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Kunthi River

This river is 500Mtrs away from Olappamanna Mana

Kunthi (named after the matriarch of the Indian epic, Mahabharata) is a drinking water source for downstream villages and tribal hamlets and a key tributary of Bharathapuzha (Nila), Kerala's second-longest river.

The river Kunthi descends from the Nilgiri hills, at an altitude of 2000 mts above sea level and traverses the entire length of the valley and rushes down to the plains through the deep forest. This river never turns brown and is always crystal clear, perennial and wild.

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Silent Valley

Silent Valley is 60KM away from Olappamanna Mana

Silent Vally (60KM from us).Located in the Kundali Hills of the Western Ghats, the Silent Valley National Park holds a valuable treasure of rare plants and herbs. The Park is rich in its wildlife, and elephants, lion-tailed macaques and tigers are the most common residents of this park. Perhaps, nowhere else can you also find such a representative collection of peninsular mammals, over a 100 species of butterflies and 400 species of moths and other fauna like the ceylon frog moth, great Indian hornbill, the Nilgiri laughing thrush and the lion-tailed macaque.The forests of the Silent Valley - christened so because of a perceived absence of cicadas (tropical insect with a loud, chirpy sound) - are home to rare mammals, birds, reptiles and fish. They are also home to a variety of creepers, ferns and orchids. Some say the valley got its name from Macaca Silenus - the scientific name of the lion-tailed macaque, a medium-sized monkey found in the valley.

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Malampuzha Dam

Malampuzha is 45KM away from Olappamanna Mana

Malampuzha Gardens is one of the biggest tourist attractions of Kerala, bringing in lakhs of tourists from the state & other states every year. Malampuzha Garden is known as the Vrindavan of Kerala. The garden with lush green lawns, innumerable flower beds, glittering pools and fountains is surrounded by a mammoth Dam.The water reservoir in the middle of lush green gardens is ideal for boating and fishing. Another item of interest in the park is the imposing concrete sculpture of Yakshi, done by the renowned Kanai Kunhiraman. The first rock garden of South India,sculpted by world renowned Padmashree Nekchand of Chandigarh is also at Malampuzha. An amusement park is the latest addition to the long list of places to see at Malampuzha Gardens. Another major attraction is the Udankhatola - South India's only Passenger Ropeway

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Kanjirapuzha Dam

Kanjirapuzha Dam is 30KM away from Olappamanna Mana

Kanjirapuzha dam is situated 13 Km. away from Mannarghat. Siruvani is situated 80 Km. away from Palghat. The dam is constructed across the river Siruvani and the park is a good picnic spot.

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Nelliyampathy is 100KM away from Olappamanna Mana

Nelliampathy is located at an altitude of 467 m to 1572 m above sea level. The main attractions at Nelliyampathy are Aerial view of the mountain pass, waterfalls, dense forests and tea gardens, trekking etc. A geographic paradise, Nelliyampathy on the high ranges of the Western Ghats, offers a stunning view of the Sholayar Pass lying deep down in a 20 mile stretch of velvet green. Certain hills especially Seethakundu of Nelliyampathy cease abrubtly to form cliffs overlooking the panoramic valley below.

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Kerala Kalamandalam

Kerala Kalamandalam is 30KM away from Olappamanna Mana

Keralakalamandalam is the premier Center of excellence in Indian Performing Arts emphasizing especially on the traditions that developed in the State of Kerala, in the south west coast of India. Established. in 1930, this unique institution, devoted to classical performing arts, is situated near the majestic river Bharathapuzha, celebrated in literature as Nila, in the village of Cheruthuruthy in Trissur district in the State of Kerala in the south west part of India. The ancient gurukula system of education continues to be a living tradition in this school, which has, over the years, become a significant milestone in the cultural history of Kerala. The birth of Kalamandalam was remarkable in many respects. It was the first institutional step in the cultural history of Kerala to start training in classical performing arts which were so far left to the patronage of provincial kings and landlords. Kalamandalam imparts training in and conducts performances of Kathakali, Koodiyattam , Thullal and Mohiniyattam.