Pullad is the last section of the Thiruvalla taluk of the Pathanamthitta district in Kerala. 13 km away from Thiruvalla, Pullad is well known for its temples, monuments and picnic spots. It also serves as the hub of Sabarimala pilgrimage centre, which is why Pullad is also called “The Abode of God”. One of the revenue divisions of Pathanamthitta district, Pullad is well connected by rail and road. Festive mood is upbeat in Pullad all through the year.
Places to Stay
Pullad is a small village and hence does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available. Few budget hotels can be found in Thiruvall. Some of them are Aryas Park Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500 to Rs. 1000), Hotel Panchami (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Pullad is Malayalam. The alternative language spoken here is English.
Some of the major local festivals of Pullad that are celebrated with great fanfare include Utsavam (February/March) and Easter (March/April). Saraswathi Pooja and Ekadasi are the other festivals that are celebrated here.
Places of Interest
Sree Vallabha Temple (3 km away), Kaviyoor Mahadeva Temple (10.2 km away), Malankara Marthoma Syrian Church and Paliakkara Church are famous tourist spots situated near Pullad.
How to Get There
Kochi Airport (86 km away) is the nearest airport to Thiruvalla district near Pullad.
Thiruvalla Railway Station is the only railway station situated in Pathanamthitta district.
Regular buses ply from Pullad to connecting cities such as Chennai, Coimbatore, Krishnagiri, Vellore and Bangalore. Kallada Travels, City Travels, Bharathi Travels are few good bus operators connecting to Pullad at affordable bus tariffs. When you make use of your bus ticket discount coupon from various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.