Palakkad Tourism

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Palakkad is blessed with mountains, verdant forests, fecund valleys, mountain streams and rich and diverse flora and fauna. With so many natural endowments to flaunt, your Palakkad travel is bound to be a memorable one. Palakkad is a gateway to Kerala from the North.

Tours To Palakkad features among one of the ancient places in Kerala. Palakkad is replete with many places of considerable tourist interest. Therefore your Kerala Palakkad Tours travel is bound to be an eventful one.Silent Valley – Recently recognized as a national park, the silent Valley is the only remaining patch of evergreen forest in the Sahya Ranges. The Silent Valley spans an area of nine thousand hectares. One
striking feature of the Valley is the presence of the massive wild tree of the Kattuaiying variety that is hollow from within and can fit approximately twelve people in it.

Melampuzha – Popularly referred to as the Vrindavan of Kerala, this place is the perfect example of the beauty and grace that is manifest when the loftiness of the mountains blends harmoniously with the tranquility of the rivers. The verdant fields, the beds of flowers, the sparkling pools and the fountains enhance the appeal of the place. The fresh water aquarium, the snake park and the Children's park are the additional draws.

Palakkad Fort – Fort dating from 1766, built by Hyder Ali of Mysore. In 1784, after a siege which lasted eleven days, the British Colonel Fullerton stormed the Fort.[citation needed] Later it fell into the hands of the Zamorin’s troops, but was recaptured by the British in 1790.[citation needed] This well-preserved fort is also known as Tipu's (Tipu Sultan, son of Hyder Ali) Fort. Today there is a functioning jail in the fort grounds.

Nelliyampathi – Known as the Ooty of Kerala,[citation needed] Nelliampathy, about 80 km from Palakkad, is a hill station in the Nelliampathy forest ranges. This forest range constitutes a series of ridges cut off from one another by valleys of dark evergreen forests.

Pothundy Dam – Around 35 km from Palakkad town, Pothundy Dam is situated on the way to Nelliyampathi hills. The hill area to Nelliyampathy hills starts from Pothundy Dam. People visiting Nelliyampathi use to stop here to enjoy the beauty of the Dam as well to relax during their long journey to Nelliyampathi hills.

Walayar Dam – is around 25 km from Palakkad town,It is located on the border of Kerala and Tamilnadu.It is a beautiful place.It is a easily accessible location to the visitors to and from Tamilnadu also.There is a Deer park located 3 km from Walayar.

Anamudi – The highest peak in the district. The area has coffee and tea plantations.

Perambikulam – Its claim to fame is the wildlife sanctuary that provides asylum to a rare variety of wild animals. There are innumerable dams and reservoirs in Perambikulam. You can enjoy a casual boat cruise in the Perambikulam reservoir. Lodging facilities are offered in Thellikkal and Elanthode and a tree-house in Thoonakkadavu.

Dhoni – Your next stopover in Palakkad travel can very well be this reserve forest. This forest exudes an enchanting beauty and the sight of the gorgeous cascading waterfall is simply breathtaking. Dhoni is also renowned for its farm house that nurtures hundreds of cattle of the Swiss variety.

Tours To Palakkad features among one of the ancient places in Kerala. Palakkad is replete with many places of considerable tourist interest. Therefore your Kerala Palakkad Tours travel is bound to be an eventful one

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