Chingavanam is located in Nattakom
panchayat, Kottayam District
. The place is about 9 km from Changanacherry
on the Adoor
MC Road. Legend has it that the name Chingavanam is derived from Simhavanam. It is near to Kurichi
St John’s Catholic Church is a main attraction of Chingavanam. St John's Dayro is located here. Many industries such as Kingsway Rubber Products Pvt Ltd and Kelachandra Iron and Steel Works, which are processing rubber, function at Chingavanam.
There is a railway station at Chingavanam on the Kollam-Kottayam rail route.