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Kollam Tour Packages

Kollam is the perfect destination to escape from the chaos of daily life. Explore all the amazing sights and attractions with Our Kollam Tour Packages. The city of Kollam, formerly known as Quilon, located on the edge of Ashtamudi Lake, is an ancient port of Kerala. The place is the gateway to the magnificent Kerala Backwaters. The backwater cruise from Kollam to Alleppey is the longest in Kerala and takes 8 hours. Indian Holiday offers tour packages from Kollam to experience the beauty and backwaters and relive the history through remains of Portuguese and Dutch settlements.

Kollam is also an essential center for cashew nut trading in Kerala. It is also one of the early centers for Christian activities in Kerala. One can also explore the remains of Portuguese and Dutch forts or ancient churches as old as the 18th century in Kollam. In addition, we provide tour packages from Kollam to nearby destinations that you may be interested in exploring.

Top Places to visit in Kollam

Kollam consists of many places you can visit during your trip to Kollam. Some of the most famous sites are listed below that you can include in Kollam tour packages:

Ashtamudi Lake: This lake combines with the Arabian Sea and is one of Kerala's most serene and beautiful places. 

Thangassery Light House: You must visit this place to have a panoramic view of the city.

Kollam Beach: This beach is known for its crystal-clear blue waters. People come here to rejuvenate themselves and seek calmness. 

Kollam Adventure Park: This place is famous for its various adventurous activities, and people of every age can enjoy it. 

These are some of the famous places in Kollam, if you want to visit more places, make sure to include them in your Kollam tour package.

Best Way To Reach Kollam

The best way to reach Kollam is by plane. Book your flight ticket to Trivandrum International Airport, the nearest airport to Kollam city.

You can also reach Kollam by train. Book your ticket to Quilon Junction, which is well-connected to the central railway stations in cities in India. From there, you can hire a cab to reach the desired location.  

Kollam roads are very well connected. You can hire a taxi or go to Kollam by car. There are many private and government buses available from nearby cities. 

You can choose any mode of transportation to include in your Kollam tour package according your preferences.

Our Kollam tour packages are perfect for solo travelers, families, and couples. You can tailor them according to your specific needs and preferences. 

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by booking your Kollam tour packages with Indian Holiday. We'll make sure your trip is unforgettable. So, what are you waiting for? Book now and get ready for a blissful vacation!


Popular Kollam Holiday Packages

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Magical Kerala 5 Days Tour

4 N / 5 D

Cochin - Kumarakom - Alleppey - Kollam - Trivandrum

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  • Tour to Mattancherry Palace
  • Bird photography at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
  • Enjoy boating on Vembanad Lake
  • Houseboat stay in Alleppey
  • Alumkadavu tour

City Standard Hotels Deluxe Hotels
 Kochi Sea Lords Gokulam Park
Alleppey  Standard Houseboat   Deluxe Houseboat 
Kollam Chandra Inn   Fragrant Nature
 Kumarakom Kumarakom Heritage Resort Backwater Ripples
 02 Guests  INR. 16,800 INR. 20,200
04 Guests INR. 13,700 INR. 17,100

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Air-conditioned transport as per itinerary by A/c Sedan for 02 Pax & Toyota Innova for 04 Pax 

Kerala Tour with Ayurveda

7 N / 8 D

Trivandrum - Kovalam - Kollam - Alleppey - Periyar - Cochin

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  • Enjoy a relaxing massage
  • Cruise along the backwaters
  • Jungle Safari in Periyar
  • Explore spice plantations
  • Excursion to Cochin
  • Marvel at Kathakali dance

Majestic Kerala Tour with Mumbai

15 N / 16 D

Mumbai – Mangalore – Bekal – Wayanad – Kozhikode(Calicut) – Cochin – Thekkady – Kumarakom– Quilon – Varkala - Kovalam

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  • Guided tours to Mumbai
  • Enjoy fun beach activities
  • Explore Bekal Fort
  • Visit Pookot lake (boating)
  • Hike to Lakkidi
  • Spot wildlife at the Wayanad sanctuary
  • Trace history at Kappad
  • Guided tours to Kochi
  • Boat ride on the Periyar Lake
  • Houseboat ride on Kumarakom backwaters
  • Sightseeing in Kollam
  • Indulge in beach activities at Kovalam

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FAQs of Kollam

Q: Where Kollam is situated?

