Alapra is among the most beautiful villages in Kottayam district. Located near Erumeli, it is home to the mystical Alapra Thacharikkal Bhagavathi Temple. Set amidst a dense forest, it is the only place in the district where the legendary ritual art form of Padayani is performed. Majestic views, luscious waterfalls and ancient caves add to the mystique of the place.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvalla, about 33 km; Changanassery, about 37 km and Kottayam, about 41 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 112 km
Latitude: 9.45719, Longitude: 76.763134
Altitude: Sea level
Distance from district headquarters: 4500 m South-East direction.