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What to See and Do in Thekkady

Spice plantations, herds of elephants and long chains of hills – these are the images that spring to your mind when you hear the word Thekkday. One of the best wildlife reserves in India,...

Kottiyoor Vysakha Mahotsavam

Every year, the Shiva Temple at Kottiyoor sees an influx of pilgrims in June. The Kottiyoor Vysakha Mahotsavam, the annual festival of the temple, is held on the banks of River Baveli. The lush...

Agasthyakoodam | Trekking in Kerala

Agasthyakoodam is the second largest peak in Kerala. In order to trek to the top of this mountain, one needs a great deal of stamina and endurance. Pilgrims can undertake this nerve-wracking and bone-wrenching...

Mulayam Parambu Pooram (Chalissery Pooram)

The spectacular Mulayam Parambu Pooram brings the entire Valluvanad region to the premises of the Mulayam Parambu Bhagavati Temple at Chalissery, Koottanad. On the day of the festival, the temple organizes special poojas and...