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South India Travel --› Kerala Cities --› Palakkad City

Palakkad City Tour

Palakkad City Tour PackagesThe district of Palakkad known as the granary of Kerala, is a land of valleys, hillocks, rivers, forests, mountain streams, dams and irrigation projects. Situated at the foot of the Western Ghats, this is the gateway to Kerala from the north.

Palakkad derives its name from the Malayalam words Pala ( Alsteria scholaris) and Kadu (forest) which goes to prove that this place was once a beautiful stretch of forests covered with the sweet
scented flowers of the Pala tree.


How To Reach:

Air:
Nearest airport: Coimbatore (55 km)

Rail:
Palakkad Junction Railway Station (5 km from the city) is a major railhead of the Southern Railways.

Road:
Palakkad is connected by an excellent network of roads to all the major cities in India. KSRTC bus stand Ph: 2520098.

Bus timings
To Malampuzha: Frequent bus services (0600 - 2000 hrs)
To Silent Valley National Park: Bus services from Mannarkad to Mukkali at one hour intervals. Transportation from Mukkali to Silent Valley to be arranged through the Forest Department. Contact Wildlife Warden, Mukkali. To Nelliyampathy: 0430, 0530, 0700, 0930, 1230, 1330, 1700 hrs.