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

Thodupuzha offers guests insight into nature centric Idukki district and an excellent nature centric getaway that is away from the regular tourists to Kerala.

Route

Thodupuzha(2)

Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrive at Thodupuzha. Adventure. Pick from many nature centric activities
  • Day-2 Full day excursion to Idukki district destinations
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Thodupuzha - Thommankuthu (20.00 kms), Kulamavu Dam (35.00 kms), Idukki Dam (54.00 kms), Calvary Mount (63.00 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Cochin (Ernakulam) Departure - Cochin (Ernakulam)
Best Season to Travel
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Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Vagamon is another getaway 40 kms away from Thodupuzha offering tea plantation views like Munnar and excellent for guests looking to relax and get rejuvenated.

Distances
  • Cochin (Ernakulam) to Thodupuzha -62 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Thodupuzha to Cochin (Ernakulam) -62 kms (1.5 hrs)
Route

Cochin (Ernakulam) - Thodupuzha(2) - Cochin (Ernakulam)

Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrive at Thodupuzha. Adventure. Pick from many nature centric activities Arrive at Thodupuzha. Thoudupuzha (2000+ ft asl) is a nature centric getaway having Rubber plantations around it and lies on the edge of Idukki district and excellent base for visits around the area. Opt for one or more activities in and around Thodupuzha such as River Crossing, Hiking, Cycling, Trekking, Jeep Safari, Night Safari, Plantation tour.

Day-2 Full day excursion to Idukki district destinations Full day excursion covering Idukki Arch Dam (Asia’s first arch dam), Thommankuthu Waterfalls, Kulamavu Dam, Echo point, Calvary Mount and boating down the Idukki reservoir waters.

Day-3 Departure  Depart to Cochin (85 kms) for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Thodupuzha :

  • Thommankuthu - 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.

  • Kulamavu Dam - 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.

  • Idukki Dam - 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.

  • Calvary Mount - Calavary Mount is a local trekking spot surrounded by plantations and views of the countryside / lakes around the area.

Destination Overview

Cochin (Ernakulam) - Ernakulam, part of Cochin area is business hub of Cochin and also commercial capital of Kerala.

Thodupuzha - Thodupuzha is surrounded with rubber and spice plantations and serves as a base town for trading the produce.

Access
Prefered Arrival : No ImageCochin (Ernakulam)No ImageCochin (Ernakulam)
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Distances
  • Cochin (Ernakulam) to Thodupuzha -62 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Thodupuzha to Cochin (Ernakulam) -62 kms (1.5 hrs)

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Distances
  • Cochin (Ernakulam) to Thodupuzha -62 kms (1.5 hrs)
  • Thodupuzha to Cochin (Ernakulam) -62 kms (1.5 hrs)

Expert Speak

Drives around Thodupuzha are simply experiential. Its characterised by Plantations, planters bungalows, Churches and many view points.

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