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Anakkayam is Located near Chalakudy en route to Sholayar Peringalkuthu, Anakkayam is famed for its sparkling sylvan lakes that shimmer like a mirage of quicksilver, the beautiful and tranquil waters that present a spectacle with the nimble movements of the diamonds of sunshine dancing on their surface and its fascinating range of cascading waterfalls that enrapture the tourists. Anakkayam is shrouded in history. There are several conjectures and surmises regarding the town’s nomenclature. It is said that the town is apparently named after a herd of elephants who would arrive here to drink water from the lakes and were drowned doing so.
The sudden serendipitous discovery of a waterfalls nestled amidst the dense greenery and gushing down a towering height is enough to enchant tourists who are used to the harsh outlines of man made structures in a concrete jungle. The Thrissur- Anakkayam tours are a dream come true vacation that offer the much
needed break to tourists and city slickers yearning to escape the claustrophobic confines of city life. The quaint and picturesque town oozes oodles of old world charm and is teeming with the holidaying hoi polloi during the months spanning between October to March. In order to pay a visit to this paradisaical town,
The popular tourist attractions near Anakkayam :
• Bekal Hole Aqua Park
• Athirampally waterfalls
• Vazachal waterfalls