Pathiramanal is a small island in Muhamma panchayat of Alappuzha district. The name ‘Pathiramanal’ means ‘Sands of night’. It is home to many rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world. The scenic beauty of both sides of the lake as well as that of the island is mind blowing.
How to Reach
Road: The Island is an hour and half drive by motor boat or 30 minutes by speed boat from Alappuzha town. One can also take the boats plying in the Muhamma-Kumarakom water route. It takes around 40 minutes from Kumarakom to reach Pathiramanal. The journey through Vembanad Lake is a marvelous experience.
Nearest airports – Cochin International Airport, about 85 km north of Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 150 km towards the south.
Nearest railway station – Alappuzha