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Monday, 21 November 2011

Soojipara Waterfalls

The natural scenic beauty of Wayanad and its rich natural resources offer several opportunities for adventure tourism. The hills, rocks and valley which make the very unique character of Wayanad, provide a lot catering to the ever increasing demand of adventure tourists. Every place is incomplete without a waterfall. In case of Wayanad Soochippara waterfalls make it complete. These undiscovered waterfalls are near Meppady. In Malayalam, Soochi means needle and Para means rock, which is how the name Soochippara is derived. Senital rock waterfalls which are stretched high fall is in three stretches, ranging from 100 ft to 300 feet. The three stretches fall into Meenmutty, Soochippara and kanthanpara. And these combine and flow into Chaliyar River.Soojippara is one of the most beautiful places in Wayanad. To reach the waterfalls you have to cross the green lush tea gardens which take you to Soochippara. Waterfalls which are a beautiful view can be seen from far. To reach the waterfall, one has to trek down 2kms through dense equatorial forest over steep rocks.
Soochippara is located near meppady.

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