Pathanamthitta, Pathanamthitta Information, Pathanamthitta Tour


Information about Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta, a hilly terrain of pristine beauty is more popular as the headquarters of pilgrim worship in Kerala. Pathanamthitta is bordered by the Western Ghats in the east, Kollam district in the south, Alappuzha district in the west and Kottayam and Idukki district in the north. It covers an area of 2731 square kms. More than fifty psercent of the total area of the land is covered by forests. The district is frequently visited by visitors from India and abroad often for its water fiestas, religious shrines and the cultural training centre.

Pathanamthitta, Pathanamthitta Map
Tourist Attractions in Pathanamthitta

The various tourist attractions in Pathanamthitta are Omallur, Malayalapuzha, Kadamanitta, Konni, Sabarimala, Aranmula, Thiruvalla and Kaviyoor. Sabarimala is one of the most famous pilgrimage centres in South India. The temple is dedicated to Sree Ayyappa. Aranmula is known for the famous boat race held on the last day of the week during the Onam festival. Konni is an agricultural region, rich in cash crops like rubber, pepper, coffee, ginger etc. The Kadamanitta Devi Temple is famous for the ten day long Padayani performances held in connection with the annual festival in April/May.  More....

How to reach Pathanamthitta

By Air:
The nearest airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram, about 119 kms.

By Rail:
The nearest railway station is located at Thiruvalla, about 30 km and Chengannur, about 28 kms.

By Road:
Pathanamthitta is well connected by an excellent network of roads to all major towns in Kerala.

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