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Wagamon

Wagamon, which is also spelt as Vagamon is one of the wonderful hill station. Perched at a height of 1100 m above the sea level, on the Western Ghats, Wagamon hill station is one of the less explored treasures of Kerala.

Located in the Idukki district of Kerala, Wagamon has a special distinction. It is the most literate district of India. Apart from this, Wagamon is also famous for its incredible natural charms. It seems to be paradise on earth. Wagamon is surrounded by greenery of vast tea estates, beautiful meadows, verdant valleys, lofty hills and cascading waterfalls which woos the visitors and provides them a unique experience. Thanks to these natural beauties, Wagamon is soon to be India's foremost eco-tourism destination.

Misty Hills Wagamon Wagamon is an ideal destination for pleasant holiday away from the hustle and bustle of the cities. It has a warm and friendly place with cool climate as the temperature between 10 and 23 degree Celsius during a summer midday. The three chain of hills-Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala Hill available in this region, gives an extra edge to Wagamon.

These three hills mark religious harmony and is a haven for trekkers in South India. The place is also famous for its unique rock formations at Thangal Para. Wagamon is also famed for the breeding centre of Kerala Live Stock Board.

Location:
Wagamon town is located in Kottayam-Idukki border. It is located 25 Km away from Erattupetta town and about 65 km from Kottayam. This hill station can be easily accessible by all modes of communication. You can reach Wagamon via Kottayam-Kumali road by taking a turn from Peerumedu. Also you can reach there from Iddukki dam site. KSRTC operates bus services to Wagamon but it is advisable if you have your own vehicle. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport while the closest railway station to Wagamon is Kottayam.

Sightseeing
Kurisumala Ashram: Located in the heart of Sahyadri mountains, Kurisamala Ashram is a perfect place for rejuvenation of mind, body and soul. The place where the monks have been deeply involved in meditation is situated on highest part of the land, called "Resurrection Garden" This a natural fresh water lake is one of the rare reservoirs of water in the district.The boating facilities, children's park, handicrafts & spices emporium and fresh water aquarium are some of the attractions of this place

Kurisumala Diary Farm: This dairy farm is managed by the monks of Kurisumala Ashram. Milk and honey is produced in this dairy farm by which the monks make their livelihood. Honey is found in the rocky clefts of Kurisumala mountain, where bees make their hives. The famous breeding center of Kerala, the Live Stock Board is located here.

Thangal Para: Thangal Para is famous for its peculiar rock formations and a Indo-Swiss diary farm.

Other places to see:
» Meenachil River
» Illikal peak
» Maramal Waterfalls
» Poonjar Palace

Accommodations in Wagmon
» Vanilla County
» Padmalayam
» Annanya Hill Resorts
» The SAJ Heritage, an eco- friendly heritage
» Indus Resorts


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