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About Guruvayur

Guruvayur Holiday Packages

Guruvayur, located in the Thrissur district of Kerala, is renowned for its ancient Sri Krishna Temple, one of the most sacred and revered temples dedicated to Lord Krishna in India.


10 Best Tourist Places to Explore in Guruvayur

1. Sri Krishna Temple:  The iconic temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is the main attraction, where devotees flock to seek blessings and witness the grandeur of its architecture and rituals.

2. Punnathur Kotta Elephant Sanctuary:  This sanctuary, located near the Guruvayur Temple, houses several elephants. Visitors can observe and interact with these gentle giants and learn about their care and traditions.

3. Chavakkad Beach: Just a short drive from Guruvayur, this serene beach offers a peaceful atmosphere, ideal for relaxing walks and enjoying beautiful sunsets.

4. Mammiyur Mahadeva Temple:  Another prominent temple in Guruvayur, dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its architectural beauty and spiritual significance.

5. Parthasarathy Temple:  Situated close to the Guruvayur Temple, this temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna's friend and charioteer, Parthasarathy. It's a serene place for spiritual contemplation.

6. Guruvayur Devaswom Elephant Camp:  Visitors can witness the daily routines and care provided to the temple elephants here, offering an up-close experience with these majestic animals.

7. Chowalloor Shiva Temple:  A historic temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, known for its architectural splendor and spiritual aura.

8. Harikanyaka Temple: This temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagavathy and is known for its unique architectural style and religious significance.

9. Palayur Church: An ancient church believed to have been established by St. Thomas the Apostle. It holds historical importance for Christians and showcases Kerala's diverse religious heritage.

10. Guruvayur Keshavan Kutty Marar Memorial:  A tribute to the legendary elephant Guruvayur Keshavan, this memorial showcases his life and contributions to the Guruvayur Temple.


Best Time To Visit Guruvayur

The best time to visit Guruvayur is during the winter months, specifically from October to February. During this period:

  • Weather: The weather is pleasant and relatively cooler compared to the rest of the year. Temperatures are comfortable for outdoor exploration and temple visits.

  • Festivals: Several festivals, including Ekadasi and the Guruvayur Utsavam, are celebrated during this time, offering visitors a chance to witness colorful processions, cultural events, and traditional performances.

  • Crowd: While Guruvayur attracts devotees year-round, the winter months see a good influx of tourists and pilgrims due to the favorable weather and festive atmosphere. However, the crowd might be slightly larger during festivals.

  • Scenic Beauty: The surrounding areas, including beaches and natural landscapes, are at their best during the winter season, making it an ideal time for sightseeing and enjoying the beauty of the region.


How to Reach?

By Air: The nearest airport to Guruvayur is the Cochin International Airport (COK), which is approximately 80 kilometers away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Guruvayur.

By Train: Guruvayur has its own railway station, the Guruvayur Railway Station (GUV), which is well-connected to major cities like Kochi, Trivandrum, Chennai, Bangalore, and more. Trains from various parts of India halt at Thrissur Railway Station, which is around 29 kilometers from Guruvayur. From Thrissur, you can take a taxi, bus, or local transportation to reach Guruvayur.

By Road: Guruvayur is easily accessible by road. There are regular bus services operated by Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and private operators connecting Guruvayur to nearby cities like Kochi, Thrissur, Palakkad, and Trivandrum. You can also opt for taxis or hire a car to reach Guruvayur via well-maintained highways.

Local Transportation: Within Guruvayur, auto-rickshaws are a popular mode of transport for getting around the town and visiting nearby attractions. Taxis and rental cars are also available for local travel and sightseeing.





8 Guruvayur Tour Packages

Best Guruvayur Tour Packages
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Customizable - Escape To Kerala 9 Nights / 10 Days ₹30000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Kerala Gods own country 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹26000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Guruvayur Tour Package 2 Nights / 3 Days ₹0/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Trivandrum Kottayam Thekkady Munnar Guruvayur 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹24000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Kottayam Alleppey Thekkady Munnar Guruvayur Tour Package 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹28000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
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Customizable - Escape To Kerala 1 Night Cochin-1 Night Guruvayur-2 Nights Munnar-1 Night Thekkady-1 Night Alleppey-2 Nights Kovalam-1 Night Kanyakumari

10 Days & 9 Nights

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30000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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Kerala Gods own country 1 Night Cochin | 1 Night Guruvayur | 2 Night Munnar | 1 Night Thekkady | 1 Night Alleppey

7 Days & 6 Nights

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Guruvayur Tour Package 2 NIGHTS 3 DAYS

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Trivandrum Kottayam Thekkady Munnar Guruvayur 1 Night Trivandrum | 1 Night Kottayam | 1 Night Thekkady | 2 Night Munnar | 1 Night Guruvayur

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Kottayam Alleppey Thekkady Munnar Guruvayur Tour Package 1 Night Kottayam | 1 Night Alleppey | 1 Night Thekkady | 2 Night Munnar | 1 Night Guruvayur

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Alleppey Thekkady Munnar Guruvayur Tour Package 1 Night Alleppey | 1 Night Thekkady | 2 Night Munnar | 1 Night Guruvayur

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Kerala for Nature Lovers 2 Night Wayanad | 1 Night Guruvayur | 1 Night Alleppey | 2 Night Kovalam | 1 Night Thekkady | 2 Night Munnar | 2 Night Ooty

11 Days & 10 Nights

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Guruvayur Munnar Thekkady Alleppey 1 Night Guruvayur | 4 Night Munnar | 2 Night Thekkady | 1 Night Alleppey

9 Days & 8 Nights

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