Pallakad takes you back to a life in Kerala rarely experienced nowadays. Surrounded by the gentle hills of the western ghats it boasts an enchanting rural landscape perfect for morning and early evening walks. Surrounded by hills, rivers, mountain streams and forests it is the gateway to Kerala from the north, a 40 kilometre break in the mountains known as the Palakkad Gap acts as a corridor between Kerala and neighbouring Tamil Nadu. This is an area which even today remains unspoilt and has charming pockets which are still very traditional. Pallakad and the surrounding villages in the area offer visitors a side of Kerala rarely seen.