Kollam - Anchal

The Kollam-Anchal backwater tour is famous for the Mudi festival. The festival is celebrated every 12 years in the Bhagavathy temple. This much awaited festival is observed with great pomp and glory. During the festival, a procession starts from the Kadakkal Temple located in Kadakkal. The demonstration ends at the Arakkal Temple of Anchal. People from various corners visit the place during the Mudi festival. Tourists embark on a houseboat journey from Kollam to Anchal during the time of the festival. While visiting Anchal, one can also visit this temple, where various other festivals are also celebrated.

Anchal is well known for its thriving cattle market. Held twice in a month, the cattle market is visited by numerous villagers and also by the tourists visiting the place. The houseboat tour to Anchal from Kollam is also enjoyed by nature lovers. The serene atmosphere of the region has been attracting many visitors for a long time.

The Kollam-Anchal houseboat tour is highly exciting where tourists can enjoy the pleasant climate amidst the beauty of nature. Accommodation in Kollam is available in the resorts, hotels and guest houses located in the city. During the tour, people can also stay in the houseboats. One of the best shelters available in Kollam city is the Ashtamudi Resort. This resort also provides rooms in house boats for the guests. Some other hotels of Kollam are:
  • Palm Lagoon
  • Aqua serene
  • Yatri Niwas
  • Hotel Sudarsan
  • Ram Kamal Residency
One can reach Kollam by flights from various neighboring cities. Thiruvanthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport to Kollam. It is at a distance of 71 kilometers from the city. Besides, there is a good network of roadways and railways linking Kollam with other cities of the Kollam district as well as the state, Kerala.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011



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