Pampa (Pamba) River, Kuttanad

#4 of 6 in Nature in Alappuzha District
The Pamba River is the third longest river in the South Indian state of Kerala after Periyar and Bharathappuzha and the longest river in the erstwhile princely state of Travancore. Sabarimala temple dedicated to Lord Ayyappa is located on the banks of the river Pamba. in old Hindu Epics, Pampa was Lord Brahma's daughter, who was later married to Lord Shiva.
The river is also known as 'Dakshina Bhageerathi' and 'River Baris'.
The River Pamba enriches the lands of Pathanamthitta District and the Kuttanand area of Alappuzha District
The Pamba originates at Pulachimalai hill in the Peerumedu plateau in the Western Ghats at an altitude of and flows through Ranni, Adoor, Kozhenchery, Tiruvalla, Chengannur, Kuttanad, Karthikapally, and Ambalappuzha Taluks before emptying into the Vembanad Lake. A noted Anjana temple is situated near this bank. The river enriches the Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha districts of Kerala state. Kuttanad, an important rice cultivating area in Kerala receives its irrigation water from the Pamba river. The Pamba basin is bounded on the east by the Western Ghats. The river shares its northern boundary with the Manimala River basin, while it shares the southern boundary with the Achankovil River basin.
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  • Pamba river located in Kerala state in India , you can experience one (or more) night stay in a boat with all facilities and enjoy a lot of wildlife , original nature , nice hospitality of crew and ve...  more »
  • We took the boat in Alappuzha and got out in front of our hotel. It was a three hour tour, lunch included. The most amazing tour i had ever experienced. İt is worth of every penny!  more »
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