Ponmudi Hill station

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Ponmudi (The Golden Peak) is a hill station in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala and is located 61 km north-east of Trivandrum city at an altitude of 1100 m. It is a part of the Western Ghats mountain range that runs parallel to the Arabian Sea. A narrow winding road offering scenic views on the way to Ponmudi. Climate is pleasant year-round. One of the attractions is Tea gardens near by .

Accommodation :- Hotel Golden Peak (KTDC) in the upper sanitarium, is the only resort available for stay in Ponmudi.Due to its proximity to the main city of Thiruvanthapuram and lack of accommodation options tourists usually prefer to stay in the city and make a one day trip to Ponmudi though the early morning Winter season offers the best scenery.

How To reach Ponmudi

Nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport – 71 Kms. Nearest railway station is Trivandrum Central – 63 kms.Main bus terminal: Thiruvananthapuram, about 63 km

Nearest Bus Stations Nedumangad and Vithura. KSTRC buses to Ponmudi from either Thiruvananthapuram (Thampanoor) or from Nedumangad. KSERC operates daily bus service from Trivandrum to Ponmudi, (some of the services go up to upper sanitorium), usually takes up to 4 hours to reach(one way). There are chances sometimes to disrupt the bus services sometimes by landslides and bad condition of roads.It is an advengre game for bike racing.

Ponmudi from Varkala beach: about 59 km

Ponmudi from Kovalam beach: about 64 km

A great escape from the city, this beautiful hill station offers the options of walks through greenery, treks, lovely picnic spots and more. one can take in the beauty of the mist-laden hills, the many moods of the hills and the variety of flora and fauna can be enjoyed through pleasant walks in and around the Ponmudi

Near to Ponmudi

Kallar: A popular tourist destination near Ponmudi. River Kallar here offers a good picnic spot in the form of Golden Valley. there are options to trek in the adjoining forests. The Meenmutti waterfall is a major draw at Kallar.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary: This sanctuary spread over 53 sq. km. in the Western Ghats is accessible from Vithura. With its rich flora and fauna, Peppara dotted with hillocks and forests is a great attraction for wildlife enthusiasts.

Koyikkal Palace, Nedumangad: This ancient palace dates back to the 15th century. Museums of folklore and numismatics are its major attractions, besides the traditional architecture and layout of the palace.

The Folklore Museum here is a treasure trove of quaint musical instruments, occupational implements, household utensils, models of folk art etc. Displayed in the Koyikkal Palace, they focus attention on the cultural background of the State

In the Numismatics Museum housed in the palace, one can see coins belong to different parts of the world as well as to different eras. The rare and historically valuable collection of coins gives an insight into the trade relations of the State. Among the exhibits is the most valuable Indian coin - the 2500-year-old Karsha and Rasi, as also the world's smallest coins.

On the way to Koyikkal Palace one can take deviation to visit the Aruvikkara Dam which supplies drinking to the city of Thiruvananthapuram. The dam site offers excellent panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.

Accommodation :-

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This the southern tip of India with a lot of Tourst and pilgrimage places. The most Important ones are Trivandrum City- where Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple located- it is a historica city as it was the capital of Travencore Dynasty. Now Trivandum is the capital of Kerala. It has a lot of tourist places like Napier musum, Zoo, Kanakakkunnu, Veli Backwater village and Boating etc.

Another important destinations is Kovalam beach . It is well know all over the world. Three adjacent beaches constitutes Kovam Tourist destination. A lot of beach Resorts are there. Kovalam is 18 Km from Trivandrum. Poovar Tourist village is another Backwater tourism area.

Neyyar dam and Wildlife Sanctuary is another Tourist attraction in Trivandrum. There is a Lions park and it offers one day trip from Trivandrum. Ponmudi Hill station is another attraction with tea estates. It is one of the best Hill station in southern tip of India.

Kanyakumari is one of the world famous Pilgrmage center. There are tourist spots like- Vivekandhappara, Ammen coil, Gandhi Mandapam, Triveni sangamam, etc. It offer the best Sunrise and sunset view.

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Light House The light house is also known in names like Vizhinjam lighthouse or Vilinjam light house as per in records. Snaps from inside the lighthouse taken during some leisure picnic trips. The lighthouse is an active one and the huge tall structure is open everyday by late afternoons. Painted in red and white bands the tower stands tall in a height of 36m or 118 feet.

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