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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 …

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To Meenmutty, the beauty in Kallar

The parts of Western Ghats in the most remote areas of the Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) district is always known to be amazingly beautiful. Meenmutty is undoubtedly one among them. The beauty and the easiness to attain perfect refreshment make it a regular getaway place. We chose to go to Meenmutty to get refreshed and to welcome the weekend.  If we go there, we have the luxury of extending the trip to Ponmudi hill station located only 15 KM from Meenmutty. Additionally the road condition is also fair. So all in all, the ride is be worth going. The stones on the trekking path to Meenmutty waterfalls  At a distance of only 45 KM from Trivandrum, Meenmutty will not take much time. Any vehicle can be used for Meenmutty with Bike or Car being the best among all. We started off in a car in the Trivandrum Nedumangad Ponmudi route. You will find any type of restaurants in the route and we chose a budget Aryaas restaurant ( which is the most common vegetarian restaurant name you …