Vagamon is a hill station of Kerala located in Idukki district, nearby the Kottayam- Idukki border. Vagamon is one of the most attractive hill stations in Kerala. The nature shows its enchanting beauty in this hill station along with fresh climate conditions. Three hills surrounding Vagamon which are Thangal hills, Murugan hills and Kurishumala. The full area is covered with tea estates, pine forest and grass lands. Vagamon is the border part of Western ghats.
Beauty spots in Vagamon
Vagamon tourism is an extra ordinary experience for all tourists who visits there. Vagamon is situated 1200 meters high from sea level. The cool climate refreshes both the mind and body. The greenish beauty with lush hills in Vagamon is really a wonderful scenery for eyes. The surrounding green tea leaves, small water falls, grass plains and pine forest gives more attractions to Vagamon hill station. Vagamon is situated 1200 meters high from sea level.
At Vagamon there has Christian pilgrim centers; Vagamon Kurishumala and Kurishumala Ashramam. On the east of Kurishumala, there is a hill called Murugamala having rock cut temple of Lord Muruga. Thangal para is about five kilometers away from Vagamon is a Muslim religious place. Meanwhile Vagamon occupies space for religious secularism along with its historical importance.
Vagamon hills is also famous for orchids. There we have found a wide variety of orchid plants. Anyways the silky green carpet and cool mountain air gives a good vacation time in Vagamon.
How to reach Vagamon
Vagamon is located in Idukki district and nearby the border of Kottayam and Idukki districts. There have a good transportation facility available to Vagamon from all the major towns. Vagamon is about 100 kilometers from Kochi city and has a distance of 60 kilometers from Kottayam town.
By road:- Kottayam - 60 kilometers
Kochi – 100 kilometers
There have direct buses from Kottayam, Munnar, Kochi, Trivandrum, Madhuarai etc. Munnar, another hill station in Kerala is only 150 kilometers away from Vagamon.
By rail:- Nearest railway sataion is Kottayam
By air:- Nearest Airport is Nedumbassery International Airport, Kochi.
Resorts and Hotels in Vagamon
For encouraging the beauty of Vagamon hill station, there have resorts, cottages and hotels in Vagamon. All of them offers good accommodation facilities and Ayurveda treatments.
Vagamon Hide Out resort
Vagamon hide out is a premium class resort surrounded by hills, green tea gardens and small lakes.The resort offers facilities like Ayurveda treatment, natural foods, yoga and meditation.
Tariff : Rooms available from the rate of Rs. 7500
SAJ Hotels and Resorts
Centralized Reservation Office, Cochin International Airport
SAJ Junction, Nedumbassery, Cochin, Kerala, India – 683572
Phone: +91-484-2611460, +91-944-715-6000, +91-944-715-5000
The resort Vagamon heights situated in Thankakanam estate of Vagamon hill station. The resort is surrounded with greenish beauty and it is a very calm place to stay.
Tariff : Accommodation in deluxe rooms available from Rs. 3000
Off Pullikanam, Vagamon Road
Vagamon, Idukki District
Kerala - 686531
Phone : +91-4869-248206
Ananya hill resorts
Ananya hill resort is set in 10 acres in the high ranges of Vagamon. The resort has an eco friendly built in manner and have natural touch of heritage in it. Ayurveda treatment is also available in this resort.
Tariff : Deluxe rooms are available from Rs. 3250
Vagamon, Idukki, Kerala- 685531
Phone : +91-484-2348804 , Mob: +91-9847030307
Green Meadows offers cottages in 90 acres of land in vagamon hill station. The cottages are surrounded with hills and valleys.
Tariff : Deluxe rooms available from Rs. 2900
XXVII / 288, Panampilly Nagar, Vagamon 682 032, India
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Website : www.greenmeadowsvagamon.com
Summer sand hill resort and ayurvedic centre
This hill resort along with ayuvedic centre offers refreshment and relaxation. The resort is situated near by the pine forest.
Tariff : Starts from Rs. 3000
Vagamon, Kolahalamedu P. O., Idukki District Kerala
Ph : +91-4869 -248373
Fax : 04869 - 248375
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