Kottayam Kerala


Kottayam is the one of the most destinations of Kerala state India. Kottayam is the country of unique characteristics. Panoramic backwater is spreading, places associated with lush paddy fields, mountainous terrains, hill stations, extensive rubber gardens, many legends and a fully literate people have given the envy of Kottayam district.

This place, having the numbers of beautiful places of Kerala in which temples, gardens, waterfalls, hill station and backwaters are included. You can reach easily to this place because the transportation is available from all of the places in Kerala. You can also book cabs and taxi for the transportation.

There are so many temples located in this place like Siva temple, Panachikkad Saraswathi temple, Ettumanoor Mahadevar temple. You can also find the best accommodation depends on your budget very easily here. Make a Kerala tour of this place to view the variety of places at single place.

There are many of the adventurous activities that you like during your vacation like trekking, hiking, swimming and boating. The most things here are Backwaters Boathouse that you never find on all the places, it feels you like your home. So, take at least one tour of the Boathouse.

Top sights for tourist in Kottayam:

  • Elaveezhapoonchira
  • Island of Pathiramanal
  • Kottathavalam
  • Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Malliyoor Sri Maha Ganapathi Temple
  • Nadukani
  • Nattakom and Panachikad
  • Pallippurathu Kavu
  • Poonjar Palace
  • Saraswathy temple
  • Subramania Swami Temple
  • Thirunakkara Mahadev Temple
  • Thiruvarpu Temple
  • Vaikom

Best time to visit Kottayam:

The best time to visit Kottayam city is between September to March. Actually Indian tourists majorly prefer winters to explore the south India.

Best Hotels near Kottayam, Kerala

The below listed hotels are within 10 km of Kottayam, Kerala.

  • The Windsor Castle
  • Lake Village Resort
  • Backwater Retreat – Honeymoon House
  • Whispering Waves (Luxury Houseboats)
  • Water Scapes ( KTDC)
  • Tharavadu Heritage Home
  • Coco Bay Resort
  • Illikkalam Lake Resort
  • Saro Lake County
  • Club Mahindra Kumarakom
  • Paradise Resorts
  • Coconut Lagoon
  • Ashirwad Heritage Resort
  • Taj Garden Retreat
  • Kumarakom Lake Resort

Getting there:

Most Railway Stations near Kottayam, Kerala

StationTrain FrequencyDistance

Airports near Kottayam, Kerala

(COK) Cochin International Airport92 km
(TRV) Trivandrum International Airport164 km
(CCJ) Calicut International Airport224 km
(TCR) Tuticorin Airport240 km
(CJB) Coimbatore International Airport251 km
(IXM) Madurai Airport296 km

More about Kottayam : Wikipedia

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