Kalepully is a village in the Palakkad district of Kerala. It is located in the eastern part of the state. It experiences hot and humid climate throughout the year due to the presence of many rivers passing through the place, the major one being the Bharatapuhza River. It is also situated close to the Malampuzha Dam which provides regular water supply to the place and nearby areas.
Places to Stay
Kalepully is very close to the town of Palakkad (1 km) and there are good budget hotels there. Hotels like Kairali Hotel (Rs. 600), Hotel Green Park (Rs. 500), Hotel Fort Palace (Rs. 1100) and Hotel Tamrind KTDC (Rs. 1000) provide accommodation here.
Malayalam is the official language that is spoken here.
Onam is the most important festival celebrated here. Vishu is also celebrated with equal delight.
Places of Interest
The Malampuhza Garden and Dam, Kalapathy Temple, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Kannimara Teak and Dhoni Waterfalls are some of the major places of interest around Kalepully.
How to Get There
The airports closest to Kalepully are the Coimbatore Airport (54 km) and Cochin Airport (88 km).
Palakkad (4 km) is the closest railway station to Kalepully.
Kalepully is well connected by bus. Operators like Poornima Travels, Shama Sardar Travels, Kallada Travels, Universal Travels, Hindusthan Travels and KPN Travels provide their services here. These buses also ply to Chennai, Coimbatore, Bangalore and Trivandrum as well. Online bus booking is a rage with travelers these days because several travel websites provide cheap bus ticket booking facility to its customers.