The What, How, Why, When, Where, and Who guide to Palakkad district kerala.
Focusing on Travel, Art, and culture .
One of the districts in kerala. The headquarters of the district is palakkad town.
telephone access code +91 - 491
Air: nearest airport: coimbatore (55 km)
rail: nearest raileway station palakkad junction ( 5km away from city)
road: conneted by network of roads to major ities in india. KSRTC phone : 2520098
Dhoni : reserve forest with waterfall
Malampuzha garden : ( 10km from palakkad town) There is a dam and a beautiful garden situated in the loweeer hills of the western ghats. Rock garden
Thasrak village ( related to o v vijayan the well known writer in malayalam and cartoonist)
UNESCO World Heritage Sites : Silent Valley-Amarampalam, Nelliampathy-Parambikulam, Siruvani-Muthikulam and Mannarkkad-Attappady in the district among the 39 serial sites that won the World Heritage Site status of UNESCO.
Silent valley national park : Bus services from mannarkad to mukkali every hour. Transportation from mukkali to silent valley is arranged by forest department of kerala . Contact wildlife warden mukkali.
Parambikulam wild life sanctuary ( 110 km from palakkad town): it is spread across 285 sq km. There are many rare wildanimals. Baosting /cruising facilities at parambikulam reservoir. Permitting aithority: Divisional forest officer parambikulam Thunakkadavu phone : 04253- 245025 245005
Tipu's fort/ palakkad fort
Nelliampathi: : Its a hill station at a height of about 467 to 1572 meters above sea level)
attapadi forest Photo: Steve Mathew
elephant care center shornur
vellinezhi: kathakali village