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Events/Festivals in Pollachi

All important festivals are celebrated with much pomp and show in Pollachi. Festivals in Pollachi provide yet another reason to celebrate “Life” for the natives.

Pongal:One of the most awaited events in Pollachi and all over the state, Pongal is celebrated with great passion and vigour. The term Pongal signifies sweet dish of rice which is eaten on the Pongal festival day. Jaggery, Cardamom and cashew nuts are also included in this dish for the celebration. The local people dedicate this dish to God Surya or The Sun God. It is one of the most important and well known festivals held in the month of mid January every year.

Saraswathy Pooja:Saraswathy Pooja is held in the last three days of the Navaratri festival as the last three days are especially meant for Goddess Saraswathy. The preparations of Krishnanattam, Kathakali, and Kalaripayattu etc. usually begin on this day. Hence this eve is celebrated with great passion.

Utsavam or Annual Festival:This festival is celebrated on the day of Pushya in the month of February-March. It is meant for the purification and revitalizing the powers of the deity.

Bajanotsavam:The festival is celebrated in the first fortnight of August every year at the Kalpathy Manthakkara Ganapathy temple.

Accommodation in Pollachi

There are a lot for deluxe and medium to budget accommodation options. Some of the deluxe hotels include Serenity Guest House (Karupparayan Kovil Thottam) and Ambrra River Resort (16, Round Road). Indirapuri Hotel (Station Road), Sakthi Hotels (Coimbatore Main Road), Hotel Nivethas Inn (Near Gandhi Statue) and Siva Shakthi Lodge (Near Bus Stand) are medium to budget accommodation options. The hotels are homely and laced with the modern amenities.

Monsoon Season in Pollachi

Monsoon generally hits Pollachi in the month of June and lasts till October. The showers provide great respite to the parched land and are a huge relief for the people after the extremely hot summers.

Summer Season in Pollachi

The month of March marks the start of summers in Pollachi and it lasts till May. Temperature ranges between 28°C to a mercurial 35°C during these months. Pollachi is generally avoided by the tourists during these months.

Best Season in Pollachi

The best season to visit Pollachi is the winter season in the months of December to February. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing and other pursuits.

Winter Season in Pollachi

December to February is the winter season in Pollachi with an average temperature in between 16°C - 22°C. Tourists travelling to Pollachi during this season shall check on the weather before embarking.

Pollachi Weather

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Religious and Scenic
  • Altitude

    293 m
  • STD Code

    4259
  • Best Season

    Winters; December to February
  • State/Code

    Pollachi/642001
  • LANGUAGES

    Tamil and Kannada
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