Saramkuthi is very important pilgrim spot on the way to Sabarimala
. It lies on the traditional trekking path and is about 1 km from Sabari Peetam near Pampa. From here, a walk of 1.5 km leads to the Sannidhanam (Sabarimala).
The Saramkuthi is known for the Saramkuthi Aal, a big banyan tree around, which kanniswamy (first time pilgrims) leave the wooden arrow.
According to legend, this is the spot where Lord Ayyappa dropped his arrow.
The major festival here is the pallivetta, which is held on the eve of the `Arattu'.