Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls is located 18km from Kottayam town. This beautiful picnic spot is 2 km down a mud lane from Kumarakom and waters roar as they cascade down the mountains from a height of 100 ft.
Aranmula is the site of the splendid Onam festival boat races. Aranmula is located 50km from Kottayam. Usually boat race happens in early September. These races are essentially religious based on a temple festival. Aranmula is also the centre of bell metal mirror crafts.
Kettuvallam sunset or sunrise cruise.
No trip to Kumarakom is complete without a trip on Sunset & Sunrise Cruise on a Kettuvallam. Palm-filled lagoons, an enchanting view of wooded islands and the main lands are poetically beautiful scenes. The ride offers a close look into a delightful rustic life.
Pathiramanal (sands of midnight), an enchanting island on the lake, can be accessed by boat from Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls. This 10 acre island on the backwaters is home to many rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world.
Erumely is an important pilgrim centre for the Hindus and Muslims. Sree Dharmasastha Temple here is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappa. Pilgrims going to Sabarimala alight here.
Vagamon is an ideal tourist spot surrounded by the greenery of tea gardens, beautiful meadows and valleys. Situated at an elevation of 1100 meters above sea level is a trekker's paradise. Popular Weekend Breaks