Therthally is located in the Kannur district of Kerala. Located near the Western Ghats, Therthally is a developing town; most of its residents are involved in agriculture or commercial activities. It also happens to be a place that is well-known for its cultural heritage. The place has beautiful natural scenery and several religious institutions. There are equal numbers of Muslims, Hindus and Christians.
Places to Stay
Therthally does not have many hotels nearby. However, local homestays are available.
The official language of Therthally is Malayalam. English is also spoken and understood here.
Between the months of October and March, is the perfect time to watch the Theyyam performance at various temples of the Kannur district that is close to Therthally.
Places of Interest
The St. Angelo Fort, the Thalassery Fort and the Sree Ramaswami Temple are some of the fascinating places in Kannur that are frequented by tourists.
How to Get There
Mangalore Airport is the nearest airport to Therthally. It takes 4 hours and 25 min to reach it by road. One can take a taxi from Therthally to Payyanur, then a train to Mangalore and again a taxi to Mangalore airport.
The Kannapuram railway station (8 km far) happens to be the nearest railway station to Therthally.
The nearest bus stop is in Kannur. One of the private operators that run on the Bangalore-Therthally route is Golden Travels. It is easy to get your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s bus ticket online booking facility.
Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, is often referred to as the ‘Garden City’ because of the numerous parks and gardens that dot the localities of the city. It is also considered as a major information technology (IT) hub of the country and thus called the ‘Silicon Valley of India’. Kempe Gowda, a feudal ruler affiliated to the Vijayanagara kingdom, first established a mud fort, which turned out to be the foundation of the present day city. The city passed through a myriad of rulers ranging from the Marathas, Mughals and Mysore rulers before becoming a part of independent India.
Budget Hotels in Bangalore
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 Bangalore is Kannada. Hindi, English, Telugu and Tamil are also understood and widely spoken.
Events in Bangalore
The important festivals of the area are Pongal in January, Karaga in April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan, the two Eid(s), Easter and Christmas.
Places to See in Bangalore
Some of the places worth trying out in Bangalore are Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Cubbon Park, Bannerghatta National Park,Vidhana Soudha, Seshadari Iyer Memorial, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, Bull Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple, Meenakshi Sundaram Temple, Holy Trinity Church and St. Mary’s Basilica. Wonderla Amusement Park at a distance of 28 km is popular with youngsters and children looking for a break on weekends.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Kempegowda International Airport at a distance of 36 km.
Bangalore City Junction Railway Station is the major railway station in the city.
There is bus service running from almost everywhere in south India to Bangalore city. State transport buses as well as private operators ply their buses to and fro the city. SRS Travels, Kallada Travels and SRM, Travels are some of the major operators in the city as well as the region. Do away with standing in ticket counters and opt for online bus reservation facility instead.