Palakkad is a magnificent stretch of gentle plains, rolling hills, untouched waters and deep forests. The Palakkad Gap spans across several kilometers to give access to a different place; it is also the northern gateway to Kerala sits at the foot of the Western Ghats. It attracts outdoor enthusiasts from all over for its uninhibited natural-scapes.Palakkad plays a major role in the trade contacts between East and West coasts of peninsular India. It is a mixture of the Tamil and Malayali cultures.