- Weather: Tropical climate with moderate temperatures, monsoons from June to September.
- Pincode: Various, depending on the area.
- Telephone Code: +91 481
Kottayam offers delicious Kerala cuisine like Appam, Puttu, Karimeen Pollichathu, Kottayam Fish Curry, and Banana chips.
- Kumarakom: Best time – November to February. Bird watching, houseboat rides in Vembanad Lake.
- Vagamon: Best time – March to May. Beautiful meadows, trekking, paragliding, Thangal Para viewpoint.
- 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:
- Explore the backwaters of Kumarakom and enjoy the serene beauty.
- Engage in adventurous activities like trekking and paragliding in Vagamon.
- Experience the cultural heritage by visiting Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple.