Murickassery is a very beautiful village in the district of Idukki in Kerala. Murickassery has one of the major markets and is an educational centre in Kerala. It is located in the Vathikkudy Grama panchyath. The main occupation of the people in this village is farming. There are also several spices that they sell in different parts of Kerala. Murickassery is full of people from the different parts of south India.
Places to Stay
There are good hotels in Murickassery. Some of them are the Bella Vista Resort (Tariff – Rs. 2000), the Forest Haven Resort (Tariff – Rs. 2000), Le Celestium (Tariff – Rs. 2000) and the Carmelia Haven Resorts (Tariff – Rs. 3000.)
The official languages of Murickassery are Malayalam and English. Other languages that are spoken here are Hindi and Telugu.
The important festivals celebrated in Murickassery are Onam in the month of August/September and Christmas in the month of December.
Places of Interest
There are several places near Murickassery that are frequented by tourists. Some of them are Idukki (8 km from Murickassery), Devikulum (22 km from Murickassery), Vagamon (30 km from Murickassery) and Painaw (11 km from Murickassery.)
How to Get There
There is no airport in Murickassery. The closest airport is the Kochi airport which is at a distance of 81 km from the village.
There is no railway station in Murickassery. Therefore, one can reach the village from the Kottayam railway station which is at a distance of 70 km from Murickassery.
Murickassery is well linked to Idukki by road. The nearest bus station is the Murickassery Bus Station, 1 km from the village. There are frequent buses available but can book tickets in advance to reach cities such as Devikulum, Kerala and Vagamon. Several bus booking portals offer bus ticket booking coupon on their sites. Look out for discount codes when you book your tickets.