Ans: Kollam earlier known as Quilon is on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake in the state of Kerala. It was among the most important ports which were part of the legendary Spice Trade. Kollam is considered as one of the oldest ports on the Malabar Coast and has long been drawing the attraction of international countries.

Q: Which city known as ‘Prince of Arabian Sea?

Ans: City of Kollam or Quilon is known as Prince of Arabian Sea, situated on the banks of Arabian Sea and Ashtamudi Lake.

Q: Why Kollam is famous?

Ans: It is famous for cashew processing and coir manufacturing. Over a third of its surface is covered by the great Ashtamudi Lake, the entrance to the renowned backwaters of Kerala, which makes Kollam a prominent tourist destination to enjoy backwater.

Q: How can we reach Kollam?

Ans: Kollam can be reached by following modes :

  • By Air: Kollam does not have any airport and the nearest airport is situated at Thiruvananthapuram at a distance of about 70 km from Kollam city.
  • By Rail: Kollam Railway Station is one of the major railheads of Kerala & frequent Trains are available for other cities.
  • By Road: Kollam enjoys good connectivity by road to near by cities. The Capital city Trivandrum is approx. 60 Kms from Kollam, Kochi is apporx 140 Kms, Kanyakumari approx. 170 Kms, Madurai is approx. 270 Kms.
Q: Is Kollam worth visiting?

Ans: Endowed with a long and scenic coastline, Kollam has many peaceful and scenic places to offer. Since it is located on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake, it is also one of the best places to go cruising in the backwaters.

Q: Which language is spoken in Kollam?

Ans: Malayalam is the main language in Kollam. Other than Malayalam the other Kollam languages are Kannada, Telegu and Tamil.

Q: Can we enjoy backwater cruise at Kollam?

Ans: Yes, in Asthamudi Lake tourists can enjoy backwater on houseboat.

Q: Where can we stay at Kollam?

Ans: Kollam has variety of Accommodation which can be offered to tourists for an overnight stay. Some of the recommended hotels are Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa, The Quilon Beach Hotel & Convention Centre, All Season’s D’Fort Ayurvedic Resort etc.

Q: What is the Best time to visit Kollam?

Ans: The months from October to February mark the winter season. This is the most pleasant time to visit Kollam.

Q: What are the main sightseeing Places in Kollam?

Ans: Kollam offers backwater and beaches and some of the famous attractions are as follows:

  • Ashtamudi Lake- It is the most visited backwater and lake in the state.
  • Kollam Beach, also known by the name Mahatma Gandhi Beach, is a scenic stretch of sandy shores.
  • Thirumullavaram Beach- One the famous beach of Kollam and Shallow waters makes it a safe place for swimming and children would find this beach extremely exciting.
  • Adventure Park, one of the most visited picnic spots of Kollam.
Q: What are the sightseeing places near to Kollam?
Ans: Some of the famous Tourists Places near to Kollam are as follows
  • Kovalam: A well-known beach town situated near to the capital city of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram and it is approx. 80 Kms from Kollam.
  • Athirapally: It is famous for its majestic waterfalls and enchanting rain forests. It is approx. 230 Kms from Kollam.
  • Madurai: This Temple city has been one of the oldest cities to be inhabited and at the distance of approx. 270 kms.
  • Varkala: It is a beautiful coastal town nestled in Thiruvananthapuram district.
Q: Can we visit Alleppey and Kovalam from Kollam?

Ans: Yes, you can visit these destinations together and Indian Holiday offers you a package which includes these cities.