Lakkidi"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary - The Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1973 and is presently an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. This sanctuary is surrounded by the Nagarhole and Bandipur National Parks of Karnataka in the north-east. The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary bounds the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in the south-east. It covers an area of around 344.44 sq km of the Western Ghats and is home to Asiatic elephants and Indian tigers. The sanctuary is home to monkeys, panthers, jungle cats, civet cats and wild dogs. Tourists can also spot the Indian bison, deer and bears in the sanctuary. Some of the birds that can be seen by tourists in the sanctuary are peacocks, cuckoos, babblers, owls, woodpeckers and jungle fowls.

     

    Palappuram - Palappuram is a small town, located around 5 km away from Lakkidi. This town lies between the Palakkad and the Shoranur regions. The ancient shrine of Chinakkathoor, dedicated to Goddess Durga, is the prominent attraction of this town. The Chinakkathoor Pooram festival, organised in the month of March or April every year, attracts tourists in large numbers to the village. The festival is accompanied by huge processions, fairs and elephant parades. The festival also features rare and special horse sculptures, also known as Kuthira, which are crafted using straw, paper and cloth. The Mariamman Temple, St. Mary's Church, mosques and Dakshinamoorthy Temple are other major attractions of this village. The Someswaram Temple, one of the 108 Shiva temples established by Parasurama, is also a popular attraction of Palappuram.

     

    Shoranur - Shoranur is a town and a municipality in the Palakkad District of Kerala. This town is situated around 24 km away from Lakkidi, on the banks of the Bharathapuzha River. The town was known as the Cheran Vana Oor or Cheravanoor during the ancient times. One of the prime attractions of Shoranur is the Kerala Kalamandalam. This place is considered as one of the major learning centres of classical art of Kerala, like the Koodiyattam, Kathakali, Koothu, Ottamthullal, Mohiniyattam and Panchavadyam. The Indian Institute of Panchakarma, Keraleeya Ayurveda Samajam, Bharthapuzha Bank and Kavalappara Palace are visited by many tourists. Some of the other major tourist attractions in the town are Pattambi Nercha, Kayiliyad Pooram, Trippatta Pooram and Ariyankav Pooram.

     

    Padur - Padur, also known as Padoor, is a village that lies around 18 km away from Lakkidi. Sree Panickanar is the prime attraction of this village and is visited by numerous tourists especially during the annual Padur Vela festival.

     

    Pazhayannur - Pazhayannur is a small town located around 12 km away from Lakkidi. This town is popular for its ancient shrine of Goddess Bhagavathi. It is believed that the shrine was constructed by the Maharajah of Cochin, who arrived at the site hundred of years ago. According to the local people, the king organised a daily Oottu or feast and distributed holy food to the villagers living in and around the village. Evidences state that Goddess Bhagavathi is the Paradevatha family goddess of the Cochin royal family. A large number of tourists visit the temple especially during Mahakshetram. The temple is also visited by people during the traditional celebrations of Aarattu, Niramaala and Navaratri Vilakku. The Shiva Temple, known for the celebration of Thiruvathira and Mahashivratri, is another major attraction of this town.

     

    Chelakkara - The other attractions of this place include the Vadasseri Sri Krishna Temple, Thali Shiva Temple, Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, St. George Church, St. Mary's Forane Church and a local dam. The Ayyappan Kavu and Sree Subhramanya Swami Kshetram are other attractions. Thaipooya Mahotsavam is the main festival celebrated in these shrines. Close to these temples are the five ancient shrines, out of which the temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Thiruveembilappa are the prominent ones. Chelakkara is a town, situated around 22 km from Lakkidi. The Narasimha Murthy Temple and Anthimahakalan Temple are the popular ancient shrines of the region. These shrines are visited by a number of tourists especially during the celebrations of Vaikunta Ekadasi and Navaratri. The Anthimahakalan Temple Vela is another important festival celebrated in this temple.

     

    Vaniyamkulam - Vaniyamkulam is dotted with the ruins of monuments that have been constructed during the reign of Chera Perumal. It is often referred to as the prominent trading hub of southern Malabar and falls under the Nedunganda region, which was once ruled by the Chera kings. The place is situated close to Kothakurssi, where the Chera rulers first settled in Malabar area. This village organises a flea market every Thursday. In this market, local handicrafts and homemade products are displayed. The banks of the Bharathapuzha River, the longest and most important river in the region, are also frequently visited by tourists. 

