Kuttiadi is a town situated in the Kozhikode district of Kerala, at a distance of about 24 km from Vadakara and 50 km from Kozhikode city. It is known for its major power project, supplying hydroelectric power in Kerela. The Kuttiyadi Dam situated 25 km away from the town is a major irrigation project and also serves as a major tourist attraction. The important towns of Kuttiyadi are Perambra, located at a distance of 12 km and Nadapuram located at a distance of 13 km from Kozhikode city.
Places to Stay
A number of economic hotels can be found in the neighbouring areas of Kuttiyadi town. Some of them which are worth mentioning are Government Guest House - Sulthan Bathery (Tariff – Rs. 600), Arun Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs. 350), Century Grand Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Herbal Nest (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Dwarka Tourist Home (Tariff – Rs.400) among others.
The official language of Kuttiyadi town is Malayalam.
A host of festivals are celebrated in Kuttiyadi with great splendor and joy. Some of the ones worth mentioning are Onam celebrated in August-September, Thiruvathira in December-January, Vishu in April, Thrissur pooram in April, Pongal in January among others.
Places of Interest
The Kuttiyad town doesn’t have significant places of tourist attraction. However, Kozhikode has several places of tourist attraction that are worth visiting, among which Kozhikode Beach, famous for its natural beauty ; Mananchira Square famous for theman-made lake and the beautiful landscape; Tali Temple that represents the Kerala architecture; Planetarium and Regional Science Centre; and Krishna Menon Museum are worth a visit.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Kuttiyadi is Calicut International Airport located at a distance of 75 km from the town-
The nearest railway station is the Kozhikode Railway Stationat a distance of 52 km.
Government-owned- buses such as Kerala RTC and Kerala State Road Transport Corporation KSRTC provide bus services to the major areas of the town. Some of the private buses that ply between different parts of the town are PK Travels and Calicut Travels among others. Booking a bus ticket online is easy and convenient through Ticketgoose.com.
Pamba is a village in the Ranni taluk in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala. It is located 12 kms towards north from the district head quarters Pathanamthitta and 116 kms from state capital Thiruvananthapuram. Pamba is the main halting point for the pilgrims on their way to Sabarimala. It gets its name from the Pamba River. This place is also called Thriveni Sangam as it is the meeting point of three rivers.
Places to Stay
Good budget hotels are available in Kottayam (94 kms), Chengannur (88 kms) and Thiruvalla (88 kms). Some of the budget hotels in Thiruvalla are Hotel Ashok International (Tariff Rs. 400 to Rs. 1200), Hotel Elite Continental (Tariff Rs.600 – Rs.1750) and Hotel Aryaas Park (Tariff Rs. 750 to Rs. 1200).
Malayalam is the official language in Pamba.
The popular events in Pamba are the Boat race, the Maramon Convention and Makara Vilakku (January / February).
Places to Interest
Tourist places in and around Pamba are Sabrimala Temple, Pandalam, Peruthenaruvi Waterfalls and Aranmulla. Another major attraction in Pamba is the training session of the elephants.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Pamba is the Trivandrum airport (92 kms).
The nearest railway station to Pamba is the Chengannur railway station (25 kms).Kottayam railway station is the nearest major railway station (41 kms) to Pamba.
The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation runs special bus services from Thiruvananthapuram to Pamba during the Sabrimala festival. Ticketgoose.com offers a wide variety of choices for bus booking anywhere in India.