Kollam (Formerly known as Quilon) offers unmatched experience of houseboat cruise along the placid waters of Ashtamudi lake . Kerala’s second largest lake, Ashtamudi Lake is 16km long and is noted for its splendid waterscapes and wetlands. “Ashtamudi” means “eight branches”; the lake is a combination of eight smaller bodies of water. Kollam’s beauty is not limited till its backwaters , its long stretch of stunning beaches is another major attraction. In many poems Kollam has been referred to as ‘swapna desham’, or dreamland.
In these months weather remains cool in morning and evening time and afternoon becomes pleasant. Cool breeze and pleasant temperature adds more enjoyment to sightseeing and excursion trips.
In this period coastal belt of Kerala receives abundance of rainfall so the lush green beauty of nature emerges. However sometimes your local sightseeing and excursions plans may hamper due to incessant rainfall.
In these months high temperatures (maximum of 35-37 degrees ) couples with high humidity levels so long sightseeing trips are not recommended.
Trivandrum International Airport is the closest Airport to Kollam (66 Kms). This airport is well connected to all major metro cities of India: Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
Kollam Junction is the closest railhead, which is well connected with other major cities of India:New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, etc
Kollam is well connected by road to other metro cities of India. There is good frequency of buses till Kochi from there cab can be booked to reach to your resort.
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