     

    Manissery - The mansion is inspired by the Nalukettu architecture, the traditional architecture style of Kerala. Varikkasseri Ravi Namboodiripad, the paternal granduncle of the current head Krishnan Namboodiripad, constructed this mansion. Manissery, located in the Palakkad District of Kerala, lies around 12 km away from the destination on the western side of Ottapalam. This town has an ancient mansion known as the Varikkasseri Mana. This mansion is a famous site where many Malayalam movies have been shot. It is recorded that the mansion originally belonged to a Kerala Brahmin. This mansion is usually rented to film directors and producers for shootings. One Nalukettu, two Pathayappuras, Oottupura and a large pond named Kulappura are the main attractions of this mansion.

     

    Vennimala Sree Rama Lakshamana Perumal Temple - Vennimala Sree Rama Lakshamana Perumal Temple is believed to have been constructed by Cheraman Perumal on the advice of Kapila Maharshi, a Vedic sage. A hunter named Iravi enshrined some of the idols in this temple. The inner sanctum of the temple has idols of Lakshmana Perumal and Lord Rama. The entrance of the west-facing shrine is adorned with the dwara gopura, constructed in the Kerala style of architecture. The Sopanam and pillars of the mantapa are carved using brass membranes, while the balconies of the shrine are decorated with daru silpas or wooden idols of Lord Shiva, Ravana, Lord Venugopal, Lord Rama and Goddess Mahalakshmi. The inner prasada or the courtyard has the main shrine and the namaskara mantapa. The namaskara mantapa has four pillars that have been constructed with teak. The sanctum of the shrine has been constructed in stone, while the mukha mantapa features wooden panels and stone pillars.

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    Rain Country Resorts, Lakkidi

     Wayanad

    Rain Country Resorts, Lakkidi Located around 10 minutes away from Marys Malanakara Catholic Church, Rain Country Resort has a restaurant, natural pool and conference hall. Rain Country Resort in Kerala is a budget proper

    4,500.00 Avg/night

    Upavan Resort, Lakkidi

    Wayanad

    Upavan Resort, Lakkidi Surrounded by lush greeneries and lofty mountain peaks, Upavan Resort offers free Wi-Fi with an outdoor swimming pool and traditional Ayurvedic spa treatments. Situated just 70 km from Calicut Inte

    4,700.00 Avg/night

    Greeshmam Resort, Lakkidi

    Valley View

    Greeshmam Resort, Lakkidi 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 i

    4,500.00 Avg/night

    Pallickaparambil Homestayz, Lakkidi

    Vythiri

    Pallickaparambil Homestayz, Lakkidi 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

    2,800.00 Avg/night

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    Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary - The Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1973 and is presently an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. This sanctuary is surrounded by the Nagarhole and Bandipur National Parks of Karnataka in the north-east. The Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary bounds the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in the south-east. It covers an area of around 344.44 sq km of the Western Ghats and is home to Asiatic elephants and Indian tigers. The sanctuary is home to monkeys, panthers, jungle cats, civet cats and wild dogs. Tourists can also spot the Indian bison, deer and bears in the sanctuary. Some of the birds that can be seen by tourists in the sanctuary are peacocks, cuckoos, babblers, owls, woodpeckers and jungle fowls.

     

    Palappuram - Palappuram is a small town, located around 5 km away from Lakkidi. This town lies between the Palakkad and the Shoranur regions. The ancient shrine of Chinakkathoor, dedicated to Goddess Durga, is the prominent attraction of this town. The Chinakkathoor Pooram festival, organised in the month of March or April every year, attracts tourists in large numbers to the village. The festival is accompanied by huge processions, fairs and elephant parades. The festival also features rare and special horse sculptures, also known as Kuthira, which are crafted using straw, paper and cloth. The Mariamman Temple, St. Mary's Church, mosques and Dakshinamoorthy Temple are other major attractions of this village. The Someswaram Temple, one of the 108 Shiva temples established by Parasurama, is also a popular attraction of Palappuram.

