Kerala Travel » Kerala Travel Guide » Hill Stations » Ponmudi
Plan Your Tour


Ponmudi Hill Station : Guide for traveling Ponmudi temples, Vagamon, Aaranmula Boat Race, shopping in Ponmudi and other tourists activities. Also know the Ponmudi weather

The salubrious hill station of Ponmudi is at a distance of 61 kms from Thiruvananthapuram. The enchanting bounty of nature can be witnessed here in the quiet surroundings.

Perched at an altitude of over 100 m above sea level on the Western Ghats, the shimmering green waters of the winding streams and verdant woods of Ponmudi do not spare anybody. Trekking is a passion with the visitors to Ponmudi, lying within easy driving distance from Thiruvananthapuram.

One will find oneself compulsively pausing every now and then to drink in deep the spectacular sweep of the hill ranges, tea-estates and the mist-covered valleys, peppered with little toy-like stone cottages painted a pretty violet, pink, or white with pointed and peaked roofs.

Leisure in Ponmudi

There are a good number of shops on the beach. Shops sell Blankets, Goods, Jewellery and ornaments mainly from Kashmir, Rajasthan or Nepal. Spices, the specialty of Kerala, are also available here.

How To Get There - Ponmudi

It takes 2 hours by road, driving 65 kms northeast from Thiruvananthapuram, to get to Ponmudi. Bus services are frequent.

Places To Stay - Ponmudi

Accommodation can be availed at Government Tourist Complex. The Complex consists of a guesthouse with 24 rooms, and ten small stone cottages sitting on the hillside named after famous Himalayan peaks.

General Information - Ponmudi

It is a Pretty picnic spot, endowed with natural springs, a little further down the hill. Golden Valley is a little, scenic viewpoint

Useful Information - Ponmudi

Tourist Information Centres
Tourist Office, near ITDC Hotel, Kovalam.
Govt. of India Tourist Office, Airport Counter, Thiruvananthapuram. Tel:- (0471)-501498
Department of Tourism, Govt.of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram. Tel.- 61132

Prime Attractions of Ponmudi

The Aaranmula Boat Race is staged each year in the scenic village of Aaranmula in August/ September. This river carnival is part of the Aaranmula Temple festival. more..
Varkala is a sea side resort, as well as an important Hindu centre of pilgrimage. High cliffs with rich mineral springs rise majestically from the coastline. The 2,000 year old Janardana Swamy Temple and the Nature Centre are the two main attractions here more..

Ponmudi Temples

The famous hill station of Ponmudi is famous for its ancient temples, tracek the History, Architecture, Deities, Religious significance of the Ponmudi temples.

Ponmudi Hill Station Hotels

A trip to Ponmudi, located in Kerala, South India, would reveal that resorts of all varieties and hues in the god's own country, i.e. Kerala, South India, are nestled amiably in the hilly terrain and the pleasant clime of this hill station, which makes it an ideal retreat for the newly weds and the honeymooning couples of the time, in Kerala, South India.

Plan Your Trip
Kerala Tour Package
... Kerela Curry & Cultural Tour
... Amazing Kerala
... Backwater Package
... Ayurveda Packages
... Kerala Honeymoon Package
... Kerala Spice Tours (KTP 003)
... Kodaikanal Tour (KTP 019)
... Rejuvenation, Meditation, Ayurveda
... Best of South India (KTP 015)
... Ooty & Munnar (KTP 018)
Hotels in Kerala
... Alappuzha Hotels
... Cochin (Kochi) Hotels
... Idukki Hotels
... Kozhikode (Calicut) Hotels
Kerala Travel Guide
... Kerala State Information
... Maps of Kerala
... Kerala Tourism Guide
... Travelling Tips to Kerala
... Climate
... Cuisines
... Transport
... Information Offices in Kerala
Travel Kit
... Distance Calculator
... Weather Update
... Currency Convertor
... Railways Timetable
... Airlines Timetable