Pathiramanal is a striking island located in the Muhamma Panchayat in Alappuzha district famous for its scenic beauty which is accessible only by boat. People love to visit this tourist spot especially nature lovers because it is the haven of several unique species of migratory birds. Travelers who are planning holidays in and around Kumarakom, Kochi and Alappuzha never forget to visit this mind-blowing island to enjoy the beauty of the place and watch rare bird species.
As you know Alappuzha is an enchanting tourist destination in Kerala with a large network of backwaters, lagoons and rivers in addition to the presence of the majestic Arabian Sea. Popularly known as the ‘Venice of the East’ this hot tourist destination is famous for its immense natural beauty. Alappuzha plays an important place in the maritime history of the state because of its proximity to the sea. Pathiramanal is a hot tourist place in Alappuzha attracts tourists with its mind-blowing natural beauty.
In the language of Malayalam, Pathiramanal means the ‘sands of night’. Located in the Vembanad Lake, people love to watch the astounding beauty of this island. It must be amazing to watch the enchanting beauty of the nature from both the sides of the Vembanad Lake during your trip to this marvelous picnic spot.
How to reach Pathiramanal
You can access to this mesmerizing island paradise only by boat. It takes almost 1 ½ hours by motor boat and 30 minutes by speed boat to reach Pathiramanal from Alappuzha town.
Pathiramanal is around 1.5 kilometers away from the Muhamma boat Jetty. You need to cover around 13 kilometers from Alappuzha to reach this destination. From the jetty near to Baker Bungalow, you need to travel around 5 kilometers to reach Pathiramanal. If you travel from Kumarakom, it takes 4 kilometers in the direction of northwest to reach this striking tourist spot.
Major attractions in Pathiramanal
Pathiramanal is a paradise for birdwatchers as it is the home of varieties of migratory birds. Located in the beautiful Vembanad Lake, it must be an enthralling experience for the travelers to reach the tourist spot by boat. In addition, there are plenty of tourist attractions near Pathiramanal. Some of the must-visit places near this holiday hideaway include Kumarakom, Alappuzha beach and Kuttanad.
Best time to visit to Pathiramanal
Even if you can visit the tourist destination throughout the year, the best time to visit Pathiramanal is from September to March. Famous for eco-tourism it is worth visiting Pathiramanal during your Kerala holidays especially if you are a birdwatcher and nature lover.