A municipality in Ernakulam District of Kerala, Perumbavoor is famed for its wood industries and small-scale industries. Located on the eastern tip of the Greater Cochin area, Perumbavoor lies on the banks of rivers Periyar and Muvattupuzha.situated between Angamaly and Muvattupuzha, Perumbavoor has the largest plywood industries in Asia. The town is predominantly agricultural.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Perumbavoor. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Excellency (Tariff- Rs. 1097), The Capital Kochi City (Tariff-Rs. 1518) and Elite Palazzo (Tariff- Rs. 1980)
The annual festival at the Arulmigu Sri Pathirakali Amman temple and the Chitirai festival celebrated between Mid-April to Mid-May draws people across the state.
Malayalam is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
PerumbavoorTown Juma-masjid, Meca Masjid, Perumbavoor Sri Dharmasastha Temple, Koottumadom Sree Subramanya Swami Temple and Perumbavoor Church are located within a kilometre from the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Kochi
The nearest railway stations are at Angamaly and Aluva.
Perumbavoor bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like Kallada Travels, Viji Yathra Travels, Kerala Lines and Shama Transport run regular buses to and from the town. Ticketgoose.com is one of the most popular bus booking sites from where you any book your tickets to anywhere in India.
Dharmapuri is a town in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The town is located near the border of neighbouring state of Karnataka to the west. The nearest major urban agglomeration is Bangalore, at a distance of 142 km to the north-west. Temple and cuisine-lovers can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the region for the night is Bangalore city. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Suntrupthi Residency (Tariff – Rs. 950), Citizen Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 850), The Royal Nest (Tariff – Rs. 900), Vijaya Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900) and others.
The official language of the area is Tamil.
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places of Interest
There are many places to visit in the area. Some of the places which are worth visiting are Thowheeth Mosque, Ahle hadees Pallivasal, Hogenakkal Falls (46 km away), Adhiyamankottai (named after the ancient Thahadoor rulers – the Adhiyamans who made it their capital in ancient times), Mount Carmel Church and others.
How to Get There
The Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore is the nearest airport at a distance of 178 km.
Dharmapuri has a railway station connects this town by a network of rails to cities like Kannur, Tuticorin, Coimbatore to name a few.
There are regular buses to Dharmapuri from Bangalore and Krishnagiri. Parveen Travels is a popular bus operator in the area. State-run buses are also available. Online booking of bus tickets have made ticket booking very convenient.