Palakkad is a massive stretch of productive plains intermixed with hills, rivers, mountain streams, forests, and home to the Silent Valley National Park. The 18th-century Palakkad Fort has sturdy battlements, a moat, and a Hanuman temple on its grounds. North, on the Kalpathy River, the 15th-century Viswanatha Swamy Temple is the main venue of the famous Ratholsavam chariot festival. Northeast, near Malampuzha Dam, the town of Malampuzha has a rock garden created from recycled materials. Nearby, the sprawling Malmpuzha Gardens offer picnic sites, walking paths, and a cable car with panoramic views. Farther north from Palakkad, Dhoni is a forested area where a trekking route leads to the Dhoni Waterfalls. South of the city, the Nelliyampathy hill station is reached via a series of hairpin bends. On its western side is Pothundi Dam, a popular spot for fishing. Farther south, along the tranquil Parambikulam Lake, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve is a wooded wildlife sanctuary with teak plantations. It’s home to a tiger population, plus many bird species including the gray-headed fishing eagle.
Palakkad Fort

Palakkad Fort is an old fort situated in the heart of Palakkad town of Kerala state, southern India. It was rebuilt by Hyder Ali in 1766 ACE and remains one of the best-preserved forts in Kerala.
Dhoni Waterfalls

Dhoni Waterfalls is a popular hiking destination featuring a modest waterfall and pool in the forest that surrounds by wildlife.
Malampuzha Dam & Gardens

On the front side of the dam, there lies yet another tourist attraction called Malampuzha Garden. With almost every patch of the garden covered with grasses, the surrounding of the dam appears sound and serene all day long.
Kara View Point

Kara view point is a great place to capture the beauty of the hill.
Rock Garden

Rock Garden was inaugurated on 7th January 1996 in a building constructed by the District Nirmithi Kendra, Palakkad. This impressive collection of artwork is conceived and designed by renowned sculptor Padmasree Neck Chand Saini, the creator of India's first rock garden located in Chandigarh.
Thiruvalathur Randu Moorthy Temple

Thiruvalathur Randu Moorthy Temple is a famous and ancient temple in Kerala. The unique feature of these temples is that the temple has two goddesses as the presiding deity. One is Annapurneswari and the other is Mahishasura Mardini.
Nelliyampathy Hills

Nelliampathy is surrounded by tea and coffee plantations. The village has its own gram panchayat and forms a part of the Chittur taluk. Pothundi Dam, which was constructed in the 19th century, is the entrance to Nelliyampathy.
Silent Valley National Park

Silent Valley National Park, is a national park with a core zone of 237.52 square kilometers. This national park has some rare species of flora and fauna. It is located in the Nilgiri hills, within the Palakkad District of Kerala, South India.
Mangalam Dam

Mangalam dam is constructed across the river Cherukunnapuzha which is a tributary of the Mangalam river. A canal system for irrigation purposes was completed and opened in 1966, in the Alathur taluk of Palakkad district in Kerala, South India.
Siruvani Reservoir

The Siruvani Dam and reservoir is a major picnic spot located in the Kalladikodan hill ranges in Palakkad. The Siruvani Reservoir was built by the Kerala Government with the purpose of meeting the drinking water requirements of the city of Coimbatore.
Best Time To Visit Palakkad

The best time to visit Palakkad is from November to March. The winters in Palakkad extend from the month of December to the month of February, with temperatures tending to stay under 30ºC for most of the days during this season. From March and throughout till the month of May, Palakkad’s summer season is prone to deterring tourists from making plans which involve going outside thanks to the heat which this region experiences. From June to September, the intense rain throughout these months is known to deter a large number of visitors from making outdoor plans thanks to the inclement weather which permeates the city and the surrounding areas as well.

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