Tourists traveling from Kottayam to Ayyampara Hills cover a distance of 43 kilometers. The prime attraction of Ayyampara is the rocky area, which occupies nearly 100 acres of the region.
This natural granite stadium of Ayyampara is worth visiting. The magnificent view of the town below can be enjoyed from this rock stadium of Ayyampara. Also, visitors to Ayyampara can watch sunset from this flat rock. This place has a mythological importance and is considered that the Pandavas during their exile lived near this rock.
Located 2000 feet above the sea level, Ayyampara is a major tourist attraction. The town derived its name from the Lord Ayyappa temple that is located here. These rocky plains are a favorite destination for the adventure lovers. Various trekking expeditions are available. The trekking routes from Kottayam to Ayyampara involves a wide spectrum of scenic treasures that are spread all over the place. A remote location Ayyampara has till date maintained its rustic look. This is one of the main reasons why more and more tourists plan to go to Ayyampara to unravel its unexplored natural splendors.
Various modes of transportation like buses, taxis, rail can be availed to reach Ayyampara. Kottayam Railway Station is the nearest railway station, from where tourist can hire taxis or board on buses. As a whole, the trip from Kottayam to Ayyampara is memorable and enticing weekend tour from Kottayam.