valparai road. Waterfalls falls in Rainforest (Kerala's highest falls)
Move to Valparai. en route there is an oil palm estate, which lies along the banks of Chalakudy river. The panoramic view of these oil palm plantation attracts Athirapally tourists. In some part of the estate you can take river bath too
Poringalkuth Hydel Tourism ( if get permission)
Dams or hydel reservoirs of Kerala proving to be a big draw for tourists, Poringalkuth 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. There were pedal boats as well as speed boats available. It offers an eye catching senic area of the hydel reservoirs with rare varieties of birds- flora and fauna.
Elephants comes in group to drink and bath, it is an eye catching sight. So there are chance to see wilsd animals here., not gurenteed. it is scenic place too .The jungle safari is through the rainforests of Sholayar ranges of western ghats.
Trekking In the Sholayar Ranges
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 desires as we have limited time and forest dept restrictions, you can have a short trekking in the tea estate of Malakkappara
Malakkappara Tea & coffee estate
We are going to the forest area under Malakkappara is maintained by the Kerala Forest Department.it is TATA tea estate mainly, this area hosts some rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. Malakkappara lies on the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu states.this 40 Kms jungle safari is thrilling and amazing. There are several small waterfalls and natural spots where one would want to make a stoppage. This area is scenic and photographic. We can see the wildlife such as monkeys, wild elephants and leopards.
Valparai Hill station & Check in Hotel/ Resort
Valparai is located above 3,500 feet from the sea level on the Anamalai mountain range of Western ghats. Valparai is a wide Green Spread Mountains and forest with tea plantations and a small town. It is one of the most beautiful scenic hill stations of South india. It is a year long tourist destination.
Visit to Ilaveezha Poonchola
Visit to Visit to Ilaveezha Poonchola. Valparai is basically tea and coffee estates in the forest. There are many pantaion groups with estates here. Tata owns the biggest estate, Blair group etc with Tourism activities and tea production, overnight at Valparai
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.
Day 02 :- Sholyar Dam- Athirapally- Chalakudy / Cochin Airport
Move to Upper Sholayar Dam which is situated in Tamilnadu, close to Kerala border. Sholayar Hydro-electric project has two reservoirs.This upper sholayar reservoir is accessible to tourists. It offers a panoramic view of Western ghats.
Visit Vazhachal falls, it is beautiful in the landscape. Vazhachal is just 5 km only from Athirapally falls. Vazhachal is the area of ecotourism. Guests can walk around 1 km through the banks of the River, Lifeguards of the Tribal community takes care of the security. A shop of rare tribal products is working there.
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 fall. 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 it in the rainy season
Athirapally Water Falls
Visit Athirapally waterfalls, go on the top and bottom of the waterfalls. Around 300 meter, you have to walk to reach at the top of the water fall. Explore waterfall at your leisure. This falls in Rainforest is the highest falls in Kerala. Many Famous movies are shooted here, like Bahubali