Angel Don or Thottathil Transport : A Jungle Hero
Malakkappara or Malakhappara is a small hill station and tourist destination, being a border place in the Thrissur district, state of Kerala, India. This is a lesser developed area in Kerala.
The route to Malakkappara is as beautiful as a dream. Sandwiched between the breathtaking waterfalls and mountain ranges, the path is surrounded by spectacular bamboo forests, tea plantations and rock structures. We tag along with a bunch of regular travelers to Malakkappara to explore the less travelled rustic path.
Route : Chalakudy – Athirapally – Malakkappara – Valparai, One of the most beautiful routes in South India. Passing amidst thick evergreen forest offers a chance to see wild animals.
How to reach
By road : Chalakudy is well-connected to all other cities. Most of the buses plying between the Calicut-Trivandrum route will stop in Chalakudy.
By Rail : Chalakudy
Bus Timings : 6.30 am (from Chalakkudy private stand)
Dream World , Thumboormuzhy Dam, Butterfly Park, Silver Storm, Athirapily waterfalls, Charpa Waterfalls, Vazhachal Waterfalls, Poringalkuthu Dam, Solaiyar Dam, Malakkappara Tea Factory, Upper Sholayar Dam.
This road is suitable for cars and bikes. If you are planning a ride start early in the moring. Be alert about wild animals. The road which is very narrow at some places demands careful driving. Never travel along in the night.
The area consists of the tea estate owned by Tata Tea, forest area of Kerala Forest Department belonging to both Vazhachal Forest Division and Malayattur Forest Division. Many endangered and endemic species of flora and fauna are found in the forests of Malakkappara area.
There is 86 km distance from Chalakudy along the State Highway 21 via Thumboormuzhi, Athirappilly, Vazhachal, Sholayar etc. Malakkappara is 89 km distant from Pollachi via Attakatti, Valparai, Solaiyar Dam etc. Tamil Nadu is the border state of Malakkappara. The famous Sholayar Dam is situated just 5 km away from Malakkappara, on the way to Valparai.
STD code : 0480
Athirappilly Residency, Ph: 2747097
Meadows International Ph: 2710070
Kallelys Park Inn Ph: 2706777.