Pathanamthitta Tourist Places

Pathanamthitta is the district with out a beach in Kerala. The district stands close to the Western Ghats, with many parts in dense forest. The famous Sabarimala is in Pathanamthitta district. The district is blessed with natural beauty of hills, rivers and variety of flora and fauna.

Pathanamthitta has borders with Idukki, and Kottayam districts in the northern side, Kollam district in the south, Alappuzha district in the west and has borders with Tamilnadu in the eastern side. Major towns in this district are Pathanamthitta, Thiruvalla, Aranmula, Kozhenchery, Pandalam, Adoor, Ranni, Parumala, Mallappally, Omalloor and Kumbanad.

Travel Information:
By Air: Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram (119 km)
By Rail: Nearest railway station: Thiruvalla (30 km); Chengannur (28 km)
By Road: Pathanamthitta is well connected by a good network of roads to all major towns in Kerala.

There are many touist spots and pilgrim centers in this district. Pathanamthitta district is considered as the head quarters of the Pilgrimage tourism with many major Pilgrimage centres in the district like Sabarimala, Maramon, Aranmula Temple, Parumala Church, and Malayalappuzha. Other places of tourist interest are Perumthenaruvi, and prose
Toursist Places
Sabarimala : Sabarimala Dharmasastha temple is one of most visited temple in the entire India.
Aranmula : The Aranmula Parthasarathy temple is located at Aranmula, about 10 km away from Chengannur, is dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Mannadi Kavu : Ancient Bhagavathy temple dedicated Goddess Bhadrakali near Adoor in Pathanamthitta District
Maramon : Maramon is a small town on the Pampa River, opposite to Kozhencherry town in the state of Kerala, India.
Perumthenaruvi : Perumthenaruvi, a 100ft high Waterfall is located 16 km away from Tiruvalla.
Kaviyoor : Kaviyoor is about 5 km east of Tiruvalla Town in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, on the banks of river Manimala.