soochippara waterfalls wayanad (sentinel rock waterfall ) – location, timings, entry
soochippara waterfalls wayanad – location, best time for visiting
soochippara waterfalls is famous waterfall located at wayanad district, which is the core attraction in wayanad district. the name soochippara split into two and soochi means needle and para means rock. it located 22 km away from the district headquarters of wayanad district. south west direction from kalpetta. it is also called sentinel waterfalls. it is well preserved by district tourism promotion council of wayand and is a most echo friendly fall in kerala. there is a rock appeared like a needle 300feet high from the waterfall, it says that the waterfall got that name according to that needle like rock and also the place is known by that name.
During the monsoon season the water level become high, the journey to this waterfall in monsoon is best. there is pond at the bottom of this waterfall. this is the best choice to spend your time during vacations here. it located 13 km away from meppadi town. the beautiful green forests overlap the surroundings, the water of this fall is finally reach at chaliyar river, the unfortunate thing about this river which is the most polluted river in kerala. this is the one of the best climb rocking spot. the top of the rock offers give the best view of tea estates in wayand.
There must follow the rules, the authority maintained this place as polluted free and take are of plastic free zone. soochipara is three tiered waterfall at vellarimala in wayand, there should be 2 km walk from parking area to waterfall. there is no difficulty to reach at the destination. the nearest airport located at calicut at a distance of 120 km from soochipara. the nearest major railway station situated at calicut at a distance of 85 km. kalpetta city is 20 km away from the waterfall and it can easily access bus services through road from kalpetta.