Monday, 26 December 2011


Information about  Vagamon

                  Vagamon  is a hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Idukki district of KeralaIndia. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10 and 23 °C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 metre above sea level.

           Vagamon is located 39 km from Thodupuzha, 33 km away from Palai, 45 km from Kumily, 22 km from Kuttikanam and about 65 km from Kottayam. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport while the closest railway station is Kottayam. There are many fine resorts available in the surrounding areas with affordable cost for trekkers. This beautiful hill area is located in Idukki district.

                   Vagamon is surrounded by three hills namely, 'Thangal hill', 'Murugan hill' and 'Kurisumala'. Other attractions include Tea estates, pine forests, grass lands, meadows, mist and shola forests, the famous suicide point of ‘Thangal hill’, a peculiar rock formation at Thangal Para, a dairy farm in Kurisumala and the Live Stock Board. Vagamon is at the fringe of the Western Ghats and the foot hills on its lower side reach up to Teekoy with a gradual descent. Traveling by the hill highway in this section is an exhilarating experience with deep valleys and magnificent views all around. Vagamon presents very spectacular views with an ethereal touch.

            Vagamon's charm is worth experiencing and is indeed one of the must see places for tourists. One speciality of Vagamon is that you will never get tired of Vagamon as each day or visit will display the varied moods of nature and climatic differences; the mist you can touch, the rain drops, the gentle breeze or the golden hue in December-January which will be greatly rewarding and soothing for you and that can romanticize your mind and thoughts. You can easily be humbled by nature and its a not -so- completely -lost pristine condition here. The trees and shrubs in Vagamon give it an added attraction .


            Wagamon provides you unlimited holidaying fantasies all the year, except the monsoons when rains are very heavy here. A perfect place for tourists if you ever desired to rejuvenate yourself and you would always cherish the memories of this enchantingly beautiful land. You can enjoy activities like boating and walking in and along the banks of numerous beautiful lakes around Wagamon. The area abounds in with numerous exotic and beautiful waterfalls hanging from the steep and sloppy hills. There are many eco-friendly projects being developed in the region. Green Meadows is one such project which aims to develop and construct cottages, Ayurvedic massage centers, Cultivation of medicinal plants, fishing and boating lakes etc.

A lovely place, Vagamon Hill in Kerala is surrounded by lush green tea gardens, deep puzzling valleys and dales, sloppy mountains with waterfalls and beautiful lakes all along the coastline. Reaching here is not a problem, but a pleasing experience. Kerala Vagamon Hill is well connected by roads, railways and air. This hill station in Kerala is 2-3 hours drive from Kottayam, Palai and Idukki, and scenic beauty of the place can also be enjoyed while driving.


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