Thursday, November 24, 2022

Ponmudi

The South Indian state, Kerala entices travellers with its spectacular beaches, beautiful hill stations, sparkling backwaters, excellent wildlife sanctuaries, revitalising Ayurveda resorts and wonderful adventure opportunities. It has a lot more to offer for travellers who wish to enjoy the bliss of the pristine beauty of nature.

If you are looking to spend your holidays in a non-so-popular tourist place in Kerala, then Ponmudi can be the best choice for you. It is a beautiful hill resort with green environment and narrow pathways nestled among the enchanting hills of Western Ghats. With small rivulets, eye-catching mountain flowers and colourful butterflies, this tourist destination is ideal to enjoy trekking. The mist-covered valleys and large tea estates also make Ponmudi, a rapidly developing hill resort in the state. Covered with extensive tea plantations, lush green hills and valleys and stunning waterfalls, this hilly resort attracts many people who love to enjoy mountain life.

Ponmudi is nearly 61 kilometres away from Thiruvanathapuram, the capital city of Kerala. The beautiful hill station offers a lot of things to do for holidaymakers. It shall be a memorable experience for them to enjoy mountain climbing or trekking on Agasthyarkoodam, the highest peak in the area located at an altitude of 1868 feet above sea level. Travellers can find many cottages, hotels and dormitory staying facilities in Ponmudi who plan to explore this hill station conveniently.

Some of the must visit places near this well-known hill station are:

Golden Valley: A beautiful location near Ponmudi with golden sand, crystal clear water and rich green valley ideal to relax.
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary: It is located near the Peppara Dam on the Karamana River with rich flora and fauna.
Mini Zoo: Within an easily reach distance from Ponmudi, this zoo has a large number of Barasinghas.

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport (67 Kms)
Nearest Railway Station: Thiruvananthapuram (61 Kms)

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