1. Thumboormuzhy Gardens
Thumboormuzhy Garden is a beautifully landscaped butterfly garden across Chalakudy River. This butterfly garden in the forest area have about 148 varieties of butterflies. Some of the butterflies that can generally be seen in the garden include lemon butterfly, southern birdwing, common rose, light blue tiger, dark blue tiger and common crow. The garden situated on the Athirappilly road have a coffee shop.
2. Athirappilly Waterfalls
Athirappilly Waterfalls located 78 kms from Kochi at the entrance to Sholayar ranges is a popular picnic spot. Athirappilly joints to the Chalakudy river after plummeting a drop of 80 feet.
The wilderness of the cool misty waterfall among the thick green forest is an amazing sight. The tranquility and the soothing sound of the waterfall calm yourself. This is a perfect place to spend time away from the tensions and worries of life.
3. Vazhachal Waterfalls
Just a short drive from Athirappilly is Vazhachal waterfall. Located at the entrance of Sholayar ranges among the thick green forest this waterfall has a special charm. Starting calmly from the high ranges, and crashing through the lush greenery of forest this waterfall is an ideal place to relax.
The picturesque beauty of vazhachal waterfall is a part of Chalakudy River. Near the waterfall is a medicinal Herb plants with so many medicinal plants which can cure arthritis, skin disease and blood pressure. There is a small canteen close to the fall.