Perintalmanna is a town in the South Indian state of Kerala. It is a part of the Malappuram district. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Malappuram at a distance of 26 km west. The Silent Valley National Park is also close-by at a distance of 37 km to the east. Those with a desire to explore the Malabar region should check this place out.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the region is Malappuram with its good budget hotels. Some of the lodges which are worth considering are Motel Araam - Kuttipuram (Tariff – Rs. 500), Swagath Inn (Tariff – Rs. 900), Ruby Residency (Tariff- Rs. 600), Tamarind KTDC Easy Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) and others.
The official language of the area is Malayalam. English is also widely understood.
The important festivals celebrated are the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Vishu in April, Onam in August-September and Christmas.
Places of Interest
Located in the heart of the Malabar Coast, the place has its own unique Muslim culture which is different from much of North India. Places worth a visit here are Kulirmala Hill and Paloor Kotta Waterfallas. Some of the places which are worth visiting in Malappuram are the Malappuram Juma Masjid, a very old mosque of its kind in the state, the Thiruppuranthaka Temple, Mannoor Shiva Temple, Kothakkunnu (known as the Marine Drive of Malappuram) and others. The Malabar Biryani is a must-try dish of the area.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Calicut International Airport at a distance of 44 km.
Tirur Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 43 km.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Kallada Travels is a popular bus operator in the region. However, the village is mostly catered to by state-run buses. To book bus tickets online, you can log on to www.ticketgoose.com.