Ponmudi Hill Station
: Guide for traveling Ponmudi temples
, Vagamon, Aaranmula Boat Race
, shopping in Ponmudi
and other tourists activities. Also know the Ponmudi weather
The salubrious hill station of Ponmudi is at a distance of 61 kms from
Thiruvananthapuram. The enchanting bounty of nature can be witnessed
here in the quiet surroundings.
at an altitude of over 100 m above sea level on the Western Ghats, the
shimmering green waters of the winding streams and verdant woods of
Ponmudi do not spare anybody. Trekking is a passion with the visitors to
Ponmudi, lying within easy driving distance from Thiruvananthapuram.
One will find oneself compulsively pausing every now and then to drink
in deep the spectacular sweep of the hill ranges, tea-estates and the
mist-covered valleys, peppered with little toy-like stone cottages
painted a pretty violet, pink, or white with pointed and peaked roofs.
Leisure in Ponmudi
There are a good number of shops
on the beach. Shops sell Blankets, Goods, Jewellery and ornaments mainly
from Kashmir, Rajasthan or Nepal. Spices, the specialty of Kerala, are
also available here.
How To Get There - Ponmudi
It takes 2 hours by road,
driving 65 kms northeast from Thiruvananthapuram, to get to Ponmudi. Bus
services are frequent.
Places To Stay - Ponmudi
Accommodation can be availed
at Government Tourist Complex. The Complex consists of a guesthouse with
24 rooms, and ten small stone cottages sitting on the hillside named
after famous Himalayan peaks.
General Information - Ponmudi
It is a Pretty picnic spot,
endowed with natural springs, a little further down the hill. Golden
Valley is a little, scenic viewpoint
Useful Information - Ponmudi
Tourist Information Centres
near ITDC Hotel, Kovalam.
Govt. of India Tourist Office, Airport Counter, Thiruvananthapuram.
Department of Tourism, Govt.of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram.
Prime Attractions of Ponmudi
The Aaranmula Boat Race is staged each year in the
scenic village of Aaranmula in August/ September. This river carnival is
part of the Aaranmula Temple festival. more..
Varkala is a sea side resort, as well as an important
Hindu centre of pilgrimage. High cliffs with rich mineral springs rise
majestically from the coastline. The 2,000 year old Janardana Swamy
Temple and the Nature Centre are the two main attractions here
The famous hill station of Ponmudi is famous for its ancient temples, tracek the History, Architecture, Deities, Religious
significance of the Ponmudi temples.
Ponmudi Hill Station Hotels
A trip to Ponmudi, located in Kerala, South India, would reveal that resorts of all varieties and hues in the god's own country, i.e. Kerala, South India, are nestled amiably in the hilly terrain and the pleasant clime of this hill station, which makes it an ideal retreat for the newly weds and the honeymooning couples of the time, in Kerala, South India.