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Thodupuzha

(2000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Today's Weather

Partly Cloudy

Temperature High: 35

Best Season to Travel

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Thodupuzha is categorised as Plantations

Bamboo Rafting at Thodupuzha
Thommankuthu Waterfall (Photo Courtesy: Kiran Gopi)
Kadamottam Church (Photo Courtesy: Challiyil Eswaramangalath Vipin)

Reasons to Visit

  • Thodupuzha (1500+ ft asl) is one of the largest towns of the Idukki and Kottayam districts after Kottayam.
  • Thodupuzha is surrounded with rubber and spice plantations and serves as a base town for trading the produce.
  • Thodupuzha lies 54 kms from Cochin Airport and home to several activity centric plantation stays that provide guests nature centric experience alongwith a taste of Kerala cuisine.
  • Thommankuthu which is 20 kilometres east of Thodupuzha is famous for its numerous waterfalls.
  • Thoudupuzha acts as a base point to explore Idukki area

Hotels

    Thodupuzha has 4 hotels in 4 Localities

Recommendations

  • Destinations in South India offering Rubber and Spice Plantation Experience
    "Thodupuzha (50+ kms from Kottayan) is base town for Rubber plantation areas in plantation highlands around. Thodupuzha - Kanjirapally drive (50 kms) is one of the most exhilarating with Churches, Plantations and Rich planters homes visible on all around. Thodupuzha has stays for the experiential and Inbound traveller."
  • Ex-Cochin Getaways within 100 kms
    "Thodupuzha (75 kms) lies in heart of Rubber Plantation areas of Kottayam district and home to getaway resorts and activity centric resorts that are popular for corporate offsites."

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    A prominent religious institution belonging to the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church and a seminary for aspiring priests for Syrian Christians in Kerala, is located in Chungam, Kottayam.
    Church
    Syrian Catholic
    2
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Thommankuthu is a very scenic waterfall near Thodupuzha. A song of the Malayalam movie Chattakaari was shot here. Thommankuthu waterfall is a seven-step waterfall located in forest. A trek of 12 km through the forests is possible.
    Adventure, Natural Wonders
    Trekking, Waterfall
    20
    Kadamattom Church is one of the ancient churches (9th century) near Muvattupuzha and is an integral part of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church.
    Church
    Syrian Catholic
    21
    Elappally Falls are situated enroute to Vagamon and are active in Monsoon and attraction for getaway seekers arriving at Thodupuzha and Vagamon area.
    Natural Wonders
    Waterfall
    26
    The Cheria Pally, an ancient Church belonging to the Malankara Orthodox Church is a well-preserved church with wall murals dating back to ancient times.
    Church
    Syrian Catholic
    29
    Dam was constructed to prevent the water escape through a rivulet called Kalivally, 30 km west to Idukki Arch Dam. It is a 100 metres tall Masonry gravity dam.
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir, Dam
    35
    Bhoothathankettu is a dam and tourist site. It is situated in the village of Pindimana, about 50 km away from the Kochi. Bhoothathankettu is connected to the Salim Ali/Thattekad Bird Sanctuary,
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir
    40
    The Thattekad Bird Sanctuary has a rich and varied birdlife. Several species of birds, both forest birds as well as the water birds, visit the sanctuaries. Guests typically do a guided tour on a Bamboo rafting for bird watching.
    Activity, Rides
    Boating, Bird Watching
    41
    Kurisumala monastery situated on the Kurisumala hill, is a renowned pilgrimage for Nazrani Catholics. The hill area includes 12 sub mounds where pilgrims visit. The area is fully surrounded with Tea estates and lakes. Trekking to the hill is popular with locals. Guests also can visit Indo-Swiss Project Diary Farmssituated on the Kurisumala hill managed by the Kurisumala monks.
    Church, Adventure
    Trekking, Syrian Catholic
    44
    An elephant training camp on Cochin - Munnar route and a popular for overseas travellers and families with kids for a bit of fun with elephants and a touristy elephant ride.
    Activity
    Elephant Experience
    51
    Cheruthony is one of the highest gravity dams in India. Cheruthony is one of the three dams that form the Idukki reservoir.
    Lake or Riverside
    Reservoir, Dam
    52
    The Idukki Dam (554 ft) tall arch dam is one of the highest arch dams in Asia. Its a popuar visit option for guests travelling to Vagamon and Thodupuzha. Boating is permitted here.
    Lake or Riverside, Rides
    Reservoir, Boating, Dam
    54
    Calavary Mount is a local trekking spot surrounded by plantations and views of the countryside / lakes around the area.
    View Point, Adventure
    Trekking, Tea Gardens
    63

Destinations within a driving distance

  • Pala is located 22 kms from Kottayam and is set around rubber Plantation highlands. Pala is home more
  • Teekoy is a plantation area 43 kms from Kottayam enroute to Vagamon and home to some plantation more
  • 30 km from Cochin Airport Thattekad is one of the best spots for birding in the area. The lake, more
  • Calicut is a major town in North Kerala and a preferred access point for most North Kerala more
  • Kovalam is one of the few developed beach retreats in India alongside Goa and home to several more
  • Poovar is end of Kovalam stretch of Beach and is located about 20 kms South of main Kovalam Beach. more

Travel Ideas For Thodupuzha

Stay Ideas For Thodupuzha

Average Day / Night Temperature of Muvatupuzha,Kerala,India

January
34°C / 24°C
February
34°C / 25°C
March
35°C / 26°C
April
34°C / 26°C
May
33°C / 27°C
June
30°C / 26°C
July
30°C / 25°C
August
31°C / 25°C
September
32°C / 24°C
October
33°C / 25°C
November
33°C / 25°C
December
34°C / 24°C
Locality      Please click on the marker for more detailed Information

Getting There


Air:

Cochin (Ernakulam) (62kms), Calicut (217kms), Trivandrum (217kms)
 
Rail:
Kottayam(56kms), Cochin (Ernakulam)(62kms), Alleppey(88kms)


Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
A Plantation area 10 kms north of Thodupuzha
Getaway
1
A Green forested area 35 kms from Thodupuzha set around Kulamavu dam
Getaway
1
A green area 7 kms on the Thodupuzha - Muvattupuzha road
Getaway/Experiential
1
Thodupuzha outskirts area is a riverside area where some getaway resorts are located
Getaway
1
Nearest Airport in Thodupuzha
  • Cochin International Airport ( COK ) , Cochin (Ernakulam)-62 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Thodupuzha
Thodupuzha is connected to following Major Cities.
Road Day Train Overnight Train Flight Waterways
Ahmedabad
Bangalore
Chandigarh
Chennai
Cochin (Ernakulam)
Hyderabad
Jaipur
Kolkata
Lucknow
Mumbai
New Delhi
Pune