Kerala God’s own country is blessed with all the wonders of nature. Kerala the green small land is popular for its palm fringed beaches, serene backwaters, dense green vegetation, a wide variety of wildlife etc. Not only this, there so many more unexplored attractions in this wonderful land. The hill stations in Kerala are one among them. Situated far away in the heights of Western Ghats Kerala has many exotic hill stations which are yet to be explored completely.
For people who are looking for a vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the city and crowd, Kerala hill stations are the perfect place. The unending chains of lush green hill stations are heavenly beautiful and peaceful place. Hill stations are home to a wide variety of wildlife.
These beautiful hill stations are the main source of spices. The spice plantations in the hill stations give a special fragrance to the air in here. Spices like pepper, cardamom, cinnamon etc are mainly found in here. The virgin beauty of nature lays in these hill stations. There are so many wonderful resorts in these hill stations. Kerala’s hill stations are world famous.
Munnar, located at an altitude of about 1700m from the sea level is one of the most beautiful and most visited hill stations in Kerala. Munnar is at the confluence of three rivers. In the olden days Munnar was the summer resort of British Government in South India. The unending chains of hills, spice scented plantations, wide and rare variety of wildlife, waterfalls, lakes, dams etc are the main attraction in Munnar.
The wild life sanctuary, the highest peak in South India etc is the major attractions of this hill station. Munnar is also a favorite destination of adventure lovers with so many spots for trekking and hiking. Munnar is a major honeymoon destination with its romantic ambiance and serenity. The Neelakurinji flowers which blooms once in twelve years is another attraction found in Munnar.
Ponmudi, the beautiful hill station situated at a distance of 61 km from Thiruvananthapuram and at an altitude of about 1000m from the sea level is a perfect hill station. The golden valleys, tea estates, and cottages in this serene hill station will be an unforgettable experience.
3. Vagamon hill station
Vagamon hills, one of the beautiful hill stations in Kerala offers you the wonderful sight of meadows, beautiful flowers, bluish brown hills, cotton mist and many other wonderful attractions. The cool mountain air is a soothing experience.
Wayanad also called as ‘The green paradise in Kerala’ is a quiet and beautiful hill station. The unspoilt natural beauty and rich tribal heritage is the peculiar attraction of Wayanad. The journey to Wayanad itself is an amazing experience.
Idukki, the land of massive mountains, green valleys and splendid streams located in the southern portion of Kerala offers the wonderful sight of exotic hills, spice plantations, wildlife sanctuaries and the virgin beauty of nature. Very near to Idukki there is another hill station called Peermade.
Agasthyakoodam, Maniyamkunnu, Charalkunnu, Nilambur, Nelliyampathy, Pattumala, Rajamala, Ranipuram, Neelimala, Kundala, Vilangankunnu are some of other hill stations in Kerala which worth a visit. These hill stations are best place to enjoy trekking, mountain climbing etc.