Tourists Places

Tourists Places

Malampuzha Gardens

The wonderland of fun and festivity thrills and adventures- all among the enchanting scenic beauty of Malampuzha. Super thrilling rides are placed amidst the fountains, green carpet lawns overseen by the majestic mountain peaks of Malampuzha

Rock Gardens

The first rock garden of South India, sculpted by world renowned master sculpturer, Padmashree Nekchand of Chandigarh is another attraction. His rock garden at Chandigarh is world famous and attracts tourists from all over the world. The most important feature in making this garden is that the whole place is made of unwanted pieces of bangles, tiles, used plastics cans, tins and other waste materials.

Mayiladumpara

Well known as a grove abounding in peacocks,the name is perfectly justified.Malyiladumpara is 7 Km. from Kottayi and 30 Km. from Palakkad. This place is also known as Choolanoor Peacock Sanctuary. The peacock sanctuary is dedicated to presrving the majestic peacock in its natural habitat which is fast becoming extinct.

Parambikulam

A wild life sanctuary, spread over an area of 272 km., lying in the western ghats is about 125 km.

 

From Pollachi, south of Palghat town. It provides a scintillating view of rare wild animals.

There is an array of Dam and reservoirs in the area. Boat cruises are provided in the Parambikkulam forest by the forest authorities. The place is also famous for the teak plantations. The giant and the oldest Teak Tree "Kannimari" stands here.

The rest house of the State Forest Department at Thoonakkadavu, Thellikal, Elanthode and a tree house at Thoonakkadavu offers lodging facility.It is in the midst of this wild life sanctuary that Salim Ali, ornithologist started his much acclaimed studies on birds way in 1920’s.

Some of the most sited animals are : Bonnet macaque, Lion tailed macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Gaur, Tiger, Leopard, Jungle Cat, Civet, Bear, Elephant, Nilgiri Tahr, Spoted Deer, Wild Boar etc.

Tipu's Fort

Palakkad Fort in the town, is the most beautiful and well-preserved fort of Kerala. The sober silence of the granite walls reminds us of the old tales of valor and courage.

It was constructed by Hyder Ali in 1766 of Mysore.In 1790 the fort was taken and remodified by the British. The situated fort is protected by the Archeological Survey Of India.

An ancient Hanuman temple is situated within the fort which is as old as the fort.

Nelliyampathi

60 kms. from Palakkad, Nelliampathy is ideal place for developing farm tourism, eco-tourism and adventure tourism. It has immense potential for trekking ,and other sports activities like hand gliding and ropeway.

Tea, coffee, orange and cardamom plantations add beauty to these hills.

Important view points are : Seethar gundu, Mampara & Kesavan Para.

Silent Valley

Silent valley is a magnificent gift of nature, a unique preserve of tropical rain forest and a treasure of rare and nearly extinct flora and fauna. It has an almost unbroken ecological history. The valley preserves its pristine glory with minimal degradation.

Thiruvalathur temple

One of the ancient temples in Kerala. It is said that the construction of this temple was done by devas, under the supervision of viswakarma the holy architect.

Meenvallam falls

One of the finest natural falls. has great variety of fauna and flora. A welcome relief for travelers from their busy schedules to the lap of mother nature.

Other Destinations

Kanjirapuzha Landscaped Garden

Attapadi Tribal Village

Dhoni Water Falls

Siruvani Falls

Kerala Kalamandalam

Jain Temple

Chitoor Gurumadam

Oldest Heritage homes of Kerala

Ayurvedic Treatment centres

Dams like Pothundy, Meenkara, Mangalam & Chooliyar.

Kollengode Palace