Tourist Information in Periyar Tiger Reserve

Ecotourism Centre

The Forest Department Ecotourism Centre runs all tours within Periyar Tiger Reserve. These include all-day border hikes (₹1800 per person), 2½-hour nature walks (₹350 per person), bamboo rafting (half/full day...

Tourist Information in Kochi (Cochin)

Tourist Desk

A helpful Ernakulam-based private tour agency, knowledgable about Kochi and beyond.

Tourist Information in Munnar

DTPC Tourist Office

Munnar's helpful tourist office runs several minibus tours (₹400), arranges guided treks (₹500 to ₹1000), and advises on Eravikulam National Park and Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Tourist Information in Wayanad Region

DTPC Tourist Office

Kalpetta's helpful DTPC provides maps and trekking advice. Also has information offices at Kalpetta's new bus stand and seasonally at Lakkidi (southern Wayanad) and Katikulam (northern Wayanad).

Tourist Information in Kottayam

DTPC Tourist Office

At the boat jetty; offers local information, transport details and day cruises to Alleppey, departing at 10am and returning at 5pm (₹350, including lunch).

Tourist Information in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

DTPC Tourist Office

Close to the bus stand and boat jetty, with helpful staff who provide maps and book full-day canoe tours (₹700).

Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)


The best choice for treating medical problems; about 6km northwest of Trivandrum Central train station.

Tourist Information in Kochi (Cochin)


The main organisation for tourist information and booking package tours to Lakshadweep.

Tourist Information in Kovalam

Tourist Office

This helpful office is at the main entrance to the Leela resort near the bus stand.

Tourist Information in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

KTDC Tourist Office

Basic but helpful info counter opposite Trivandrum Central train station.