Kollam - Amritapuri

Kollam-Amritapuri has become one of the most attractive houseboat tours, which can be arranged from the city. The place is easily accessible as it is situated near Kollam or Quilon, in the famous backwaters of Kerala. The most common forms of transport that are available to reach the place are roadways and waterways. Boats are readily available that carry passengers to the place.

Kollam-Amritapuri houseboat tour takes one to the place, Amritapuri, which has been made the headquarters and residence of Mata Amrithanandamayi Devi. She is one of the female gurus, whose ashrams have gained so much popularity. There is a shrine in Amritapuri of Kollam, which is frequented by large number of religiously inclined people. There are about 700 hundred permanent residents, who have acquired shelter at the Mata Amrithanandamayi Devi Ashram.

The ambience of the temple as well as of the ashram is serene and peaceful. Amritapuri at Kollam has attracted not only local tourists, but also many tourists from abroad.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011