Ponmudi–Beauty of Environment Thrills You
Situated in rolling hills in the Western Ghats and engulfed with tea plantations, green hills as well as valleys, waterfalls, and streams, Ponmudi is a calm tiny town in the capital city of Trivandrum, Kerala. Trekking as well as mountain climbing on Agasthyarkoodam, the tallest peak in this area, are among the popular activities. Here you have the choice to go deep into the wilderness of Golden Valley and move around the freshwater springs as well as the Kallari River. You can enjoy walking in the deer park as well as the Ponmudi crest. You can come here through Kerala tour packages.
Open throughout the year, Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary is situated along the catchment zone of the Peppara Dam near the Karamana River. The sanctuary has abundant flora and fauna and provides a natural habitat to almost 43 different species of mammals, 233 different species of birds, 46 different species of reptiles, 13 different species of amphibians as well as 27 different species of fishes.
The much sought-after animals in this part of the world are the tiger, leopard, sloth bear, elephant, deer, Bonnet Macaque, Nilgiri Langur, Nilgiri Tahr, etc. You can come here through Kerala wildlife tour packages.
Set on the Kallar River banks, Golden Valley is a mesmerizing location well known for its lush green valley, clear water as well as golden sand. Visit this splendid place and this is an exotic picnic spot. You can come here through Kerala trip packages conducted by Hellovisit.
Well known for Barasinghas in large numbers, this Mini Zoo also has various other types of animals. The zoo is situated at a lesser distance from Ponmudi. You can come here through Kerala holiday tour packages.
Ponmudi is a trekker's paradise and provides various beautiful trails. Trekkers love to enjoy the trails at Varayattumotta, Chinnappulle as well as Braemoor and you have the support of guides for all these adventures. Such adventures are conducted by Ponmudi Vana Samrakshana Samithi. You can come here through the Kerala adventure trip package.
Other trekking paths include a trek to Bonafalls, Vazahuvanthole waterfalls as well as Kalarkad waterfalls. You can take a local guide during such an adventure. You can come here through the Kerala holiday trip package.
This boat race takes place in August-September of each year on the Pampa River. Aranmula Boat Race is linked to the Aranmula Temple festival. This temple, about 1700 years lies on the Pampa River banks and is built in honor of Lord Sree Parthasarathy- the divine charioteer of Arjuna. You can come here through Kerala tour packages conducted by Hellovisit.
November to March is a wonderful time to make a trip to Ponmudi. During this time, the region looks amazingly awesome and is engulfed in mist. The green trees, hills, Kallar River as well as waterfalls present an exemplary view during the monsoon season. You can come to this place through Kerala tour packages conducted by Hellovisit.