Taxi rates from Kochi Airport to Sabarimala (Nilakkal and Pampa basecamps)

Are you looking for the taxi rates from Kochi Airport or Ernakulam to Nilakkal and Pamba to visit Sabarimala? Check the taxi rates to Sabarimala from Cochin Airport.

During the pilgrim seasons, millions of devotees visit Sabarimala, located in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state.

There are many convenient options to visit Sabarimala. While many devotees, especially the people from outside Kerala, prefer to hire a car, van or bus from their origin place, many others prefer to reach the nearest railway station or airport by train/bus and then take a rental car to Nilakkal or Pampa, the basecamp of Sabarimala.

The nearest railway stations to Sabarimala are Kottayam, Thiruvalla and Chenganur which are about 90 kilometres from Sabarimala. Once you reach those railway stations, you can catch a public transport bus or hire a rental

Sabarimala-Taxi ratesLooking for a reliable driver in Kochi to travel to Sabarimala?
We recommend Joseph George, who is a trusted and expert local driver from Kochi. Call: +918089472721, 9605472721, 8089372721

Taxi rates from Cochin International Airport to Sabarimala

If you are coming by air, then the nearest airport is Kochi International Airport. You can come out of Kochi airport and book a pre-paid taxi to Sabarimala. The prepaid taxis are usually safe and reliable.

The only disadvantage with the prepaid taxi from the Kochi airport is, they won't be flexible to visit the temples along the way and wait extra hours without extra pay. The prepaid taxis you hire from Kochi airport has a journey cum waiting period of 15 hours, which is just sufficient to cover your Sabarimala visit without any delay or waiting anywhere.

If you want to have a more relaxed journey or like to visit multiple temples along the route, you may pay extra to the prepaid taxi driver or hire a local cab.

There are many trusted taxi drivers in Kochi airport region, who will be willing to offer lower rates for your Sabarimala travel. And most of them will be willing to spend a few extra hours for you without an additional cost. Make sure you negotiate and agree upon a price before you hire a private taxi to Sabarimala.

Private Taxi Rates to Pampa, Nilakkal basecamps of Sabarimala

Private vehicles are allowed only up to Nillakkal or Pampa base camps. From Nilakkal, you can get public transport buses to Pampa.

We spoke to Mr. Jospeh, a trusted taxi driver from Kochi who regularly go on trips to Sabarimala from Kochi airport with the devotees. Here are the best rates he has offered to Sabarimala devotees:

Regular car (Maruti Swift) with AC: Rs 5,500 (covers local temple visit along the route, extra waiting hours)
Toyota Innova, AC: Rs 7,000 (Cover local temple visit and waiting).

Call Joseph for further details: +918089472721, 9605472721, 8089372721.

If you want to combine your Sabarimala visit with any local destination visit, you can hire his cars for affordable rates mentioned below:

Maruti Swift: Rs 13 per km
Toyota Innova: Rs 15.50 per km

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Guest Author: Shyam17 Feb 2019

Thanks for sharing the contact details of Mr.Joeseph. We were looking for a reliable taxi driver for our upcoming Kerala trip in May. Thanks once again!

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