Getting prepared
You need a visa to enter India.
As Kerala is usually warm. Cotton clothes are best suited for the climate.
If visiting during monsoon from May to November, come prepared for the rain. Carrying an umbrella and a raincoat will be a good idea. Carrying a light cardigan is advisable.
Carry a pair of comfortable shoes if you plan trekking.
Appropriate dressing is needed to attend church services or to visit any place of worship.
     
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Getting to Nazarani Tharavad
Nearest Airport: Kochi International Airport, Nedumbassery - 75 Kms from Pala.
Route: Nedumbassery - Kalady - Perumbavoor - Muvattupuzha - Thodupuzha - Pala
or
Nedumbassery - Kalady - Perumbavoor - Muvattupuzha - Koothattukulam - Pala
or
Nedumbassery - Aluva - Kalamassery - Thripunithra - Ettumanoor - Pala

Nearest Raiway Station: Kottayam - 27 Kms from Pala
Route: Kottayam - Ettumanoor - Pala

Road - Frequent Buses from everywhere.
Routes: From Kochi - Ernakulam - Thripunithara - Ettumanoor - Pala
From Thiruvanathapuram - Kottarakara - Kottayam - Ettumanoor - Pala
From Thiruvanathapuram - Varkala- Kollam - Alleppey - Chenganacherry - Kottayam - Ettumanoor - Pala
From Alleppey - Chenganacherry - Kottayam - Ettumanoor - Pala
From Kumarakom - Kottayam - Ettumanoor - Pala
From Thekkady - Mundakayam - Kanjirapally - Ponkunnam - Pala
From Vagamon - Teekoy - Erattupetta - Pala
From Munnar - Neriamangalam - Oonnukal- Thodupuzha - Pala

At Pala Town ask for Kottukapally Tharavad as Nazarani Tharavad is locally called.
Kottukapally Nazarani Tharavad is situated in the heart of Pala Town next to the Chapel Tower of St. Mary (called Kurisupally).
The Chapel Tower is built wholly of grey granite and is crowned by a statue of Jesus Christ.

 

 



   
Contact
Your hosts - Thressi and John Kottukapally.
For further information and reservations contact them.
 
  Address:
Thressi and John Kottukapally.
Kottukapally House,
Pala - 686 575,
Kerala,
India
E-mail:
nazaranitharavad@yahoo.com
thressijohn@yahoo.com
johnthomas_kin@yahoo.com
Phone:
  +91-9846-212438
+91-9387-611312
+91-4822-212438
+91-4822-216601