Tea plantations, dense rain forests, misty waterfalls, sharp hairpin bends, mighty water dams, and whatnot. You name it, and this trail residing in the alluring Western Ghats would not let you down. Known for its beautiful curves, and thrilling on-road experience, Valparai Forest trail is a sure treat to travelers looking to boost their adrenaline rush. This 6 hours route begins from Chalakudy and ends at Pollachi, via Athirappilly-Vazhachal-Valparai.
Beginning from Chalakudy, onwards the Chalakudy - Anamala Road, the first in the package comes the humongous Athirappilly falls. The roadsides on either side offer views ranging from street side shops and townhouses to never-ending giant tea plantations.
Few miles and one would see the Chalakudy river which fuels several falls around the region. Huge rocks, sharp cuts, deep valleys, roaring sounds of water rushing, and you would know that it’s the gorgeous Athirappilly falls.