Surrounded by thick forests, Soochippara Falls is a stunning waterfall in Wayanad situated at Vellarimala offers spectacular views to visitors. This three-tier water fall attracts tourists with its mesmerizing beauty. This eye catching waterfall is also popular in the name of Sentinel Rock Waterfall enhancing the beauty of the tranquil landscape. Soochippara Falls is the second highest waterfall in the district which falls down from a height of 200 meters.
Stunning Waterfall With Picturesque Surroundings
There are so many attractions in Wayanad to explore and Soochippara Waterfalls is one among them. The best feature of this waterfall is its picturesque surroundings. Located on the southern area of the Deccan plateau, people who visit this majestic waterfall can also enjoy picturesque views of Western Ghats. Travelers can also watch the stunning beauty of the deep valleys and dense forests during their trip to this cascade. You will love to take a dip while watching the beauty of the waterfall at the base of it.
Soochippara got its name because of the presence of needle shaped rocks. This is a destination where travelers can enjoy majestic views of the green enchanting valleys of Western Ghats. Visiting Wayanad can be a soothing experience and people can go back with a refreshing mind. The climate in Wayanad is pleasant and refreshing and it is an ideal destination for people who search for some calm and peaceful holidays close to nature. No doubt, it is a perfect destination in Kerala to explore especially for nature lovers.
How to reach
Soochippara Waterfalls is nearly 25 kilometers from Kalpetta on the Kozhikode – Vythiri – Gudallur Highway. The nearest airport is Calicut International Airport and the nearest railway station is Kozhikode which is approximately 71 kilometers from Kalpetta.
Best time to visit
If you are planning to visit Soochippara, the best time to visit the place is during monsoon. You can enjoy the beauty of the cascade at its fullest during this time. Since the destination is well connected by road, it will not be a problem for the travelers to reach the spot conveniently.
It may be difficult for the vehicles to move when approaching the waterfall and visitors need to walk nearly 2 kilometers to reach this picnic spot. There is a nominal fee for the visitors to enter the waterfall area and to take photographs. You need to descend down from the entrance to reach near the cascade and enjoy its beauty. This is one of the ideal picnic spots in Wayanad to enjoy rock climbing and trekking.