||Idukki District, Kerala
||Varkala, Agasthyarkoodam, Golden Valley
||100 m above the sea level
|Best Time To Visit
||September to January
'Golden Peak' is the literal meaning of Ponmudi hill station. It is one of the most frequently visited hill stations by tourists from every corner of the world. The splendid charm of lush green slopes, pretty cottages, scenic winding roads, tea states and coffee plantations makes Ponmudi hill station a heaven for the globetrotters. One can also indulge in trekking to the north of Ponmudi Crest, a great excitement for the trekkers.
Major Attractions of Ponmudi
One of the prime tourist attraction at Ponmudi hill station is Varkala. The place is a treasure trove to 2000 year old Janardanaswamy Temple, highly revered by the Hindu pilgrims. Nature has blessed Varkala with fresh water springs and lofty cliffs.
Located at an altitude of 2,000 ft, Agasthyarkoodam is a great delight for holiday-makers. The wilderness of this densely forested region thrills the visitors. Meenmutti waterfall is an eminent attraction of Agasthyarkoodam in Ponmudi hill station.
The scenic charm of Golden valley makes it a worth visiting place in Ponmudi. Spectacular surroundings are adorned with green trees and well rounded pebbles.
Accommodation in Ponmudi
Government Tourist complex offers comfortable stay to the travelers. The guest-house consists of well furnished 24 rooms and 10 stone cottage providing comfortable lodging with excellent services and facilities.
How to Reach Devikulam
Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is the nearest airport
Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is the nearest railhead from Ponmudi
Regular buses ply from Thamdanoor bus stand in Trivandrum to Ponmudi.