Coyalmannam is a small village located in the South Indian state of Kerala. The town is a part of the Palakkad district. The district headquarters, Palakkad, is located at a distance of 27 km. The village is surrounded by picturesque paddy fields and coconut trees. It is an ideal weekend getaway if you are looking out for places far from the bustling city.
Places to Stay
There are a few homestays in village. But Palakkad has a number of options. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Kairali Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Soorya Continental (Tariff – Rs. 800), Chanakya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Soorya Regency (Tariff – Rs. 800) among others.
The official language of the area is Malayalam. English and Tamil are also spoken and understood.
The main events of the area are Vishu in April, Onam in August, the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
Some of the most interesting places which are worth visiting in the city of Palakkad are Palakkad Fort, Jainimedu Jain Temple, the Malampuzha Dam and the adjoining gardens.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Coimbatore International Airport at a distance of 86 km.
The close by railway station is the Palakkad Town Railway Station at a distance of 24 km.
Usually state transport buses ply on routes connecting Palakkad to other cities in the region. Among private operators, Kallada Travels has a fairly good presence. Today Volvo bus service has become very popular amongst travellers across India.