Pathiramanal is a small island on the backwaters of Alappuzha,is a haven for hundreds of rare birds migrating from different parts of the world.This little Island on the backwaters is a birdwatcher's delight. Surrounded by the Vembanad Lake,stretching from Alappuzha to Kochi and the Kayamkulam lake, Pathiramanal is accessible only by boat.The green island thus forms an ideal place for a break in the journey while on a backwater cruise.Themainland Alappuzha has a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers criss crossing it and is a district of immense natural beauty.It has a mytholigical significance attached to its creation. According to myths a young brahmin dived into Vembanad Lake to perform his evening ablutions and the water madeway for land to rise from below. The Island lies between Thaneermukkom and Kummarakom, and is accessible only by boat. 1 and 1/2 hours by motor boat or 30 mins by speed boat is all it takes to reach this amazingly beautiful place.
Pathiramanal is a 10 acre island on the backwaters and is home to many rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world.his little island on the backwaters is a favorite haunt of hundreds of rare migratory birds from different parts of the world.and is accessible only by boat. A Tour to Pathiramanal is the perfect way to spendyour holiday amidst the emerald green backwaters and the lush green coconut trees.
|Address:Alappuzha, Kerala, India.
|Nearest City:Kottayam, kalavoor, pazhaveedu.
|Best time to visit:June to January.
Interesting things to do:
|Boating, Fishing and water sports.
Interesting things to Visit:
This is a seaside village replete with historical evidences in the shape of the remnants of an old Portuguese Fort and the churches that date back to the eighteenth century.
This place is noted for the shrines and temples that dot it. The most important temple is undoubtedly the Subramanya temple that is said to have been
This clinches the title of being the best beach spot hands down.Feel the bracing cool breeze softly caressing you as you bask in the warm rays of the sun. This is also an ideal place for swimming.
Ambalappuzha ( Pilgrim Centre):
The Sri Krishna Temple at Ambalapuzha, 14 kms from Alleppey is among Kerala's more famous ones boasting of the typical temple architectural style of
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How to reach?
Nearest Railway Station:
Alappuzha Railway Station.
Nearest Airport:Kochi International Airport,
Alappuzha is connected by good motorable roads to all parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Nearest Visiting places:
Better known as St. Sebastian Church, is situated 22 km north of Alleppey. It is one of the most important pilgrim centres of Christians in Kerala, established by Portuguese missionaries, which is near Sherthallai. The feast of St. Sebastian is held here every year.
This is a small island in Alleppey (Alappuzha) about 10 acres in area and is a favorite residing place of hundreds of rare migratory birds, which arrive here from different parts of the world. The island is accessible only by a boat.
Chavara Bhavan is located 6 km away from Alleppey and is accessible only by boat. It is the ancestral home of the blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara. It is
Nehru Cup Boat Race
This famous boat race of Kerala takes place on the second Saturday of August each year. It's held on Vembanad lake to the east of the town. Tickets for
Pallana Kumarakodi is the place where Kerala's poet Kumaran Asan takes his eternal rest. It is now preserved as 'Asan Smarakam' by the State Cultural
Situated 24 kms. away from Alappuzha, on the Alappuzha - Thiruvalla Road. Established in 1810, the church is dedicated to St. George. It is believed that
Sea View Park:
The Park offers boating facilities and a swimming pool. Krishnapuram palace It was built in the 18th century during the reign of Marthanda Varma, which
Nearest Petrol Pump:
Pathirappally Petrol Pump
BP Petrol Pump
Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort
Alleppey Prince Hotel
Alleppey Beach Resort
Punnamada Backwater Resort
Things to carry:
|Carry loose fitting cottons clothes, sunglasses and sun block lotions..
Tips & Suggestions:
Help Line/Phone Number:
Kuthiathode Police Station
Pulincunnoo Police Station
Mavelikara Police Station
Thrikkunnapuzha Police Station
Kayamkulam Police Station.
