The winding journey to this hil town, along the Periyar River, offers a stunning view of the rolling hills draped in lush greenery. Velvet lawns, rare flora amd fauna add to the beauty of Pullumedu which can be assessed only by jeep. The famous Sree Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala and the makara jyothi illuminatin at the shrine are visible from here. You have to get the special permission from the Wild life Preseveation officer to visit this restricted forest zone.
Contact either Wilde life preservation officer, Thekkady
The range officer, Vallakkadavu.
The Periyar River flowing through the centre of this town nourishes its vast tea, coffeee and perpper plantations. A major trade centre, Vandiperiyar is a also home to a number of tea factories. The Govt Agricultural farm and flower Garden have a delightlful array of roses, orchids and anthuria. Situated 18 km from Thekkady.
It is situated 15 km from Thekkady.
This ancient temple is hidden in the dense woods at the top of a peak 1337 above sea level.. The temple is built in the treditional kerala style architecture.Visitors are allowed only on Chithra pournami day. You have to get the permission to visit this panoramic view of the eastern slopes of the ghats and some hill villeges of tamil nadu.
For permission contact.. Wildlife Warden, Thekkady
This place is situated 5 Km from Kumily. This picturesque spectrum of exotic flora, fauna and gurgling streams is cradled between Chellarkovil and the Tamil Nadu border. A popular picnic spot, Pandikuzhi offers great opportunities for trekking and it is a photgrapher's delight.
This is oe of the world's largest auction centres for cardamom. A walk thorugh the sprawling cardamom plantations of vandenmedu is a heady experience.
A place for adventrure tourism and tekking. This will a panoramic view of Kumily town and Periyar wild life sanctuary