A trekker's delight, Thusharagiri is sandwiched in the wrinkles of the majestic Western Ghats and it has a set of alluring rapids forming one of the most visited destinations 'Thusharagiri Waterfalls.' India has a number of waterfalls but amongst them all; Kerala is blessed with some gorgeous cascading falls. One such halting place 'Thusharagiri Falls' has a collection of three waterfalls you can visit which is located in the coastal district of Kerala 'Kozhikode' at Kodencherry village. And this must visit destination is filled with oozing treasures; you can feel the waft as the free falling water splash on the surface below. Thusharagiri waterfalls are definitely worth seeing destination and praising when you visit Kerala. You can spend a day amidst the nature and freshness of the destination. As mentioned Thusharagiri has three waterfalls you can visit them all as they are in just mere few meters away from the entrance. Frattumukku waterfall is at a distance of 100 meters, Mazhavil waterfall at a distance of 500 meters and Thumbithullumpara waterfalls at a distance of 1 kilometre. In fact, Thusharagiri awards unlimited scope for trekking, wildlife sanctuary visits, and rock climbing adventure activities. If you are looking for trekking to Thusharagiri waterfalls then this landmark is around 50 kilometres from Kozhikode. Apart from that, there are other nearby towns few kilometres away like Kodancherry which is around 11 kilometres from Thusharagiri. Other main tourist towns further away from the Thusharagiri waterfalls are Thiruvambady which is 18 km away and Thamarassery which is 17 km away. Trekkers can climb through the pristine jade green evergreen forest overflowing with fascinating birds and animals.
Thusharagiri waterfalls are about 50 kms from Kozhikode Railway Station.
The closest airport is Calicut International Airport, which is about 23 kms from Kozhikode town. From there the Thusharagiri waterfalls are about 50 kms.
You can easily reach Thusharagiri waterfalls from Kozhikode town via national highway 766 Wayanad road joining to link road via highway number 34 and 68.
You can see a lot of KSRTC and private buses plying on the route, however, you can also get private transportation from the airport and the railway station to reach Thusharagiri.
Things to Do & See in and around
Thusharagiri means snow capped or Misty Mountains and this waterfall is located at Kodencherry village in the district of Kozhikode. Here, the travellers can indulge in some adventure activities like rock climbing, visiting wildlife sanctuaries and unlimited field for trekking tours. And most importantly gaze at the magnificent waterfalls of Kerala.
Keezharkuthu Waterfall, Cheeyappara and Valara Waterfalls, Thekkady, Kumaly, Malankara Reservoir, Mangala Devi Temple, Meenuli, Chellarkovil, Palkulamedu Peak, Ramakkalmedu Peak and Kalvari Mount are some of the sightseeing places that one must when on a visit to the Thommankuthu Waterfalls.
Best time/season to Visit
You can visit Thusharagiri waterfall throughout the year because the waterfalls are never dry and they keep pouring all day long. However, the best time to see a waterfall or to expect a gushing waterfall is during monsoon season only. But due to slippery conditions, the monsoon season is not an ideal time to visit. The best time to visit Thusharagiri waterfall of Kerala is from September until December.