Athirapally and Vazhachal Waterfalls situated in Thrissur District of Kerala, on the Chalakudy River in Kerala. Just a short drive from Athirapally to the Vazhachal falls, which is close to dense green forests that are home to many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna. Athirappilly Falls is the largest waterfall in Kerala and is nicknamed "The Niagara of India". Both are a perennial picnic spot .Its surrounding greenery is perfect for walks and picnics with loved ones.These waterfalls became famous for not just their view but the endemic species found in the surrounding dense forests. Researchers have found four endangered species of the Hornbill here, the only place they thrive in the entire Western Ghats. Ornithologists attach great significance to this location and bird watchers can come across many rare and vibrant species in these parts.