At a distance of 28 Kms from Pamba & 58 kms from Kumarakom, Erumeli on the banks of Manimala River is famous for Sastha Temple and Mosque of Vavar, who is believed to be the friend of Sri Ayyappa. The mosque is also known as Nainar Mosque.
The unique feature of the Nainar Mosque is that Hindu pilgrims worship here before their trek to Sabarimala during the Makara Vilakku season. Chandanakkudam festival celebrated here in the month of December/ January. At night there is an attractive procession with elephants and Panchavadyam.