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Snuggled cosily in the Western Ghats of Kerala are the gurgling waterfalls of Thusharagiri. Meaning the snow capped mountains.Thushargiri waterfall destination exhibits a unique kinship between the land and water. The three waterfalls comprising Thusharagiri on the backdrop of the Western Ghats provide an exhilarating and spellbinding sight to the visitor.
The best roar of Thusharagiri waterfalls can be enjoyed from September to November. The waterfall with its gentle spray is sure to soothe every eye. The cascading waters of the waterfall slide past with surfy smiles. Two streams originating from the Western Ghats meet here to form the Chalippuzha River. The river diverges into the three waterfalls creating a snowy spray which gives it the name, Thusharagiri.
Of the three Thusharagiri waterfalls, the highest waterfall is the Thenpara that falls from an altitude of 75 metres. Situated at Kodencherry in Kozhikode district, the plantation destination that abounds in rubber, arecanut, pepper, ginger and spices is also a trekkers delight. Trekkers can start early morning from the second waterfalls at the hills and climb up through the pristine dense evergreen forests teeming with exotic birds and animals to reach Vythiri and Waynad district by evening. There is a dam located around 45 km from Calicut.
The place Thusharagiri offers challenging trekking and rock-climbing activity through the river path and numerous waterfalls. There is another dam located at 60 km from Calicut. It is a place of beauty, calm, and serenity. The place also has a crocodile farm run by the state forest department.
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