Max. 35 Deg.C. Min. 25 Deg.C.
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 itself.
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 Rest House.
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.