The DTPC has two useful offices in Kalpetta: one in town and the other upstairs at the new bus stand. They have a map and can advise on trekking.
Helpful and can organise backwater trips and yoga classes; opposite the KSRTC bus stand near the boat jetty.
The Fort Cochin branch of the private agency based in Ernakulam. Helpful information on Kochi and surrounds.
Advance bookings for Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and information on Chinnar and Eravikulam National Park.
Reliable private agency offering package trips, permits and accommodation to Bangaram in Lakshadweep.
At the boat jetty; has local information and can arrange pricey backwater cruises (₹500 per hour).
The best choice for treating medical problems; about 7km northwest of Trivandrum railway station.
SPORTS is the main organisation for tourist information and booking package tours to Lakshadweep.
Uphill behind the main bus stand; you can pick up a map and have a chat but that's about it.
Close to the bus stand and boat jetty. Staff are helpful and can advise on local tours.