Location : 1 1/2 hours drive by motor boat or 30 minutes by speed
boat from Alappuzha, Alappuzha district, south Kerala
Pathiramanal, a small island on the backwaters
of Alappuzha, is a haven for hundreds of rare birds migrating from
different parts of the world.
Surrounded by the Vembanad Lake, stretching from Alappuzha to Kochi
and the Kayamkulam lake, Pathiramanal is accessible only by boat.
The green island thus forms an ideal place for a break in the journey
while on a backwater cruise.
The mainland Alappuzha has a vast network of lakes, lagoons and
fresh water rivers criss crossing it and is a district of immense
Getting there :
Nearest railway station : Alappuzha
Nearest airports : Cochin International Airport, about 85 km north
of Alappuzha; Thiruvananthapuram, about 150 km towards the south