Thusharagiri Waterfalls, Kozhikode
Posted Date: 19 Jul 2010 Author: Latha Jayaprakash Member Level: Gold (Rs 40)
Thusharagiri waterfalls is located at about 10 kilometers from Kodencherry,in the Kozhikode district of the state of Kerala.
Location Of Thusharagiri Waterfalls
Thusharagiri / Tusharagiri means snow capped or Misty mountains. Thusharagiri waterfalls is located in the Kodencherry village in the district of Kozhikode / Calicut of the state of Kerala.
About the Thusaragiri Waterfalls
In Thusharagiri two streams on top of the hills of Western Ghats join together to form Chaliyarppuzha. The river Chaliyarpuzha river falls down in three parts, giving just a beautiful and spectacular sight to the viewers. The complete area looks like snow capped or misty giving rise to the name Thusharagiri.
Thenpara is the highest waterfalls among the three and the most beautiful one. Thenpara falls down from the height of 75 meters.
How to Reach Thusharagiri Waterfalls
If you are travelling By air you have to reach Karipur International airport at Calicut and is about 76 kilometers away from the watrfalls.
If you are travelling by rail you have to reach Kozhikode Railway station which is about 60 kilometers from the waterfalls .
If you are travelling by Road Thusharagiri is about 52 kilometers from the city of Kozhikode via Kunnamangalam and Thamarassery. You can also travel via Kunnamangalam and Koduvalli to reach Kozhikode.
You can see lots of KSRTC and private buses plying in the route. You can also get private cabs / taxis from the airport and the railway station to reach Thusharagiri.
Accommodation facilities at Thusharagiri
1. Hotel Thusharagiri
Telephone - 0495 2236909
2. Onattu Homestay -
Telephone - 0495 2502545
You can also stay in the nearest town Kalpetta which is about 18 kilometers from the waterfalls
Trekking at Thusharagiri Waterfalls
Thusharagiri waterfalls is well known for the treeking and rock climbing. You can get guides to accompny you or can go for tour packages if you are a group of 4 persons.
Contact No: 0495 2236600 / 9447278388
Packages available at the Thusharagiri Waterfalls
At DTPC, half a day trekking packages are offered.
Usual half a day trekking package will be 1 1/2 kilometers trekking to reach the highest waterfall then return by Thonikkayyam. Morning tea and lunch will be provided and the package will cost Rs 100. for children the charges are Rs 90.
There are other packages available and the best one will be the monsoon package when the Thusharagiri is at its best.
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