While planning a trip to Kerala, your itinerary will definitely have places like Allepey, Munnar, Wayanad and Kochi. But the state has quite a few places waiting to be explored. If you still haven’t heard of Vagamon or Wagamon (it is spelt both ways), then we wouldn’t blame you. This quaint little Hill Station is one of Kerala’s best kept secrets. It is located in Kottayam-Idukki border and is a little over 600 km away from Chennai.
Vagamon is a tiny plantation township in Central Travancore and has an overtone of green. With a never-ending line of lush green hills, breath-taking ravines and meandering rivulets, it is a perfect tourist destination. It is located at 1,200 meters above the sea level and has a cool climate with temperature varying between 10-23°C even during a summers.
Fresh cool air, tall pine forests, cascading waterfalls and attractive meadows invite you to Vagamon. Take a walk along the narrow, mist covered zigzag roads that wind up the hills and experience true bliss. For adventure seekers, there is an option of trekking, para gliding or rock climbing. This tourist place also has to offer Thangal Para, the Indo-Swiss Project and Kurisumala Ashram.
The hill station has a chain of 3 beautiful hills called Thangal hill, Murugan hill and Kurismala that give an enchanting feel to this beautiful hill station. So visit Vagamon hill station to experience eternal bliss and peace of mind. Besides, being abundant in natural beauty, the place also offers space for spiritual activities.
Plan a trip with your family to this beautiful hill station soon!