The second largest town in Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu, Kollemcode is located north-west to Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari) and south-east to Trivandrum (capital of Kerala). A thickly populated town, Kollemcode is a lush-green place with beaches, back waters and a mountain on one side. The CZR golden highway (AKA WestCoast road) passes through Kollemcode. The town is considered to be a highly literate town recording more than 90% literacy rate.
Places to Stay
There are not many hotels in Kollemcode. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Singaar International (Tariff- Rs. 1360) and Hotel Canaan (Tariff- Rs. 1400 onwards) in Nagercoil.
St. Nicholas Feast, St. Mary's Feast, St. Jude Feast and Sreerajarajeshwari Esakiamman Temple Feast are some of the major events held in this town.
Tamil is the Local Language; while Malayalam is also widely spoken here.
Places to Visit
Kollemcode Devi Temple, Edappad herbal beach, Marthandanthurai silver sand beach and the 100 years old Neerody Church are all located within a kilometre of the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Trivandrum
The nearest Railway Station is at Nagercoil
The Kollemcode Bus Stop runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Tippu Sultan Travels that runs regular buses to and from the village. When you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com avail of online bus ticket booking offers.