Holiday Trip in Kottayam

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The scenic destination of Kottayam is derived from two words – Kotta and Akam, which means inside a fort. A beautiful destination of Kerala, Kottayam is an ultimate place to experience serenity and delights of nature in God's Own Country. Kottayam holiday packages are in high demand as it is a major Christian center of Kerala. The place is also known for the ruins of palaces and forts. Kottayam travel will be a brilliant experience for you as this place is going to mesmerize you with its unparallel charm. On your Kottayam vacation, you can explore lush green farms, misty mountains and crystal clear backwaters.
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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.

Backwaters:
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 unmatched serenity.
Bharananganam:
It is a pilgrimage center of Christians located next to St. Mary Church. These are perfect picnic spot for families and friends.
Cheryapalli:
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.
Mannanam:
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 Kerala
By Air
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.
By Train
Kottayam has its railway station and it is having regular trains from various cities of Kerala and nearby states.
By Road
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.
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