Getting Around Kerala https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala.rss en Fri, 29 Jun 2018 04:17:08 GMT https://www.manoramaonline.com/privacy.html Enchanting Kadalundi with mangroves, birds an ideal spot to unwind The ideal time to visit the place is between November and April, when the migratory birds arrive in large numbers. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/2019/10/20/kadalundi-mangroves-birds-spot-unwind.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/2019/10/20/kadalundi-mangroves-birds-spot-unwind.html Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:58:52 GMT Malappuram, where history and nature beckons Spread over the undulating and verdant hills, Malappuram is abound with lush greenery and pristine rivers. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/2018/05/10/malappuram-where-history-and-nature-beckons.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/2018/05/10/malappuram-where-history-and-nature-beckons.html Thu, 10 May 2018 16:06:45 GMT Beach wanderers in God Spread over the undulating and verdant hills, Malappuram is abound with lush greenery and pristine rivers. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/beach-wanderers-in-god.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/beach-wanderers-in-god.html Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:46:15 GMT Romancing the rains at Kakkayam At Kakkayam, the pristine waters blend with the verdant greens. And during the rains, it is somewhere you should be. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/romancing-the-rains-at-kakkayam.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/romancing-the-rains-at-kakkayam.html Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:52:51 GMT Munnar - fall in love with tea, valleys and undulating hill Munnar is surrounded by unending acres of tea estates, mountain mist, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/munnar.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/munnar.html Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:59:34 GMT Vagamon - misty and exotic Home to lush green meadows and mesmerizing glens, romantic waterfalls and mist-capped mountains, Vagamon is a site of scenic splendor. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/vagamon-wagamon-kottayam.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/vagamon-wagamon-kottayam.html Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:34:23 GMT There are no deities at Ochira temple The Ochira temple dedicated to the Supreme Consciousness is rather unique. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/there-are-no-deities-at-ochira-temple.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/there-are-no-deities-at-ochira-temple.html Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:00:23 GMT Ilaveezha Poonchira – To see and not to be seen If Ilaveezha Poochira had a bumper sticker dedicated to it, it would read, To see and not to be seen. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/ilaveezha-poonchira-kottayam-trekking-hills.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/ilaveezha-poonchira-kottayam-trekking-hills.html Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:23:17 GMT This mosque in Kottayam is over a 1000 years old One of the oldest mosques in Kerala, the Thazhathangadi Juma Masjid is a must visit. Here's why https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/thazhathangadi-juma-masjid-kottayam-ancient-mosque.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/thazhathangadi-juma-masjid-kottayam-ancient-mosque.html Sat, 11 Jun 2016 08:09:18 GMT Parapally: Built on faith Parapally has outlived the ravages of both time and the rough seas. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/parapally-built-on-faith.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/parapally-built-on-faith.html Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:27:25 GMT You are in Wayanad when... The mist-clad Wayanad offers you some amazing photo options. Here are some. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/wayanad-lens-rahul-r-pattom-bavali-wildlife.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/wayanad-lens-rahul-r-pattom-bavali-wildlife.html Mon, 30 May 2016 15:39:11 GMT A trek through Chimmony Our guides had told us this is the season for snakes at Chimmony and yet we trekked on. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/trek-chimmony-thrissur-travel-budget-group-trip-kochi-wildlife.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/trek-chimmony-thrissur-travel-budget-group-trip-kochi-wildlife.html Sat, 28 May 2016 12:05:53 GMT Pssst, did you know 'Thollayiram' is Wayanad's best kept secret? 'Thollayiram' in Malayalam means the number 900. And there is a place in Wayanad by this name. Go explore. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/thollayiram-is-wayanad-best-kept-secret.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/thollayiram-is-wayanad-best-kept-secret.html Thu, 26 May 2016 12:16:38 GMT Tantalizing Thoovanam A trek to Thoovanam Waterfalls, a night stay at a log house right next to it. Bliss. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/tantalizing-thoovanam-waterfall-trek-travel-marayoor-munnar.