Cherthala Tourism

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Cherthala (formerly Shertallai or Shertallay) is a town located in the district of Alappuzha, in the state of Kerala, India. It is located 30 km (19 mi) south of the city of Kochi and 22 km north of Alappuzha town, on the Kochi-Alappuzha National Highway NH 47, as well as the coastal rail route. The coastal town is also about 20 kilometers from the historical town of Vaikom and the popular tourism destination Kumarakom. In local administration, the Cherthala town is a municipality while in the state administrative structure Cherthala is a taluk in the district of Alappuzha. The Corporation of Cochin has drafted a master plan that aims to develop Cherthala as the satellite town around Kochi.


Planning a vacation to Cherthala in India? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Cherthala is located at a short trip away from Kollam a major city in India. Kollam, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Kollam Beach, Munroe Island, Tangasseri Lighthouse. Also, to reach Cherthala, you'll have to take a flight to Kollam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Cherthala can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Cherthala*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cherthala

    Know the pollution level of Cherthala before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 68 (High)
    • Water Pollution 68.18 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.41 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 61.36 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 48.37 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.59 (Moderate)
  • Cherthala: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cherthala for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cherthala.

    • Burglary and Theft 30.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 31.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 27.91 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 28.41 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 29.55 (Low)
    • Attacks 30.23 (Low)
    • Drug offense 34.09 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 74.46 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.66 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.09 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.37 (Low)
  • Living in Cherthala - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Cherthala is 134.48 (High)

    • Safety Index 66.53 (High)
    • Climate Index 58.14 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 73.83 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.25 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 23.86 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.54 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 79.45 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cherthala

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cherthala

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.82 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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