The Thrissur District of Kerala is blessed with Athirappilly Falls, one among the best in India. Formed over the Chalakudy River, near to the Sholayar ranges, the waterfall has astonishing natural beauty and extremely pleasurable atmosphere. The forest area surrounding the waterfall accommodates diverse floras and faunas. The beautiful species of the Great Hornbill can be easily spotted. The 80 feet high waterfall is a popular picnic spot attracting tourists from all over the world. The tourists can climb to the top of the fall and enjoy some breathtaking views of the area. The roaring water of the falls sounds like music to the ears.