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Devikulam

If you are bored of traversing through the tranquil backwaters of Kerala and wants to experience cool breeze of lush mountains then come to devikulam. With its dense jungle and high mountains, devikulam is an important tourist destination of Kerala, “the God's own country”.

devikulam is a famous hill station and a taluk (block), positioned at a height of 1800 m above sea level in the Idukki district of Kerala. Literally meaning, devikulam is the lake(kulum) of the Goddess (devi). According to a legend, Goddess Sita, consort of Lord Rama has once bath in the placid water of devikulam lake during their stay in the nearby forest. Due to Goddess Sita, devikulam lake is also known as Sita Devi Lake. Devikulam Munnar Kerala

Mother Nature has showered her immense love on devikulam and decorated this place with numerous natural charms. It is surrounded by Pallivasal Waterfalls and Mattupetty Lake. Vast spice and coffee plantation are also prime attraction of devikulam.

devikulam is a trekker's paradise. The forested area, nearby mountainous terrain and verdant woods beckons trekkers from all across the country. Abundance of flora and fauna woos the trekkers and make their laborious trekking expedition a memorable experience.

Location:
This picturesque cool resort is located just 16 km south-west of Munnar down the Munnar- Kumily Highway. It is very easy to reach devikulam. Both the nearest airport and railway station to devikulam is at Kochin which is just 4 ½ hours drive. Regular bus and taxi services are available from Munnar, Madurai, and Coimbatore.

Sightseeing
Idukki: Idukki town is nearby attraction of devikulam. This rugged mountainous and forested region is famous tourist destination of Kerala. Idukki is famous for the first double curvature Arch dam in India and has a wildlife sanctuary. Idukki town also has a large reservoir formed by three dams namely Idukki, Kulamavu and Cheruthony dam.

Munnar: Located 55 K.M from Idukki Town at an altitude of 1524m in above the sea level, Munnar is also a nearby hill station to devikulam. Munnar is a visual retreat and offers a spectacular picture of confluence of three mountain streams namely Kannimalayar, Nallathanni and Kundala. Waterways and Anamudi, the highest peak of south India available in Munnar provides an awesome scope for boating and mountaineering respectively.

Chinnar Wildlife SanctuaryChinnar Wildlife Sanctuary
Another nearby attraction to devikulam(50 km away) is Chinnar Wildlife Sanctury. With a sandalwood forest at the end, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary falls away as a thorny, rain-shadowed scrub jungle which is unique in Kerala. Located around 60 km north of devikulam, Chinnar wildlife sanctuary is a home for diverse flora and fauna. This wildlife sanctuary is home to endangered species of both the grizzled giant squirrel and star tortoise along with large population of gaur. Deep within the sanctuary, there is massive Thkoovanam falls on the river Chinnar, which also offers a wonderful view.

Mangalam Devi Temple
Mangalam Devi Temple is an ancient temple, located 15 km from Thekkady. The ruins of this Pandyan style temple is positioned amidst dense forest at the top of a 1337 m peak and gives a magnificent view. On the occasion of “Chaitra Purnima', this temple is bedecked and visitors are allowed to enter. It is also a nearby attraction to devikulam.

Kumily
Kumily is a border town, positioned just north of Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary at Kerala- Tamilnadu border. Located just 4km from Thekkady town, Kumily is a busy town having numerous spice shops. A boat trip on the tranquil lake of Kumily town is the best way to have a close look on the wildlife of the park.

Other Places of Interest:
» Marayoor
» Moolamattam
» Eravikulam National Park
» Rajamala

Accommodation in devikulam:
» Las Palmas Munnar:
» Autumn Trees:
» Hotel Dream Falls Munnar:
» Forest Haven Resort:
» Sree Sailam Homestay:
» Pavitharm Homestay:


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