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Quillon (Kollam)

The present day Quilon is famous for its varied modern industries, Cashewnut Processing & Research, fisheries etc. for the tourists coming from Trivandrum, Quilon is the beginning of the magnificient backwaters of Kerala.

Altitude : Sea level.
Temperature (deg C): Summer- Max 35, Min 25; Winter- Max 33.5, Min 24.
Rainfall : 279 cms.
Best Season : October to March.

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION

  • Air : The nearest Airport Trivandrum (71 kms) is connected by Indian Airlines flights with Bombay, Bangalore, Cochin, Delhi, Madras, Male & Colombo. East West Airlines also connects Trivandrum with Bombay.
  • Rail: Quilon Junction is connected to major cities in India.
  • Road: Quilon is connected by road with Chavara (16 kms), Trivandrum (71 kms), Varkala (37 km), Alleppey (85 km), Kottayam (110 km), Thekkady (198 km), Ernakulam (152 km), Kundara (13 km), Trichur (229 km), Palghat (308 km), Calicut (374 km), Cannanore (461 km), Kasaragod (575 km) etc.
  • Bus Services: Quilon is connected by buses to Trivandrum, Thekkady, Cochin, Calicut, Trichur, Kottayam, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin etc.

PLACES OF INTEREST

Thangassery Light House:
Massive light house. Visitors are allowed to go to the top of the light House.
Visiting Hours : 1530 hrs to 1730 hrs. every day.

Backwaters
Quilon like Alleppey is also surrounded by beautiful coconut palms presenting a panoramic view cruising on this lake is very interesting. Motor boats, pedal Boats & rowing boats can be hired from Ashtamudi Boat club Quilon, Tel: 2519 or Quilon Promotion Council, Guest House Compound, Tel: 76456.

EXCURSIONS

Chavara 16 km, Kundara 13 km, Courtallam (Health Resort) (104 km), Alleppey (85 km).

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES

1) Manager, Govt. Guest House, Quilon. Tel: 76456.
2) Manager, Quilon Tourism Promotion Council. Tel: 76456.


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