Three routes to Sabarimala (0929 North 7706 East)
The Erumeli route
The Erumeli route, used by Ayyappan himself during his forest
expedition to kill Mahishi. The Erumeli route is the most
arduous and the pilgrims cover about 61 km on foot through
forest and hill track.
The Vandiperiyar route
The Vandiperiyar route starts at 94.4 km stone on the Kotayam
- Kumili road. The Sannidhanam is about 12.8 km from here.
The Chalakayam route
The Chalakayam route is the easiest of all. Chalakayam is
near Pampa river. Sannidhanam is just 8 km from here.