Hill Stations in Kerala

Hill Stations in Kerala

Kerala is not only known for its bewitching coastal regions and beautiful backwaters, but it also has a great collection of hill stations. It is said that there are more than 50 hill stations dotting the state, which would make it difficult to pick the best ones to check out for a vacation here. To make the task simpler, here are hill stations known for their pristine beauty that you can include in your Kerala holiday packages:

  • Thekkady - This is a beautiful hill station located in the Idukki District, offering an excellent place for rejuvenating. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you will have an uninterrupted trip here amidst the lush plant life and diverse variety of animal species that make the green rolling hills their home. One of the main attractions here is the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, which is home to a large number of elephants.
  • Munnar - Situated where three rivers meet and flow together and at an elevation of about 1,600 meters above sea level, this famous hill station is known for having unparalleled shades of green, tea plantations and its mist. Serene and beautiful, it is an ideal place to relax, that it is even called the “natural spa of Kerala”.
  • Vagamon - Situated 1,200 meters above sea level, this hill station is considered a summer destination in Kerala, which is marked by lofty green mountains, pine forests, cascading waterfalls and meandering roads. It is an ideal place if you want solitude and peace of mind for a weekend getaway, as it is far away from the bustling city noises. Among the draws here are the Meenachil River, Illikal Peak, Maramala Waterfalls and the Poonjar Palace.
  • Ponmudi - This small picturesque hill station is located about 61 kilometers away from Thiruvananthapuram, with pleasant climate and a great landscape with rivers, ravines, forests and mountains. Here, you can enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking and trekking, especially at Agasthyarkoodam, which offers great views of the sprawling tea gardens. Generally, Ponmudi is a great destination if you love nature.
  • Mattupetty - This hill station is popular for its rolling meadows, sparkling lake, sprawling tea gardens and an undying overall natural beauty. Some of the activities that you can do here is visit the cattle sheds, boating on the lake and trekking to nearby places. You can also simply enjoy exploring the wide vistas of green landscape here.
  • Malampuzha - Located in the Palakkad District, this hill station is well known as an ideal family holiday destination, as it has something for everyone, from rock gardens to fun-filled amusement parks, catering to all entertainment needs of all ages. The main draws here include an aerial tour and the sculpture of Yaskshi, which is an enchantress.

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