The 8 arms or channels of the Ashtamudi Lake are what gave it its name. It is the entrance to the famous backwaters of Kerala and the houseboat rides here are extremely famous. The Kollam to Alappuzha route is considered among the best in the backwaters. Cruises here give you a deeper look at the heart and spirit of the backwaters. Let the local oarsmen take you on a special journey to rediscover your soul. The lush greenery and exotic biodiversity shall enchant you forever.
Contact details of DTPC Kollam :
Ph: +91 474 2745625, 2750170
Nearest railway station: Kollam Junction, about 2 km
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 70 km
Latitude: 8.95138, Longitude: 76.582575