If you go on a backwater cruise from Alappuzha to Kumarakom, don’t forget to take a break en route at the picturesque island of Pathiramanal. The small island known for its scenic beauty is also a favourite haunt of rare migratory birds.

The island, in the middle of Lake Vembanad, is also known as Ananda Padmanabhan Thoppu and Pathira Thoppu. It comes under the Cherthala Taluk of Alappuzha district.

Getting There
Mythological and Historical References
Eco-tourism at Pathiramanal
Flora of Pathiramanal
Rich birdlife at Pathiramanal

  Kumarakom Bird SanctuaryFlora, Fauna and Flavours of Kumarakom  



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