Ambalappuzha is a small town in Kerala. It is situated in the Alappuzha district. It is located close to the coast and is a pleasant town. The climate here is moderate. The town has a rich mythological history with tales about the Sri Krishna at the centre of them.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels such as Brothers Hotel (Rs 1000) and Arcadia Regency (Rs 1500) that offer accommodation to visitors.
The Aarattu festival celebrated in March-April is the major event of Ambalappuzha. Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are the major events across the year.
Malayalam is the local language spoken in Ambalappuzha. English is commonly understood.
Places to Visit
The major attraction in Ambalappuzha is the Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple located within 5km from the bus stand.
How to Get There
Kochi International Airport located around 100km away offers connections to major cities around the country.
Ambalappuzha Railway Station, located less than 1km from bus stand, has trains that go to Bangalore, Trivandrum, Mumbai, Ernakulam, Mangalore and other cities.
Ambalappuzha is situated on the Salem-Kanyakumari Highway. NH 47 connects it to Ernakulam and Kanyakumari. The best bus operators that offer quality service include KSRTC buses and TicketGoose.com, a leading Online Bus Ticket Booking Service, provides low price, high quality options for bus travellers. Avail of bus booking offer when you book your tickets through TicketGoose’s mobile apps.
Edavanna is a small town in the Mallapuram district of Kerala. It is a part of the North Kerala Division and is located on the Calicut – Ooty Highway. It is also located close to the industrially developed city of Kozhikode erstwhile known as Calicut. It has a huge football fan following and annual football tournaments are organized at the football stadium here. A former Muslim League leader Seethi Haji was born in Edavanna.
Places to Stay
There are several good budget hotels in Edavanna. Hotels like Hotel Shaan, Hotel Rose International and the Sinai Tourist Home provide accommodation here. The tariffs of these places are available on contact.
Malayalam is the official language of Edavanna. The other major language that is spoken here is English.
Onam is the most important festival celebrated here. Other major festivals include Nilambur Pattu in February, Puthenpalli Nercha, Thirumandhamkunnu Pooram, and Malaparamba Perunnal.
Places of Interest
Kottakunnu, Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, Valiya Jama Masjid, Kadampuzha Temple, Padhinharekara Beach, and the backwater lake of Biyyam Kayal are some of the major places of interest in and around Edavanna.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Edavanna is the Kozhikode Airport (24 km) and Cochin Airport (134 km).
Edavanna does not have its own railway station. Nearest station is the Nilambur Railway Station (16 km) and the Calicut Junction (42 km).
The nearest bus station to Edavanna is in Malappuram. There is good bus connectivity to Malappuram. Operators like Travels India, Parveen Travels, Kallada Travels, Saundarya Travels, and J Star Travels that provide their services here. These buses also ply to Coimbatore, Chennai, and Trichy as well as Bangalore. When you book online bus tickets from Ticketgoose.com, look out for its discounts and other offers.