The region is a firm fixture on the tourist trail. To see why, rent a vehicle and explore the cities, towns and villages within easy traveling distance of Ponnampet. Kakabe, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast, and Kushalnagar lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south.
Mysore, is another good spot to explore. It is 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Ponnampet and offers a wide range of tourist attractions, such as Gumbaz Mausoleum, Chamundi Temple and Mysore Zoo. Maharaja's Palace, Sriranganathaswamy and Somnathpur Keshava Temple are just a sample of the other visitor attractions on offer here.
If you're keen on soaking up some of the local culture, head straight to Karnataka's history museums and craft workshops. Enjoy a moment of relaxation in Karnataka's temples.
The area around Ponnampet offers plenty of activities for energetic visitors with a love of water. Canoeing and boating are some of the popular pastimes here. See this region in a completely different way. Join the birds and try parasailing.
Taste the culinary arts of Karnataka by trying popular local food. Coconut and sometimes mutton are frequently used in meals in this region. There are many interesting food options in this area. Try out bisi bele bath (rice with vegetables) or saaru (tamarind and tomato soup). Finish with haalubaayi (rice and coconut fudge), a popular final course.
When planning your holiday to Ponnampet, it's handy to remember that the most convenient major airport, Calicut International Airport, is located in in Kozhikode, 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the south.