Chethalayam Waterfall is located in Wayanad district at a distance of 15 kms from Sulthan Bathery. It lies in Pulpalli Main Road. Chethalayam Falls is one of Wayanad’s lesser known seasonal waterfalls. Though it tends to dry up during summer, it is a lovely place to visit and trekking enthusiasts will have an enjoyable time climbing up the rocks to the waterfall.The Forest Range Office at Chethalayam issues visitor passes to the waterfall. Their permission is mandatory to get into the jungle surrounding the waterfall. You can avail the services of a guide from the check post. Wild elephants, at times pass through the area. For that reason, Guide service becomes indispensable to this 4 kilometer trek.The best time to visit is immediately after monsoon, from September till February.