Thrissur is colorful, vibrant and rich in culture. Kerala is God’s own country and Thrissur is the spiritual Centre. Known as the cultural capital of Kerala, Thrissur is the land of Poorams (annual festival in temples after the summer harvest). Here, one can get a whiff of the Keralan culture, performing arts and festivals. If you are lucky enough to visit the place between April and May, don’t miss to experience the charm of the Thrissur Pooram festival. The most spectacular temple festival in Kerala draws tourists from all over the world. With the best Thrissur Tour packages, one is sure to feel enthralled to experience the festive glitter and liveliness of this place. Lit up temples, live music, puppet shows, fireworks and the grandest procession of the beautifully adorned elephants, all combine to cast a spell on you.
The grand 1000 year old Vadakkumnathan temple in Thrissur is also worth visiting. It not only possesses a collection of more than 400 years old Mural paintings, but also has the largest dance hall which hosts traditional performances. So from a spiritual tour to enjoying the backwaters, strolling on the vast spread tea gardens or enjoying Kerala’s wildlife at the Chimmony wildlife sanctuary; the place offers much to explore. Known as the ‘Niagara falls of India’, the beauty of Athirapally Falls leaves one wonderstruck. Making way through the Anamudi Mountains of the Western Ghats, the waterfall is mesmerizing and one can spend hours gazing at the fall and the beautiful emerald jungles surrounding it.
If you have an urge to explore more, then the hidden treasures of North Kerala have much to offer. From calm backwaters, white beaches and lush green hills to spice & coffee plantations and an abundant flora and fauna in the dense jungles. North Kerala is perfect for both a family holiday and a backpacking trip. Starting from central Kerala i.e Thrissur to places like Guruvayoor, Palakkad, Bekal, Wayanad and Calicut in the north, there are many unexplored opportunities to discover. Check out the exciting Thrissur Tour Packages to explore ‘God’s own country’ at its best.