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Wagamon Hills-A Mindblowing Tourist Place

Wagamon is a hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Kerala. Wagamon has a warm and friendly place with cool climate as the temperature between 10 and 23 degree Celsius during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 meters above sea level.

Vagamon TeaPlantations

Wagamon hills are dotted with delightfully attractive meadows, tropical forests, waterfalls and valleys. Stretches of tea plantations on the Wagamon hills are a common sight. The splendid rock formations on the Wagamon hills located at Thangal Para are definitely worth paying a visit to during your Kerala hill tours to the Wagamon hills. Besides these picturesque rock formations you could also go on tours to the Kurisumala Ashram located on this hill.

Wagamon hills offer adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers endless opportunities for pure fun filled and pleasure tours. The exotic appeal of the hill lies in the exquisite natural beauty of this region, the natural trekking trails that pass through the wooded area on the Wagamon hills.

This hill will soon be one of India's foremost ecotourism projects. The land is crisscrossed with streams and tea plantations. The hills look as if they were draped in silk.

Kurisumala monastery’ is a famous hill station and pilgrimage center for the Christians where cross put-up in each sub hill stations. The nearby Kurisumala Ashram is an abode of calm and spiritual delight. The area is fully surrounded with Tea estates and lakes.

Wagamon is surrounded by three hills namely, 'Thangal hill', 'Murugan hill' and 'Kurisumala'. The chain of these three hills - Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala - is a mark of religious harmony.

Other attractions include Tea estates, pine forests, grass lands, meadows, mist and shola forests, the famous suicide point of ‘Thangal hill’, a peculiar rock formations at Thangal Para, a dairy farm in Kurisumala (hill) and a Live Stock Board.


Wagamon is at the fringe of the Western Ghats and the foot hills on its lower side reach up to Teekoy with a gradual descent. Traveling by the hill highway in this section is an exhilarating experience with deep valleys and magnificent views all around. Grass covered hills, velvet lawns and the cool mountain air make Vagamon a perfect holiday retreat.

One speciality of Wagamon is that you will never get tired of Wagamon as each day or visit will display the varied moods of nature and climatic differences; the mist you can touch, the rain drops, the gentle breeze,or the golden hue in December-January will be greatly rewarding and soothing for you and can romanticize your mind and thoughts. Thus new couples and local tourists select this place as a very good honeymoon destination, just like Ootty.

Don't forget to taste the different flavours of Tea, there.

How to reach there and the facilities available:

It is located 33 Kilometers away from Palai and about 65 KM from Kottayam.
Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport while the closest rail connection is Kottayam.
There are many finest resorts available in the surrounding areas with affordable cost for trekkers.
One will get taxi services from here for their site seeing. Some hotel package includes site seeing also.
Hospital and banking facilities are also available here.
This place is well connected to all important places in Kerala, via buses, rail, and aeroplane.

Welcome to a land which would make you come back again and again. So that you could rejuvenate yourself and cherish memories of this enchantingly beautiful land.

3 comments :

divyesh said...

It is tremendous blog providing inspiring information. I love to visit such blogs when i haveholiday
.I would suggest my friends to visit this blog.

George said...

HI

THat to is Mine, Good that, people are using it. The photo is from a place called Elapara, 11 Kms away from Vagamon.

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Xplorepvs said...

Thank u Mr.Divyesh, i had seen ur blog, got info abt some beautiful places outside India..

Also ThanK u Mr.George, for that snap..

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