Located in the Alappuzha district of Kerala, Mavelikkara is a small taluk known for its cultural and historical background. The taluk is surrounded by cities like Chengannur, Thiruvalla, Kayamkulam and Mavelikkara Thekkekara town. This taluk is well connected by road to other cities in Kerala.
Places to Stay
Chengannur city is located only 8 km away from Mavelikkara taluk and offers many pocket friendly hotels for tourists. Some of them are Hotel Priya (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Aroor residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Mavelikkara is Malayalam and Hindi. The other languages spoken here include Tamil, Konkani and English.
The major festival celebrated in Mavelikkara is Kumbha Bharani festival. This festival is celebrated in the month of March and April.
Places of Interest
Mavelikkara offers many tourist attractions for the travellers ranging from temples and churches to forts of historic importance. Some of the main places to visit are Fort Mavelikkara, Chettikulangara Devi Temple, Sree Krishna Swami Temple and St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral.
How to Get There
The Trivandrum international airport is the closest, located 105 km away from the town.
The closest railway station to the taluk is the Mavelikara railway station, 0 km from the Taluk.
There are daily bus services to Haripad, Pandalam, Thiruvalla, Chengannur and Kanyakumari. Bus ticket booking discount coupons are available online on several bus booking portals. Make use of them while booking your tickets.