Tholpetty"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Pazhassi Raja Tomb - Pazhassi Raja Tomb is located in Mananthavady, at a distance of 17 km from Tholpetty. The Raja Pazhassi, also known as Lion of Kerala, was cremated here in 1805. He died after the war against the British East India Company. There is a museum at this site where the objects related to Raja Pazhassi, such as his swords, are on display. An aquarium, boating facilities and coin-operated toys for children are other highlights of the attraction. The Pulpally Cave, where Pazhassi Raja took refuge during the war, lies near the tomb.

     

    Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary - Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, is home to several animals like Indian tiger, bison, jungle cat and elephant. The lake in the sanctuary is the main source of drinking water for the animals. There is a watchtower in the sanctuary that provides beautiful views of the surroundings.

     

    Papanashini - Papanashini River is believed to have the power of completely cleansing the sins of the devotees. It is believed that when Lord Brahma was carving the statue of Lord Vishnu, Garuda, a large bird-like creature reached the place with a nectar pot known as Amrit Kumbha. A drop of nectar fell from the pot into the stream and thus, the river received the power of purifying the sins.

     

    Begur Wildlife Sanctuary - Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for trees with high medicinal value. The sanctuary is known for tea, vanilla, pepper, cardamom, coffee and other condiments. the other trees that can be seen in the sanctuary are see teak, eucalyptus, grevelia plantation, rosewood, venteak, maruthi, chadachi, mazhukanjiram and bamboo. This sanctuary is home to several animals like elephant, deer and wild boars. The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is during the months of December through May.

     

    Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary - Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary is at an elevation of 1,740 m above sea level, in the forests of Brahmagiri Hills. This sanctuary is home to rare species of birds like babbler, cuckoo, owl, woodpecker, peacock and jungle fowl. The animals inhabiting the sanctuary are elephant, tiger, leopards, jungle cat, civet and bison. The steep hills, streams and dense forests of the sanctuary provide ideal trekking trails to the visitors. This place has number of caves that were used for meditation by saints during the ancient time. Tourists planning to visit this site need a special permission from the Forest Department.

     

    Kuruva Dweep - Kuruva Dweep, situated on the Kabani River, covers an area of 950 acres of green forests. There are rare species of birds, orchids and herbs seen here, along with rocks and driftwoods. Boating and river rafting are some of the activities organised by the local tourism authorities at the island.

     

    Panchathirtha - Panchathirtha is a lake in Tholpetty, south of the Thirunelly temple. ‘Pancha’ means five and ‘thirtha’ refers to the ‘rivers’ flowing at this place. This lake encompasses five thirthas, namely Sankha, Chakra, Padma, Gatha and Sreepada. It is believed that these thirthas meet at this point; hence, it has been named Panchathirtha. There is a rock near the site that has imprints of Sreepada, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is believed that Sreepada stood on the rock for giving instructions to Lord Brahma. The ideal time to visit this lake is during the winter season, as the lake dries up during the summer months.

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    Pachyderm Palace, Tholpetty

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    Pachyderm Palace, Tholpetty offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions. It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property

    3,500.00 Avg/night

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    Pazhassi Raja Tomb - Pazhassi Raja Tomb is located in Mananthavady, at a distance of 17 km from Tholpetty. The Raja Pazhassi, also known as Lion of Kerala, was cremated here in 1805. He died after the war against the British East India Company. There is a museum at this site where the objects related to Raja Pazhassi, such as his swords, are on display. An aquarium, boating facilities and coin-operated toys for children are other highlights of the attraction. The Pulpally Cave, where Pazhassi Raja took refuge during the war, lies near the tomb.

     

    Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary - Tholpetty Wildlife Sanctuary, a part of the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, is home to several animals like Indian tiger, bison, jungle cat and elephant. The lake in the sanctuary is the main source of drinking water for the animals. There is a watchtower in the sanctuary that provides beautiful views of the surroundings.

     

    Papanashini - Papanashini River is believed to have the power of completely cleansing the sins of the devotees. It is believed that when Lord Brahma was carving the statue of Lord Vishnu, Garuda, a large bird-like creature reached the place with a nectar pot known as Amrit Kumbha. A drop of nectar fell from the pot into the stream and thus, the river received the power of purifying the sins.

     

    Begur Wildlife Sanctuary - Begur Wildlife Sanctuary is popular for trees with high medicinal value. The sanctuary is known for tea, vanilla, pepper, cardamom, coffee and other condiments. the other trees that can be seen in the sanctuary are see teak, eucalyptus, grevelia plantation, rosewood, venteak, maruthi, chadachi, mazhukanjiram and bamboo. This sanctuary is home to several animals like elephant, deer and wild boars. The ideal time to visit the sanctuary is during the months of December through May.

     

    Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary - Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary is at an elevation of 1,740 m above sea level, in the forests of Brahmagiri Hills. This sanctuary is home to rare species of birds like babbler, cuckoo, owl, woodpecker, peacock and jungle fowl. The animals inhabiting the sanctuary are elephant, tiger, leopards, jungle cat, civet and bison. The steep hills, streams and dense forests of the sanctuary provide ideal trekking trails to the visitors. This place has number of caves that were used for meditation by saints during the ancient time. Tourists planning to visit this site need a special permission from the Forest Department.

     

    Kuruva Dweep - Kuruva Dweep, situated on the Kabani River, covers an area of 950 acres of green forests. There are rare species of birds, orchids and herbs seen here, along with rocks and driftwoods. Boating and river rafting are some of the activities organised by the local tourism authorities at the island.

     

    Panchathirtha - Panchathirtha is a lake in Tholpetty, south of the Thirunelly temple. ‘Pancha’ means five and ‘thirtha’ refers to the ‘rivers’ flowing at this place. This lake encompasses five thirthas, namely Sankha, Chakra, Padma, Gatha and Sreepada. It is believed that these thirthas meet at this point; hence, it has been named Panchathirtha. There is a rock near the site that has imprints of Sreepada, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is believed that Sreepada stood on the rock for giving instructions to Lord Brahma. The ideal time to visit this lake is during the winter season, as the lake dries up during the summer months.

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