Kuruppanthara is located on the border of the Alappuzha District and Kottayam District. Located in the Alappuzha District of Kerala, it comes under the Mannanchery Panchayath. Situated in the Aryad Taluk of South Kerala Division, it has its district headquarters at Alappuzha. With its postal head office at Mannancherry, Kuruppanthara is 160 km away from the state capital of Thiruvananthapuram. Kanjikkuzhi , Alappuzha , Cherthala , Kottayam are the cities near Kuruppanthara.
Places to Stay
Kuruppanthara doesn’t have good accommodation options. So it is recommended that tourists opt for hotels in Alleppey instead. Some of the hotels in Alleppey are Cosy Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1250), Gokulam (Tariff – Rs. 900), Green Palace Kerala Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1500) among numerous others.
The official language of Kuruppanthara is Malayalam. The other languages spoken include Tamil and English.
Holi in March and Diwali in November are celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Some tourist spots in and around Kuruppanthara are Alleppey (10 km from Kuruppanthara), Kumarakom (11 km from Kuruppanthara), Kochi (47 km from Kuruppanthara) among numerous others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Kuruppanthara is Kochi Airport, which is 73 km away.
The nearest major railway station from Kuruppanthara is Alleppey Junction, which is 11 km away.
Kuruppanthara has a bus stand of its own with buses plying to nearby places such as Alleppey, Kochi among others. It is mostly state run buses which ply on this route. If you wish to get the cheapest bus tickets for your journey, book through Ticketgoose.com.