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Quick Getaways near Palakkad


Kanjirapuzha - 24 kms from Palakkad, this lake of the dam lies in a single stretch. An evergreen forest, the 'Vettilachola', provides the backdrop to a lake surrounded by hillocks. During the rains, the mist-draped mountains create a picturesque landscape.

Thirthala - Thrithala is an archaeologically important site located 75 kms from Palakkad. The ruins of a large fort with a deep moat formed from laterite and the Kattil Madom temple, a domed structure of granite slabs on the Pattambi - Guruvayoor Road are the prime attractions. Built around the 9th or 10th century, the temple probably marks the transition from the Chola to the Pandya style of architecture. Thrithala is noted for its monuments and historic ruins. The Siva Temple and the ruins of a mud fort near Thrithala on the Chalissery road are notable artistic edifices.

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Silent Valley National Park - Silent Valley is 80 kms from Palakkad. This area is described as the sole surviving bit of evergreen forests in the Sahya Ranges. Silent Valley covers about nine thousand hectares of land and the forest is devoid of the chirping cicadas. Kunthipuzha flows through the valley before merging with Bharatapuzha. There is a huge wild tree of Kattuaiying variety. It is hollow within and can hide at least 12 people in it!

Nelliyampathy - Nelliyampathy  Hills are  extremely fascinating  and

offer an easy escape from the scorching summer of Palakkad. About 75 kms from Palakkad the height of this cool resort ranges from 467 meters to 1572 meters. Nelliyampathy has immense trekking potential. Seetharkundu at Nelliyampathy offers a fantastic view of the valley below, a wide angled panoramic picture of about one third of Palakkad, beautiful and resembling the green valley of Kodaikanal.

Mangalam Dam
- The Mangalam Dam is constructed on the Cherukunnapuzha, a tributary of the river Mangalam. A popular picnic site, the dam is located 48 kms south of Palakkad town. The construction of the scenic dam was completed in the year 1956. Located on the Alathur - Vadakkanchery Highway, the reservoir fringes on the forest area teeming with wildlife like deer, elephants and a variety of birds. The entire area is quite fascinating with beautiful parks, lawns and statues.
Getting There & Away to Palakkad

Flights to Palakkad The nearest airport, Coimbatore is 55 kms away.
Trains to Palakkad
Palakkad Junction Railway Station, 5 km from the city, is a major railhead of the Southern Railways.
Car and Bus Service to Palakkad
Palakkad is connected by good motorable roads. There are State run buses to most major towns of Kerala and the neighboring state of Tamil Nadu
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