Kollam Gateway to Kerala's Backwaters

Kollam, Kerala, India

Kollam Overview

Known for its vibrant tribal culture, traditional practices, and the annual Sarhul festival.

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Category: Family, Wildlife, Nature, Romantic, Economical, Nearby
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Top things to do in Kollam

Unlock the beauty of Kollam with our comprehensive guide to the best things to do and places to visit in this mesmerizing region. From nature's marvels to cultural gems, Kollam has it all

Karunagappally Travel Guide

Beach

4.25

Karunagappally in Kollam, India is known for its beautiful beaches, historic temples, and serene backwaters. Visitors can also explore the Thangassery Lighthouse and Munroe Island for a peaceful getaway.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Flexible (As per your budget)

Maha Vishnu Temple Visit

Religious Visit

4.25

Visit the ancient Maha Vishnu Temple in Kollam, India to experience the rich history and culture of the region. The temple is known for its stunning architecture and spiritual significance.

Best Time to Visit: January - April, September - December

Timings: 06:00-20:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Thevally Palace Stay

Historical Sites

4.25

Thevally Palace in Kollam, India is a historic landmark with stunning architecture and beautiful gardens. Visitors can explore the palace and learn about its rich history.

Best Time to Visit: October - December

Timings: 09:00-17:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Thangassery Lighthouse Tour

Historical Sites

4.25

Thangassery Lighthouse in Kollam, India offers stunning views of the Arabian Sea and the surrounding area. Visitors can climb to the top for panoramic views.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 10:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Visit Kulathupuzha Sastha Temple

Waterfalls

4.25

Kulathupuzha in Kollam, India is known for its serene atmosphere and the famous Sastha temple. Visitors can also explore the beautiful forests and waterfalls in the area.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Ashtamudi Lake Tour Guide

Waterfalls

4.75

Ashtamudi Lake is a picturesque backwater destination in Kollam, India. Visitors can enjoy boat rides, houseboat cruises, and witness stunning sunsets.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Jatayu Earth Center

Cultural Programs

4.75

Visit Jatayu’s Earth Centre in Kollam, India to see the world's largest bird sculpture, adventure activities, and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: 400.0 (Price is for 1 people)

Asramam Park Adventure

Zorbing

4.25

Asramam Adventure Park in Kollam offers a serene lake, lush greenery, and exciting activities like boating, rock climbing, and children's play area.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Pathanapuram Kollam Temples

Cultural Programs

4.25

Pathanapuram in Kollam, India is known for its lush greenery, serene backwaters, and historic temples like the Pattazhi Devi Temple. Visitors can also enjoy boat rides and explore the local culture.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Pattazhi Temples and Greenery Tour

Religious Visit

4.0

Pattazhi in Kollam, India is known for its beautiful temples like the Pattazhi Devi Temple and the Mahadeva Temple. Visitors can also explore the lush greenery and serene surroundings.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Thangassery Beach Experience

Beach

4.25

Thangassery Beach in Kollam, India is a serene and picturesque beach known for its lighthouse, historic ruins, and stunning sunsets. Perfect for a relaxing day by the sea.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Paravur Lake Beauty Spot

Kayaking

4.25

Paravur Lake in Kollam, India is a serene backwater destination offering boat rides and beautiful views. Visitors can also explore nearby temples and beaches.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Ananda Temple Valley Visit

Religious Visit

4.25

Anandavalleeswaram Temple is a popular Hindu temple in Kollam, India known for its intricate architecture and religious significance. Visitors can experience the spiritual atmosphere and witness traditional rituals.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 05:00-12:00,17:00-20:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary Tour

Wildlife

4.25

Explore the diverse flora and fauna at Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary in Kollam, India. Enjoy bird watching, trekking, and nature walks in this serene sanctuary.

Best Time to Visit: October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Punalur Travel Guide

Waterfalls

4.25

Punalur in Kollam, India is known for its suspension bridge, Thenmala Eco-tourism, and Punalur Paper Mill. Visitors can also explore the scenic beauty of the Kallada River.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Amritapuri Retreat Center

Religious Visit

4.75

Amritapuri is a spiritual center in Kollam, India, known for the Mata Amritanandamayi Math and its serene surroundings. Visitors can attend meditation sessions and explore the beautiful ashram.

Best Time to Visit: January - April, November - December

Timings: 09:00-18:30

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Kollam Boat Tours

Cruise

4.25

Experience serene boat rides in Kollam's famous backwaters, Ashtamudi Lake. Explore the lush greenery, coconut groves, and local village life.

Best Time to Visit: October - December

Timings: 09:00-17:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: 200.0 (Price is for 1 people)

Aryankavu Travel Guide

Religious Visit

4.25

Aryankavu in Kollam, India is known for its beautiful waterfalls, lush greenery, and the ancient Aryankavu Shastha Temple. It is a serene and picturesque destination for nature lovers.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Oachira Travel Guide

Religious Visit

4.25

Oachira in Kollam is known for its unique Oachira Temple, where there are no idols or structures. It is also famous for its annual Oachira Temple festival.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Kottukkal Temple Cave Tour

Religious Visit

4.25

Explore the ancient Kottukkal Cave Temple in Kollam, India, known for its rock-cut sculptures and intricate carvings dating back to the 8th century.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Panmana Spiritual Retreat

Religious Visit

4.25

Panmana Ashram is a spiritual retreat located in Kollam, India. Visitors can experience peace and tranquility while exploring the beautiful surroundings and participating in meditation and yoga sessions.

