Thrissur- Anakkayam

The Thrissur- Anakkayam tours are a dream come true vacation that offer the much needed break to tourists and city slickers yearning to escape the claustrophobic confines of city life. The quaint and picturesque town oozes oodles of old world charm and is teeming with the holidaying hoi polloi during the months spanning between October to March.

Located near Chalakudy en route to Sholayar Peringalkuthu, Anakkayam is famed for its sparkling sylvan lakes that shimmer like a mirage of quicksilver, the beautiful and tranquil waters that present a spectacle with the nimble movements of the diamonds of sunshine dancing on their surface and its fascinating range of cascading waterfalls that enrapture the tourists. The sudden serendipitous discovery of a waterfalls nestled amidst the dense greenery and gushing down a towering height is enough to enchant tourists who are used to the harsh outlines of man made structures in a concrete jungle.

Anakkayam is shrouded in history. There are several conjectures and surmises regarding the town's nomenclature. It is said that the town is apparently named after a herd of elephants who would arrive here to drink water from the lakes and were drowned doing so.

In order to pay a visit to this paradisaical town, tourists can fly down to Cochin Airport, located at a distance of 90 km away from the town. The Chalakudy Railway Station is situated 25 km away and augments accessibility to the town.

The popular tourist attractions near Anakkayam, one of the most attractive tours from Thrissur include the following:
  • Bekal Hole Aqua Park
  • Athirampally and Vazachal Waterfalls

Last Updated on 15/06/2013