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Kerala Hillstations

The high and rugged Western Ghats endow Kerala with a number of beautiful Hillstations. Expansive plantations of tea,coffee,rubber and fragrant cardamom, cinnamons, pepper and other spices for which Kerala is famous for, are cultivated on the slopes of these hill stations.

Important Hillstations in Kerala



The scent of fresh eucalyptus leaves, Verdant green hills and rolling tea gardens makes Munnar like a paradise. Munnar or the 'three rivers' nestles amidst Western Ghats at the confluence of three mountain streams (Mudrapuzha, Nallathani, and Kundala). It is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Kerala. Munnar was the summer resort of the Government official during the British rule in India. Munnar is one of the world's highest tea growing estates. The calmness and mild cold climate throughout the year makes it the favourite tourist place. Read more...


Ponmudi is 61 kms away from Thiruvananthapuram and is located in a rich forest area, this place may be of interest to those who are interested in tropical vegetation. The enchanting beauty of nature can be seen in the midst quiet surroundings. The climate is always pleasant and trekking and hiking are major attractions of the place. Ponmudi is also called the Golden Valley sneak peek. It is an access point to the river Kallar. Well-rounded pebbles, lush green trees, the cool water, fishes and the sheer wilderness of the park are the main attractions.

By Air: Nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport.

By Rail: Nearest railway station is Trivandrum.


One of the most popular wildlife sanctuary of the country and is also India's southern most tiger reserve. The sanctuary sprawls over an area of 777 sq. kms. near a vast and attractive lake. The artificial lake was built by the British in 1895. Read more...

Nelliyampathy Hillstations

Nelliyampathy Pothundi

Nelliyampathy lies 60 Km. away from Palghat. The ranges here consist of a chain of ridges cut of from one another by valleys. The highest peak in the range is Nellikotta. The estates of tea, cofee, orange and cardomom in this place are of great scenic beauty. There is a dam and park at Pothundi about 17 Km. on the way to Nelliyampathy.Read more..

Wayanad Hillstations


Located in the Brahmagiri hills, 7 km north-east of Thirunelli and 38 km from Mananthavady in Wayanad District. This place can be accessed only by trekking and the trekking route runs through 17 km of wilderness. Rare species of birds can be sighted from the watch tower of this bird sanctuary.

Nearest railway station: Kozhikode, about 106 km.

Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport, 23 km from Kozhikode.

Chembra Peak

Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad, at 2100m above sea level. The hills, rocks and valleys, which contribute to the very unique character of Wayanad. Nearest town is Meppady which is 12 km away from Kalpetta. Trekking to the top of the peak takes one full day. Tourists can stay at the top of the peak in temporary camps. District Tourism Promotion Council provides guides and necessary accessories on hire. You can enjoy the scenic beauty of Wayanad, which is visible from the top of Chembra, is very stimulating

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