Sports in Kottayam

Aranmula Boat Race

This water regatta recreates a ritualistic journey in honour of Krishna. It’s a spectacular event, with crowds cheering while the rowers shout along with the boatmen, who steer the boats and lead the chants.
Cultural in Kottayam

Thirunakkara Utsavam

All-night Kathakali dancing on the third and fourth nights of this 10-day festival; processions of elephants mark the finale.