Paniyeli poru near kodanadu, a beautiful picnic spot at the banks of periyar
Paniyeli poru, location and tourist attractions
Paniyeli poru is a less explored tourist center in kerala located in paniyeli village of ernakulam district is attracts the visitors by jungle beauty and backwater tourism. the great periyar river is flowing through this spot . there is not the adventurous things but you can enjoy and relax in the calm atmosphere of the spot. the shore of the periyar is offers best view together with forest. the wild area is rich with lot of flaura and fauna. when you spend little time in the calmness of the spot you must got the music of birds and melody of the river.
Periyar is the greatest river in kerala and having the highest number of hydro electric projects. the river also holds maximum number of tributary rivers. periyar is known as choorni in old days. the place is very popular for bamboos in old days. the peoples cut the bamboos from the forests of malayattoor and the surrounding forest area which collected together and transported through periyar river to the neighboring villages. the challenging conditions for carrying the bamboos are like a fight and hence the place got the name panayeli poru. in malayalam poru means fight.
The bathing in the fresh water of periyar is a wonderful experience. it washes all stress and get the relaxation. all around the year is best time to visit the panayeli poru except flood conditions, because periyar has a history of great flood. panayeli poru is 15 km from kochi, there is no restriction for the entry. tickets are available from the forest office. the awesome water waves and the whirlpools are the tourist attraction. kochin international airport is a close distance from the destination at a distance of 35 km. the nearest railway station are aluva and angamaly.
Address: Paniyeli Poru Road, Kombanad, Kerala 686681