Pampa is the base camp for majority of devotees that visit the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple. Transport buses, cars and motorcycles reach up to Pampa. From Pampa pilgrims have to walk (trek) 7 km to reach the Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple Sannidanam.
The trek covers places like Neelimala, Appachimedu, Sabaripeedam, Sharamkuthi, Marakkoottam to reach the Ayyappa Temple.
One of most tough trek in the seven kilometer route is in climbing the Neelimala.
Government and other NGOs are providing medical facilities at different points from Pampa to Ayyappa Temple.