Vagamon is studded with meadows, landscapes, pine forests,waterfalls, tea estates and valleys and is an appealing getaway and among the best hill stations in Kerala. Mystic mountains, verdant grass plains and clean air are the attractions of this hill station .The hill station has a chain of 3 beautiful hills called Thangal hill, Murugan hill and Kurismala which gives a secular religious aura and an enchanting feel to this destination as each of these hills are visited by devotees of three religions every year.
Some significant Vagamon Tourism Destinations are
Elaveezha Poonchira is among the best places in Kerala to watch sunset and sunrise without ant hindrance. Awesome scenery and green valleys highlighted by those large mountains is excellent enough for a vacation with mystic appeal. According to tale, Panchali the wife of Pandavas bathed in a Pool here, the queen of the impressive Mahabharata. Elaveezha Poonchira in Malayalam indicates ‘valley where leaves in don’t fall’ and it is known as so because trees are not present in this area.
Kurisumala Ashram is a well-known Christian pilgrimage center as well as monastery. The prayer area is quite large to execute wishes and relaxation. The cattle and diary farm run by the priests here is another attraction. Kurisumala Ashram is thronged by crowds on Good Friday when thousands of religious enthusiasts from far and near meet and go up the mountain holding wood crosses to enact the way of the cross.
Kuttikkanam, is covered in tea plantations, pine forests, streams, cardamom plantations and hills which oozes out an alluring charm for a relaxing a peaceful vacation at 3500 meters above sea level.Kuttikanam once used to be the vacation destination of the royal family and Henry Baker who first discovered the uniqueness of this place and he started coffee plantations here which was later converted to tea and the requirement of manual labour bought in more people to Kuttikanam.
Murugan Mala is a mountain that houses a rock-cut forehead devoted to Lord Murugan which is located at a distance of 8 miles from Vagamon. Many enthusiasts check out the position every season. The forehead of Master Murugan, located on this mountain, was designed using only one stone.
Parumthupara View Point
Parumthupara has a giant rock sculpture at Grampi known as Parunthupara situated 1200 m above the sea level. Perfect for hiking, this extreme bumpy corner provides a amazing encounter for both naturel as well as encounter fans. Relaxed and silent with awesome, clean wind, this position has limitations as it is quite risky to go beyond a certain range.
Vagamon Tea Estates
You can observe one of the biggest tea properties in Kerala at Vagamon. Pulikkanam Estate and MMJ Plantations are the most famous tea estates in Vagamon. You can get authorization from the Estate office and have a undergo the property landscapes and this for sure is going to be a value time you invest here.
A trip of about five miles from Vagamon, down the Elappara path, will take you to the Thangal Para, a place of spiritual significance to Muslims. Husrath Sheikh Fariduddin , a Sufi saint who is believed to have visited Kerala from Afghanistan about 800 decades ago has a dargah here. Uroos, is the most famous festival at this dargah and ic cleberated during April with Ganjusakkar (a lovely dish).
Vagamon Pine Forest
An artificial pine forest over 100 acres that houses more than 30 bird species is the major attraction of Kuttikkanam near Vagamon. The forest comes under the buffer zone by state forestry department. Be it having a nap in the pines or having a lengthy pace through the Pines, you can ignore and relax at this Pine Forest .
Vagamon Natural Green Meadows
Imagine a natural lawn area with awesome wind going around all day lengthy and you in center of all this. You probably would want to go there and that place is Vagamon Natural Green Meadows. Greenery and more of greenery is the main attraction of the place and no where you can enjoy it more than Vagamon Natural Green Meadows which is a popular Vagamon tourism destination.
How to reach Vagamon?
Vagamon is approximately 103 kms from Cochin and 64 kms from Kottayam -the closest railway station. It is readily accessible by rad from Kottayam and Cochin.
Vagamon has an appealing charm and you will never get fed up with Vagamon tourism destinations as each day or check out will show the different moods of nature and climate; the soothing wind or the fantastic climate in December-January which will be the ideal time for you to visit Vagamon and that can romanticize your thoughts and ideas.