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  • Post last modified:May 13, 2024
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Imagine this: a charming village nestled in the hills, untouched beauty everywhere you look, and a celebration of local culture that will leave you mesmerized. That’s exactly what Kanthaloor in Idukki has in store for you!

Kanthaloor Tourism Fest 2024: A Celebration of All Things Rural Kerala

Kanthaloor Tourism Fest
Photo Courtesy :JOMON PAMPAVALLEY

This isn’t your average tourist trap. Kanthaloor just won the prestigious Gold Award for Best Tourism Village by the Government of India, and they’re throwing a party to celebrate! From May 7th to 12th, get ready for a whirlwind of activities that showcase the village’s unique blend of tradition and progress.

Explore Hidden Gems and Ancient Secrets

Kanthaloor is bursting with hidden wonders. The festival itinerary includes visits to 49 local sites, from ancient dolmens (passage tombs) and serene tribal settlements to cascading waterfalls and stunning viewpoints. ️ Each stop is like stepping back in time, offering a glimpse into the heart of Kanthaloor’s heritage.

Festival Fun for Everyone

The festival isn’t just about sightseeing! Imagine an amusement park and a vibrant flower show adding pops of color to the lush green landscape. In the evenings, cultural programs featuring local music, dance, and even captivating tribal performances will come alive. It’s going to be a feast for all your senses!

A Culinary Adventure Awaits

Foodies, get ready to have your taste buds tantalized! The Tribal Food Court is a unique opportunity to savor authentic tribal cuisine, dishes bursting with flavor and steeped in centuries-old traditions. And that’s not all! Kanthaloor Kanavu, a food processing and marketing expo, will showcase the talents of local entrepreneurs with everything from delicious snacks to innovative gourmet treats.

Did you know Kanthaloor is the only place in Kerala where apples are grown commercially? The festival offers tours of these lush orchards, a haven for anyone interested in agritourism. It’s a testament to the agricultural diversity and ingenuity of this special place.

Why You Should Experience Kanthaloor Tourism Fest

This festival is more than just a vacation; it’s a chance to connect with a community and immerse yourself in their way of life. It’s a beautiful blend of nature, culture, and innovation, all rolled into one unforgettable experience. The best part? Tickets are only ₹20 per person!

Ready to Join the Fun?

Unfortunately, there isn’t information about online tickets yet. But don’t worry, the festival dates are just around the corner (May 7th to 12th). Keep an eye on the Kerala Tourism website http://www.keralatourism.gov.in/ for updates on tickets and head to Kanthaloor to experience the magic for yourself!

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