Erumeli is a small town nestled in the evergreen situated 60 km from Kottayam. town. Erumeli is the gateway to the Sabarimala temple, Kerala’s prominent Hindu pilgrim centre located in Pathanamthitta district.Erumeli is a widely known place for its Vavar mosque. Vavar was the friend and companion of Lord Ayyappa, the deity in Sabarimala temple. The pilgrims going this way to Sabarimala used to halt here and give offering to Vavar by way of breaking coconuts on a stone by throwing forcefully on it. The stone is in the precincts of the mosque.