Discover The Home Of Vembanad: Best Tourist Places In Kottayam!

Written By

Gopika VC

People come from all over the world to visit this city because it has so many beautiful churches, hill towns, temples, and waterfalls.

It has many tiny villages and hiking and trekking options. The tranquilly and excitement make it great for adventurers and nature lovers.

Elaveezha Poonchira


There are many different kinds of migratory birds that live in the bird sanctuary, such as cuckoos, waterfowl, and Brahminy kites.

Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary


The water at Marmala Waterfalls falls from a height of about 200 feet (0.06 km) into a rocky pool that is surrounded by lush green forests.

Marmala Waterfalls


Illikkal Kallu, a rock formation near Illikkal, is famous for its shape and beauty. Granite climbing, walking, and picnicking are popular at the 2000-foot rock structure.

Illikkal Kallu


The Munroe lighthouse in Pazhukkanila, Pallam, was built 200 years ago. It guided Alappuzha and Ernakulam boats that traded in Kottayam in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Munroe Light House


Vaikom has stunning beaches, backwaters, and scenery. The village produces coir and coir products in a serene and traditional setting.



Well, it's the longest lake in India and the largest lake in Kerala. The backwaters of the lake are well-known and a big draw for tourists in the area.

Vembanad Lake


The palace is a historic site in the town of Poonjar. It was built in the traditional style of Kerala and is known for its intricate carvings and elaborate decorations.

Poonjar Palace


The Bay Island Driftwood Museum is in the beautiful village of Kumarakom. It has a unique collection of beautiful driftwood sculptures with very high artistic value.

Bay Island Driftwood Museum


A picturesque hill station popular with tourists. The hill station is surrounded by thick trees at 4,000 feet (1.22 km) above sea level.