There are many places to see near Palakkad. These places can be seen as a part of excursions from Palakkad. Most of these places are a good visual treat and it is always a nice change to see places around the countryside to get the rustic feel of a particular destination. So read on further to know more about interesting places in "Palakkad excursions".
Located at a distance of 75 kilometers from Palakkad, Thrithala is
known for its Shiva Temple. It also has a small granite structure
indicating Buddhist influence and was possibly around the 9th or 10th
Situated on the northeastern side of the district of Palakkad,
Attapaddy has the largest tribal settlement in Kerala. The place is
marked by rugged terrain and is watered by the tributaries of the
A three-hour trek from Palakkad will take you to the base of the Dhoni
hills where you can visit a small reserve area that has a beautiful
The catchment area of the dam, this place attracts a lot of tourists.
The forest adjoining this place adds to the charm and is definitely
worth a visit.
Malayalappuzha is famous for the Bhagawathy Temple, which is said to
have magic powers. The temple is adorned with beautiful wall paintings
and stone works.
Constructed on the river Cherukunnapuzha, the Mangalam Dam is a very
popular picnic spot and is located around 48 kilometers from the town of
Palakkad. It is built on a tributary of the river Mangalam.
Nelliyampathy is a chain of mountain ranges that have steep valleys in
between them. The ranges flourish in extensive vegetation and also have
plantations of tea, coffee and cardamom.