Palakkad is the most prolific and densely forested land of Kerala. The scenic beauty of the place leaves a long-lasting impression on your heart. Untouched by harshness of time, the place enjoys a flawless natural beauty. Along with its tranquil greenery, people book Palakkad holiday packages for visiting several other attractions like forts and museums. But the biggest appeal of Palakkad tour is wonderful wildlife sanctuaries located over there, which create a thrilling experience for the visitors. The charming destination of Palakkad is a getaway for the travelers seeking to visit a landscape offering ethnic cuisine, home-stay, culture and irresistible heritage of Kerala.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Tipu Sultan Fort:
Often called as Palakkad Fort, it is one of the best preserved forts in South India. The fort is a protected monument and is under the surveillance of the Archaeological Survey of India. Tipu Sultan Fort was built by Haider Ali in 1790.
At a distance of 10 km from Palakkad, the famous picnic spot is comprised of a dam and delightfully landscaped gardens. It is situated on the lower hills of the Western Ghats.
This is a memorial to the author of Adhyatma Ramayana - Thunchath Ezhuthachan. He has spent his last days here. You can see his different belongings at this place.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this is a famous temple celebrating the annual chariot festival.
Built about 500 years ago by Jain head, the temple is situated on the western suburbs of Palakkad town. This historic granite temple displays metaphors of the Jain Thirthankaras and Yakshinis.
There are many other temples in this town, including Thiruvalathoor Shiva Temple, Viswanathaswamy Temple, Meenkulathhi Amman Temple Pallasena, Pdussery Devi Temple and few more.