Kerala's Western Ghats entertainment

Live Performance in Munnar

Punarjani Traditional Village

Touristy but entertaining daily performances of Kathakali (5pm) and kalarippayat (6pm). Arrive at 4pm if you want to see the ritual Kathakali make-up session. Tickets are available on the day but for the best seats …
Live Performance in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Mudra Cultural Centre

Kathakali shows at this cultural centre are highly entertaining. Make-up and costume starts 30 minutes before each show; use of still cameras is free and welcome. Arrive early for a good seat. There also two kalarip…
Live Performance in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali Centre

Hour-long demonstrations of the exciting Keralan martial art of kalarippayat, as well as Kathakali, are staged here every evening. Tickets are available from the box office throughout the day.
Live Performance in Munnar

Thirumeny Cultural Centre

On the road behind the Eastend hotel, this small theatre stages one-hour Kathakali shows and kalarippayat martial arts demonstrations twice nightly.