Anchal is a fast growing town in the District of Kollam in the state of Kerala in South India. It is very near to Pandalam town, which is very famous as the starting point of Sabarimala pilgrimage trip. This town was in news few years before because it achieved 100% literacy rate in the state and the people got appreciation from the state government of Kerala. The town has statues of Panchayat.Anchal is located exactly in the east-central Travancore region in the Kollam district in the state of Kerala in South India. The nearest tourism destination to this town is Ponmudi which is a popular hill station filled with its special natural beauty. The other major tourism destinations are Adoor, Kollam also known as Quilon and Varkala. The state capital city, Thiruvanantapuram is at a distance of nearly of 47 kilometers.
Anchal has achieved the statues of very fast developing town of Kollam district of Kerala that is actually situated in the in the east central part of South India. It is to remember that the first place was, achieved by Chalakudi town.This town is growing as a special tourism destination in Kerala because of its wonderful natural beauty and its religious centers.
Weather and Best Time to Visit
The local and foreign tourists can visit this most happening town of Anchal throughout the year. Those who are particularly wish to visit the dotted Hindu temples of this region can do so during the temple festival seasons that is during the month of Kumbha (February – March). It is to remember that Hindu temple festival and Christian church festivals are conducted during the different occasion according to the calendar months. It is to remember that between Junes to September, this region has heavy rainy season. If you are comfortable with rainy season then these months are also a pleasant months to visit Anchal. On the other hand, summer season is not so hot in this region so the holiday season is dotted with native and foreign tourists.