Kochi to Kaladi

The travel route from Kochi to Kaladi is a very beautiful travel route in Kerala. Apart from the tourists, the route is mainly followed by the Hindu pilgrims for whom Kaladi is a pilgrim center as it is the birth place of the great Advaita philosopher Adi Sankaracharya who lived in the 8th century.

Kaladi, which is 10 kilometers away from Aluva is accessible through road. The natural vegetation and wildlife of Kerala will add more fervor to your fun during your excursion from Kochi to Kaladi. The chirping of birds and the rustling of leaves add melody to the ambiance. It is an ideal venue for picnic and observing other celebrations.

As told above, Kaladi being a pilgrimage for Hindus, so during your tour from Kochi to Kaladi, you can visit the beautiful temples dedicated to Sri Sankaracharya, Sri Krishna, Sri Ramkrishna and Sarada Devi located there. Do check out the gorgeous architectural style of these temples. Adding more glaze to it is the serene and cool atmosphere of the place.

Your Kochi to Kaladi excursion would be incomplete if you do not visit the Crocodile Ghat which is famous for the crocodiles and is also considered sacred by the Hindus as it is widely believed that this is the place where Sri Sankaracharya vowed for his renunciation i.e., took his sanyasa. A story is widespread about his sanyasa. It is said that he took renunciation because a crocodile caught him and did not release him till his mother Aryamba did not allowed to him accept sanyasa.

Take a walk by the banks of the cool water for the breeze that blows around has some majestic touch which gives you a very fresh feeling.

Last Updated on : 30/08/2013