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Peechi

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Peechi Dam, 23 km from Thrissur city is the main irrigation project of the Thrissur district. It was started as an irrigation project and now become a popular picnic spot ,which offers boating facilities at the reservoir. The dam is built across the Manali River and is spread nearly in 3200 acres. The project is intended for irrigating land in Mukundapuram, Thalappally, Thrissur and Chavakkad Taluk, through main canal and branch canals. Continue Reading

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Malampuzha

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Located 10 km from Palakkad town, Malampuzha is a mini hydoro-electric project built across Malampuzha river which is a branch of Bharathapuzha river in Palakkad district of Kerala. Malampuzha dam is the biggest irrigation project in Kerala with a large network of canal systems. It is also one of Kerala’s major tourist attractions. Malampuzha offers a variety of amusements with its natural and artificial mixture. This place has in store a large number of amusement options Continue Reading

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Silent Valley National Park

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This beautiful park is located in the Palakkad district, North Kerala. The Silent Valley National Park is spread in an area of 90 sq km. Main attractions are extremely fragile, a unique preserve of tropical evergreen rain forests which is a veritable nursery of flora and fauna, some of which are found nowhere else in the world. It is a true Garden of Eden for students of life sciences, professional scientists and field biologists.The River Kunthi descends from an altitude of 2,000 m above sea Continue Reading

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Parambikkulam Tiger Reserve

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Parambikkulam Tiger Reserve stretches across in a valley between the Anamalai ranges of Tamil Nadu and the Nelliampathy ranges of Kerala. The total area of this tiger reserve is 285 sq km. It is home to rare wild animals and rich fauna. One of the oldest and largest teak trees in the world, Kannimara about 360 years old, stands in this sanctuary. Quite a few hill tribes also live here. Continue Reading

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Nelliampathi

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Nelliampathi is a popular hill station in Kerala located 60 km away from Palakkad. It is one of the famous place for tea and coffee plantations. The journey to Nelliampathi itself is a wonderful experience. The journey starts from Nemmara, where the first town of Nelliampathi, namely Kaikatty junction, is at a distance of 26 km. Pothundi Dam is located 9 km away, a small irrigation dam which provides water for the rice fields in the surrounding area. Continue Reading

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Nilambur

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Nilambur is in the Malappuram district of Kerala. It is known for the oldest teak plantation in the world. The place is also noted for world’s first Teak Museum, rain forests, waterfalls and ancient Kovilakoms – Maharajas residences. Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala, Ayurvedic Treatment Centre also attracts visitors including foreigners. The medicinal herb garden cultivated by Arya Vaidya Sala is also the focus of attraction for many people. The best time to visit is October to March. Continue Reading

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Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary

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This is a bird sanctuary spread over a group of islands in an area dotted with hillocks in the bay of the Kadalundi River, which joins the Arabian Sea in the Kozhikkode District of Kerala. This untouched coastal region is home to nearly 60 species of birds. Many of the birds are winter visitors, who come here to nest and breed. The islands and birds can be watched from a 200 m high hillock nearby. Continue Reading

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Wayanad

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Wayanad is one of the few districts in Kerala that has been able to retain its original nature. It is located 2100 m above sea level. Hidden away in the hills of this land are some of the oldest tribes. They are yet untouched by civilization. Wayanad has a big forest area and receives the maximum amount of annual rainfall compared to other regions of the State. Waterfall, mist covered valleys, spice plantations, hill ranges, Continue Reading

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Muthanga National Park

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Muthanga National Park is popularly known as the Wyanad National Park. It is a popular wildlife sanctuary located on the Kerala hills and offers a natural habitat to a large number of wild animals. You can discover a beautiful green world by sitting on elephant’s back and follow the nature trails. As you go on wildlife tours to the Muthanga Wildlife sanctuary you will notice tiny colorful butterflies flitting on sweet flowers and pretty shrubs. Continue Reading

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St.Angelo Fort

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St Angelo’s fort also known as Kannur Fort is situated in Kannur which is well known for its beauty and attraction. The whole structure was made with laterite material is the speciality of this fort. The fort also marked the phase of colonialism in India. This was constructed by the first Portuguese viceroy, Don Flanking De Almeida in 1505 was captured by Dutch in 1663 and was sold to Ali Raja. After the reign of the Dutch, Britishers Continue Reading

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Muzhapilangad beach

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The Muzhapilangad beach is located in the Kannur district of North Kerala. This beach stretches across four kilometres of sand, the only drive-in-beach in Kerala where one can drive down the entire length. Huge black rocks scattered here protect this long beach from the deep currents. Swimming, sunbathing and boating are the popular activities enjoyed at the beach. Muzhapilangad beach is just a kilometre from the National Highway 17. Continue Reading

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Bekal

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Bekal, known to the world outside for its Bekal Fort rested on a hillock is located South of Kasaragod on the national highway, Kasaragod district of North Kerala. Kasaragod, the Northern most district of Kerala is renowned as the land of gods, forts, rivers, hills and beautiful beaches. The imposing fort at Bekal is one of the largest and best preserved forts in Kerala. A beautiful walkway has been laid for the visiting tourists to explore the beauty of the fine coastline and enjoy Continue Reading

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Ooty

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Ooty is the most popular hill station in the South India which is located in the Nilgiris district District, Tamilnadu. It is also know as the Queen of Hill Stations picturesque. It is located in the Western ghats at a height of 2240m above sea level. Apart from coffee and tea plantations, trees like confiers, eucalptus, pine and wattle dot the hillside in Udhagamandalam. Summer temperature is rarely higher than 25°c with a minimum of 10°c and Continue Reading

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Kodaikanal

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Kodaikanal, 7200 feet above sea level is one of the most popular Honeymoon and holiday destination hill resort in South India. It is near Madurai in Tamilnadu state, South India. Kodaikanal is also popularly known as the princes of Hill Stations. The misty and cool weather, the scenic beauty of the rolling hills and the wooded forest of Kodaikanal and its
surroundings attracts domestic and foreign visitors throughout the year. Continue Reading

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Courtallam

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Courtallam, the ‘Spa of the south’, is situated at an elevation of about 167m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamilnadu State, India. Courtallam is a well-known bathing place and tourist attraction. Some magnificent waterfalls of the Chittar river are said to have mineral properties. Courtallam water has medicinal properties since the water runs through forests of herbs and the water has therapeutic qualities to cure physical ailments. Continue Reading

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