Set on the foothills of the Western Ghats in the east and the rich green paddy fields in the west, Kottayam is a land of unique characteristics. With the panoramic Kerala backwaters, lush paddy fields, highlands and rubber plantations and a totally literate people have given the district the title: the “Land of lakes, latex and letters”. It is one of the most industrially developed districts of the State and the large producer of rubber, coconut, tea, coffee and pepper. It is the strong hold of the Christian community and is known for number of temples, mosques and ancient churches. (more…)
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Aruvikachal Waterfalls, situated at a walk able distance from Pattampuzha junction in Thekkekara Village at Kottayam District, is one of the highest waterfalls in Kerala. Flowing down from an altitude of 235 feet, the falls are located on the periphery of Western Ghats. The monsoon is the best time to visit the falls. (more…)
Maramala, exactly 7km from Teekoy rubber estate, this waterfall lies a few kilometers away from Erattupetta. To reach the waterfalls one has to trek through the estate over the rocky path. The waterfall comes from a height of 60mtr and falls into a 12mtr deep pool to join the Teekoy river way down.