Category: Picnic Spot

Chimmini Dam and Sanctuary

The dense tropical forests of Chimmini, shelter diverse flora and fauna. The dam across the Chimmini river offers a breathtaking view. This picturesque picnic spot is a favourite haunt of the local people. Located in the Mukundapuram Taluk of Thrissur district, Chimmini is only a tow-hour drive from Kochi. The Chimmini Wildlife Sanctuary which was […]

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Chembra peak in Wayanad

Hike up the rugged terrains of the Chembra Peak located 2,100 metres above sea level on the southern part of Wayanad. Chembra is the tallest peak in Wayanad and is an ideal area for trekking. There is a heart shaped lake on the way to the top of the peak, which is believed to have […]

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Charalkunnu – a hill station in Pathanamthitta

Charalkunnu is a picturesque hill station near Ranni in Pathanamthitta offers a panoramic view of the nearby valleys. A camp house on the hill provides comfortable lodging. Contact details: Ph: +91 469 2672249 Getting there Nearest railway station: Thiruvalla, about 17 km Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about123 km

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Bolgatty Island

Near the historic town of Fort Kochi in Ernakulam district, the commercial capital of Kerala, is the Bolgatty Island. This lush, lovely island is famous for its palace of the same name. The Bolgatty Palace, built in 1744 by the Dutch and later taken over by the British. Today, it is a premium hotel run […]

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Bhoothathankettu Dam in Ernakulam

Bhoothathankettu, a scenic dam site with boating facilities is situated in a vast virgin forest. A myth connected with the origin of this place says that this natural fortification of forests and hills was built by Bhoothams (spirit/ghosts) overnight. Hence the name Bhoothathankettu (fort of the spirits). Later, this natural topography helped in building a […]

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Beypore in Kozhikode

Beypore is located in Kozhikode at the mouth of the Chaliyar River. Historically, it has a special place as being one of the prominent ports and fishing harbours, and was also an important trade and maritime centre during the days of the early Arab and Chinese travellers and later the Europeans. Soon after gaining prominence […]

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Banasura Sagar Dam, Padinjarethara

The picturesque Banasura Sagar Dam is the largest earthern dam in India and the second largest in Asia. Located in the midst of lovely, mist-clad hills with a wildlife sanctuary and park full of flowering trees, this spot of enchantment has no parallel elsewhere. With its placid crystal clear waters Banasura is a wonderful picnic […]

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Aruvikkara Dam

Aruvikkara Dam, located on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city, is a picturesque picnic spot located on the banks of the Karamana river. Near the Durga Temple here is a stream full of fish that fearlessly come close to the shore to be fed by the visitors. Boating facilities are available at the reservoir. Getting there […]

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Anayirankal, Munnar

A lush green carpet of tea plants, Anayirankal is an ideal picnic spot for the travellers from around the world. The Anayirankal Dam is surrounded by the Tata Tea Plantation and evergreen forests. Anayirankal is located 22 km from Munnar, the  popular hill station of Kerala. A boat ride on the splendid reservoir is an […]

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Alapra

Alapra, surrounded by the forest of Ponthanpuzha is a picturesque village, located near Erumeli in the Kottayam district of Kerala.The Alapra Thacharikkal Bhagavathi Temple located amidst the forest is the only place in Kottayam district where Padayani, a ritual art is performed. Stunning views, spectacular waterfalls, mysterious caves and muniyaras added to the natural attractions […]

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