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Top 5 hill stations spots in Kerala to visit

May 2nd, 2024 4 minutes Read

Top 5 hill stations spots in Kerala to visit

Are you a nature lover waiting to explore hill stations? Then, know these top 5 hill stations in Kerala to visit.

Ponmudi

Distance: 4 hours, 38 minutes (157.0 km) via NH 83 and Munnar-Udumalpet Road.

Ponmudi is one of the unexplored hill stations in Kerala. This hill station is at a distance of around 1.5 hours from Trivandrum. Trekking facilities are available in this area. The most beautiful waterfalls in Kerala, Meenmutty Waterfalls, are located here. Also, a few sanctuaries like Thenmala Sanctuary, deer parks, and safaris for children are good entertainment for kids.

You can also go to the Kallar River from the Meenmutty waterfalls. Thenmala Dam can be a good visit from Meenmutty waterfalls.

Thekkady

Thekkady, 100 km from Kottayam, is also one of the hill stations in Kerala. Thekkady serves as a connecting point to Munnar. From here, Periyar forests, Periyar Lake, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, tiger reserves, and elephant reserves are available to visit. Rides on the elephants in the Elephant Junction at moderate prices for two people are offered. At Thekkady, you have a good aroma of the tea and coffee plantations and spice gardens.

Plan one day for the forest reserves, national parks, and rides on the lake below the hills. One day to breathe into the plantations and spice gardens.

Vagamon

“The Paradise of Kerala, Long Drive, Yes, for the ones who love road trips… Vagamon is the right choice.”

Vagamon is a hill station at 1200 meters above sea level. The rental car from Coimbatore to Kottayam takes around 241 km in 4.46 hours. . If you come from Kottayam, then do not miss the first suicide spot in the pine forests.

You can see next the Vagamon Kurisumala—14 crosses known as the “way of the crosses” at regular intervals on the hill. Thangal hill, Vagamon Falls (in October with a silver fall from the sky to the earth), and the Poonjar Palace (500 years old) can be seen only from outside as it is closed for visitors nowadays. They should be on your list without fail with a self-drive car rental.

Munnar

Munnar can’t be missed when planning a trip to the western ghats. It is not possible that you come to a hill and don’t trek. Munnar can be reached by car from Thekkady. But the best choice would be through Trivandrum, as the roads are not in good driving condition. People say that “Devikulam Lake” was where goddess Sita bathed.

You can opt for boat rides with your family at Mattupetty Lake and Dam. There is a place that started the first hydroelectric project called Pallivasal in Munnar. Attukal in Munnar (Lock Heart Gap) is known for trekking purposes. Trekking in the Lock Heart Gap is a popular spot for Munnar tourists.

Wayanad

Wow, it is Wayanad! A place for young couples filled with greenery and white clouds.

Wayanad is home to the second-largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala. It is at an altitude of around 800 meters above sea level, so it is a popular trekking site for mountaineers. The presence of a heart-shaped lake, the Thirunelli temple, and the Papanasini River are great spots in Wayanad. Wayanad: You will find tiger reserves in many of the sanctuaries. Chembra Peak (6000 feet above sea level) is the highest peak of this hill station.

It is advisable to keep at least half a day for trekking or visiting this peak area.

Munnar vs Wayanad

Munnar offers a cooler hill station vibe, while Wayanad boasts tropical appeal with a mix of history and adventure.

Finally, now you are set to plan your travel with baggage packed for a fun-filled and thrilling holiday to these beautiful hill stations in Kerala with a self-rental car service from Coimbatore to Kerala.

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