South Indian City Guide - Kerala - Vagamon
Vagamon is a hill station situated in the Idukki district of Kerala. Filled with lush greenery all around, Vagamon is bound to make you wonder with its magical hills and the tea estates. Escape to Vagamon if you want to get away from the hubbub of the city.
Vagamon City Guide
Some wonderful bird - watching opportunities exist here, and there is top class accommodation in restored traditional homes nearby. Great opportunities also exist here for walks through village environs and it is a wonderful place to observe traditional life and agricultural practices in a relaxing atmosphere..
Tourist Attractions of Vagamon
Vagamon meadows : If you are feeling a bit out of yourself and want to go somewhere calm, the meadows at Vagamon is the best place to unwind that stress out of your mind.
Pine hill : Taking a walk along the forest will make anybody feel in a good mood. The pine hill in Vagamon offers a stretch of forest area which is filled with Pine trees and offers a beautiful time which can be spent at the lap of nature.
Kurisumala : A popular place for Christian pilgrims, Kurisumala is flocked by people who offer their prayers and flowers on the occasion of Good Friday. It has visitors coming from many parts of the State.
Barren hills : Because of its perfect terrain, the Barren hills make it fit for any trekker, rock climber or adventure seekers. Many people paraglide in this location.
Murugan Mala : Murugan mala is famous for its rock cut temple and is dedicated to Lord Murugan. Situated at a scenic place this makes a great place for religious worship and to wind up with nature.
Kundala Lake :Thangal hill: Thangal hill is an important site for religious worshippers as the burial site of the Sufi saint, Sheikh Fariduddin is located at this place. This hill is also a nature lover’s paradise as it is covered with grasslands, dense pine forests and meadows.
Maramala waterfalls : Situated amidst the deep forests of Teekoy lies the Maramala waterfalls. You have to go through dense forests and rubber estates to reach the waterfalls which offers a treat for photographers.
Vagamon Falls : Located amidst dense flora and fauna, the Vagamon falls is a beautiful picnic spot for tourists. The waterfall is a beautiful sight for the eyes and makes a perfect picture for photographers.
Things to do
Vagamon Kurisumala Church, Kurisumala Ashram and Meesapulimala.
Best time to visit
The nearest airportis the Kochi International airport which is 75 kilometers from Vagamon.
Ways to reach
By air : The nearest airport is the Kochi International airport which is 75 kilometers from Vagamon.
By train : Kottayam is the nearest railway station with 64 kilometers distance.
By road : Vagamon is 100 kilometers away from Cochin and can be reached by bus or taxi services.
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