A suburb of Kochi, Aluva is located on the River Periyar. This place is famous for the Mahasivarathri festival which is held yearly in the Shiva Temple. Aluva is situated about 12 kms away from Kochi. The major tourist attractions of Aluva are the Shiva Temple, Seminary Church and the Marthanda Varma Bridge.
Budget Hotels in Aluva
There are good budget hotels in Aluva. Some of them are Four Seasons Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 629), Bright Heritage (Tariff – Rs.1,600), Hotel Breeze (Tariff – Rs.1000) and Alankar Tourist Home (Tariff –1200).
The official language of Aluva is Malayalam. The other languages include Hindi, English and Tamil.
Events in Aluva
The Important Festivals of Aluva is the Mahasivarathri (Feburary).
Places to See in Aluva
There are several places of tourist attraction in Aluva. Some of the places include Shiva Temple (2 kms from Aluva) Sivarathri manappuram(3 kms from Aluva) Aluva Palace (1 kms from Aluva), Aluva Masjid (7 kms from Aluva), and Pottachira Sree Krishna Temple ( 10kms from Alleppey).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport. Cochin airport is about 15 kms away from this town.
Aluva is well connected to major cities of Kerala. There are regular trains to Cochin and Trivandrum.
KSRTC buses connects to all the major cities and districts of Kerala. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers are Kallada Travels, Hindusthan Travels and Tippu Sultan Travels. Book bus tickets online from the confines of your home or office without any hassle.
A panchayat town in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu, Muthupet is located between Thirutturaipoondi and Pattukkotai. Adjacent to the Bay of Bengal and, Muthupet lies in the southernmost part of the Cauvery delta. Muthupet is well-known for its lagoon, which is rich in fish. Alayathi Kadu, a natural mangrove forest located in this town is one of the largest of its kind in the country. The 700-year-old Dargah Andavar Sheikh Dawood Khamil Oliyullh located here is visited by people irrespective of caste, creed or religion.
Budget Hotels in Muthupettai
There are not many hotels in Muthupettai. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Kasis Inn, VPK Lodge and Hotel Selvies in Thiruvarur that offers rooms from Rs.400 onwards.
Events in Muthupettai
Annual festivals like Ramzan, Christmas, Pongal and Diwali are celebrated here.
Tamil is the Local Language here.
Places to See in Muthupettai
The 700-year old Muthupettai Dargah, Udhayamarthandapuram Birds Sanctuary (8kms) and Muthuppettai Mangroves (boat ride) are some of the places to visit near Muthupettabus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Tiruchirapalli.
Muthupettai has its own railway station.
Muthupettai bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like SRM Transports, Sri Krishna Travels, Universal Travels, MJT Travels Trichy and Rathimeena Travels run regular buses to and from the town. Opt for online bus reservation through several bus booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from the confines of your home.