Kollam Travel Guide

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    Fisher man
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    Chines fishing net
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Kollam Things to Do

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    by gonzo747 Written Mar 8, 2007

    Kollam is a little town so if you have some spare time it's worth doing a little walk;
    there are a few small tempels and there is also a clocktower and spice warehouses( which area smells pretty good.

    Local tempel

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    by gonzo747 Written Mar 8, 2007

    This eight hour trip starts at 10.30 am and arrives in Alleppey at around 6.30 pm. You can also do it from alleppey to Kollam.
    There are two stops. A lunchbreak at a lakeside restaurant and a teastop.(these prices are not included)
    The cruise costs 300 roepies per person;

    The boat Relaxing is a must!!! A backwater scene locals on boats fishing net and local ship

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    by radz Written Jul 6, 2004

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    As we have 1/2 day in Kollam we hired spead boat,for one hr Rs500.
    Its so great ride,on the way ,one can see Chines fishing net,villagers doing there usual work, small village church.
    It was cloudy,caught in rain,we get drenchd too,:)Umberalla is no use,with windey its no use :).Dont want comeback to land.
    .

    Ashtamudi lake
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    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
    • Beaches

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Kollam Hotels

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  • Fragrant Nature Resort

    Cpii 709 Nedungolam P.O., KOLLAM, India, 691334, I

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Club Mahindra Backwater Retreat...

    Chavara South, Kollam, Kerala, 691584, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Beach Orchid

    Beach, Kollam, Kerala, 691001, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Nani

    Opposite Clock Tower,, Main Road, Kollam, 691 001, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Club Mahindra Back Water Resort

    Ashtamudi Chavara, Kollam, Kerala, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Cambay Palm Lagoon

    Vellimon West, Kollam, Kerala, 691 511, India

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Families

  • Nila Palace

    Cheerancavu Ezhukone, Kollam, Kerala, 691505, India

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Business

  • Sarovaram Ayurvedic Backwater Resort

    Nr. Veerabhadra Swami Temple, Ashtamudi, Kollam, K

Kollam Restaurants

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    by radz Written Jul 7, 2004

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    Favorite Dish:
    Sadya is meal,pure vegetarian,usually served at weddings&festival days.But few hotels will also offer.This pic is taken at Kollam wedding ,15 side dish,,three types of "Payasam(its sweet dish ).
    The usualu one is delicious avials,poriyals,pacchadis etc.

    One of the must eat( do) ,when you happend to be in Kerala:))

    Sadya
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Kollam Transportation

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    by radz Written Jul 7, 2004

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    There are many private cruise operators around,but i suggest first have to enquire DTPC.There office inside Boat Jetty.

    One can choose accoding there budget and wish :)

    District Tourism Promotion council,Kollam.
    DTPC-Kollam,Telefax;2750170.
    Email.:dtpcgln@md3.vsnl.net.in
    www.dtpc-quilontourism.com

    Transport
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    • Cruise
    • Beaches

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Kollam Shopping

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    by radz Written Jul 7, 2004

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    Guess what is this ,Yellow&red fruit,i never seen one.:).Its season time at Kollam,road side fruit market i saw this fruits.Its fresh Date Fruit,i had dry Dates not fresh one.
    We bought 1 kg.:)Not bad it taste diffrent :)

    Fruit shop,Kollam
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    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons

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