Pathiramanal, a small island on the backwaters of Alappuzha, Kerala, is a beautiful place for scenic beauty and for rare migrant birds. The word Pathiramanal means for locals "sands of night" which fits well to this charming island. This island is also home to many birds and you can watch rare birds coming from the different part of the world. This island is spread in the area of 20 hectares of land.
More so, Pathiramanal Island is also famous for providing adventurous activities like Kayaking and Houseboat Tours. This place is also contributing rare medical plants for medicine. Presently, the island is managed and maintained by the Kerala Tourism Department. To top it all, it’s a plastic free zone. This island is accessed by the boat from Alappuzha town. It is 30 minutes trip by speed boat.
Pathiramanal Island is surrounded by the Vembanad Lake and it’s accessibly only by a boat ride. This place is also attracting adventure and wildlife lovers in big numbers. October to March is the best time to visit this place while June to August is a wild and heavy rainfall season. This place looks beautiful at sunset and then it becomes just perfect for photography.