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Tour to Pathanamthitta

About Pathanamthitta

Tour to Pathanamthitta Pathanamthitta is a district in the state of Kerala that is famous for its natural beauty, fairs and festivals. A Tour to Pathanamthitta gives you the wonderful chance to view nature at its very best. The vast stretches of forests, the meandering rivers and the rural topography combine to create an irresistible charm.

Pathanamthitta was formerly under the rule of a Pandalam king which had links with the Pandya kingdom. It derives its name from two words - Pathanam and Thitta. The meanings of the words are 'a cluster of houses by the river side'.

A large variety of vegetables and spices are cultivated in the fertile lands of this land locked district. There are a large number of rubber plantations as well.

A Tour to Pathanamthitta is sure going to be a visual treat because of its scenic beauty. But in addition to that there are many interesting historical places in this district as well. It is recognized as the headquarters of pilgrimage tourism in the state of Kerala. The Cultural Tourism Programme, a joint initiative of the Union Ministry of Tourism and the United Nations development Programme has included Pathanamthitta in this prestigious project.

Tourist Attractions in Tour to Pathanamthitta

There are several tourist attractions worth seeing in your Tour to Pathanamthitta.

Pandalam - There are many ancient castles in this erstwhile capital of the Travancore Kingdom. This pilgrim centre is renowned for the Pandalam palace where a sacred ornament of Lord Ayyappa is kept.

Mannadi - The sculptures in the Bhagvathy temple is exquisitely beautiful. 'Kerala Institute of Folklore and Folkarts' is located here.

Perunthenaruvi Waterfalls - A splendid waterfall which falls from a height of 60-100 feet.

Aranmula - This place has earned the prestigious distinction of being declared an international tourism destination by the Union Government. It is most renowned for the boat race held annually on the Pemba River.

Kakki - The sylvan surroundings of this reservoir is sure to enthrall you. It is home to an amazing variety of wild animals. Boating in the artificial lake is also a pleasure.

Kaviyoor- The Mahadeva temple and the rock cut temples are truly beautiful.

Konni - The beautiful meadows on the banks of the Achakovil River in Konni will surely delight you. Don't miss out on an elephant ride in your Tour to Pathanamthitta.

Sabarimala - This is an important pilgrim center. The temple of Lord Ayyappa is visited by a large number of devotees each year.

Manjinikkara - Pilgrims cover large distances on foot to reach this holy spot and offer their respectful deference to the bishop who had come here way back in the 19th century to resolve the differences between two Christian Congregations.

Accommodation in Tour to Pathanamthitta

There are many hotels in Pathanamthitta to suit various pockets. Some of them are listed below

  • Hotel Elite Continental
  • Sumi Tourist Home
  • Lal's Residency
  • Yamuna Tourist Home
  • Shine Tower
  • Padmavathy Tourist Home
  • Adoor Tourist Home
  • Apsara Tourist Home
How to reach Pathanamthitta

The district headquarters of Pathanamthitta is Pathanamthitta town. Before planning your Tour to Pathanamthitta, it is best to know that it is well connected by road to the other important centers of the state. Kochi, Kottayam and Thiruvananthapuram are all linked to Pathanamthitta. If you are interested in traveling by train, the nearest railway station is Thiruvalla. The airport at Kochi which is at a distance of about 146 km is the nearest.

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