Situated 1,200 meters above sea level, the gorgeous hill-station of Vagamon is located on the Kottayam – Idukki border of Kerala. The place has an overdose of lush green tea plantations and a never-ending line of rolling green hills dotting its landscape. What makes visiting here extra special is a pleasant climate all through the year. It has a cool climate during summer with the temperature ranging between 10-23°C. Also Read - Triple Lockdown Begins in Thiruvananthapuram: How it is Different From Normal Shutdown; What's Allowed, What's Prohibited Till July 13 | Full Details Here
Vagamon is a tiny hill-station, rathe offbeat, but has the most breathtaking ravines and meandering rivulets. The place abounds in fresh cool air, murmuring pine forests, cascading waterfalls and attractive meadows showering you with extraordinary experiences. The road leading upto Vagamon is in itself an experience; the meandering road is cut in solid rock lined with pine forests, and as you wind your way up, the rolling plains come into view thousands of feet below you. Also Read - Kerala Lockdown News: State Imposes Triple Lockdown in Thiruvananthapuram From Monday For One Week, Secretariat Won’t Function
The chain of three hills – Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala – is the most famous attraction here and a mark of communal harmony. The dairy farm managed by Kurisumala monks is worth a visit as well. You must take a walk along the narrow, mist covered zigzag roads that wind up these hills to experience true bliss. For those who love adventure, you can choose from fun options of trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock-climbing.
Vagamon offers eternal bliss and peace of mind, as compared to the other hill stations of Kerala. Besides being abundant in natural beauty, the place offers scope for spiritual growth. The peaceful surroundings with a soft, cool breeze blowing all the time makes it an ideal place for meditation.
The grassy hills, velvety lawns and overall mysticism of the place cannot be found anywhere else in the world. This quaint town is untouched by modern influences and is neatly tucked away with its charm intact. The nearest railway station is in Kottayam, about 75km from Peermede. And the nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport, about 150km from Peermede.