The journey from Chalakudy to the Athirappilly Falls passes through a landscape of winding roads, small villages and lush green trees. Located on the west-flowing Chalakudy River near the Vazhachal Forest Division.
Athirappilly Falls is the largest waterfall in Kerala and is nicknamed "The Niagara of India". About 7 million tourists visit the falls and the Vazhachal picnic spot each year. The waterfall attracts visitors from across India, especially during the monsoon months (June–September).