Marottichal waterfalls, located at puthoor panchayath in thrissur district
Marottichal waterfalls, also known as ilanjippara
Marottichal waterfalls,is one of the less known waterfall in kerala, it is also known as ilanjippara waterfalls. unfortunately this water fall is not familiar for the peoples, it is located in thrissur district, the water fall is 15 km. it is hard to reach this waterfall the near by water fall is olakkayam.
if you choose bus to travel, first you reach at thrissur private bus stand, there are buses to mannamangalam, the next is to marottichal by walk.if you feel tiered in case of walk nothing to worry your destination will be an amazing view. when you start walk from mannamangalam you can see the first waterfall olakkayam and then marottichal. if you choose private vehicles it will park somewhere in road side.the main junctions from thrissur to mannamangalam are kuttanellur, marathakkara, mannuthy bypass, puthoor and finally mannamangalam. these are notable places when you go with your private vehicle. some of people reach here to feel the calm atmosphere and enjoy the bath in the waterfall.a cool climate is the specialty of this place. Leeches are found here, take care of them, keep a pouch of salt to remove them if they bit you.
some peoples are not interesting to reach here by taking the risks, first upon marottichal water fall is not very popular in present, everybody thinking about athirappalli water fall, when you hear the name thrissur. it is easily connecting all cities of kerala from thrissur. the nearest railway station is thrissur it is 22 km away from marottichal waterfall, cochin international airport located with a distance 60 km. NH 47 is well connects kuttanellur to thrissur. it is important. marottichal village is famous in another way by the obsession in playing the chess game, it iis unknown about the game how it was a passion among the villagers of marottichal