Koothattukulam is situated 17 km from Muvattupuzha taluk in Ernakulam district in Kerala. Located 50 km from Kochi City and 51 km from Ernakulam, Koothattukulam is at the junction of Ernakulam, Kottayam and Idukki districts. Koothattukulam has a large population base of Syrian Christians. The core occupation of the people is agriculture, followed by trading. Spread over 2318.71 hectares, Koothattukulam is where cash crops are grown in abundance. Rail, road and air are travel options to reach Koothattukulam.
Places to Stay
Koothattukulam is a small village and hence does not have many hotels nearby. Local home stays are available. Few budget hotels can be found in the nearby Ernakulam district such as Hotel Narendra Central (Tariff – Rs. 500 onwards), Hotel Park Avenue (Tariff - Rs. 922 onwards).
The official language of Koothattukulam is Malayalam. The alternative language spoken is English.
Some of the major local festivals of Koothattukulam that are celebrated with great fanfare include Onam (August/September), Navarathri (October), Deepavali (November), Christmas (December), Uthsavom (December/January).
Places of Interest
Sree Krishna Swamy Temple at Chittoor (8 km away), Bhagawathy Temple Puthiyakavu (11 km away), Kanjiramattam Mosque (25 km away), St. Thomas Shrine at Malalayattur (52 km away) are famous tourist spots situated in Ernakulam near Koothattukulam.
How to Get There
Kochi Airport at Ernakulam (36 km away) is the nearest airport to Koothattukulam.
Piravom Road (16 km away) is the nearest railway station to Koothattukulam.
Regular bus services ply from Koothattukulam to major cities such as Bangalore, Hosur, Krishnagiri, Coimbatore, Kottayam. Kallada Travels, Sharma Transports, Viji Yathra Travels are few good bus operators connecting to Koothattukulam at affordable bus tariffs. Get discount coupons for bus tickets to your favourite holiday destination by logging on to travel websites like Ticketgoose.com.