Soochipara waterfalls –also known as sentinel waterfalls is one of the most attractive water falls in the wayanad district and also one of the most visited tourist places of south india. Located in vellarimala At a distance, 24 km from Kalpetta & 46 km from Sulthan Bathery, and at a distance of 13 km from meppadi town is surrounded by Deciduous, Evergreen and Montane forests . A 3 tiered waterfall, dropping from a height of about 200 meter cascades down into a large pool and the foot of the falls is ideal for a quick dip. The 15-20 minute drive from Meppadi to Sentinel Rock Waterfalls offers scenic views of some of the best tea estates in Wayanad. This place is also an exciting trekking destination and ideal for rock climbing. Visitors have to trek down for about 2 km to reach the falls from the road point through slippery and rocky path. The trekking is of easy level, which takes about 30 minutes one way. There are few tree-top accommodation facilities provided by the forest department. One can have a spectacular view of the valleys of the Western Ghats from the tree-top hut. The water from Soochipara Falls joins Chulika River or popularly known as Chaliyar River after Velarimala Hills near Cherambadi(Tamil Nadu) in Kerala. During monsoons the waterfall size increases and appears more fascinating. The plastic free zone is under the authority of Kerala forest and promotes eco-friendly ambience.
|Monday To Friday||09.00 am To 05.00 pm|
|Saturday & Sunday||09.00 am To 05.00 pm|
|Camera (Foreigners)||Rs. 80/-|