|Piravom, Kochi (Map)
|Entry Fee & Timings
|Timings:- The falls are open to visitors from morning till evening. Entry Fee: The no entry fee to Areekkal Falls
|Lakes & Waterfalls, Nature Sites and Parks
|Place visit with
|Married Couples, Unmarried Couples, Friends, Siblings, Youngsters
|Best time to visit
|September, October, November, December
About Areekkal Falls
Areekkal Falls has been a part of the local landscape for generations, serving as both a scenic attraction and a source of fresh water for nearby communities. Its historical significance is deeply intertwined with the cultural heritage of the region.
Interesting facts about Areekkal Falls
- Areekkal Falls is relatively lesser-known compared to some other waterfalls in Kerala, making it a tranquil and less crowded destination.
- The falls offer opportunities for trekking and exploring the surrounding wilderness.
- Visitors are advised to be cautious and respect the natural environment when visiting the falls.
How to reach Areekkal Falls
By Road: Areekkal Falls is easily accessible by road. Visitors can hire a taxi or drive to the falls from Kochi, which is approximately 30-40 kilometers away.
By Train: The nearest railway station is the Ernakulam Junction Railway Station, which is well-connected to major cities in India. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Areekkal Falls.
By Air: The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport, which is approximately 45-50 kilometers away from the falls. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach your destination.
By Bus: Regular bus services operate from Kochi to various nearby towns and villages. You can take a bus to a nearby town like Kadamakkudy and then hire a taxi or use local transportation to reach Areekkal Falls.
Nearby famous places
- Fort Kochi:- Approximately 20 kilometers away.
- Mattancherry Palace:- Around 19 kilometers from Areekkal Falls.
- Cherai Beach:- Approximately 35 kilometers away.
- Athirappilly Waterfalls:- A scenic drive of about 75 kilometers.
- Kochi Backwaters:- Explore the backwaters, approximately 25 kilometers from the falls.