Kollam - Mayyanad

Kollam-Mayyanad tour is one of the most popular houseboat tours from Kollam. This place is one of the well-known tourist places of the region. On a trip to Kollam, tourists must not miss the opportunity of experiencing a houseboat ride to Mayyanad.

Mayyanad is situated at a distance of 10 kilometers towards the south of Kollam. It is a picturesque village situated on the banks of the Paravur Lake. It is at a walking distance from the Arabian coast. Kollam-Mayyanad tour offers a lot of serenity to the tourists.

This place is one of the favorite spots of the tourists as it houses a number of temples. The Swamy Temple of Umayanallur is one of the nine temples located at the place. This temple was established to worship Lord Muruga or Subramanya. It is often visited by the ardent devotees of the Hindu religion. Sankaracharya of Kaladi, a well known Indian philosopher, was associated with this temple.

The village of Mayyanad at Kollam also encompasses three churches and a number of mosques. The churches are located at Kakkottumoola, Pulichira and Mukkom. Mayyanad consists of a number of regions. Some of the regions are Mayyanad, Pulichara, Kackottumoola, Umayanellor, Thattamala and Thannimukku. Many famous Indian personalities are associated with Mayyanad. CV Kunjuraman, A John Mayyanad, C Kesavanand and K Sukumaran were born here.

Houseboat tours from Kollam to Mayyanad are organized by the travel agents based in Kollam city. Some of the hotels located in the region also arrange fro the tours to mayyanad from Kollam.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011