A small plantation hill station, Vagamon, is located in Idukki - Kottayam border of state Kerala. With an everlasting line of luxuriant sea green hills, remarkable ravines, valleys, hillocks, cascading waterfalls, and winding rivulets, Vagamon definitely has overtones of shades of green. It is an ideal tourist destination located 1200 meters just above the marine level enclosed by the green tea gardens, fresh air with vibrant breeze, murmuring Pines, diminutive waterfalls, gorgeous meadows invite millions of tourists to Vagamon for an extravagant experience. The twisted road to Vagamon is sliced in concrete rock stretched with the forest of pines which offers a tremendous blissful experience. It is a land that welcomes and makes you come back often and helps in rejuvenating yourself. People cherish beautiful memories of this pleasantly stunning land. For adventurous tourists, Vagamon has options of para gliding, rock climbing and trekking. The tiny Vagamon hills have 3 beautiful hills called Murugan hill, Kurismala and Thangal hill that bestow a captivating feel to this attractive hill station.
Places to Visit
The Vagamon hill station offers an exceptional and versatile environment as compared to the other hill stations. In addition to being rich in natural beauty, the hill station also offers spiritual activity space. The quiet and serene surroundings with fresh and tender breeze blowing make it a wonderful place for relaxation and meditation.
Vagamon and Maramala Waterfall
This is a type of lake that has grassy hillocks and a steep tract that provides entrance to the waterfall area. The rain can be enjoyed, along with the wind and a never ending view of lofty hills capes and mountain views.
This hundred acre area offers treatment, rejuvenation centres, health care services, mediation centres, yoga facilities, herbal garden, tree walks, and naturopathy clinics providing a holistic view of health care centres.
It is a distinctive type of large space consisting of streams, forests and rocky terrains. This gives a feeling of a camping site, a tiny lake and an extraordinary dwelling, which can be enjoyed with the evening tea.
All the entertainment activities like leisure walking, stage performance, arts and crafts, pedestrian paths, boating etc., are arranged around this lake.
These consist of rolling hills along with the emerald meadows giving a feeling of a distinctive cottage resort possessing a village style and being eco friendly in all the aspects of water disposal, resource conservation, material usage and construction techniques. It consists of 50 cottages and related facilities such as theatre, restaurants etc.
When to Visit
Summers i.e. the months of March to May are a good time for you to visit Vagamon. The scenic beauty and chilly nights of Vagamon can be excessively enjoyed during winters. So tourists can experience the pleasant weather of Vagamon all the year around.Enquire Now
The nearest airport to reach Vagamon is Kochi International Airport, which is 93 kms from here. Vagamon can also be accessed from Thiruvananthapuram Airport which is 189 kms from here.
Vagamon is approximately a hundred km away from Cochin city which is the industrial capital of Kerala. Further, it is sixty four km away from the city of Kottayam. It’s simply accessible from Cochin and Kottayam by road.
The nearest railway station to Vagamon is Kottayam, which is 64 km away.