All posts tagged: hill stations in kerala


Top 5 new hill stations in kerala that you shouldn’t miss

Hill stations are always captivating to travelers with it’s climate and scenic beauty. Mountains will always call us into that misty valleys and curvy roads which is undoubtedly a temptation for nomads. The best part of hill stations are , we won’t feel the repetition of visiting the same destination again and again. Every time it will be a different experience all together, different people, different time, different situations etc. How it will be,  If I can suggest you some least exposed hill stations in Kerala ? Here are some of the recently explored hill stations in Kerala, which are not commercialized that much. Phantom Kettu, Munnar Phantom head peak is one among the new hill stations in Kerala, situated almost 7000 feet from sea level. From the Anaerangal Camp one has to travel almost 6kms through the off road route to reach the peak point. The road is narrow enough where hardly a jeep can manage in one direction The left turn from the Pappathi Chola (A water stream’s name) route will lead us to the …

Ponmudi photos

Ponmudi hill station, cooling the coastal capital

Imagine you are in a beach in Kerala. Having experienced the cools and blue waters , you seem to think of going to a hill station and enjoy the coolness. Though the first places that might come to your mind would be Idukki or Wayanad, both of these places doesn’t have the luxury of beaches and hills. Thiruvananthapuram (or Trivandrum), the capital city of the God’s own country is the best place for this wish. Trivandrum already has its mark in the tourism map of the world for the famous Kovalam and Varkala beaches. Though the district is not showered with nature’s beautiful places, it has the  uniqueness of having hot and blue arabian sea and the tiny but remarkably pleasing hill station, Ponmudi. Ponmudi hill station If anyone thinks about best time to visit, the immediate answer that comes to the mind will be during the monsoon and winter. This is simply because although Kerala has a moderate climate throughout the year, the lowest of it would be in that period. However, Ponmudi season cannot …


Nelliyampathy hills, The beauty queen of Palakkad

Kerala is famous with so many hill stations as part of Western Ghats. For a traveler it is always a matter of choice to decide which heaven I should pick this time.When it comes to the hill stations in Kerala, Nelliyampathy is popular for its beautiful tea, orange, coffee and cardamom plantations. Nelliayampathy has an altitude ranging between 465m to 1570 above sea level. The place is not that commercialized like other hills stations Kodaikkanal, Ooty and Munnar. The place will be crowded in winter and one will definitely enjoy the sunsets here. An amazing place surrounded by mountains for 360 degree. Nelliyampathy in 360 degree The preparations Our normal travel plans will consider a hotel somewhere in the town from where we can cover most of the pre-planned places. This time it was different. We selected Nelliayampathy stay in a remote place inside the forest, Misty Valley resort. There is a strong reason why we have selected this resort which you will come to know when you finish reading it. As we know that we …