Zoo (2 km from Thrissur town):
Open from 0900 - 1700 hrs on all days except Mondays.
This is near Nehru Park (open 1500 - 2000 hrs).
Vilangankunnu (7 km from Thrissur):
This is a beautiful hill which is a good picnic spot.
Peechi dam (20 km east of Thrissur):
This picnic spot offers boating facilities. There are frequent private buses from Thrissur to Peechi Dam.
Punnathoorkotta (2 km from Guruvayoor):
This home of 50 temple elephants offers unusual spectacles of the gentle pachyderm.
Athirapally (63 km from Thrissur):
At the entrance to the Sholayar ranges, this 80 foot high waterfall is a popular picnic spot.
Vazhachal (68 km from Thrissur):
Just a short drive from Athirapally, this picturesque waterfall is close to dense green forests and is a part of the Chalakudy river. Athirapally and Vazhachal are the most famous waterfalls of Kerala which attract tourists in plenty.