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/tantalizing-thoovanam-waterfall-trek-travel-marayoor-munnar.html Sun, 22 May 2016 08:02:28 GMT Of Malampuzha, the yakshi and memories As a child who grew up in Palakkad, Malampuzha dam and the gardens, hold a special place in my heart. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/malampuzha-dam-gardens-yakshi-memories-palakkad-travel-destination.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/malampuzha-dam-gardens-yakshi-memories-palakkad-travel-destination.html Thu, 19 May 2016 11:06:31 GMT An escape to Nelliyampathy This summer, escape to the Nelliyampathy hills. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/nelliyampathy.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/nelliyampathy.html Sun, 15 May 2016 08:51:40 GMT 10 quick getaways around Kasaragod Kasaragod, the northern most district in Kerala has some amazing places to take a trip to during these summer vacations. We list a couple of them. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/getaway-kasaragod-ranipuram-bekal-tourist-places-must-visit.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/getaway-kasaragod-ranipuram-bekal-tourist-places-must-visit.html Thu, 12 May 2016 13:55:36 GMT Unsure about your future? Go to Pazhoor Padipura The architecture of the old residence at of Pazhoor Padippura will enthrall you. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/pazhoor-padippura-for-people-who-believe-in-astrology.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/pazhoor-padippura-for-people-who-believe-in-astrology.html Sat, 07 May 2016 06:03:42 GMT Here's how you spend 48 hours in Kovalam Kovalam is not the old Kovalam. There are a couple of new things to try out if you are interested in adventure sports. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/heres-how-you-spend-48-hours-in-kovalam.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/heres-how-you-spend-48-hours-in-kovalam.html Thu, 05 May 2016 08:26:10 GMT A must visit: Nilambur Teak Museum A visit to the museum for Teak (Tectona grandis), 'King of Timbers' in Nilambur, Malappuram District is an experience in itself. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/a-must-visit-nilambur-teak-museum-travel-malappuram.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/a-must-visit-nilambur-teak-museum-travel-malappuram.html Wed, 04 May 2016 11:03:33 GMT Thekkady's Jungle Book Peace Rock is a no-conflict zone in the movie Jungle Book - but is there a rule like that in the forests around Thekkady? https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/thekkadys-jungle-book.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/thekkadys-jungle-book.html Tue, 03 May 2016 09:07:07 GMT Beach wanderers in God’s own country Are you a beach buff? Here's a quick guide to the famous beaches in Kerala https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/travel-kerala-beaches-kovalam-varkala-cherai-alapuzha.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/travel-kerala-beaches-kovalam-varkala-cherai-alapuzha.html Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:33:33 GMT 10 quick getaways from TVPM There is a long weekend coming up - we give you ten options to travel to with your family. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/10-quick-getaways-from-thiruvananthapuram.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/10-quick-getaways-from-thiruvananthapuram.html Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:06:38 GMT Here's everything you need to know about Cheraman Juma Masjid Cheraman Juma Masjid is the oldest mosque in Kerala. The story https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/here-everything-you-need-to-know-about-cheraman-juma-masjid.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/here-everything-you-need-to-know-about-cheraman-juma-masjid.html Sat, 09 Apr 2016 11:27:42 GMT 13 quick getaways from Thrissur Vacations are here and we bring you a list of places where you can drive to or travel on a budget this time of the year. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/13-quick-getaways-from-thrissur.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/13-quick-getaways-from-thrissur.html Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:17:32 GMT A trek to Dhoni waterfalls Just a stone's throw away from Palakkad town is Dhoni - a place which has much to offer a person who is willing to explore the hills. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/trek-dhoni-waterfalls-palakkad-kerala-malampuzha-tourism-destination.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/trek-dhoni-waterfalls-palakkad-kerala-malampuzha-tourism-destination.html Sat, 02 Apr 2016 09:31:47 GMT Places to go out with your children in Thiruvananthapuram Children love to go out. And if you are in Thiruvanathapuram, there are a couple of things that could keep your little ones occupied. Here's a list https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/places-children-in-thiruvanathapuram-day-out.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/places-children-in-thiruvanathapuram-day-out.html Thu, 31 Mar 2016 12:00:53 GMT Why Paniyeli Poru is an ideal summer escape An untouched picnic spot on the outskirts of Kochi that can allure you with beautiful rivulets and lucid streams of water. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/paniyeli-poru-kochi-travel.