Tourist Attractions in Kottayam
Kottayam trip brings lots of surprises for its visitors and they can explore a number of
tourist attractions on their visit to this city.
Kottayam is renowned for its attractively beautiful backwaters and are the best way
to explore the serene and calm environs. It is the land of lakes, latex and letters. The
backwaters of Kottayam are ultimate way to indulge into scenic beauty of nature and
It is a pilgrimage center of Christians located next to St. Mary Church.
These are perfect picnic spot for families and friends.
It is built in the year 1579 and is dedicated to St. Mary. The church boasts of few of the
striking paintings of the Biblical era.
This too is a famous Christian center where well-known St. Joseph's monastery is
located. In Mannanam, one of the oldest printing presses of India was founded.
Best Time to Visit Kottayam
Similar to other destinations of Kerala, Kottayam also experiences a tropical climate
and humidity in summers. On your Kottayam tour, you wouldn't find much difference
in temperature of summer and winter. Humidity is high due to south-west monsoon.
Maximum temperature is witnessed during May & June as it rises up to 38°C. From
December to January, temperature is around 25°C. The best time to visit Kottayam is
between November and March.
Excursions of Kottayam
On your Kottayam trip, don't just stick on to visit the sightseeing places of the town.
You can explore various other attractions located nearby the city. Some of the popular
excursions of Kottayam are Ettumanoor Temple, Grampi Hill, Ilaveezhapoonchira,
Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and Peerumedu.
How to Reach Kottayam
Before booking Kottayam holiday packages, search the options to reach Kottayam.
Traveling to Kottayam is not much difficult as it can be reached easily from anywhere in
Kottayam is not having its airport and the nearest airport to city is Cochin International
Airport. Since it is an international airport, it is connected with other destinations of the
world. On arrival at the airport, you can get taxis or other transport to reach Kottayam.
Kottayam has its railway station and it is having regular trains from various cities of
Kerala and nearby states.
Kottayam is connected with a wide network of roads with rest of the cities of Kerala and
its nearby states. All destinations of Kerala can be easily accessed from Kottayam. It is
connected to all places with excellent roads.