APPROVED BY KERALA STATE TOURISM PROMOTION COUNCIL
We introduce our selves as an approved homestay establishment situated near Kottayam town, 10km near ‘Kumarakom’. The home of Gikku George, a panchakarma therapist his wife, mother and their two children, the house is situated by the side of Kottayam- Kumarakom road . Easy to reach international national airports. Railways situated nearby.
Located 2 kms from Kottayam, it is by the side of Kottayam – Kumarakom road. Cochin international airport is just 2 hours away and the Kottayam railway station is nearby.
The vembanad lake, Kumarakom (10 km from Solomon’s home stay)
Kumarakom bird sanctuary (11 km from Solomon’s home stay)
Aruvikkuzhi waterfalls (15 km from Solomon’s home stay)
Houseboat cruises, Pathiramanal, R -block, Alleppey, Kochi, Munnar Thekkady
Siva temple thalikkotta (1 km from Solomon’s home stay): the place of worship of the erstwhile Thekkumkoor royal family.
St. Mary’s church, Cheriapalli (1 km from Solomon’s homestay) built in 1579 by the Thekkumkoor Maharajah, this church displays outstanding architecture which is a blend of Kerala and Portuguese styles. The walls are adorned with beautiful murals made in oriental and western styles on biblical and non biblical themes.
Thazhathangadi Valiapalli (1 km from Solomon’s home stay) built in 1550 AD, this church belongs to the Knanaya Orthodox Syrian community. The person cross, believed to be one of the seven brought here by St Thomas, and the pahlavi inscriptions of this church are famous.
Jama Masjid, Thazhathangadi (1.5 km from Solomon’s home stay): this ancient mosque on the banks of the river Meenachil is believed to be 1000 years old. It is one of the oldest in India
Thirunakkara mahadevar temple (1.5 km from Solomon’s home stay) in the heart of kottayam town is this 500 year old temple built by the Thekkumkoor Maharajah.this temple built in the Kerala style of architecture has colourful murals on its walls which are worth exploring.the koothambalam,the special building in the temple premises used for cultural purposes, is one of the best in kerala.
Dharamasastha temple, Pakkil (5 km from Solomon’s home stay): this is one of the eight temples established by Parasurama, the legendary founder of kerala.
Mahadever temple, Ettumanoor (14 km north of Solomon’s home stay) this temple is famous for its murals, especially the painting of Maharaja in the gopuram and ezharaponana (the 7.5 elephants finished in gold) .
US $50 per day. Continental, Indian & homely food on fair rates
* Two double A/C bedroom and attached hygienic European toilets
* One hall and dining room with kitchen facility
* Telephone, television, internet(broadband)
* Rent a car
* Chinese, North Indian, South Indian and Kerala cuisine including ‘sadhya on banana leaves’
* Conveyance can be arranged to all tourist destinations in and around Kottayam