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How to reach

By Rail
The pilgrims can reach Kottayam & Chengannur by Railway (Broad gauage) and Punalur (Metre Gauage) and from there by bus to Pampa. 

By Air
The pilgrims can reach Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi & Nedumbassery by Air and from there reach Pampa by bus/car. 

By Road
KSRTC has started operating buses to Coimbatore, Palani and Thenkashi from Pampa for the convenience of the Sabarimala pilgrims. Besides, the Government of Tamil Nadu & Karnataka has been given the permission to operate buses to Nilackal. A chain service exists between Pampa and Nilackal base camp.

Distance chart
Below given are the four main routes leading to the Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple.

1. Kottayam to Pamba (via) Erumeli and from Pamba to Sabarimala by foot (136 km). Kottayam to Pamba (via) Manimala and there to Sabarimala(116 km).
2. Erumeli to Sabarimala (via) Kalaketty, Azhutha, Inchipra, Karimala, Pampa ( 45 km, traditional route by walking).
3. Vandiperiyar to Mount estate by vehicle and from there by walk to Sabarimala.
4. Trek route: Vandiperiyar to Kozhikanam 15 km; Kozhikanam to Uppupara 10 km, Uppupara to Sabarimala 3.5 km.

How to reach Pampa

Route Distance
Erumely to Pamba 80 km
Kottayam to Erumely (via) Kanjirapally 55 km
Kottayam to Erumely (via) Manimala 54 km
Kottayam to Pamba (via) Manimala 116 km
Kottayam to Pamba (via) Thiruvalla (Kozhencherry, Vadasserikkara ) 119 km
Kottayam to Pamba (via) Thiruvalla 123 km
Chengannur to Pamba 93 km
Ernakulam to Pamba (via) Kottayam 200 km
Alappuzha to Pamba (via) AC Road 137 km
Punalur to Pamba 101 km
Pathanamthitta to Pamba 65 km
Thiruvananthapuram to Pamba 180 km
Ernakulam to Erumely (via) Vaikkam, Pala, Ponkunnam 121 km


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