Places to visit in Tholpetty

Tholpetty in a glance :

Coordinates: 11.9516° N, 76.0595° E

State: Kerala

Tholpetty is a part of the Wayanad wildlife sanctuary. This wildlife sanctuary is considered a part of UNESCO’s World Heritage site. Here are a few places to visit in Tholpetty.

How to reach Tholpetty :

By air :

Calicut is the closest airport located at a distance of 100 kilometers from Tholpetty.

By train :

Calicut is the closest railway station located at a distance of 100 kilometers from Tholpetty.

By road :

Many state and private run busses offer transfers to Tholpetty from any major South Indian city.

Things to do and places to visit in Tholpetty

Panchatheertha :

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Located to the south of Thirunelli Temple is the Panchatheertha, a holy pond believed to be the meeting point of five tirthas or rivers- Sankha, Chakra, Badma, Gatha and Sripaada, and hence its name.

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Papanashini :

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Papanasini River is believed to wash away all worldly sins of all mortals, and thus draws a huge crowd to it. Special permission has to be obtained from Forest Department to go to Pakshipathalam.

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What to Eat in Tholpetty :

In Tholpetty, one can have the most popular items of conventional and popular Kerala cuisine. Though the area may not have a standout menu from the places around it, it makes up for the same by simply fostering the food cultures of the state. Hence one can find Ghee Roast Dosa and Malayali Paratha, Biriyani, Appams and Idlis to name a few.


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