Max. 35 Deg.C. Min.
Winter Max. 33.5 Deg.C.
Min. 24 Deg.C.
nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram.
is also an important railhead of the Southern Railway connected
by broad gauge and metre gauge trains.
is connected by good motorable roads.
a group of 20 persons or more, the Council will arrange
on request a backwater cruise to Alappuzha. The Council
also provides motor, row and pedal boats on hire. An adventure
park is maintained by the Council. It is open from 5.00
am to 6.30 pm on all days.
Tourism Development Co-operative Society conducts a boat
cruise from Kollam to Alappuzha on Tuesday and Saturday
which leaves at 9.45 am. Tickets are issued on the boat
Sudarsan, Parameswar Nagar, Hospital Road.
Shah International, T.B. Road.
Hotel Sea Bee, Jetty Road.
Yatrinivas (KTDC), Ashramam.
Checkmate Gardens, Thirumullavaram.
Kollam District Tourism Promotion Council functions at Government
Guest House, Asramam, about 3 km from Central Bus Station.
It arranges, on request, a one day tour by coach for a group
of 10 persons or more.
is a Power Boat Rally organised by the Kochi Aquatic Club
in the month of October, from Kochi to Kollam. It is of
international standards. For details, contact Alappuzha
is on the Kollam-Shenkottai road. The chief attraction is
a shrine dedicated to Lord Sastha. The 'Mandala Pooja' and
'Trikalyanam' (December) are main festivals at this temple.
Five km from Ariankavu is a waterfall known as Palaruvi.
There are frequent buses to Ariankavu from Kollam. There
is an Inspection Bungalow of the PWD at Palaruvi.
is a shrine dedicated to Lord Sastha here. The Vishnu Mahotsava
in April/ May is an important festival here. There are buses
from Kollam to Kulathupuzha and the railway station at Thenmala
is 10 km away.
is noted for its shrines and temples. There are nine temples
and the most important is the one at Umayanalloor. There
are frequent buses from Kollam to Mayyanad.
extensive fresh waterlake. here is the largest of its kind
in Kerala. There is also an ancient temple dedicated to
Lord Sastha here. There are frequent bus services and the
journey takes an hour. Accommodation is available in a PWD
is a place of historical importance with ancient churches
built in the 18th century. There is a lighthouse and visitors
are permitted to visit it between 3.30 pm and 5.30 pm. There
are frequent buses from Kollam and the trip takes 15 minutes.
beach here is very beautiful with good facilities. It is
connected by bus services.
Manager, Yatri Niwas , KTDC, Ashramon, Kollam.