Hill Stations of Kerala

Kerala, surrounded by the Western Ghat ranges on its eastern border has no doubt a wonderful collection of hill stations and lot of pleasure to offer, its dense green attractive locations, acres of tea, coffee and spice farms, profuse and thick forests, unusual or weird type of flora and fauna, intersecting mountain small rivers, amazing waterfalls and more make good substitute for the holidays spent in Shimla, Darjeeling or Shilong and no doubt pushed tourists to come again and again or holidaying in the hill stations of Kerala.

So if you want to calm your souls or retreat and meditate yourself upon the secret of reality or in the place of peace or quiet, Kerala hill stations are the perfect place. Here the selection of Top 10 hill stations of Kerala is known for their pure beauty and good weather and assured tourists that their experience of holiday at these hill stations would really be an extraordinary or memorable.

So if you have already visited on these splendid hilly places that are discussed below or have you planning a trip for the first time? Please browse these Top 10 hill stations of Kerala for valuable information and also go through Travelogy India designed customized tour packages for economic prices and enduring journey of Kerala hill Stations .

List of Top 10 Hill Stations in Kerala

1. Munnar

Munnar nestled at the concurrence of three rivers is one of the beautiful hill stations of Kerala at an elevation of about 1600m above sea level. As this hill station can be named as the “Natural spa of Kerala” is noted for its exceptional shades of green, rotating tea-planted hills, fog and more offer a splendid image to tourist or a perfect place to relax or rejuvenate. So don’t just complete your journey only in the city, as there are various places that encircle Munnar with spellbinding scenery some of them are: Pothamadu, Devikulam, Pallivasal, Attukal, Nyaymakad and Mattupetty which no doubt pride or joy tourists through its extreme or large picturesque grace, waterfalls, trekking trails, lakes and dams.

Beside wonderful natural surroundings, there are also many thrilling places around Munnar which enthrall tourists and offer huge glimpse of distinct or varied wildlife of South India, some of them are: Nilkurinji flourishes once in 12 years, Marayoor, which is noted for its ample or rich sandalwood, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary and Eravikulam National Park. So for the different economical customized travel itineraries for Munnar check out Munnar Tour Packages or travel information munnar click here.

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2. Thekkady

Another wonderful hill station from the pouch of Idukki District, Thekkady, is a perfect place to refreshed or relaxed and to discover the wildlife of Kerala. No doubt at a great distance from the annoying or frustrating crowd of the city; here tourists enjoy a peaceful vacation between the rich flora and varied fauna that is enveloped by green rotatinghills.

One of the main attraction that allure tourists is the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary (home of many elephants) here tourist can enjoy elephant safaris, boat cruise on the Periyar Lake and Trekking on Thekkady and Kurisumala as these spot is noted for large trek. Beside Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Mangala Devi Temple, Pandikuzhi, Vandiperiyar and Ramakalmedu are the must haunt places in Thekkady.

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Suggested Tour : 7 Days Kerala Houseboat Tour

3. Vagamon

Vagamon, a summer or an excellent weekend breakout destination, is nestled at an elevation of about 1200m above sea level is a perfect place to discover calm, comfort and peace of mind.Vagamon which is usually noted for the high or elevated green mountains, descending waterfalls, long forests and the wandering roads cutting through the mountains offer some calm time and the superb environment to practice meditation.

So if you are in Vagamon then don't forget to observe the impressive Illikal Peak, Poonjar Palace, Maramala Waterfalls and the famous Meenachil River, which has been specified by Arundhati Roy in her masterstroke God of Small Things.

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4. Ponmudi

Ponmudi, a small scenic hill station of Kerala is situated about 61 kms far from Thiruvananthapuram is noted for its breath-taking sight, nice weather, outstanding picture of countryside with valleys, rivers, mountains and forests. So no doubt a little less explored.

Ponmudi is an ideal place for the nature lovers and adventurous lovers as tourists can enjoy trekking and hiking here, particularly at the Agasthyarkoodam, which is the largest peak of the district and get the glimpse of the spreading tea gardens which no wonder mesmerizes every traveller a lot.

So if you are in Ponmudi then don't forget to explore Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Deer Park, Golden Valley and Meenmutti falls.

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5. Lakkidi

Lakkidi in Wayanad district is a paradise on earth offers lots of natural beauty, good weather, high or elevated green mountains and a calm or quiet environment which no doubt refreshes or relaxes everyone’s nerves and surely offers a refreshing experience….

One more feature that makes this place unique is a number of luxury resorts that have been situated here for a comfortable and pleasant stay.It’s not wrong to say the best way to explore this hill station or the whole place is on foot.

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