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Kottayam 

Published Date: 08-May-2024

A picturesque town nestled between the Western Ghats and Vembanad Lake, Kottayam is known for its scenic beauty, ancient temples, and vibrant culture. Visit the Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, explore the enchanting Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, or take a leisurely houseboat cruise along the serene backwaters.

  • Best Time to Visit: October to March
  • Average Budget: ₹3000-₹6000 per person per day
  • Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport (COK), 87 km
  • Nearest Railway Station: Kottayam Railway Station
  • Best Known For: Temples, backwaters, bird sanctuary
  • Tip: Take a backwaters cruise at Kumarakom.

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