Eachur (also known as ‘Aechur’) is town that is situated 10 km away from the Kannur district of Kerala on the Kannur-Mysore highway. Eachur has a history that goes back to the 10th century. Its history is reflected in the many beautiful temples that are present in the area. The Eachur Kottam is one of the more popular ones. Eachur is well connected to the rest of India by rail, road and air.
Places to Stay
Eachur does not have many hotels but there are several local homestays available. Budget-frindly hotels are available in Kannur. These include K.K. Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs. 693), Meredian Palace (Tariff – Rs. 944 onwards) and Sky Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1293.)
The official language of Eachur is Malayalam. English is also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated annually in Eachur are Muthappan theyyam (April) and Onam.
Places of Interest
Some of the popular tourist venues in Eachur are the Chovva Mahadeva temple (7 km away) and the Payyambalam Beach (11 km away.) Parassinikkadavu is another tourist spot that is 20 km away from the Kannur Bus stand.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Eachur is the Kannur airport which is about 15 km away.
The Kannur railway station is the closest to Eachur. The Mysore railway station is an important station that has trains that connect Eachur and most cities in Tamil Nadu.
There are frequent bus services that ply from Eachur to places such as Bangalore. The bus operators that run buses to Eachur are Sai Ratna Tours & Travels, P K Travels and Golden Travels. Get online bus tickets to more than 4,000 destinations by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website of India