KVM Kinder Hospital
|Society/Community Phone Number:
|Alappuzha beach is one of the most popular beaches of Kerela located in the district of Alappuzha. The beach is located at roughly 5 kms from the Alappuzha railway station and has the Arabian Sea on the west and a large network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers intersection.Alappuzha is a tiny place located on a thin strip of land between the Arabian Sea and the Punnamada Backwaters. The place is fondly referred to as the Venice of East because of its striking similarity between the two (Alappuzha and Venice) with regards to intricate maze of backwaters, canals and bridges......more
|Marari Beach (Mararikulam) is situated about 60 kms south of Cochin and even less from Alleppey.south of Cochin. This town ship will also be able to provide delight to your desires in the non vegetarian delicacies. This beach is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in India. The tourists would love to spend their days and evenings watching the fishermen perform their mundane chores. The din and bustle of the fishermen with their work will be able to calm the disturbances of your heart. Stand in the evening looking forward the setting sun and his valor, it is amazing.The tourists can also go out for swimming and sailing in the etherized water of the sea. .....more
|This beatiful beach is situated at Marari village about 12 km from Alleppey and 60 km from Kochi, A pure and soft Mararikulam beach welcomes into its warm embrace as you decide to spend your holiday tours on this strikingly beautiful beach.Mararikulam Beach is comparatively a new beach destination where you have pristine sand beaches, swinging coconut palms and plenty of solitude. Experience the local aroma in the environment and traditional hospitality in the conduct of the people. Spend your time getting a stunning suntan, exploring the route of the backwaters, changing moods of the sea, witnessing the daily routine of the locals and consuming the scenic beauty of the beach......more
|St George Horeb Jacobite Syrian Church
|St. George horeb Jacobite Syrian church (Chennithala Horeb Church) is located in chennithala Village, Mavelikkara thaluk of Alappuzha district in Kerala state.(Niranam Diocese) Under the holy apostolic see of Antioch and all the east. Chennithala is a village where Hindus, Muslims and Christians live together in religious harmony. There are many ancient Hindu temples. Christians of all denominations have their place of worship in Chennithala.The present Christian community in Chennithala is the generations of Christians converted by St. Thomas, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, who came to malankara and established a church in Niranam in A.D.58, which is one among the seven& half (Ezhera pally) churches in malankara.....more
|Alappuzha/alleppey district is surrounded by Ernakulam district towards the north, Kollam district towards the south and Kottayam and Pathanamthitta districts towards the east. Alappuzha or Alleppey is an entrancing region of awe-inspiring natural beauty with the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast tangle of cerulean lakes, serene backwaters and freshwater rivers, is usually referred as the Venice of the East.Alappuzha is one of the exotic backwater sites in the state of Kerala. This city of south India is situated close to the Arabian Sea and is interlocked by a number of canals and bridges. Alappuzha city guide is also famous for its Nehru Trophy boat race held every year......more
|Krishnapuram Palace is located Kayamkulam, 47 km from Alappuzha (Alleppey), Alappuzha district. Built in the 18th century by Marthanda Varma, This two-storied Krishnapuram Palace was once the residence of the Maharajas/rulers of Kayamkulam kingdom. This palace features narrow corridors, saddled roofs and dormer windows. This palace is under the supervision of Archaeology department and is one of the brilliant Kerala highlights. Krishnapuram Palace has been restored as a heritage building and is visited by several tourists.Its gabled roofs, narrow corridors and dormer windows are reflective of the typical Kerala style.It is now under archeological survey of India and showcases the traditional Kerala architecture with narrow corridors, gabled roofs and dormer windows.....more
|Pulinkunnu is an island village nestled among Pampa Nadhi, backwaters, lakes, wetlands and canals.Pulincunnu is an island village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.Pulincunnu is located in the Kuttanad taluk and region of Alappuzha District.The scenic beauty of the wide river ride through the Pampa river is the reason why this route is one of the most favoured by houseboats tourism operators in Kerala. It is part of the Kerala Backwaters, a network of lakes, wetlands, and canals. The famous Rajiv Gandhi Trophy boat race is held here during the months of October-November every year.....more
|Kayamkulam Lake is located inKayamkulam, Alpuzzha district.it is spread over an area of 60 sq km and is one of the most scenic backwaters in Kerala. The lake, which lies in both the Allepey and Quilon district, is a shallow lake which merges with the sea at the Kayamkulam barrage. Stretching between Panmana and Karthikappally, the Kayamkulam Lake has an area of 59.57 sq km, a length of 30 km and an average breadth of 2.4 Km. It connects the Ashtamudi Lake by the Chavara-Panmana canal.he wide opening of the lake into the Arabian Sea offers spectacular view of the sunset through the web of Chinese fishing nets to the tourists cruising in the houseboats.....more
|Punnamada Lake is located just 3 kms from the Alappuzha city, Alappuzha district, kerala.Spread over 10.5 acres with water frontage stretching over a kilometer, the resort enjoys an ever refreshing weather.Punnamada Lake is surrounded by coconut and areca nut trees and lush vegetations. A journey in the country-made boats through the lake will provide awe-inspiring sights of paddy fields and stretches of coconut palm groves.Punnamada Lake is where the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race takes place. Every year during the second Saturday of August, thousands of people throng to this place to witness the breathtaking boat race......more
|The Ambalapuzha Temple is a typical Kerala style built temple, dedicated to Sree Krishna is situated 8 miles south of Alappuzha, kerala . Ambalapuzha temple is famous for its temple architecture and the milk porridge- Paalpaayasam. Chembakasseri Pooradam built this temple in 800 AD. One of the legends connected with the origin of this temple is related to the sage Vilwamangalam Swaamiyaar. Devanarayana Raja surrendered his kingdom to Sreekrishnan after the consecration of Ambalapuzha temple and assumed the name Devanarayanan. The idol at Ambalapuzha is likened to Parthasaarathhi with a whip in the right hand and a Shankhu (sacred conch) in the left. It is also in this temple that 'Pallipana' dance is performed by 'Velans' (sorcerers) once in twelve years.....more
|Mannarsala Nagaraja Temple is one of the most important centre of snake worship in Kerala, Sree Nagaraja temple is situated at Mannarsala near Haripad town, about 35 Km away from Alappuzha on the Alappuzha-Kollam route. Mannarsala Ayilyam is the famous Festival of this Temple. It is believed that by 'Uruhi Kamizhthal', which is placing a bell shaped vessel upside down as an offering to the deity,childless couples are blessed with children. The sacred turmeric paste of the temple is believed to cure leprosy. The eldest Female member of the Mannarsala Family Known as 'Amma' is performing Pujas in the temple.The temple is one of themost important centers of serpent Worship in Kerala.....more