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Kollam KeralaKollam, an charismatic tourist spot, 72 km from Trivandrum, is the centre of the country's cashew trading and processing industry. Situated on the banks of Asthamundi lake, it is also an important hub for the state's marine products industry, with the port of Neendakara being the centre for trawlers and ice plants. For all it's natural gifts of wide rivers, dominant hills and forest, lakes and plains, there is the throb of a vibrant industrial activity.

Kollam which is a veritable Kerala in miniature is gifted as it is with Kerala's very representative features - sea, lakes, plains, mountains, rivers, streams, backwaters, forest, vast green fields and tropical crop of every variety both food crop and cash crop. The eight hour boat ride from Kollam to Alappuzha is the longest and the most enchanting experience of backwaters.Thirty percent of this historic town is covered by the renowned Asthamundi lake, making it the gateway to the magnificent backwaters of Kerala. The eight hour boat trip between kollam and Alappuzha is the longest and the most enchanting experience of the backwaters of Kerala. The district also has some interesting historic remnants and a number of temples built in the traditional ornate architectural style.

Accommodation in Kollam :
» Aquaserene
» Ashtamudi Resort
» Yatri Niwas
» Fragrant Nature Resort
» Ram Kamal Residency
» Palm Lagoon Backwater Resort

Tour Packages
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Chill Out KA-008 07 Days Book now
Moods of Kerala KA-009 14 Days Book now
Beach and Backwaters KA-010 09 Days Book now
Beach and Wildlife KA-013 10 Days Book now
Kerala Spice Tour KA-002 08 Days Book now  ( more .. )