63 Kms from Thrissur is a beautiful place. Just a short drive from Athirapilly is close to dense forests and a part of the Chalakudy river.
32 kms north of Thrissur is the seat of Kerala kalamandalam where training is imparted in Kathakali, Mohiniattam, Thullal and other arts of Kerala.
Irinjalakuda Koodal Manikyam Temple
10 kms from Irinjalakuda railway station and 21 kms from Thrissur the temple is dedicated to Bharat. a 11 day festival is held in April - May.
Punathurkotta is very unique in being the largest elephant park in the world with over 60 elephants. All of them are donated by the devotees of Guruvayurappan. It is located in Guruvayur near the Guruvayurappan temple
It is one of the best beaches along the west coast.
Winters in December to March and monsoons in May are the best time to go to Kerala. The day time temperature is about 32 degrees and night temperature drops to the lowest of 20 degrees. The hottest months are April, May and June, where the temperature soars above 36 degrees with high humidity.