Vagamon Kerala

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Vagamon does not have a long history to boast of as it had stayed unexplored for centuries.

Vagamon does not have a long history to boast of as it had stayed unexplored for centuries.

Vagamon is a hill station situated in Kottayam-Idukki border of Kerala. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10-23°C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 meters above sea level. Vagamon is a small plantation township in Central Travancore, Vagamon has an overtone of green. With a never-ending line of lush green hills, breathtaking ravines, and meandering rivulets. A perfect tourist place situated 1200 meters over the sea level spot surrounded by the greenery of tea gardens, Fresh cool air, murmuring Pine forest, small waterfalls, attractive meadows inviting you to Vagamon. Reaching Vagamon itself is an extraordinary experience. The meandering road to Vagamon is cut in solid rock linked with pine forests. Furthermore, as you wind your way through green capped hills, the rolling plains come into view thousands of feet below you.

This tourist place also has offer Thangal Para, the Indo-Swiss Project, and Kurisumala Ashram. Welcome to a land which would influence you to return over and over. So that you could revive yourself and cherish memories of this enchantingly beautiful land.Vagamon hill station is contained a beautiful series of hillocks, valleys and cascading waterfalls that make it the perfect gateway for tourist. Go out for a walk along the narrow, mist-covered zigzag road that winds up the hills and experience true bliss. For adventure seekers, there is an option of trekking, paragliding or rock climbing

The Hill station has a chain of 3 beautiful hills called Thangal slope, Murugan slope and Kurismala that give a charming feel to this beautiful hill station. So visit Vagamon hill station to experience eternal bliss and Peace of mind.The Vagamon hill station offers you a unique and different environ in comparison with other hill stations of Kerala. Furthermore, being abundant in natural beauty, the place additionally offers space for spiritual activities. The peaceful surrounding with the cool and soft breeze blowing over the valley makes it an ideal place for meditation.

Places to visit in Vagamon:-

  •  Marmala Waterfalls
  •  Vagamon Town and View Points
  • Vagamon Lake and Boating
  • Meadows of Vagamon
  • Thangalpara
  • Pine Forest of Vagamon

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  •  Erattupetta is the nearest town, situated at a distance of 24.9  km from Vagamon. To come to the Erattupetta, take the Kottayam-Kumili street. Vagamon, the ideal holiday destination, is easily accessible by road from Munnar, Kochi, Kottayam, and Madurai.
  •  The Kottayam railway station is situated at a distance of 62.5 km from Vagamon.
  • The closest airport to reach Vagamon is Cochin International airport that lies at a distance of 96.8 Km from Peermede.

Vagamon does not have a long history to boast of as it had stayed unexplored for centuries. Despite the fact that the British had plantations here, it was only in 1926, when Walter Duncan and Company began their tea Plantations here, that it became well known. In the 1930s, more tea plantations were set up in the area. In the 1950s, the famed Kurisumala Ashram was set up here and that was the turning point in its development into a well-known place.