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THE GREAT VAGAMON HILLS
Jul 25, 2007 01:07 PM 5779 Views

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Agaman known as the Scotland of Kerala is an unspoiled virgin hill station in


the Western Ghats. Situated at a height of


1100 meters from sea level in Idukki district, Vagaman has sprawling tea


plantations, scenic valleys, beautiful green meadows and enchanting Pine


forests.The three hills with the names of Thangal hill, Kurisu mala and Murugan


hill are a landmark at Vagamon denoting religious harmony. Kerala livestock


board has a breeding centre at Vagaman. Ilaveezhapoonchira, a valley surrounded


by hillocks is an ideal picnic spot and Illikkal peak a trekker’s paradise. The


scenic Maramala falls, where water falls from a height of 200 metres is near


Vagamon. Pine forests are the main attraction of Vagaman and a walk through the


forest is an exhilarating experience.Kolahalamedu hill in Vagaman has ideal


conditions for the adventure sport paragliding and paragliding festivals takes


place here every year.


Not polluted by mass tourism Vagaman with its cool climate, mist and winds is a


perfect place for an idyllic vacation.


Vagamon is a popular spot for trekkers. The hill station offers all the


tourists wit an opportunity for long treks, paragliding, mountaineering and


rock climbing. Placid lakes are the location where you can sit idle for hours


or can go for boating. You may spot wild animals like elephants and wild


buffalos if you quest deep into the forests.All the trekking enthusiasts will enjoy climbing this 1100


metres tall hill. This tourist place also has to offer Thangal Para, the


Indo-Swiss Project and Kurisumala Ashram. Welcome to a land which would make


you come back again and again. So that you could rejuvenate yourself and


cherish memories of this enchantingly beautiful land.


Distances


from Vagaman


Thekkady - 60 kms


Idukki dam - 42 kms


Peermedu - 20 kms


Kuttikanam - 18 kms


Cochin - 100


kms


Kottayam - 64 kms


If you


have not been to Vagamon you have not seen God's Own Country.Vagamon provides


unlimited holidaying fantasies round the year, except with the season being


slightly off during the monsoons. Vagamon, the final word in your holiday


options, provides unlimited holidaying fantasies round the year, except with


the season being slightly off during the monsoons. A land, which would make a


person come back again and again, so that you could rejuvenate yourself and


cherish memories of this enchantingly beautiful land.


Grass


covered hills, velvet lawns and the cool mountain air make Vagamon a perfect


holiday retreat. A curious blend of religious mysticism and European legacies,


this hillside village is a haven of tranquility. The chain of three hills -


Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala - is a mark of religious harmony. The


dairy farm managed by the Kurisumala monks is worth a visit.


THANK U


ANOOP.V


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