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Achencoil Alumkadavu Amritapuri Aryankavu Oachira

Achencoil
Achencoil in Kollam

About 80 kms from Punalur is an important pilgrim center is situated. A famous temple name Sastha temple is situated here in the amidst dense forest. The idol of Sastha is supposed to have been installed several centuries before the Christian Era. Mandala Pooja (December-January) and the festival held at 'Revathi'(January-February) are the two inportant festivals of this temple. The two notable features of the festival are the Therotam (chariot festival) and Pushpabhishekam (offering of flowers). In no other temple of the South India are flowers offered to the deity so lavishly as at Achencoil.


Alumkadavu
Alumkadavu in Kollam

At 26 Kms from Kollam City Alumkadavu is located which is near the lakeside of Kollam-Alappuzha National Water Way. The "Green Channel Back Water Resort" at Alumkadavu makes itself a tranquil location for both foreign and Indian Tourists. Blue green's scenic beauty stretches of serene back water and rambling gardens of hundreds of coconut palms give the Green Channel Resort an incomparable beauty.


Amritapuri

Located at 110 kms from capital of Kerala. It is a realisation of the ancient Indian ideal "the whole world is one family" (vasudhaiva kutumbakam). By bus or train: Kayamkulam (12 km north of Amritapuri) and Karunagappally (10 km south) are the major cities to reach. By air and taxi: The two closest airports are in Trivandrum (110 km south of Amritapuri) and in Cochin (140 km north).


Aryankavu

Aryankavu is situated about 73 km's east of Kollam. It is one of the most important pilgrim centers of the district. It was an important trade route for merchants from either sides of western Ghats from very early days. Shrine dedication of Lord Sastha is the chief attraction of Aryankavu. The temple has some fine sculptures and mural paintings. During the Mandala Pooja in December thousands of pilgris flocks of this temple. All trains towards Shencottah have a stop at Aryankavu. About 5 kms away from Aryankavu there is a big waterfall known as Palaravi meaning river of milk. It is one of the well-known waterfalls in the south India, falling from a height of 300 feet. It is situated 66kms from Kollam on Kollam-Shencottah road.


Oachira

Ochira is situated near 32 km's away from north of Kollam on the Kollam Alappuzha National Highway and on the boundary of Kollam district. It is a unique pilgrim center. The peculiarity of the temple here is that there is no temple building as such nor is there any idol. All classes of people workship the presiding deity the parabrahmam. Oachira draws thousands of Pilgrims for Oachirakkali, a festival held annually in June. It is also an important handicraft center where fancy articles of screw pine mats are manufactured.


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02 Nights & 03 Days Trivandrum–Kollam(Quilon)– Trivandrum
Kollam Kollam Tour (Kollam Weekend)

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Key to Kerala Tour 08 Nights & 09 Days Trivandrum–Kovalam– Kanyakumari–Kollam(Quilon) –Alleppey–Kumarakom– Thekkady–Cochin
Kollam Key to Kerala Tour

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  • Ending Point:
  • Cochin
  • Duration:
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