Thursday, October 21, 2010

Palakkad


Palakkad is one of the beautiful district of Kerala and is situated at the foot of the gigantic Western Ghats. It is a land of mountains, forests, rivers, mountain streams, palm trees and paddy fields
Tippu's Fort
This fort is built by Hyder Ali of Mysore in 1766. It is also known as Palakkad Fort

Malampuzha
This is a beautiful picnic spot. There is a dam built on the river Bharathapuzha and beautifully landscaped gardens. It is 12 kms away from palakkad city and frequent buses are available from Palakkad. ..
Parambikulam
This is very famous wildlife sanctuary in India and It is a habitat to elephants, sambar, wild boar, guar, crocodiles, bison, tigers and panthers. There are also bonnet macaques, kraits, turtles, darters, spectacled cobras, vipers, little cormorants and black eagles. You can enjoy an exciting ride boat cruising on the marshes inside the sanctuary.
Nelliyampathy
It is a beautiful hill station around 60 km away from Palakkad in the Nelliampathy forest ranges. This forest range constitutes a series of ridges cut off from one another by valleys of evergreen rain forests.

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