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Hill Stations in Kerala



Kerala hill stations, hill stations of Kerala, hill stations in Kerala, Kerala hill resorts The bulk of Kerala’s exotic owes to the highland area of the Western Ghats. Located at an average altitude 1520 meters, the tropical forests of the coastal belt is home to rich flora and fauna. The extensive, plantations of tea, coffee, rubber and fragrant cardamom are other attractions in these hills. On your tour to this state you have several options of picturesque hill stations in Kerala to be explored.



Munnar

Kerala hill stations, hill stations of Kerala, hill stations in Kerala, Kerala hill resorts One of the favorite Kerala hill stations, Munnar is nestled amongst the Kannan Devan hills. An expanse of tea plantations, Munnar is located at 133km from Cochin. Located at the confluence of three mountain stream, Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala, it has as a favorite summer resort for the European settlers for a long time. The Anamundi Peak here that rises to 2695 meters is the highest peak in south India. The lush green backdrop, the placid lakes, reservoirs, dense forests, and tea estates are going to charm you totally. Munnar is also a hit among the adventure lovers, who love to engage in paragliding.
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Idukki

Kerala hill stations, hill stations of Kerala, hill stations in Kerala, Kerala hill resorts One of the popular hill stations of Kerala, Idukki is essentially a picturesque land of imposing mountains, beautiful valleys and lovely rippling streams. Having derived its name from the Malayalam word Idukku that means ‘a narrow gorge’, the small hill town of Idukki lives up to its name as the Periyar River with the hills of Kuravan and Kurathi form a gorge. The misty mountains and the forests of teak wood, rose wood and sandalwood are great options to explore.

Devikulam

Located 16kms south-west of Munnar, the small hill station Devikulam, meaning ‘Pond of the Goddess’ has a lot of natural riches and many tourists come here to enjoy its serenity. As per the beliefs of the people Goddess Sita had bathed in the waters of the lake in Devikulam. The dense green slopes, the lush lawns, rare species of fauna and flora and the gentle breeze in Devikulam are extremely rejuvenating for the tourists and one of the choicest destinations in Kerala.

Wayanad

Wayanad is one of the most scenic hill stations in Kerala that has been able to preserve its immaculate natural bliss. Tucked away amongst the hills of Wayanad are some of the settlements of tribes. The picturesque mist-clad mountains, extensive spice plantations, deep forests and rich cultural traditions are characteristic features of this place.

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