Parippally is a small village in the district of Kollam, in Kerala. It is 26 km away from the centre of Kollam city. It lies along the NH66 and is situated just 2 km away from the borders of the Kollam and Trivandrum districts. Parippally comes under the Kalluvathukkal Panchayat and is in the southern Kerala division. The Kodimoottil Sri Bhadrakaali temple is a very important temple in Kerala. It is located quite close to the Arabian Sea.
Places to Stay
There are very few options for accommodation in Parippally. However, there are several budget-friendly hotels in Kollam (about 26 km away), these are Hotel Sea Pearl (Tariff - Rs. 1455), Kumar Palace, Hotel Sudarsan and Hotel Central Park (Tariff - Rs. 1688.)
Malayalam is the most commonly spoken language. English, Tamil and Hindi are also spoken by the residents of Parippally.
The Oachirakkali festival is one of the most important festivals in the Kollam district and takes place in June at the Oachira temple.
Places of Interest
There are several places that tourists can visit near Parippally. These are Sasthamkotta (29 km), Thenmala (49 km), Trivandrum (50 km), Ponmudi (52 km), Thiruvananthapuram (53 km), Varkala Sivagiri (10 km), Varkala Beach, Varkala Temple, Paravoor, Varkala (9 km) and Attingal are some of them.
How to Get There
The Trivandrum International Airport is the airport nearest to Parippally and is located 50 km away.
The Paravur railway station is 2 km away and is the closest station to Parippally.
Parippally is connected to Paravoor, Madathara, Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram (among others) by road. There are many buses to the important cities of India from Parippally. A couple of the trusted travel services in this region are Kalyani Travels, KPN Travels and Kallada Travels. Book online bus tickets through Ticketgoose.com and avail of a number of offers and discounts.