Paravoor Kavala is small rural bus-stop in the South Indian state of Kerala. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Kochi at a distance of 19 km south-east. Those willing to check out the region’s greenery, backwaters as well as the magnificent sunsets over the Arabian Sea should definitely visit this place.
Places to Stay
Due to lack of proper lodging facilities in the village, one will have to move to Kochi (28 km south-east) in order to stay. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Ceylon Bake House (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Aiswarya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Ale’s Residency (Tariff – Rs. 675), and Seas Tower (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) among others.
The official language of the area is Malayalam. English and Tamil are also spoken and understood.
The main events of the area are Vishu in April, Onam in August, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
Apart from the backwaters and beaches of Kochi and Ernakulam, you can try out the hill station of Idukki (101 to the east). Some of the places which are worth visiting are Munnar (111 km), Marayur (150 km) and Eravikulam Wildlife Sanctuary (adjacent to Munnar) among others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport at a distance of 10 km.
The close-by railway station is the Ernakulam Junction Railway Station at a distance of 23 km.
Usually state transport buses ply on routes connecting Kochi to other cities in the region. Among private operators, Kallada Travels has a fairly good presence. Buses to the area are available from Ernakulam and Kochi. Volvo bus booking through online bus ticket booking website like Ticketgoose.com is the most preferred choice of travellers.