On the banks of river Achankoil, Pathanamthitta is situated in the central Travancore region of Kerala. The district has natural three divisions the lowlands, the midlands and the highlands. The highlands stretch through the Western Ghats to the midlands in the centre. Close to Alappuzha are the lowlands covered the extensive coconut plantations. It is nurtured by three main rivers Pamba, Achankovil and Manimala. Timber and wood based industries is the mainstay of economy. Pathanamthita has its religious importance and is among the must see places on holidays. It is known as the “Pilgrimage Capital” of Kerala because the temple of Lord Dharmasastha is situated in the beautiful Sabarimala part of Western Ghats. It is throng by thousands of visitors on a holiday package to Kerala. The elephant training center at Konni, annual Christian convention near Kozhencherry and the boat race at Aranmul are the major attractions of Pathanamthitta. Pathanamthitta has a fierce splendor which must be seen and believed on a holiday package to it. It is indeed one of the greatest experiences of life.
Weather in Pathanamthitta: The city enjoys tropical climate. The typical summer months are from March to May. Parthanmthitaa becomes warmer in the month of April. June is the wettest month in this region. Winter begins in December and lasts in February with the lowest temperature in January. The best time to visit Pathanamthitta is from October to February.
How to reach Pathanamthitta
By Air to Pathanamthitta: Two nearest airport to Pathanamthitta is Thiruvanathapuram International Airport which is 113 Km from it and Cochin Internationa Airport which is 142 Km from it. The propose airport is Aranmula International airport which is just 14 Km from it.
By Train to Pathanamthitta: Two nearest rail heads to Pathanamthitta are Chengannur and Thiruvalla which are 26 and is 30 Km respectively from it. One of the proposed railway station Sabari is also passes through Pathanamthitta.
By Bus to Pathanamthitta: The city is well connected with major towns and cities by state transport buses run by KSRTC and private buses. Pathanamthitta is also the meeting point of two major state highways SH-07 and SH-08. The cities of Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Thrissur are well connected by KSRTC buses to Pathanamthitta. The high range townships like Punalur, Kumali, Pala and the Malabar Area of Northern Kerala are connected by private bus services to Pathanamthitta. A/C and luxury bus services ply from Pathanamthitta to Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Mangalore.
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