South India - Tourist Attractions - Devi Lake - Kerala
Devikulam is situated 5 kilometers from Munnar at Kerala. It is a small hill stationand lies 1,800 meters above sea level. The Sita Devi Lake is a Lake in Devikulam which is unpolluted and surrounded by lush green tea plantations and located inside the jungle.
Specialty of Devi Lake
According to legend Mother Sita of the Ramayana Epic bathed in this pool. The pool is named after her, Sita Devi Lake. The mineral waters of the lake is also known to cure illness and thus is considered a sacred one.
Besides the tea plantations around the lake, Spice gardens planted around the lake also offers a rejuvenating aroma in the air. Despite the usual tourists’ arrival to the lake, it is still seen with its natural, unspoiled beauty.
Best time to visit
Between the months of March to May makes the best time to visit this lake with the temperature offering a cozy atmosphere.
Nearby places to visit
Pallivasal falls, Thoovanam falls and Tea and Spice plantations.
Ways to reach
By air :The Cochin International airport which is 150 kilometers from the Lake is the nearest airport.
By train :The nearest railway station is the Kottyam station which is 130 kilometers.
By road : Buses are available from all parts of kerala and Taxis can also be hired which will offer a pleasant journey.