Kottayam, Kerala, India

  • Weather: Tropical climate with moderate temperatures, monsoons from June to September.
  • Pincode: Various, depending on the area.
  • Telephone Code: +91 481

Taluk List:

  1. Kottayam
  2. Changanassery
  3. Vaikom
  4. Kanjirappally
  5. Meenachil
  6. Pala

Kottayam offers delicious Kerala cuisine like Appam, Puttu, Karimeen Pollichathu, Kottayam Fish Curry, and Banana chips.

Tourist Places:

  1. Kumarakom: Best time – November to February. Bird watching, houseboat rides in Vembanad Lake.
  2. Vagamon: Best time – March to May. Beautiful meadows, trekking, paragliding, Thangal Para viewpoint.
  3. Ettumanoor: Famous for Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple’s mural paintings, open year-round for religious visits.

Best Time to Visit:
Kottayam’s peak tourist season is from November to February, during the cool and dry months.

Things to Do:

  1. Explore the backwaters of Kumarakom and enjoy the serene beauty.
  2. Engage in adventurous activities like trekking and paragliding in Vagamon.
  3. Experience the cultural heritage by visiting Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple.

Nearby Districts:

  1. Alappuzha
  2. Ernakulam
  3. Idukki