The trip to Sabarimala is ideally not completed in one step. Rather, pilgrims take breaks in between at temples or places that have been designated as resting points for the devotees. While travelling through Kottayam, the following are the main resting spots.
Devaswam Board's bus would provide services from Thirunakkara to Pampa. Those who travel in the bus can buy tickets for ghee oblation and other ceremonies at the temple. Seats can be booked at the Devaswam office.