Kerala Style Food
Malayattoor is a small beautiful Village. You can experience the typical Kerala cuisine in any small village restaurants here.
During the festival season , many temporary restaurants are set up to cater for thousands of pilgrims and tourists. Many restaurants and cofee houses operate under the supervision of Malayattoor Church and various volunteering organizations, to meet the needs of the pilgrims properly and timely.
Malayattoor has got a couple of good hotels and lodges to host pilgrims and tourists. Rooms are available during non festival season without any advance booking. During January - May, it is advisable to book in advance.
Under the management of St. Thomas church Malayattoor, accommodation is provided with basic amenities..
During the festival Days parking plots are available near St. Thomas Parish Church and at the foot of Kurisumudy (Adivaram).
Proximity to Kalady, the birth place of Adi sankara. Malayattoor Kurishumudy is about 10 kms away from the birth place of Sankara, the world famous philosopher and founder of the principle of 'Advaita'
Tourist spots like Mulankuzhi, Bhoothathankettu and Ezhaattumugham,Athirappilly and Kodanadu are famous for their naturai elegance. Just beneath the mountain there is a beautiful lake, which gives peace and solace to the pilgrims Govt. of Kerala, Department of Tourism has targeted wide variety of developments here.
The elephant Kraal (training centre) at Kodanadu.
It is one of the major tourist attraction as it offers a splendid sight of elephants caught from the forest. It is where the taming of wild elephants is done.
Dept. of Tourism's Nature Study Centre
The Govt. of Kcrala offers ample facilities for the development of Tourism and Nature Study Centre attached to the forest range office Malayattoor. The Tourist Bungalow at the lake is a convenient place.
The trigno-metrical centre of south India:
The British Goveniment found Kurisumudy as a mountain sustainable for this purpose.