Situated at the height of 1800 m above the sea level at a distance of 16 km from Munnar, Devikulam is one of the gorgeous hill station of Kerala that symbolizes the nature in its pristine glory. It is covered with velvet green slopes covering thousands of miles, cool air filled with aromatic fragrances of tea, spices and flowers just intoxicate the visitors who visited it. A lovely little lake Sita Devi with its mineral water is a gift of nature is surrounded by exotic flora and fauna is one of the most visited picnic jaunt of Devikulam. According to a legend Sita the holy consort of Lord Rama once came down to frolic in the Lake and ever since the place came to be known as Devikulam means the Lake of goddess. The beauty of the places is no less than a fairy tale enchantment that attracts the visitors from far off places.
Beside the beauty Devikulam is a paradise for adventure freaks. It is an ideal spot of fishing. The crisscross mountain trails and verdant woods are simply irresistible for the trekkers. A visit to Devikulam is no doubt a strenuous physical activity filled with pleasure and bliss.
Best Time to visit
The best time to visit Devikulam the stunningly beautiful hill station Devikulam is from September to May
Prime Attractions of Devikulam
Munnar:- Scenically beautiful, a haven of peace and tranquility Munnar is one of the most popular hill resort towns in Kerala. It is located on the Western Ghats in Idukki district at a distance of 16 km from Munnar. The name Munnar referred to the strategic location of the town at the confluence of Muthirappuzha, Nallathanni and Kundaly Rivers. It is the place which the visitors love to visit.
Kuthumkal Waterfalls:- Situated in the Munnar district the Kuthumkal waterfalls is one of the prime attractions of Munnar that attract thousands of tourists every year. The misty waterfalls provide a breathtaking view of water cascading down from the scintillating heights. It is a lovely picnic spot where one can enjoy spending leisure time. Kuthumkal Waterfalls along with Keezar Kuthuare are a big draw with movie crews hunting for scenic locales.
Kumily:- Kumily is the junction town in the Cardamon hills near Thekkady and the Periyar Tiger reserve. Due to its close vicinity to the Periyar tiger reserve and Thekkady Lake Kumily is a busy town throughout the year.
Observatory Hills:-This is a beautiful hill located at Nedumkandam at Munnar and is among the prime attractions of Kerala. The pristine beauty and unspoiled atmosphere makes it a perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature and for relaxation. The sky is so clear that you can feel that you are floating on the clouds to touch the heaven is a must visit destination in Munnar.
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary:- Located at a distance of 60 km from Devikulam , The Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the prime attraction for the visitors. It is a home to the most endangered species of the world with a sandalwood forest at the end.
How to reach Devikulam
By Air:-Nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is 125 km fro Munnar.
By Rail:-The nearest rail head is at Aluva which is 120 km away from Munnar.
By Road:-Munnar is 135 km from Kochi and takes 4 hours to reach it. The Ernakulam-Munnar route extends through Thripunithra, Muvattupuzha, Kothamangalam, Neriamangalam, Adimali and Pallivasal.
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Kerala hill stations
|Devikulam Hill Station||Nelliyampathi Hill Station|
|Peermade Hill Station||Ponmudi Hill Station|
|Vagamon Hill Station||Wayanad Hill Station|
|Kottancheri Hill Station||Munnar Hill Station|