Kottayam Places to Visit


Kumarakom, arranged 13 Kms from Kottayam is a tired little town on VembanadLake in Kerala. It offers wide assortment of vegetation, colorful touring, sculling and angling knowledge. The flying creature asylum spread crosswise over 14 sections of land is new and safe home for some, transitory feathered creatures like Siberian stork, wild duck and so forth. They live with different fowls in groups, for example, darters, herons, waterfowls; cuckoos are captivating sight for the guests. The excellent heaven loaded with mangrove timberlands, emerald green paddy fields and coconut trees contains with conduits and channels enhanced with white lilies captivates the visitor from world over. The land is acclaimed for it’s meticulously hand make each choice piece still customarily.


Elaveezhapoonchira , a slope station which is 60 kms from Kottayam is picking up visitor significance. Elaveezhapoonchira implies valley where leaves dont fall and is names so on the grounds that the place has no trees. This is additionally extraordinary compared to other places in Kerala to witness both the sun rise and nightfall.

Bolted between three delightful hillocks Mankunnu, Kudayathoormala and Thonippara, Poonchira is a position of pleasant appeal. Legends say that the pool here was a showering place for Panchali the champion of Mahabharata. The wonderful valleys of Poonchira spread crosswise over a huge number of sections of land and the verdant scene punctuated by the monstrous slopes, is a one of a kind component of this land. Amid storm season, the water that gets gathered over a wide territory resembles a tranquil lake, mirroring the rain mists and the magnificent mountains. The perfect magnificence of nature is protected relatively in place in this little area.


Vaikom is arranged west of Kottayam locale. The place has authentic importace because of ‘Vaikom Satyagraham’ which was a development in Travancore against untouchability a training in which alienating a minority endogamous gathering from the standard by social custom or legitimate mean in which Mahatma Gandhi and Periyar Ramasami took part .Mahadeva sanctuary, otherwise called Thekkan Kashi (Southern Varanasi),is arranged here and is celebrated for Ashtami (vailattashtami).

Poonjar Palace

The Poonjar Palace is a sublime declaration to the superb plushness of a past time. Inside the royal residence dividers is an uncommon regal gathering of collectibles and lovely furniture including a palanquin, a thoni – cut out of a solitary bit of wood – for Ayurvedic kneads, enormous crystal fixtures, palm leaf inscriptions, gem boxes, assortments of lights, models of Nataraja (the moving Siva), grain measures, statues and weapons.A one of a kind conch protected here is taken out once per year for ceremonial purposes.


Arranged 64 Km far from Kottayam is a trekkers heaven. Wagamon additionally has qualification as the most proficient locale of India.A vacationer spot encompassed by the greenery of tea gardens, Hills flawlessly secured with green grasses, velvet yards and the cool mountain air make Wagamon an immaculate occasion withdraw. Wagamon involves stunningly lovely arrangement of delicate slopes, valleys, waterfalls and green inclines and genuinely a picturesque spot for tourists.The chain of three slopes – Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala – makes Wagamon a place worth going to.


Erumeli is a residential community settled in the evergreen arranged 60 km from Kottayam. town. Erumeli is the passage to the Sabarimala sanctuary, Kerala’s noticeable Hindu explorer focus situated in Pathanamthitta district.Erumeli is a generally known place for its Vavar mosque. Vavar was the companion and sidekick of Lord Ayyappa, the god in Sabarimala sanctuary. The pioneers going along these lines to Sabarimala used to end here and offer offering to Vavar by method for breaking coconuts on a stone by tossing strongly on it. The stone is in the regions of the mosque.

Iillikal kallu


In the event that you are an enterprise darling and love exciting travel involvement, at that point Illikal Kallu in Kottayam is outstanding amongst other goals that you can investigate. Said to be the most elevated top in the Western Ghats, this pinnacle is put 3,400 ft over the ocean level. You should trek a 3 kilometers separation to achieve this wonderful goal.

Steep and winding street will take you to Illikal Kallu. Take it as a test and be prepared to appreciate the most delightful piece of Kerala. Illikal can be come to from Kottayam by means of Pala-Erattupeta-Thekkoya-Adukkom course. Prior, it was not simple to achieve Illikal, but rather now, with the assistance of tourism office, it is anything but difficult to reach there even with a private vehicle.

Illikal Kallu consisst of three slopes, every one of which have impossible to miss shapes. Of which, one of the slope is known as ‘Kuda Kallu’, which has the state of a mushroom. This slope is well known for the nearness of Neela Koduveli, the therapeutic herb. Neela Koduveli is a blue shading blossom, which is accepted to have heavenly powers. The second slope is known as ‘Koonu Kallu’, with little hunch on sides. Another fascinating thing you will discover here is the nearness of an extension, which is known as Narakapalam or Bridge to hellfire.

To achieve the highest point of the slope, you should experience the scaffold, narakapalam. However, it is more daring and testing as the restricted and tricky way may turn hazardous. You may feel the mists are nearer to you and give an endeavor to touch it with your fingers. The little streams from the slope top, the cool atmosphere, the breeze… wow it will be an alternate ordeal. The sentimental perspective of Arabian Sea and nightfall from this ridge is past the expression of clarification…

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