Know About splendid and eventful tour of Palakkad City, Kerala – Palakkad Tour and Travel Guide

Palakkad is famous as the gateway to God’s own country Kerala. Agricultural activities dominates day to day life of natives to such extant that city is known as rice bowl of Kerala. Palakkad city is situated gigantic and picturesque Western ghats region. The place is geographical location which connects the western ghats with plains in the Tamil Nadu, the adjoining state of  Kerala.

Fertile plains and scientific cultivation methods have made Palakkad ideal place for high yielding location for Banana, Black gram, Cashew, Coconut, Cotton, Groundnut, Pepper, Ragi and Sugarcane crop. Palakkad is also home of Regional Agricultural Research Station, Soil Testing Laboratory, Fertilizer Quality Control Laboratory, Mushroom Laboratory and Agricultural Engineering Workshop. In the educational arena city is also famous for being a city with IIT which is established here by the central government of India.

Palakkad tourism is rich and mesmerising blend of historical, cultural and religious places and renowned for wildlife and vivid flora and fauna. Forests and fertile valleys, rivers, Dams, Waterfalls and mountains streams are adding charm to Palakkad tour.

Palakkad being a city of various tourist attractions have good number of hotels for various budgets, preferences and choices of the travelers to the city.  Tourist need to take note that this is the most hot place in the Kerala so do think of avoiding Palakkad tour during the peak summer season.


Vital Tourist Information : Palakkad

Location :
Palakkad is located at the foot of the gigantic Western ghats on the border of Kerala.


Near By City : Coimbatore


State : Kerala [India]


Famous as / For :
Vivid Wildlife - Rice Bowl of Kerala - Historical and Religious Monuments - Picturesque locations


Weather & Climate :
Palakkad experiences pleasant uniform temperate tropical climate through out the year.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 36°C Min.20°C
Winter : Max. 32°C Min.16°C .


Best Time to Visit :
November - April months are the best time for visiting Palakkad.


Spoken Languages :
Tamil - Malayalam - English. North Indian, Hindi belt tourist might experience difficulties in interacting with native people.


Dining / Food Facility :
Palakkad is good place for authentic Kerala vegetarian cuisines. Sambar, Rasam, Morukootan, and Vattal Kozhambu are few most popular vegetarian cuisines.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir :
Prime objects of tourist shopping at Palakkad are handicrafts and handloom. Palakkad is also famous for unique tribal artifacts and artistically carved wooden idols of Hindu gods.


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Dhoni Waterfalls - Fantasy Park - Kollengode Palace - Malampuzha Garden - Palakkad Fort - Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary - The Silent Valley National Park
Religious Places : Thiruvalathoor - Vishnu Temple


How To Reach Palakkad Kerala [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Palakkad is connected on the train journey route via Palakkad junction with other cities of state and country.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Bus routes to Palakkad are based of NH 17 and NH 243 hence Palakkad is easily accessible by road travel.


Local Transportation :
Palakkad don't have airport of own but Coimbatore [55km] and Cochin [160km] are the nearest and convenient airports.