1 day in Pathanamthitta District Itinerary

1 day in Pathanamthitta District Itinerary

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Pathanamthitta is a town and a municipality situated in the Central Travancore region in the state of Kerala, south India, spread over an area of 23.50 km2. On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Achankovil River and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pathanamthitta road trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Oman, the closest major aiports are Trivandrum International Airport, Cochin International Airport and Madurai Airport. March in Pathanamthitta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pathanamthitta

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Pathanamthitta District travel guide

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Pathanamthitta District is a district in the southern part of Kerala, India. The district headquarters is in the town of Pathanamthitta. There are four municipalities in Pathanamthitta: Tiruvalla, Adoor, Pathanamthitta and Pandalam.According to the 2001 Census of India, the population was 1,231,577, making it the third least populous district in Kerala (out of 14), after Wayanad and Idukki. Pathanamthitta has been declared the first polio-free district in India. The district is 10.03% urbanised. Pathanamthitta is one of the Richestt districts in India with just 1.17% poverty as of 2013, which places the district among top 5 districts in India with least poverty.EtymologyThe district's name is a combination of two Malayalam words, pathanam and thitta, which together mean 'array of houses on the river side'. The district capital is located on the banks of the river Achankovil.HistoryIt is presumed that the regions that form the district were formerly under the rule of Pandalam, which had connections with the Pandya kingdom. When Pandalam was added to the princely state of Travancore in 1820, the region came under Travancore administration.

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