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/paniyeli-poru-kochi-travel.html Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:31:15 GMT Exploring the life underwater at Kovalam Ever imagined exploring the aquatic world at Thiruvananthapuram's Kovalam beach? Watch the video and find out more. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/scuba-diving-kovalam-explore-adventure.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/scuba-diving-kovalam-explore-adventure.html Mon, 28 Mar 2016 05:35:46 GMT Kovalam: On a quest for serenity, peace, adventure Gitanjali Diwakar says that staying at Kovalam on a budget is an unforgettable experience. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/kovalam-a-quest-for-serenity-peace-adventure.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/kovalam-a-quest-for-serenity-peace-adventure.html Sat, 26 Mar 2016 11:02:01 GMT Take a spiritual journey to the eight Basilicas this Easter There are eight Basilicas across Kerala which are famous as pilgrimage spots. Take a trip to the nearest one this Holy Week. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/to-the-basilicas-this-easter-kerala-travel.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/to-the-basilicas-this-easter-kerala-travel.html Fri, 25 Mar 2016 10:35:39 GMT Kadamattom Church and its tryst with miracles The St. George Orthodox Church at Kadamattom dates back to the late 6th Century. The story https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/kadamattom-church-kathanar-demons.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/kadamattom-church-kathanar-demons.html Mon, 21 Mar 2016 05:47:32 GMT Alappuzha and its unparalleled coastal beauty Alappuzha is famous for its long coastline. Some famous; some unexplored, a day trip. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/alappuzha-and-its-unparalleled-coastline-beach-unexplored.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/alappuzha-and-its-unparalleled-coastline-beach-unexplored.html Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:16:08 GMT Kalladikodan Hills –Where beauty meets myth The Siruvani Dam, Attilla waterfalls, Kanjirampuzha, Meenvallam waterfalls originates from the Kalladikodan hills. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/travel-palakkad-kalladikodan-hills-siruvani-waterfalls.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/travel-palakkad-kalladikodan-hills-siruvani-waterfalls.html Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:58:55 GMT Here's the story of that church in 'Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa' The St Mary's Forane Church at Pulinkunnu, Alappuzha has a history that goes back a couple of centuries https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/church-in-vinnaithaandi-varuvaayaa-movie-shooting-location-trisha-simbu.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/church-in-vinnaithaandi-varuvaayaa-movie-shooting-location-trisha-simbu.html Thu, 17 Mar 2016 06:57:05 GMT Four reasons to head out to Palaikari Aqua Tourism centre | Video Escape from the sweltering summer heat to Palaikari Aqua Tourism centre - and spend time with your loved ones. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/four-reasons-to-head-out-to-palaikari-aqua-tourism-centre.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/four-reasons-to-head-out-to-palaikari-aqua-tourism-centre.html Mon, 14 Mar 2016 06:27:39 GMT Roaming among the lions at Neyyar Yes, there is a Lion Safari Park near Neyyar Dam in Thiruvananthapuram. And yes, the lions walk free in 10 acres of land in the small island of Marakunnam while you are taken in a safari vehicle. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/roaming-lions-safari-at-neyyar-travel-tourism.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/roaming-lions-safari-at-neyyar-travel-tourism.html Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:47:33 GMT The not so famous tourist spots in Idukki Idukki is already a major tourist hotspot. And now, there are more places to visit https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/reasons-to-visit-idukki-new-tourism-hotspots-less-famous-destinations-travel-kerala.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/reasons-to-visit-idukki-new-tourism-hotspots-less-famous-destinations-travel-kerala.html Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:21:14 GMT The relics of an ancient Jain culture at Sulthan Bathery The temple, which is currently under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India, is open to the Jains for worship during the festival. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/travel-kerala-sultan-bathery-jain-temple-wayanad-getting-around.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/travel-kerala-sultan-bathery-jain-temple-wayanad-getting-around.html Wed, 09 Mar 2016 12:00:33 GMT This is where 'Tu Hi Re' song from Bombay was filmed The song 'Tu Hi Re' from the movie Bombay was shot in this ancient fort in Kerala. The facts. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/tu-hi-re-uyire-song-bombay-bekal.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/tu-hi-re-uyire-song-bombay-bekal.html Sat, 05 Mar 2016 02:26:42 GMT Museum city? Kochi to have 30 museums soon When the Muziris Heritage Project becomes fully functional, 20 more museums will be added to this list. