Peruvanthanam, a village in Kerala’s Idukki district, is a lush green area. It makes an ideal weekend getaway if you want to escape from the bustling city. Moreover, its district headquarters, Idukki, is just 91 km away from here, where you can visit the beautiful dam and rivers. Some of the cities close to Peruvanthanam are Pathanamthitta, Palai, Erattupetta and Thiruvalla.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels available in Peruvanthanam. People prefer hotels in Alappuzha, located 94 km away so that they can enjoy the backwaters in this locality. Some of these hotels are Tharayil Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs.657), Hotel Raiban (Tariff – Rs.746), Cherukara Nest (Tariff – Rs.885), and Cosy Regency (Tariff – Rs.983).
The languages spoken in Peruvanthanam are Malayalam and English.
The important festivals celebrated in Peruvanthanam are Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Vishu celebrated during April-May, Onam in September, Navaratri in October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
Peruvanthanam may not have places of interest. However, tourists visit places around this village to relax and enjoy the scenic areas. Many prefer to visit beaches, temples and other ancient monuments. Some of these areas are Erattupetta located 36.3 km away and Kanjirappally 25 km away from Peruvanthanam.
How to Get There
Kochi Airport is the nearest airport, located 118 km away from Peruvanthanam.
There is no railway station in this region. The nearest railway station is located 61.4 km away from Peruvanthanam.
Erattupetta and Thiruvalla are two nearby cities having daily buses to this village. State-run and private bus operators travel on these routes. There are private operators like Kallada Travels that have daily trips from Pondicherry to Peruvanthanam. Bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.