14.6/5(1 Rating)

Ottapalam Tourism

Ottapalam is famous for

Cheapest Flight Deal

Hold On...

fetching cheapest deal for you

Flights to Reach Ottapalam

  • Adult

  • Children

  • Infants

I am heading to Ottapalam

Planning Ottapalam trip?

Know cost before you go!

Reviews (1)

Jeevaaromal Knd

Jeevaaromal Knd4.6/5

1 review

A very good destination

Enthusiasers of cynic beauty found ottapalam as a good place to enjoy the travelling experience. Its an unique destination for travellers situated in pallakkadu dist of Kerala. Which lies 8 km from ottappalam town is a major attraction of this place. Ottapalam situated in the bank of river Periyar has a rich cultural heritage

Ottapalam Overview

Ottapalam is a town situated in the Palakkad District of Kerala. It is also one of the municipalities of its district as well as the headquarters of Ottapalam Taluk. It lies at the banks of the Bharathapuzha or Nila River, at an elevation of 54 m above sea level.

Ottapalam is a popular shooting location of many southern and regional films. One of the most popular features of the town is the Chinakathoor Pooram Festival, held here every year, at the Chinakathoor Kavu Temple. The main language spoken here is Malayalam.

Earlier Ottapalam was a major town of Nedunganad, but later it became a part of Valluvanad Taluk, during the reign of the Zamorins of Calicut. It is also the birthplace of many significant personalities like Sir C. Sankaran Nair, Shri K.R. Narayanan, K.P.S. Menon and V.P. Menon. The renowned poet of Kerala as well as the father of the traditional dance of Ottamthullal, Kunjan Nambiar, was also born in this town.

The town is also known for its large number of temples, amongst which, the most popular ones include Pariyanampatta Temple, Muthalappara Bhagavathi Kshetram, Srikurumba Bhagavathi Temple, Vengeri Shivan Temple, Srirandumoorthi Temple, Kalari Temple, Thiruvalayanad Bhagavathi Temple, Parthasarathy Temple, Mathoor Mana, Killikavu Temple, Kalikavu Temple, etc.

The Palakkad District near Ottapalam is a popular spot for the region’s festivals like Chittur Konanpada, Jain Festival, Nellikulangara Vela, Ottappalam Nercha Festival, Sivarathri Festival, Kalpathy Ratholsavam, Manappullikavu Vela and Navarathri. The peak tourist season of this town lies between the months of September and February.

It is located at a short distance of 14.2 km from the Palakkad Railway Station. The Coimbatore Airport is situated 78 km away from it.

Photos of Ottapalam

Varikassery Mana, Vaniamkulam, Ottapalam, Ottapalam

Photo by


Front view of one building
Varikassery Mana, Vaniamkulam, Ottapalam, Ottapalam

Photo by


inside the nalukettu
Varikassery Mana, Vaniamkulam, Ottapalam, Ottapalam

Photo by


inside the nalukettu
Varikassery Mana, Vaniamkulam, Ottapalam, Ottapalam

Photo by


nalukettu front

There is so much to see in Ottapalam.

Plan your holiday now with our travel experts!

Are you a travel agent?

Become a part of our growing Travel Partner Platform. You can get high quality Ottapalam travel leads and help our travellers book Ottapalam holiday packages. Join now!