Soochippara waterfalls 22 kms south of Kalpetta near Chooralmala. Locally known as Soochippara and is a very popular leisure destination. This is a three step waterfall more than 200 mts in height. Framed by enchanting scenery. A must to see site! This region is ideal for rock climbing. Soochipara can be reached by a scenic 2 kms. nature walk and deer and other wildlife can be seen near the waterfront.
The Sentinel rock,a rock of more than 200m in height, is ideal for rock climbing. This waterfall situated in Vellarimala is surrounded by dense forests. On the way to this falls one can enjoy the beauty of the tea estates in Wayanad and one has to trek down 2ks through these dense jungle to reach the falls .
Soochippara waterfalls is also known as Sentinel Rock waterfall. It is situated in Meppadi Panchayat, 22 km away from Kalpetta. The water falls is 3 tiered ranges height from 100 to 300 ft. This is about a 30 minute drive from Meppadi through the tea plantations to the falls. The first level of the falls is the longest and easiest to reach. Reaching the second and third ranges is a highly risky affair and the forest dept has banned trekking to those destinations after a series of landslips in those areas during the monsoon. These three falls lie in Meenmutty, Soochippara and Kanthanpara. Finally they combine and then fall into the Chaliyar River.
General Information on Soochipara Falls (Sentinel Rock Waterfalls):
Soochipara Falls also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls
Soochipara (meaning “Needle-like Rock”)
Waterfalls Hight 200 metres (656 feet)
Soochipara Falls Waterfalls is a spectacular three tiered waterfalls
Here one can enjoy waterrafting, swimming and bathing in the pool below
Opening Time: 9 AM to 5 PM
Another highlight of this place is the tree top huts within the dense forest
Main Attraction: Waterfall
Soochipara is near Meppadi, south of Kalpetta
The falls can be reached by a 2 KM walk into the dense equatorial forest