situated in South of Cochin is a cultural Centre with beautiful
Old churches. Though a busy commercial city, on its west, it has
beautiful backwaters & on its eastern parts it is full of greenary.
: 15.54 sq. km
Altitude : Sea level
Temparature : Max Min Summer : 35 Deg 22.5 Deg
Winter : 32 Deg 22 Deg
Rainfall : 176 cms
Season : October to March
: Nearest Airport is Cochin 76 km. connected by Indian Airlines
& East West Airlines with Bombay.
Fare: Bombay-Cochin Rs.2210/-
: Kottayam is well connected by rail with other cities in India.
Fare: Bombay-Kottayam Ist class Rs.950/- IInd class Rs.272/-
: Kottayam is connected by road with all important cities in South
India. It is: 76 km from Cochin, 248 km from Madurai, 267 km from
Kanyakumari, 114 km from Thekkady, 180 km from Trivandrum.
Services : Kottayam is connected by buses to Cochin,
Quilon, Trivandrum, Alleppey, Thekkady, Madurai, Trichur
Pally, Thazhathangadi Mosque. Kumarakam : 10 km away from Kottayam,
here is a lovely Vembanad Lake Where tourists can enjoy the beautiful
backwater trips operated by the State Water Transport Department.
The important ones are given below:-
KILOMETRES JOURNEY HRS. RATE
1. Komarakam - Mohama 7 km 1/2 hrs. Rs.10/-
2. Kottayam - Alleppey 30 km 2 1/2 hrs. Rs.50/-
3. Kumarakam - Alleppey 1/2 hrs. Rs.5/-
Wildlife Sanctuary (Thekkady) (114 km.), Ettumanoor (13 km.), Vaikkom
District Information Officer, District Collectorate, Kottayam. Tel
Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, C/O Kairali, Nirmal
Building, Nariman Point, Bombay - 400 021, Tel: 2026817.