Kodanad is a rural riverside village in the high ranges on the southern bank of the River Periyar.


It's is one of the largest elephant training centre and rescue center in Kerala. At least four to six baby elephants are brought in and trained every year.
It is in the list of Ecotourism destination projects sponsored by the Government of India. As a part of this project, Kaprikkad, a village lying 3 km adjacent to Kodanad on the river bank has been set up in 2006 for entertaining visitors in the most natural and environmental friendly way.

How to Reach

Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport, 18 km

Nearest Railway Station: Aluva, 25 km


Place to see

Hill Palace

Hill Palace, located at distance 10 kms from Cochin. It is the largest archaeological museum in Kerala, Kochi

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Muziris is an ancient port town in Kerala which lost its glory centuries ago but it still holds a kind of beauty that is filled with history and culture. This region forms a part of the heritage tourism circuit between North Parur and Kodungalloor.

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