Vagamon Hill station, Tour to Vagamon, Vagamon Holidays
Vagamon is a pretty mountain resort located in Idukki district of Kerala. Perched at an altitude of over 1100 meters above the sea level, Vagamon enjoys a pleasant climate all round the year, that has earned the name the Scotland of Asia’. National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon as among one of the 50 most attractive places to visit in India. It’s a popular movie shooting location as well. First discovered by the British, Vagamon has evolved to be a popular adventure sports destination and holiday haven from being a famous plantation town famous for its tea estates. Still free of the footsteps of mass tourism, Vagamon tours will offer you a wonderful opportunity to unwind and also to be in sync in nature.
The rolling valleys, lush green meadows, misty valleys and mountains dotted with pines- everything translates into immense beauty and tranquillity. Wagamon tourism isn’t just about sightseeing, but additionally offers adequate opportunities for adventure sports. The windy conditions, Rocky Mountains and the sprawling valleys are well suited for activities such as trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and mountain climbing. Vagamon Adventure tourism is drawing scores of travellers from far and wide. Vagamon appears to have a shade of green that goes far beyond your sight. The spectacular spectacles in the shape of deep ravines and the gurgling rivulets and waterfalls make it an ideal vacation spot, even for an occasional weekend ramble for any holidaymaker with no fixed travel itinerary.
A trip to Vagamon in itself is a remarkable experience. The winding roads cut throughout the pine forests and rocky gorges will offer the magnificent view of the valleys and the plains several legs below you as you inches your way up in a calming drive. The 3 hills Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala hills that are thought to represent the 3 chief religions of Hindu, Muslin and Christians in Kerala, stand tall as the icon of cultural harmony. Whilst Kurisumala Hill is a popular mountain resort and is a spiritual centre for Catholics, Thangal Hill, the burial chamber of Sheikh Fariduddin makes it a popular pilgrimage centre for Muslims.
Murugan Hill is dedicated to the Hindu God Murugan, the son of Lord Shiva. Located on the periphery of the Western Ghats and the foothills that extend to Teekoy estates is a visual feast to the weary eyes. Set out on a trekking expedition to enjoy the spectacular view of the valleys and the gorges, that will let you spellbound and stimulated. There are various convenient Vagamon packages that offer something very special for every budget. A few of the other must-see spots in Vagamon include the Indo Swiss Dairy farm project, the suicide point in Thangal hill, that is a popular viewpoint which offers a panoramic view of the meadows and grasslands. Vagamon is accessible by road, rain and air. It’s located 39 km from Thodupuzha. Cochin International Airport is the closest airport whilst the nearest railway station is Kottayam.