Vagamon Hill Station


The ambience of Vagamon cannot be explained in words. This is something one has to experience oneself. Lying at an altitude of 1100 m above the sea level, the Vagamon Hill station provides unlimited holidaying facilities all year except for a little while during monsoons. At a distance of 100 km from Cochin and 60 km from Kottayam, this serene and stunningly beautiful place is a true haven on earth. Grass covered hills, velvety lawns and cool mountain place make Vagamon a must see destination in Tours to Kerala Hill Stations.

Enveloped with greenery from all sides, this place is a trekker's paradise, along with those who enjoy paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing. Vagamon also has to offer Thangal Para, the Indo-Swiss Project and Kurisumala Ashram. The chain of three hills - Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala - is a mark of religious accord. The dairy farm managed by the Kurisumala monks is worth a visit.

If the hectic city life is taking a toll on you, then the Vagamon hill station in Kerala, South India is an ideal destination for you. In addition to the scenic beauty of the place and spots for adventure lovers, the place also has a small church on top of the Kurisumala hill and an Ashram nearby.

Tourist Attractions

* Kurisumala (Christian pilgrimage)
* Kurisumala dairy farm
* Unique rock formation at Thangal para an Indo-Swiss project
* Tea plantations

Accommodations Available The Vagamon Hideout- the SAJ Heritage hotel offers comfortable stay for tourists visiting Vagamon.

How to Reach

Vagamon is well connected by road to Kottayam, Palai and Idukki. A 2- 2 ½ hrs (approx) drive from any of these places will take you to Vagamon.

Travel Tips

* The temperature remains between 10 degrees and 23 degrees centigrade. Carry adequate clothing
* Trek to the dairy farm run by monks to witness the work there
* Hike about nature walks; they have surprises for you in store