Visits since 1 January 2017: 4,425,024

Visits since 1 January 2007: 29,727,811

Ponmudi Hill Station in Thiruvananthapuram

 

Locals in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram will declare that a weekend drive to Ponmudi is among the best ways to spend time in the city. Families and friends alike are known to go on long drives up the winding paths for a view they insist rivals any other in the State. The mist filled mountains fill one with a feeling of wonder and amazement and the hill station welcomes visitors throughout the year. Situated around 945 m above sea level, it is known for the various tea estates located in the area. A large amount of rare flora and fauna can be seen here including mountain flowers, wild orchids and exotic butterflies.

The temperature is equable throughout the year and the three hour drive from the city is justified once the valley comes into view. One can always stopover at the breathtaking Kallar River on the way which flows parallel to the road in the opposite direction with the picturesque Meenmutty Waterfalls also just a little distance ahead. A large number of cottages and resorts have come up in the area. Trekking and camping options are also available for those interested in exploring this natural wonder on foot, The tree house view tower is another great place to visit. Ponmudi is indeed a rising hotbed of tourist activity. A hill so close to the city, yet nestled so near the protective arms of the sea.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram, about 61 km away  

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 67 km away

Location

Latitude: 8.760902, Longitude: 77.110863

Geographical Information

Altitude: 945 m Above sea level

Do you wish to add content or help us find mistakes in this web page? 

NB: You should not submit anything else other than addition / correction of page content.

For travel related requirements like accommodation, tour packages, transportation etc please click here.

District Tourism Promotion Councils KTDC BRDC Sargaalaya SIHMK Responsible Tourism Tourfed KITTS Adventure Tourism Muziris Heritage KTIL GKSF

Toll free No: 1-800-425-4747, 1-800-111-363 (within India only)

Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
Phone: +91 471 2321132, Fax: +91 471 2322279, E-mail: info@keralatourism.org, deptour@keralatourism.org.
All rights reserved © Kerala Tourism 2017. Copyright | Terms of Use. Developed & Maintained by Invis Multimedia.