Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Wagamon Kerala

Wagamon is a hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Idukki district of Kerala, India. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10 and 23 °C during a summer midday. It is situated 1,100 meters above sea level. Wagamon also known as the 'Scotland of Asia', was discovered by the Britishers who found the place ideal for tea plantations and they were followed by Christian missionaries who built their abode of service at Kurisumala in Wagamon. National Geographic Traveler has listed Wagamon on their directory of the '50 most attractive places to visit in India’

Wagamon Meadows -The rolling green meadows of Wagamon has a lake amidst them. It has for long been a favorite location for shooting movie songs,album ect...

Pine Forest,Wagamon

A valley having huge lofty pine trees lined in rows.


Kurisumala ('Mountain of the holy cross') Kurisumala monastery situated on the Kurisumala hill, is a famous pilgrimage center for the Nazrani Catholics where cross put-up in each sub hill stations. The nearby Kurisumala Ashram is an abode of calm and spiritual delight. This hill area includes 12 sub mounds where pilgrims visit. Travelers can enjoy trekking and climbing this high hill. 


Indo-Swiss Project Diary Farm - Indo-Swiss Project dairy farm is situated on the Kurisumala hill. The dairy farm is managed by the Kurisumala monks.

കുരിശുമലയ്ക്ക്താഴെ  പശുക്കള്‍ക്ക്‌ മേയുവാന്‍ ആയി നിലനിര്‍ത്തി യിരിക്കുന്ന പുല്‍മേട്‌ 
വാഗമണ്ണിലെ മനോഹരങ്ങള്‍ ആയ മിക്ക സ്ഥലങ്ങ ളും പലരുടെയും കൈവശമാണ് - ഈ സ്ഥലം പോലെ. 
(ചില പഴയ ചിത്രങ്ങള്‍)))
പൊതുജനങ്ങള്‍ക്കുപ്രവേശനം ഇല്ല.

കുരിശുമലയില്‍ നിന്നുള്ള കാഴ്ച - മുരുഗന്‍മലയും, തങ്ങള്‍പാറയും (ഹിന്ദു ക്രിസ്ത്യന്‍ മുസ്ലീം ഐക്യം മലകളിലൂടെ...)

Murugan Hill It is situated near to Thangal Para. A Murugan temple is situated which is devoted to Lord Muruga with gorgeous stone age carving
Thangal Hill This is a center of Muslim pilgrimage. There is an ancient cave though which one can walk for kilometers. A suicide point is also situated here.

Wagamon is located 39 km from Thodupuzha, 38 km away from Pala, 45 km from Kumily, 22 km from Kuttikanam and about 65 km from Kottayam. Kochi International Airport is the nearest airport while the closest railway station is Kottayam. There are many fine resorts available in the surrounding areas with affordable cost for trekkers. Key tourist centers such as Thekkady, Peermade and Kulamavu are straightforwardly reachable from Wagamon.

Kochi - Eranakulam - Muvattupuzha via Wagamon 99Km 
Kochi - Eranakulam 69Km Pala 38Km Wagamon - 107Km

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