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Kottayam Tours


Kottayam is a beautiful place which is still ancient in its spirit and modern in its atmosphere. The place is adorned with beautiful beaches, green fields, backwaters and palm groves. Kottayam is rich in pepper, vegetables, coffee, cardamom, spices and many other things. The tourists from all over the world feel blessed with the warmth of the local people.

A house boat cruise on the Vembanad Lake
A house boat cruise on
the Vembanad Lake

Kottayam is called the land of lakes because of the different lakes forming a great stretch of water known as Vembanad Lake. The lake connects with other three rivers such as Pamba, Manimala and Achankovil. There are large number of canals which provides canoeing, sight seeing, boating, fishing and other exciting experiences which are unforgettable for the vacationers. The alluring TravlTheme and green and palm tress surrounded backwaters are attractive spots of the Kottayam. A wide range of bird sanctuaries, national parks comprises of parrots, herons, larks, teal, wood beetle, egrets and various other species of birds are mostly seen in Kottayam. A house boat cruise on the Vembanad Lake is exhilarating due to the rippling sounds of water and the swaying palm trees and green paddy fields. House boat is like a small house which offers everything to the travelrs that inconvenience. Honeymooners can enjoy their house boat cruise on back waters which adds glory to their life. On the cruise an opportunity to enjoy all the sights of the place, villages on the city outskirts, feast festivals. House boats have rooms and kitchens to cook and rest.

For luxury lovers, special private beach resort is managed to make their trip exciting. The ideal lake for the honeymooners, Pathiramanal Lake has a small island in between designed for the honeymooners to enjoy their private life. Boat races are another option which is seen as best in Kottayam. It is really fun for the tourists to watch the decorated houseboats along with great fun and food and entertainment activities that add to the list of exciting things in the tour. The race of large number of boats rolls in front on the rhythm of the folk beats at one step and in coordination with each other.

St. Mary's Orthodox Church, Kottayam
St. Mary's Orthodox Church
- Kottayam

There are various pilgrimage places to visit in Kottayam like Kuruvilangad, Sabarimala, Bharananganam, Aruvithura, Mannanam, Athirampuzha, Vaikom, Manarcadu, Ettumanoor and Erumeli. The travel guide assists with all the necessary packages and services to make your trip better and joyous.

South India is a most Unique region of the country. It is famous for its wide beaches, large temples, food, sculptures, monuments and calm environment. The behavior of the people is very friendly there that you will not feel as if you have enter into a strange country. Kottayam boat races made the place a happening place in South India. It is not to be enjoyed until you have experienced it. The houseboats are beautifully crafted and made water resistant that the water does not get inside the boat. The place is distinct from all other cities in South India which made it more popular.