MALARIKKAL THE MAGICAL PLACE
Malarikkal is a small tourism hamlet located in Thiruvarpu panchayat in Kottayam town of Kerala, India. It is a rising tourist hotbed located in the southern tip of India. It is the most visited tourist destination in 2019.
All it offers those who stumble upon it are a soothing experience of village life amidst endless paddy fields. Its massive stretches of backwaters and intrinsic natural beauty are slowly attracting tourists. Malarickal or Malarikkal is a jewel that people in Kerala are only slowly awakening to themselves.
To begin the day with the water lilies, and end it with a glorious sun setting over the countryside is nothing short of a divine endowment.
The water lilies (Nymphaea Stellata or ambal in local parlance) greet the terrain during the end of the monsoon rains, which usually occurs annually between September and October
The District Tourism Promotion Council (DTPC), Kottayam, will soon add village tourism options like boating and responsible tourism activities. These will undoubtedly further enhance the visitor experience at Malarickal.
Kumarakom the popular backwater destination in Kerala, is located around 13 kms away from Malarickal.
Winters exists from October to February. The season is plesant in the evenings and night and warm in the day. During this time, the nature showers its best in the city and therefore, it is believed to be the best time to visit Kottyam.
Nearest railway station: Kottayam, around 9 km
Nearest airport: Cochin Interanational Airport, around 85 km
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