Kollam,Kerala, India

Location: Kollam, Kerala, India
Weather: Tropical climate with moderate temperatures, high humidity, and monsoon season from June to September.
Pincode: Various, depending on the locality.
Telephone Code: +91 474

Taluk List:

  1. Kollam
  2. Karunagappally
  3. Kottarakkara
  4. Punalur
  5. Pathanapuram
  6. Chadayamangalam
  7. Kundara

Kollam offers delicious Kerala cuisine like Puttu, Appam, Karimeen Pollichathu, Sadya, and fresh seafood dishes.

Tourist Places:

  1. Ashtamudi Lake – Boat rides, backwater exploration, and birdwatching.
  2. Palaruvi Waterfalls – Stunning waterfall, trekking opportunities, and lush green surroundings.
  3. Thangassery Lighthouse – Spectacular views, historical significance, and a glimpse of maritime heritage.
  4. Munroe Island – Canoe tours, village visits, and breathtaking sunset views.
  5. Thenmala – Eco-tourism, adventure activities, and beautiful gardens.

Best Time to Visit:
November to February – Pleasant weather for sightseeing and outdoor activities.

Things to Do:

  1. Explore the backwaters and enjoy houseboat cruises.
  2. Taste traditional Kerala dishes at local eateries.
  3. Visit temples like Janardhana Swamy Temple and Kottarakkara Sree Mahaganapathi Temple.
  4. Attend cultural festivals and witness Kathakali performances.
  5. Shop for handicrafts and souvenirs at local markets.

Nearby Districts:

  1. Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Alappuzha
  3. Pathanamthitta