Pulpally is a small town in the South Indian state of Kerala. The nearest major urban agglomerations are the cities of Mysore and Kozhikode at distances of 108 km and 119 km respectively. The place is sandwiched between Berambadi State Forest and Padiri Reserve Forest. Tourists with an enthusiasm to try out South Indian temples, cuisine and culture must visit this place.
Places to Stay
Conventional places of lodging are extremely few in the area because of which tourists look forward to staying in Mysore. Some of the budget hotels which are worth considering are Roopa Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), MTR Yatrinivas Lodge(Tariff – Rs. 800), MTR Deluxe Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 700), Suhashini Palace (Tariff – Rs. 700) and others.
The official language of the area is Malayalam.
The important festivals celebrated are Vishu in April, Onam in August-September, Christmas and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in the village are Edakkal Caves, Kurua Island, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary and Suchippara Waterfalls. In order to explore, one can visit Mysore and try out some of the following places – Mysore Palace, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, St. Philomena’s Church, Wesley Cathedral, Folk Lore Museum, Railway Museum and others.
How to Get There
Mysore Airport is the nearest major airport at a distance of 129 km.
The Mysore Junction Railway Station is located around 121 km away is the closest major railway station to the village.
Direct buses as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities as the town has a lot of significance in the national arena for its tourist sites. It is mostly state-transport buses which indirectly cater to the needs of people. When you book your bus ticket online you don’t need to go to ticket counters and stand in long queues.