Alapra, surrounded by the forest of Ponthanpuzha is a picturesque village, located near Erumeli in the Kottayam district of Kerala.The Alapra Thacharikkal Bhagavathi Temple located amidst the forest is the only place in Kottayam district where Padayani, a ritual art is performed. Stunning views, spectacular waterfalls, mysterious caves and muniyaras added to the natural attractions of the landscape.
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 head quaters: 4500 m South-East direction.