ARANMULA


Aranmula is hailed as an outstanding heritage village. The Parthasarathi Temple (dedicated to Sree Krishna) on the banks of the holy River Pampa has fine mural paintings from the 18th Century. The famed Aranmula Snake boat Race is held on the last day of the week – long Onam Festival.

Nearest railway station: Chengannur, about 10 km.
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 113km.

KONNI


A hill town, Konni is famous for timber trade and wild elephant training center. This is a charming town with lush meadows and hills stands on the bank of river Achakovil. It is surrounded by clove and pepper plantations. Elephants trapped from the forest area are also tamed here.

Nearest railway station: Chengannur, about 35 km.
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 107 km.