     

    Shoranur - Shoranur is a town and a municipality in the Palakkad District of Kerala. This town is situated around 24 km away from Lakkidi, on the banks of the Bharathapuzha River. The town was known as the Cheran Vana Oor or Cheravanoor during the ancient times. One of the prime attractions of Shoranur is the Kerala Kalamandalam. This place is considered as one of the major learning centres of classical art of Kerala, like the Koodiyattam, Kathakali, Koothu, Ottamthullal, Mohiniyattam and Panchavadyam. The Indian Institute of Panchakarma, Keraleeya Ayurveda Samajam, Bharthapuzha Bank and Kavalappara Palace are visited by many tourists. Some of the other major tourist attractions in the town are Pattambi Nercha, Kayiliyad Pooram, Trippatta Pooram and Ariyankav Pooram.

     

    Padur - Padur, also known as Padoor, is a village that lies around 18 km away from Lakkidi. Sree Panickanar is the prime attraction of this village and is visited by numerous tourists especially during the annual Padur Vela festival.

     

    Pazhayannur - Pazhayannur is a small town located around 12 km away from Lakkidi. This town is popular for its ancient shrine of Goddess Bhagavathi. It is believed that the shrine was constructed by the Maharajah of Cochin, who arrived at the site hundred of years ago. According to the local people, the king organised a daily Oottu or feast and distributed holy food to the villagers living in and around the village. Evidences state that Goddess Bhagavathi is the Paradevatha family goddess of the Cochin royal family. A large number of tourists visit the temple especially during Mahakshetram. The temple is also visited by people during the traditional celebrations of Aarattu, Niramaala and Navaratri Vilakku. The Shiva Temple, known for the celebration of Thiruvathira and Mahashivratri, is another major attraction of this town.

     

    Chelakkara - The other attractions of this place include the Vadasseri Sri Krishna Temple, Thali Shiva Temple, Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, St. George Church, St. Mary's Forane Church and a local dam. The Ayyappan Kavu and Sree Subhramanya Swami Kshetram are other attractions. Thaipooya Mahotsavam is the main festival celebrated in these shrines. Close to these temples are the five ancient shrines, out of which the temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Thiruveembilappa are the prominent ones. Chelakkara is a town, situated around 22 km from Lakkidi. The Narasimha Murthy Temple and Anthimahakalan Temple are the popular ancient shrines of the region. These shrines are visited by a number of tourists especially during the celebrations of Vaikunta Ekadasi and Navaratri. The Anthimahakalan Temple Vela is another important festival celebrated in this temple.

     

    Vaniyamkulam - Vaniyamkulam is dotted with the ruins of monuments that have been constructed during the reign of Chera Perumal. It is often referred to as the prominent trading hub of southern Malabar and falls under the Nedunganda region, which was once ruled by the Chera kings. The place is situated close to Kothakurssi, where the Chera rulers first settled in Malabar area. This village organises a flea market every Thursday. In this market, local handicrafts and homemade products are displayed. The banks of the Bharathapuzha River, the longest and most important river in the region, are also frequently visited by tourists. 

     

    Manissery - The mansion is inspired by the Nalukettu architecture, the traditional architecture style of Kerala. Varikkasseri Ravi Namboodiripad, the paternal granduncle of the current head Krishnan Namboodiripad, constructed this mansion. Manissery, located in the Palakkad District of Kerala, lies around 12 km away from the destination on the western side of Ottapalam. This town has an ancient mansion known as the Varikkasseri Mana. This mansion is a famous site where many Malayalam movies have been shot. It is recorded that the mansion originally belonged to a Kerala Brahmin. This mansion is usually rented to film directors and producers for shootings. One Nalukettu, two Pathayappuras, Oottupura and a large pond named Kulappura are the main attractions of this mansion.

     

    Vennimala Sree Rama Lakshamana Perumal Temple - Vennimala Sree Rama Lakshamana Perumal Temple is believed to have been constructed by Cheraman Perumal on the advice of Kapila Maharshi, a Vedic sage. A hunter named Iravi enshrined some of the idols in this temple. The inner sanctum of the temple has idols of Lakshmana Perumal and Lord Rama. The entrance of the west-facing shrine is adorned with the dwara gopura, constructed in the Kerala style of architecture. The Sopanam and pillars of the mantapa are carved using brass membranes, while the balconies of the shrine are decorated with daru silpas or wooden idols of Lord Shiva, Ravana, Lord Venugopal, Lord Rama and Goddess Mahalakshmi. The inner prasada or the courtyard has the main shrine and the namaskara mantapa. The namaskara mantapa has four pillars that have been constructed with teak. The sanctum of the shrine has been constructed in stone, while the mukha mantapa features wooden panels and stone pillars.

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