Devikulam hill station is located at a height of 1800 meters above sea level and is around 16 kilometers from Munnar in Kerala. The Devikulam hill station in Munnar is famous for its mineral water springs and the beautiful landscape it has offer. The hill station of Devikulam derives its name from the Devikulam Lake in the vicinity. Devikulam means lake (kulam) of the Goddess (Devi). Legend has it that Goddess Sita, consort of Lord Rama (an incarnation of the Hindu God Vishnu) would bathe in the sparkling waters of this tranquil lake during their stay in the nearby forests. Devikulam offer a perfect opportunity to spend your vacation nestled close in the lap of Mother Nature.
HOW TO REACH DEVIKUALAM
Devikulam can be reached from both Kottayam and Kochi. The distance from Kochi is 149 km (4 hr drive) and that from Kottayam is 132 km (4 ½ hr drive).
By Air: The nearest airport is Kochi, 150 km away from Munnar.
By Rail: Kochi is the nearest railway station, which is connected to all the major cities in India.
- The climate is mild with a slight chill after nightfall so carry cotton shawls and jackets
- If you want to fish in the lake seek permission from Tata Tea
- Enjoy treks along the hill slopes away from the metal road.