Athirappilly is renowned for scenic waterfalls where the water falls from a height of 80 ft. The combination of forests, the little streams over rocks and the vast vistas make this a famed tourist destination. Athirappilly just 70 kms from Kochi city and visitors to this location can also visit the theme parks nearby. The forests in the vicinity have a large number of birds and animals. The best time to visit Athirappilly falls is during the monsoons when the Chalakkudy river is full and the waterfall gushes with force.