Seethathodu Tourism, Places to Visit

Seethathodu is a village in Pathanamthitta district, located in Kerala state, India, near Chittar Town.

Geographically Seethathodu is High-range area. 90 percent of the area is dense reserve forest, a part of Goodrical Range, Periyar Tiger Reserve. Rest of the place is populated and main cultivation is rubber. The main attraction of Seethathodu is Sabarimala, the world renowned Hindu hill pilgrim centre is located in this panchayath. Also this place shares boundary with neighbouring state Tamil Nadu. In this village there are lot of tourist attractions are there. Two Major Hydro Electric Projects namely Sabarigiri and Kakkad are in this village. There are almost 7 to 9 dams both small and large provides scenic beauty to this place.

Both the state run KSRTC and private luxury bus operators connect Pathanamthitta from other cities. There are daily direct bus services from Mumbai, Chennai & Bangalore. Frequent buses are available from cities like Kottayam, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Coimbatore, Mangalore & Madurai. KSRTC operates chain services during Mandala pilgrimage time and on every 1st and 2nd day of Malayalam Months to cater pilgrim crowds to Sabarimala. Karnataka STC and Tamil Nadu SETC also operates special services during pilgrimage season. But expect heavy congestion during pilgrimage season. Luxury buses also operate, though its not as common other non-A/c services.
Nearest airports are Madurai Airport (Tamil Nadu), about 140 km away; Cochin International Airport, about 190 km Location
Railway Station:
Nearest railway station is Kottayam, about 114 km

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