Thrissur Tours (Trichur)
If you want to marvel at the cultural and spiritual capital of scenic Kerala, you need to book your Thrissur Tour right away. Thrissur colloquially shortened from the original name Thrissivaperror was named after Lord Shiva. Ideally located at the central region of the state, Thrissur was known with the anglicized name Trichur, until recently. With our Thrissur Tour we bring to you an amazing tour that will let you marvel at the rich cultural, artistic and academic institutions of the city. A visit to this city will also let you get bewildered by the scenic beauty with all its surrounding greenery.
Major Attraction of Thrissur Tour:
As you book your Thrissur Tour you will realize that the city is quite important in the history of South India. You will be amazed to know that the city has witness the rise and fall of many kingdoms in Kerala. Perumpadappu Swaroopam, Zamorins of Calicut, Portuguese invasion and later British Kingdom, all of whom played a major role in the history of Thrissur. If you are planning a Thrissur Tour, you must be plan out a tour during the Thrissur Pooram Festival which is one of the major annual festivals attracting thousands of tourists from India and abroad. It is the most spectacular and colorful temple festival in Kerala. Moreover, the city is also famous for traditional and design gold ornaments. So book your Thrissur Tour and make it the best exploration of a vacation of your life.
Aarattupuzha Pooram: With your Thrissur Tour you must definitely visit the famous Ayyappa Temple at Aarattupuzha. This temple is just 14 Kms from Thrissur. The temple celebrates its annual pooram festival during the months of April/May. This is the best time to visit temple. If you visit the temple during this festival you will be amazed to witness the ceremonial possessions carrying the images of the deities of 41 neighboring temples.
Kalamandalam is Kerala's deemed university for Kathakali dance drama and other indigenous performing arts. This is another fascinating place which you should not miss out on your Thrissur Tour. This university was founded in 1930 by the renowned poet Padmabhooshan Vallathol Narayana Menon and is located on the banks of River Nila in the Cheruthuruthy village of Thrissur district. Cultural tourism has recently been initiated at the university, called "A day with the Masters", allowing visitors to spend few hours at the campus and observe the inner aesthetics of traditional arts.
Peechi Vazhani Wildlife Sanctuary: If you are a wildlife buff, this is a must place to visit on your Thrissur Tour. Here at this wildlife sanctuary you can marvel at the dense, moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests. You will be fascinated to know that this is the second oldest and one of the significant wildlife sanctuaries of Kerala. At this place you can witness animals, like tigers, leopards, elephants, sambars, spotted deers, and braking deers. Visit this place and make it a thrilling vacation.
If you are a nature lover, you would love to visit this place while on your Thrissur Tour. This Waterfalls, also known as Sentinel Rock Waterfalls and is located 22 Kms from Thrissur. It is a three-tiered waterfall, sited in Vellarimala in Wayanad District and is surrounded by wet evergreen and tropical shola forests. On de-boarding the vehicle, one can reach the waterfalls after a 2-km walk into the dense equatorial forests of Wayanad. Furthermore, the 200-meter Soochipara Waterfalls offer a cliff face that is ideal for rock climbing.
Another temple that you may visit on your Thrissur Tour is this. This temple is located about 25 Kms southwest of Thrissur. This temple is dedicated to Lord Rama. Here you can marvel at the exquisite woodcarvings, sculptures, and mural paintings make for an exciting sight at the temple. During Onam celebrations, the snake boat race, held in the months of August/September, is one of the main attractions that draw huge crowds in.
Trichur (Thrissur) is best known for its lavish Pooram Festival, which is the most colorful and spectacular temple festival of Kerala. Held in the Malayalam month of Medam from mid-April to mid-May, it is the largest pooram festival in Kerala and hence, is also called the pooram of all poorams. The festival is a marvel in itself with the sight of caparisoned elephants standing in unison and fireworks that are capable of competing with firework shows from anywhere in the world.
Archaeological & Art Museums:
Both Archaeological Museum and Art Museum are located in the compounds of Thrissur Zoo. The Archaeological Museum is famous for its collections of murals and relics from all over Kerala. Apart from this, the museum also holds big life-sized statues of famous personalities from the past. The Art Museum, on the other hand, displays collections of metal sculptures, woodcarvings, and ancient jewelry. A rare collection of artifacts and paintings is also on display to create awareness about the architectural heritage of the state.
This is one of the beautiful places that you will come across while on your Thrissur Tour. The place is about 23 Kms from Thrissur. Built across the Manali River, the dam is a vast catchment area of nearly 3200 acres with extensive botanical gardens and cascading fountains offering numerous inviting avenues for tourists. Here you can indulge in boating on the reservoir or take a stroll through the beautiful gardens, or even both.
St. Thomas Memorial:
This beautiful place is the apostle of Jesus Christ which is believed to have landed in Kodungalloor (formerly called Muziris) in 52 AD. Here at this place you can marvel at the relics from the ancient days that are displayed for visitors at certain times.