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Thirunelli Temple, Kalpetta

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Trek through thick forest to reach Thirunelli Temple, an ancient, isolated site sitting at 900 m (3,000 ft) above sea level. The route to the temple winds through a wildlife sanctuary with plenty of opportunities to spot the local residents. Small streams, ponds, waterfalls, and an old stone aqueduct pulling in water from a nearby spring contribute to the harmonious nature of the temple's surroundings. The pilgrimage site, dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu, is believed to be more than 1,000 years old, with remains of ancient villages uncovered in the nearby forests. Using our online itinerary creator, Kalpetta attractions like Thirunelli Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Where to stay in Kalpetta

With many visitors choosing to stay in town as they explore the surrounding region, Kalpetta offers a good range of accommodations keeping up with the demands of modern travelers. The central area contains many hotels, with simple and budget-friendly options alongside a few of the more refined picks. The residential districts provide access to rental apartments and guesthouses, ideal for budget-conscious travelers who want to experience local life without the filter imposed by a chain hotel.
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  • it was a divine experience for us....the drive also to the temple was excellent even though narrow road. we really enjoyed the trip  more »
  • When we visited there was a construction going around this temple. Once this construction would be over, it would provide more facilities to us. Very old temple.  more »
  • Beautiful place drive through the forest. ..parking available at the Temple. .Kali river flowing closer to the temple  more »
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  • One of the oldest temple in Kerala with Historical importance.Great atmosphere and good place to spent in holidays. The journey to the temple through deep forest is also a great experience we can find many animals.
  • Serene and naturally beautiful place! Good for natural lovers. The route from Kalpetta to Thirunelli is also wonderful. Expect elephants on the way.
  • Old and beautiful temple in middle of forest.Early morning travel to this temple through forest is a nice experience.You can see wild animals in middle of journey.
  • It's a very old temple with historic importance...5 Star is for the location.... Look at the surrounding mountains and the greenery... the cold breeze. Papanashini river looks like a small stream...KSRTC bus service is available. Guest house is also there if one has to stay... If you love driving then you will definitely like this experience....
  • I was there with my family, Early morning we reach there it was cold climate there, natural beauty, forest, it was a wonderful experience.