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Travel Guide to Kollam, Kerala

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Introduction to Kollam

Kollam, the gate way to Kerala's beautiful backwaters. It has beautiful waterfalls, beaches, rivers, backwaters, lakes, mountains, majestic villages, forests etc. Kollam is an old seaport town on the banks of the Ashtamudi lake. It is today, a busy, friendly city where cashew and pepper are still transported in little country boats in its cool and placid backwaters. Tourists can also visit the Tangasseri Light House and the Thlrumullavaram Beach. The 9 hour boat ride from Kollam to Alappuzha along these backwaters can be an unforgettable experience.

Demography of Kollam

  • H.Qrs. - Kollam
  • Area - 2579 sq. km. Rainfall - 275 cm
  • Best Season - August/March
  • Climate - Tropical Temperature - Max 36oC Min 22.4 oC
  • STD Code - 0474


  • Travel Air - Nearest Airport in Thiruvananthapuram International and Domestic Airport 76 (Km.)
  • Rail - Connected to all cities in India Main station are Kollam Junction Sasthamkotta Karunagappalli Ochira Mayyanad Paravoor Kilikolloor, Kundara, Kottarakkara - Meter Guage Thenmala Ariyankavu - Meter Guage
  • Water - Boat Services to Alapuzha and other places at Kollam
  • Local - Taxi, Buses, Auto, Boats
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