Kerala's Western Ghats entertainment

Live Performance in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Mudra Cultural Centre

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

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. Timings may change depending on the season.
Live Performance in Munnar

Punarjani Traditional Village

Entertaining (though aimed at tourists) daily performances of Kathakali and kalarippayat, 7km southwest of Munnar. Same-day tickets are usually available but for the best seats consider booking ahead.