Attappadi - Places
Attappadi Hill Tourism in Tribal Region Kerala
Attappady is a region spread over 827 sq km in Palakkad district, Kerala. Attappady is located 38 km from Mannarkkad on the way to Anakatty. Silent Valley National Park is a major tourist destination in Attappadi. The Malleeswaran peak and Bhavani river creates influence on tribal peoples lives. Thavalom Sehion Retreat Center is a spiritual destination in Attappadi for Christians.
Silent Valley National Park, Karuvera Waterfalls, Malleswara Mudi, Varamadimala, Perumal Mudi, Niligiri Bio Sphere Park are major tourist places in Attappady
PWD rest house and a VIP guest house is situated near Agali. Resorts are located on the foot hills of silent valley. Rooms & lodging also available in Attappady.
Tourist Season in Attappady
Attappadi is attracted by tourist mostly during non-monsoon period. November to April is the best time to visit Attappady.
Attappadi Churam is ghat road lies between Thenkara and Mukkali in Mannarkkad - Anakatty route in Palakkad district, Kerala state, India.
Attappady is one of the largest tribal settlements in Kerala. Attappadi Tribes includes Irulas, Mudugas and Kurumbar. Malleeswaran Temple & Bhavani River are important places for tribes.
Festivals in Attappadi
Tribes celebrates festival at the Malleeswaran Temple on Sivarathri Day. 14 km Cross Way from Thenkara Church to Mukkali Church take place on Good Friday (See: Attappadi Churam - Kurisinte Vazhi )
Sehion Retreat Centre is a popular retreat center for Roman Catholics in Kerala. Sehion Retreat Centre is famous becuase of ABHISHEKAGNI' program led by Rev. Fr. Xavier Khan Vattayil.
How to Reach Attappadi?
All Buses Running on Mannarkkad-Anakatty Route passes through major places in Attappadi region. (See: Mannarkkad-Anakatty Route) Frequent Buses are available. Nearest Railway Station to Attappadi is located at Palakkad & Nearest Airport is situated at Coimbatore
Mukkali - Silent Valley, Kalkandy - Jellipapara/Kallakkara, Goolikkadavu - Chilloor, Koottathara - Puthur/Ooty, Koottathara - Kallakkara, Anakkatty - Sholayoor are diversion routes from Mannarkkad - Anakkatty - Coimbatore Route
Canara Bank have branches in Mukkali,Agali & Anakatty. South Indian Bank functions at Goolikadavu. State Bank of India is located at Agali. Atm is also provided by banks in Attappady region.
Petrol Pumps in Attappady
Fill enough petrol from Mannarkkad itself before climbing Attappadi hills. Anyway two petrol pumps are located at Goolikadavu in Mannarkkad - Anakatty Road.
Hospitals in Attappady are St.Thomas Orthodox Mission Hospital Goolikadavu, Government Tribal Super Speciality Hospital Kottathara, Primary Health Centers at Anakatty, Pudur and Sholayoor ,CHC Agali, Bethany Medical Centre Anaikatty & Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission Hospital Agali