(3000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Kerala | India
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Vagamon is categorised as Plantations

Vagamon Meadows
Kurisumala (Photo Courtesy: Vanischenu)
Elapally Waterfall (photo courtesy: Robinmemana)

Reasons to Visit
  • Vagamon (3300 ft asl) is a hill station surrounded by tea gardens and meadows.
  • Vagamon area is surrounded by plantations of vanilla, pepper, coffee and rubber.
  • Vagamon is a quiet getaway and recommended for guests looking at nature centric stays
  • Kurisumala monastery is a well-visited attraction near Vagamon
  • With over development of Munnar in to a full-fledged destination and Vagamon provides an interesting off-beat alternative
Access Information

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Getaway (1-3 nights)1

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  • Vagamon Off-Beat Nature Getaway (2 Nights)

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Vagamon has 4 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Bird Watching2

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Services Rates Starting From
Hike Bike & Kayak in KeralaRs. 4300
Kayaking at ThattekkadRs. 4000

Bird Watching

Services Rates Starting From
Full Day Guided Bird Watching in ThattekadRs. 1445
Half Day Guided Bird Watching in ThattekadRs. 1167


Services Rates Starting From
Hike Bike & Kayak in KeralaRs. 4300


Services Rates Starting From
Hike Bike & Kayak in KeralaRs. 4300

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  • Vagamon - A Hillside Offbeat Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Vagamon is renowned for its rolling green meadows. The meadows are approachable via a short detour from the main road. It has a lake amidst them. Many movies have been shot here.
    View Point
    Vagamon is cuddled up within three striking hills Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala hills which are the representation of the chief religions in Kerala. Thangal Hills is sacred to the Muslims of the region.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Vagamon is cuddled up within three striking hills Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala hills which are the representation of the chief religions in Kerala. Murugan Hill is sacred to the Hindus and there is a Lord Murugan temple atop the hill.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    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
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Marmala waterfall 7 kms from Teekoy rubber estate. From here a private vehicle takes one further 2 kms. To reach the falls one is required to trek through the estate. The waterfall is about 60 metres in height, falling into a 12-meter deep pool and joins the River on way down.
    Adventure, Natural Wonders
    Trekking, Waterfall
    Ayyampara is a rock formation with a plateau running into hundred of acres offering panoramic views. Its a soft trekking route for guests to visit in the evening for the sun set.
    Natural Wonders

Destinations within reach from Vagamon

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  • Thattekad ( 45 Km )

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Nearest Airport in Vagamon
  • Cochin International Airport ( COK ) , Cochin (Ernakulam)-102 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Vagamon
  • Kottayam ( KTYM ), Kottayam-56 Kms
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