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 Kollam (Quilon)

DTPC Tourist Office

At the boat jetty; organises houseboats and trips to Munroe Island.
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).
Tourist Information in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

KTDC Central Reservation Centre

Main KTDC office, 600m west of the Zoological Gardens; books tours.
Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)


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

Tourist Office

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

Post Office

At the entrance to the Leela resort.
Tourist Information in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

KTDC Tourist Office

Basic but helpful info counter opposite Trivandrum Central train station.
Police in Alappuzha (Alleppey)

Tourist Police

At the houseboat dock; there's also a stand opposite Alleppey Beach.
Doctor in Kovalam

Upasana Clinic

Has English-speaking doctors who can take care of minor injuries.