Nelliyampathy situated southeast of the Palakkad. Nelliyampathy has all the attractions of dense and verdant forests that harbor exotic wildlife. At least 23 hairpin curves have to be traversed to reach this fascinating hill station of Kerala. It has several vantage viewpoints including Kesavan Para and Seethargundu, which are breathtakingly beautiful. (more…)
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Munnar – breathtakingly beautiful – a heaven of peace and tranquility is an ideal tourist destination in God’s own country. Located 1600 m above sea level, this hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. (more…)
Devikulam, located at a distance of around 7km from Munnar is an idyllic hill station. With its wide range of exotic flora and fauna, velvet lawns and the cool mountain breeze gives tourists a rare experience. The Devikulam Lake nearby is ideal for trout fishing. (more…)
Dhoni Hills situated at a distance of15 km from Palakkad is a three-hour trek from the base of the Dhoni hills. This reserve forest area with its small, beautiful waterfall is delightfully beautiful. This hill station offers trekkers to explore its hilly terrains.
One of the highest locations in Wayanad, this hill station is situated 5 km south of Vythiri,Lakkidi, known as the gateway to Wayanad, lies around 700 m above sea level, at the crest of the Thamarasseri Ghat Pass. Lofty peaks, murmuring streams and luxuriant forests with its winding roads add magic to the journey up this hill station.
Peerumedu named after Peer Mohammed, the Sufi saint who had close association with the erstwhile Royal Family of Travancore, this famous plantation town is located 35 km from Thekkady in Idukki district. Wide array(vista) of tea, cardamom, rubber and coffee plantations interspersed with silver cascades add charm to this picturesque place. Lush green grasslands and mist-clad hillocks make Peermedu an unforgettable experience.
Ponmudi, 61 km from Thiruvananthapuram. This charming hill resort, Ponmudi is situated 915 m above sea level. This hill station is embroidered with winding, wooded paths and wild orchids grow profusely on these hillsides. There is a deer park near this hill station and excellent trekking trails are available. (more…)
Pythal Mala situated around 65 km from Kannur at a height of 4500 ft above sea level near the Kerala – Karnataka border, is rich in flora and fauna. This enchanting hill station is a 6 km trek to the top of the hill.
Ranipuram is 85 km from Kasaragod. This enchanting hill station is situated 750 m above sea level. Known formerly as Madathumala ,Ranipuram is famous for its trekking trails and varied vegetation.
Vagamon Hills is 25 km from Peermedu in Idukki. This alluring hill station interspersed with tea gardens and meadows, is a haven of tranquility. With its fabulous lush green hills, verdant meadows and the cool, misty mountain air make this place a perfect holiday destination.
Vythiri tucked away amidst the mist-capped mountains and breathtaking scenery this quaint little hill station of Kerala is situated 1300 m above sea level. Vythiri beautiful hill station of Kerala is famous for its coffee, tea, cardamom, pepper and rubber plantations. Located in the Wayanad district of Kerala, Vythiri is a must visit hill station while you tour to Kerala.
Situated close is the Agasthyarkoodam peak. Mythological sage Agasthya is believed to have been staying in the forest that is now named Agasthya. The peak Agasthyarkoodam is the second highest peak inn Kerala with a height of 1890 m. The forest is dense and has a rich collection of rare medicinal plants and herbs. This peak is also very famous for the ‘Neelakurinji’ flower blooms here once in every twelve years. It is a breathtaking sight to watch the blue slopes of the mountain when the flower is in full bloom. (more…)