Beautiful Vagamon in Kerala
Kerala is full of natural wonders. The state is blessed with lush green hillocks, sprawling plantations, rejuvenating backwaters and zestful people. A visit to Kerala is sure to be one of the most memorable trips of your life. Be it the mesmerizing blue waters of Varaka beach or the amazing tea plantations of Munnar, the intriguing Chinese fishing nets of Kochi or the beautiful light house of Kovalam, Kerala is full of delights worth visiting. All of these places have become popular tourist attractions over the years. What this means is that they are always full of visitors creating a need for people to look for some new, hidden gems in Kerala for pleasant getaways. One such gem worth considering is Vagamon in south Kerala. Vagamon is a dreamy hill station in the Idukki district (with some portion in the Kottayam district) of Kerala. While other attractions of Kerala are thronged by tourists almost all year round, Vagamon is relatively unexplored and pristine. Its heart-warming meadows and breathtaking valleys are sights for sore eyes. The lovely pine forests all around and misty landscapes transport you to a world like never seen before. So, in case you are looking for an offbeat, unexplored, yet beautiful holiday spot in Kerala, here are all the details on how to reach Vagamon by road, train and flight. Also Read - Amid COVID-19 Lockdown, Kerala Govt to Issue Liquor Passes For People With 'Withdrawal Symptoms'
How to Reach Vagamon by Road
Vagamon is at an altitude of 1100 m above sea level but is well-connected by road to Erattupetta thus connecting it to the plains. The road is rated as a state highway and is convenient to travel. Buses, cabs and private vehicles regularly between Vagamon and major Kerala cities like Trivandram, Kochi and Munnar. Also Read - Back from The Brink of Death! 93-Year-Old Kerala Man Recovers From Coronavirus, Doctors Call it a 'Miracle'
How to Reach Vagamon by Train
The nearest railway station from Vagamon is at Kuttikanam at a distance of 22 km from. Other neighboring railways stations are at Palai – 33 km away, Thodupuzha – 39 km from Vagamon, Kumily – 45 km and Kottayam – 65 km. Road connectivity from all these stations to Vagamon is quite good. ALSO SEE Kochi Images: Spectacular Photos of Kochi in Kerala Will Tempt You to Take a Trip! Also Read - Coronavirus Kerala: 'Used Soap And Water,' Say Kerala Officials After Video Emerges of People Being 'Disinfected'
How to Reach Vagamon by Flight
The nearest airport to Vagamon is the Cochin International Airport which is located around 75 km away. Buses, cabs and private vehicles ply between the airport and Vagamon.
So, next time you are looking for a pleasant, untouched getaway in Kerala, Vagamon should be your spot. It will be a welcome change from the large tourist crowds in the state and will also provide scenery and landscapes like never seen before.