Vithura is a small village situated on the way to Ponmudi, about 35 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala. Surrounded by the Western Ghats and blessed with numerous trees and extensive green lands, it is the cross road to various tourist and religious destinations.
Vithura is also famous for the Adivasi (tribal) market, which is popularly known as Anthichantha (evening market). Tribal people in the area go to forest and collect edible fruits and honey which are sold in this market. Large number of people came here to buy the precious medicinal items from the market.