Kollam Tourism, India

Visit Kollam - Best of Kollam

Kollam is a picturesque destination on Laccadive Sea coast in Kerala, India. The destination gets its name from the salt that it produces and thrives on the local products that it manufactures. The city has always been known to have a thriving port that adds to its economy. 

The destination is famed among sightseers for its scintillating sceneries and sights that have won the hearts of many all across the globe. From beautiful waterfalls to sights that will blow you away, Kollam is complete in every sense of the word.

Plan a trip to the destination and witness for yourself what true beauty and serenity looks like. The destination has become a major tourist spot in Kerala and sees a lot of tourists looking for great memories every year. 

There are many things to do in the city including hiking, trekking, swimming, fishing and of Course the scenic beaches which take the limelight. Kollam is celebrated for its sandy beaches and friendly locals and so planning a trip to the location is a good idea. 

Kollam Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Kollam tips for your visit

  • Carry a pair of flip-flops on the beach. 
  • Take a change of clothes on your way to the beach. 
  • Sunscreen and a sun hat is a must. 
  • Wear light and comfortable clothes. 

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Facts and Stats for Kollam*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kollam

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

    • Air Pollution 30.56 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 47.92 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 20.83 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 69.64 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 38.24 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 38.46 (Low)
  • Kollam: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 20 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 30 (Low)
    • Attacks 20.83 (Low)
    • Drug offense 20.83 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 33.33 (Low)
  • Living in Kollam - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 74.51 (High)
    • Climate Index 69.28 (High)
    • Pollution Index 44.09 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45.33 (High)
    • Health Care Index 85.42 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.88 (Low)
    • 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 Kollam

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 21.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 45.18 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.52 USD

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

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