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/lets-go-museum-hopping-across-kochi.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/lets-go-museum-hopping-across-kochi.html Sat, 27 Feb 2016 08:39:56 GMT Rediscovering the ancient Muziris in 12 hours Muziris was once a flourishing port - we go on a journey to rediscover the lost grandeur. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/itinerary-rediscovering-muziris-muchiripatanam-kodungalloor-paliam-palace-cherai-vypeen-njarackal-kochi-chendamangalam-north-paravoor-travel.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/itinerary-rediscovering-muziris-muchiripatanam-kodungalloor-paliam-palace-cherai-vypeen-njarackal-kochi-chendamangalam-north-paravoor-travel.html Sat, 27 Feb 2016 04:24:57 GMT Five places that add to the rustic charm of Mattancherry Mattancherry, is where history sleeps in every nook and corner. Explore its rustic charm. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/mattancherry-rustic-charm-ancient-jew-town-dutch-palace.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/mattancherry-rustic-charm-ancient-jew-town-dutch-palace.html Wed, 24 Feb 2016 12:34:28 GMT Plan your trip to Wayanad this summer Wayanad. The name conjures up an image of misty peaks, pretty lakes and wildlife sanctuaries. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/itinerary-wayanad-trek-lake-honeymoon-adventure-trip-48-hours-tour-krishnagiri.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/itinerary-wayanad-trek-lake-honeymoon-adventure-trip-48-hours-tour-krishnagiri.html Sun, 21 Feb 2016 06:04:30 GMT You will see Kannavam Forest in Baahubali 2 Kannavam Reserve Forest situated on the Thalaserry - Bavali road is fast finding its way on the tourism map. Here's how https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/you-will-see-kannavam-forest-in-baahubali-2.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/you-will-see-kannavam-forest-in-baahubali-2.html Sat, 20 Feb 2016 03:20:15 GMT The lord who loves to 'munch' on chocolates People offer flowers, sandal paste, oil or fruits to invoke the almighty's blessings. But at the Thekkan Pazhani temple, it is a different story https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/lord-munch-on-chocolates-alappuzha-murugan.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/lord-munch-on-chocolates-alappuzha-murugan.html Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:08:54 GMT Kuravilangad Church - blessed by 'Her' divine presence The St Mary's Forane Church at Kuravilangad, dates back to AD 335 according to certain records, but there are many who believe it is even older. Explore https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/kuravilangad-church-blessed-by-her-divine-presence.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/kuravilangad-church-blessed-by-her-divine-presence.html Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:15:02 GMT VIDEO: Gliding through the clouds in Kerala Watch the video on the exciting paragliding venture in Vagamon situated in Idukki, Kerala. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/gliding-through-the-clouds-in-kerala.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/gliding-through-the-clouds-in-kerala.html Wed, 10 Feb 2016 06:14:40 GMT Where in Kerala is Pandi bird sanctuary? Pandi is not one of the normal bird sanctuaries - this is a place where birds from all over come to roost. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/where-in-kerala-is-pandi-bird-sanctuary.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/where-in-kerala-is-pandi-bird-sanctuary.html Tue, 09 Feb 2016 07:41:38 GMT Enthayar - A trek in the forest of springs Ever imagined trekking within one of India's first plantation estates? Welcome to Enthayar, one of the trickiest treks. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/enthayar-trek-forest-springs-kottayam-idukki.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/enthayar-trek-forest-springs-kottayam-idukki.html Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:57:14 GMT The valley of silence A trip to Silent Valley, one of the few remaining rain forests in the world, is a pilgrimage for the nature lover. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/silent-valley.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/silent-valley.html Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:35:04 GMT Athirappilly, Vazhachal, and Charpa - waterfalls of Thrissur Athirappilly, Vazhachal and Charpa together will entice you. Here's why you should check this place out in your next visit to Kerala. https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/of-athirappilly-vazhachal-and-charpa-waterfalls-kerala.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/of-athirappilly-vazhachal-and-charpa-waterfalls-kerala.html Tue, 14 May 2019 09:33:17 GMT Troubled by ants? Go to Urumbachan Kottam A raised platform on the side of the road at Thottada in Kannur with a board which says Urumbachan Kottam – this structure, trust us, does not look like a temple. But, it is https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/ants-temple-go-to-urumbachan-kottam-kannur.html https://travel.manoramaonline.com/travel/getting-around-kerala/ants-temple-go-to-urumbachan-kottam-kannur.html Sat, 30 Jan 2016 05:14:24 GMT