Best Time to Visit: January - April, November - December

Timings: 05:00-20:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Munroe Island Eco Tour

Kayaking

4.25

Munroe Island in Kollam, India is a serene backwater destination known for its lush greenery, coconut groves, and tranquil waterways perfect for boat rides and bird watching.

Best Time to Visit: October - December

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Kayamkulam Lake Beauty Spot

Kayaking

4.25

Kayamkulam Kayal is a scenic backwater stretch in Kollam, India, perfect for boat rides and bird watching. Visitors can enjoy the tranquil beauty of the surroundings.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Alumkadavu Resort Retreat

Adventure

4.25

Alumkadavu in Kollam is famous for its backwater cruises and houseboat rides. Visitors can enjoy the serene beauty of the backwaters and explore the traditional village life.

Best Time to Visit: October - December

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Rosemala Beauty Collection

Trekking

4.25

Rosemala is a picturesque hill station in Kollam known for its lush greenery, serene atmosphere, and stunning views of the Western Ghats. Ideal for nature lovers and trekkers.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Palaruvi Falls Experience

Waterfalls

4.75

Palaruvi Waterfalls in Kollam, India is a stunning natural attraction with cascading waters surrounded by lush greenery, perfect for a peaceful retreat.

Best Time to Visit: June - August

Timings: 08:00-17:00

Closing Days: Closed on Monday

Price: Free

Mayyanad Beach Resort

Beach

4.25

Mayyanad is a serene village in Kollam known for its beautiful temples, lush greenery, and tranquil backwaters. Visitors can explore the ancient Mayyanad Devi Temple and enjoy a peaceful boat ride on the Ashtamudi Lake.

Best Time to Visit: January - April, November - December

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Rameshwara Temple Visit Guide

Religious Visit

4.25

Visit the ancient Rameshwara Temple in Kollam, India, known for its intricate architecture and religious significance. Don't miss the annual festival.

Best Time to Visit: October - December

Timings: 06:00-20:00

Closing Days: Closed on Monday

Price: Free

Thirumullavaram Beach Experience

Beach

4.25

Thirumullavaram Beach in Kollam, India is a serene and picturesque beach with golden sands and clear waters, perfect for relaxing and enjoying water sports.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Kollam Park Adventure Experience

Zip Lining

4.25

Kollam Adventure Park offers thrilling rides, water activities, and beautiful gardens. Perfect for families and adventure enthusiasts looking for a fun day out.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 09:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Gandhi Beach Park

Beach

4.25

Mahatma Gandhi Beach and Park in Kollam is a serene spot for relaxation and leisure activities. Enjoy the scenic views, water sports, and delicious street food.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Pullichira Church Visit

Religious Visit

4.25

Visit Pullichira Church in Kollam, India for its stunning architecture and serene atmosphere. A popular pilgrimage site for Christians, it offers a peaceful retreat for visitors.

Best Time to Visit: January - May, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Sasthamcotla Lake Beauty Spot

Sightseeing

4.25

Sasthamcotla Lake in Kollam, India is a serene freshwater lake surrounded by lush greenery, perfect for picnics, boating, and enjoying the peaceful atmosphere.

Best Time to Visit: All Season

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Kumbhavurutty Falls Tour Guide

Waterfalls

4.75

Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls in Kollam, India is a stunning natural attraction with cascading water surrounded by lush greenery, perfect for a peaceful retreat.

Best Time to Visit: June - August

Timings: 08:00-17:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Achankovil River Exploration Tour

Rafting

4.25

Achankovil River in Kollam, India is a serene and picturesque spot for nature lovers. Enjoy boat rides, bird watching, and peaceful walks along the riverbanks.

Best Time to Visit: January, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Azheekal Beach Kerala Retreat

Beach

4.25

Azheekal Beach in Kollam, India is a serene and picturesque beach with golden sands and clear blue waters, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sunset.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Neendakara Port Location

Fishing

4.25

Neendakara Port in Kollam is a bustling fishing harbor where visitors can witness the daily activities of fishermen, enjoy fresh seafood, and take boat rides.

Best Time to Visit: January - May, October - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Thenmala Wildlife Park

Wildlife

4.25

Visit Thenmala Deer Park in Kollam, India to see a variety of deer species in their natural habitat. Enjoy a peaceful walk in the lush green surroundings.

Best Time to Visit: January - March, October - December

Timings: 08:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

Kollam Beach Destination

Beach

4.25

Kollam Beach is a serene and picturesque beach in Kerala, India. Visitors can enjoy the golden sands, clear waters, and stunning sunsets.

Best Time to Visit: January - February, November - December

Timings: 06:00-18:00

Closing Days: Open all days

Price: Free

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Travel Guidelines for Kollam, Kerala, India

1. Place Information: Kollam, also known as Quilon, is a picturesque city in the southern part of Kerala, renowned for its backwaters, historic significance, and cultural heritage. It serves as the gateway to the famous backwater network in the state.

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3. SIM Card/Network Related Information: Major telecom providers like Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Jio, and BSNL offer network coverage in Kollam. Prepaid SIM cards and recharge options are available at local stores.

4. Govt Safety Guidelines: Kollam is generally safe for tourists. Follow standard safety precautions, especially around water bodies and during boat rides. Respect local customs and traditions.

5. Internal Transport Related Information: Local transportation in Kollam includes auto-rickshaws, cycle-rickshaws, and taxis. Boats and ferries are common for traveling across the backwaters. Houseboats can be hired for a unique experience.

6. Special Mentions:

Remember to check local COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions before planning your trip. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and cultural charm of Kollam!

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