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Kottayam

Kottayam 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.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area : 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

 

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION

  • Air : Nearest Airport is Cochin 76 km. connected by Indian Airlines & East West Airlines with Bombay.
    Fare: Bombay-Cochin Rs.2210/-
  • Rail : Kottayam is well connected by rail with other cities in India.
    Fare: Bombay-Kottayam Ist class Rs.950/- IInd class Rs.272/-
  • Road : 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.
  • Bus Services : Kottayam is connected by buses to Cochin, Quilon, Trivandrum, Alleppey, Thekkady, Madurai, Trichur

PLACES OF INTEREST

Valiya 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:-

PLACE 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/-

EXCURSIONS

Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (Thekkady) (114 km.), Ettumanoor (13 km.), Vaikkom (48 km).

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE

1. District Information Officer, District Collectorate, Kottayam. Tel : 3048.

2. Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, C/O Kairali, Nirmal Building, Nariman Point, Bombay - 400 021, Tel: 2026817.


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