Kollam is one of the most popular destinations in the southern region of the Kerala state. Engulfed in the enchanting and alluring natural beauty it provides other mesmerizing attractions but Kollam is one stop which carries a special importance for tourists in the Kerala tour.
The place is known for its special commercial and trade transactions. Kollam not only captures the soul of the tourist with its pure and untouched natural beauty but also leave them in amazement with its fabulous Kollam backwaters. Kollam is also known as place where cashews are grown.
The Kollam beach is also famous which offers romantic beauty, calm surroundings, moving palm trees on the music of swaying cool breeze and interesting scenes. Tourist can enjoy swimming with the provision of safety measures. Other adventurous and enchanting activities you can enjoy is boat cruising, sorts like volleyball, base ball, fishing and surfing. The district is also known for its historical monuments and various temples built in the cultural and traditional architectural style. The town is surrounded by a lake, making it the gateway to the magnificent backwaters of Kerala. You can also take boat ride to the Kollam backwaters which take around 8 hours.