Its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage has been make it’s a popular tourist destination. From the very Corner of the world tourists come to this city every year to relax and to experience the wealthy cultural values of Kerala.
Kottayam is surrounded by rivers, backwaters, ancient religious places and hill stations. Border by hills on the east , the Vembanad Lake and Paddy Fields of Kutlanad on the west , Panoramic backwater stretches , lush paddy fields highlands , hills and hillocks , rubber plantation places associated with many legends make its the enviable . Winter Season is the Best time to visit the Kottayam. It is well linked to all the towns and cities of Kerala by train, Air, and Water.
A tourist hotspot are a cave at Kottathavalam, a visit to the beautiful scenic villages of Nattakam and Panachikadu will relax your mind and soul , a wonderful place for trekking and water activities such as boating, swimming and fishing village sojourn at refresh you and add memories to cherish, Viacom. A Home to many Sheltered haunts its historical places , heritage temples and its simplistic beauty, Elaveezha Poonchira scenery at its best Surrounded by three hills – Mankunnu, Kodayathoormala and Thonippara – Elaveezha Poonchira ,dotted with exquisite waterfalls and secret alcoves, Famous for trekkers for its terrain and is the perfect picnic spot. Nadukani. A new spot for youngsters and couples due to dense forest, Nilgiri Mountains, Muvattupuzha River, mystical valleys, and colorful flora.
Kottayam best attractions are Marmala Waterfalls (Deadly combination of adventure, danger and beauty), Juma Masjid (1,000 year old mosque in Kottayam It is known for its wonderful architecture and beautiful wooden carvings), Monroe Lighthouse (splendid views of the lush green paddy fields, and do carry a camera – the sunset here is magical),Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (It’s a perfect place to relax in the midst of nature; its serenity and refreshing aura is an attraction to many), Poonjar Palace ( indication of Kottayam in the olden times a top tourist palace of kottayam it is impressive with its intricate wooden carvings .The rich antiques displayed in the demonstration are remarkable.). Bay Island Driftwood Museum (one-of-its-kind museum in Kottayam, Discs & Machines – Sunny’s Gramophone Museum in Kottayam), St. Mary’s Orthodox Church (One of the oldest churches near Kottayam).
With its beautiful churches, charming nearby hill stations, significant temples, and refreshing waterfalls make pride of God’s own country. The numerous plantations – rubber, coconut, palm, spices and the flora make for lush green landscapes that are totally stunning as such make it as one of the must visit destinations in Kerala.