Kottayam, a brief introduction.Back

Kottayam, a brief introduction.

Kottayam is a district in Kerala, India, which is blessed with many tourist destinations.  Bordered by the lofty and mighty Western Ghats on the east and the Vembanad Lake and paddy fields of Kuttanad on the west, Kottayam is a land of unique characteristics and. Known as the land of letters, latex and lakes, Kottayam has the distinction of being the first-ever fully literate municipal town in India. There are many places to see in Kottayam.  Panoramic backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands and extensive rubber plantations characterize this picturesque land which attracts hordes of tourists. The majestic Vembanad Lake and the stunning backwaters of Kumarakom are prime tourist spots in Kottayam.


  • Air
  • Road
  • Rail

How to Reach: Air

Cochin International Airport 88 Km.

How to Reach: Road

Major bus station is Nagampadom bus station

How to Reach: Rail

Major railway station is Nagampadom railway station located in the heart of the Kottayam town.

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