Kollam

Overview

Being the pivotal Centre of nation’s cashew processing and trading industry, Kollam formerly was one of the most important trading centers. Kollam also was an important international spice trade extolled by the famous Ibn Battuta and Marco Polo at many instances. More than 30 % of the district is covered by Ashtamudi Lake that constitutes heavily to the beauty of Kerala backwaters. One can indulge in an exceedinglyexciting long hours of boat trip between the trails of Kollam and Alleppey; the trip is bound to become the best one you would ever have in your life.

NEAREST PLACE TO VISIT:

Ashtamudi Backwaters| Thangassery | Light House | Munroe Island | THENMALA ECO TOURISM | Palaruvi Waterfalls | Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary | Ashramam Picnic village | Thirumullavaram Beach | Azheekkal | Sasthamkotta | Paravoor – Pozhikkara | Thevally Palace |

THINGS TO DO IN KOLLAM :

Houseboat Cruise | Boating in Shasthankotta Lake | Fishing | Cashew nut Factory visit | Adventurous Activities | Trekking at Kumbavurutti Waterfalls | Vist Neendakara Fishing Harbour |

IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION :

Police Station : Phone : +91- 0474 -274 2072 (East), 279 5086 (West)

ROAD : Kollam is well connected by both National highways, state highways

AIRPORT: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.Ph:+91 -471- 270 2600

TOURIST INGORMATION :District Tourism Promotion Council, Kollam . Ph : +91 - 474 - 274 5625


CLIMATE :

In Summer, the minimum is 30*C & Maximum is 40*C
In Winter, the minimum is 22*C & Maximum is 32*C

DISTANCE TO MAJOR CITIES :

• Kanyakumarri – 167 KM
• Kovalom – 76 KM
• Marari – 96 KM
• Alleppey – 83 KM
• Kumarakom – 104 KM
• Cochin – 136 KM
• Trivandrum Airport – 65 KM
• Cochin Airport - 168 KM