A coastal district of Kerala, Kollam is located 71 km from Trivandrum. One of the beautiful backwater districts of Kerala, Kollam was once port of international spice trade. 30% of this historic town is covered by the renowned Ashtamudi Lake.
Kollam and Alleppey backwatersis the longest backwater cruise in Kerala for almost eight hours. The district which is the center of the country's cashew trading and processing industry also has some interesting historic remnants and several temples built in the traditional ornate architectural style.
How to Reach
Air: Nearest Airport: Thiruvananthapuram (71 km)
Rail: Kollam is an important railhead of the Southern Railways. (Railway enquiry Ph: 131)
Road: An excellent road network links Kollam to all major towns and cities in Kerala.
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