Kulathupuzha is located on the way to Thiruvananthapuram to Shencottah road within 10 kms from the south side of Thenmala railway station and 62 km from Trivandrum and 64 km from Kollam. It is significant for the forest and famous for the elephants. It is also famous for manufacturing paper in Punalur paper mill. Paper is prepared from the essential raw materials is Reed. And this paper is supplied to all over places from Kulathupuzha Valley.
And it is also famous for the Sastha temple located on the banks of the Kulathupuzha River. The main diety of this temple is Bala Sastha who is in the form of Lord Hariharaputra. The major festival of this temple is Vishnu Mahotsavom festival celebrated during the month of April to May. And it is also birth place to the famous music legend in Malayalam is Raveendran.
Kulathupuzha Reserve Forest
It is the branch of southern most forest of the state. It covers an area about 1000 km2. It is a tropical wet and semi green moist deciduous forest. Some part of places in the forest is covered by the forest department. In that place they planted the plants like Acacia, Teak and Eucalyptus. And these plants are used for the wood purpose in the state.
Other attractive place located near the Kulathupuzha is Senthurini wild life sanctuary. It is located close to Kulathupuzha. Other places like temples at Achankovil, Aryankavu, Palaruvi, and Thenmala.
How to Reach
Nearest railway station to Kulathupuzha is located in Thenmala within 10 km from this place. And Kollam railway station located within 64 km. Trivandrum international airport is the nearest airport to this place located within 71 km from Kollam district. And you can also reach this place through from Palode.
Kulathupuzha Location Map
Nearest Hotels / Resorts to Kulathupuzha
- Varkala Villas
- Palm Tree Heritage
- Karthika Plaza Tourist Resort Varkala
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