Map & Routes


By Rail 
The pilgrims can reach Kottayam & Chengannur by Rail and from there by road to Pampa. 
By Air 
The pilgrims can reach Thiruvananthapuram or Nedumbassery by Air and from there by rail/road to Pampa. 
By Road
KSRTC has started operating buses to Coimbatore, Palani and Thenkasi from Pampa for the convenience of the Sabarimala pilgrims. Besides, the Government of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka has been given the permission to operate buses to Pampa. A chain service exists between Pampa and Nilackal base camps.


There are four main approches the Sabarimala Sabarimala Sastha Temple
1. Kottayam to pamba (via) Erumeli and from Pamba to Sabarimala (by foot) 136 kilometers. Kottayam to Pamba (via) Manimala and there to sabarimala 116 Kilometers. 
2. Erumeli to Sabarimala (via) Kalaketty, Azhutha, Inchipra, Karimala, Pampa- 45 kiliometers(traditional route by walking).
3. Vandiperiyar to Mount estate by vehicle and there by waling to sabarimala 
4. Climb down sabarimala is Vandiperiyar to Kozhikanam 15 kilometers. Kozhikanam to Uppupara 10 kilometers, Uppupara to Sabarimala 3.5 Kilometers (climb doen on foot). Nearst railway stations are kottayam and Chengannur.



Erumeli to Pamba

80 km

Kottayam to Erumeli (via) Kanjirapally

55 km

Kottayam to Erumeli (via) Manimala

54 km

Kottayam to Pamba (via) Manimala


Kottayam to Pamba (via) Thiruvalla (Kozhencherry, Vadasserikkara )

119 km

Kottayam to Pamba (via) Thiruvalla

123 km

Chengannur to Pamba

93 Km

Ernakulam to Pamba (via) Kottayam

200 km

Allappy to Pamba (via) Ac Road

137 km

Punalur to Pamba

101 km

Pathanathitta to pamba

65 km

Thiruvananthapuram to Pamba

180 km

Ernakulam to Erumeli (via) Vaikkam, Pala, Ponkunnam