Know about amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Ponmudi Kerala – South India Hill Station

Scenic hill resort Ponmudi is unique in the sense of its location being a part of the Western Ghats mountain range that runs parallel to the Arabian Sea.
In the Ponmudi world of hills, valleys and forests, a true biodiversity is very distinctly visible you might be surprise to know that here you have chance to see as many as 283 species of birds, so it is not wrong if the place is also known as the ideal summer holiday destination for the bird watchers. Out of the 332 species of butterfly nestling in Western Ghat195 are found here. Ponmudi is also home of some of highly endangered Reptiles and Amphibian species such as Travancore Tortoise, the Malabar Flying Frog and the Malabar Tree Toad.
Ponmudi tour is more popular among the adventure seekers and nature lovers. In the fascinating Kerala, if you are looking for a tranquil, beautiful and peaceful hill station, your search is bound to end with Ponmudi.
On the Ponmudi tour visitors can explores the rubber, tea, cardamom and spices plantations, while long leisure walks, in the back ground of amazing crystal clear waterfalls. Ponmudi – the Golden valley is also famous for rich wildlife around these hills.


Vital Tourist Information : Ponmudi

Location :
One of most scenic and tranquil hill resort Ponmudi Kerala is situated just 60 km away from the state capital city Tirvandrum or Thiruvananthapuram.


Mountain Range : Western Ghat


Altitude : 1066 Meters


Near By City : Tirvandrum


State : Kerala [India]


Region : South India


Famous as / For :
Popular summer holiday destination of adventure seekers and nature lovers.
Heaven of Bird Watchers.
Tea Plantation & Waterfalls
Destination of Medical tourism in India.


Weather & Climate :
Ponmudi experience tropical weather, climate here remains pleasant almost throughout the year.


Temperature :
At Ponmudi mean annual average temperature remains within range of Min. 21°C and Max. 34°C. Night temperature may drop to 16°C


Tourist Season :
October - March months are peak of tourist season for Ponmudi travel.


Spoken Languages :
Malayalam - English - Tamil - Hindi


Souvenir / Shopping :
Most of tourist on Ponmudi tour prefer state capital city Tirvandrum for tour souvenir shopping.


Trekking/Excursions :
On the Ponmudi travel adventure lovers will find excellent facilities for mountaineering, hill climbing and trekking.


Fair & Festivals :
Aranmula snake boat race, held annually [August / September] is popular festive celebration and tempting visitor attraction on Ponmudi tour.


Travel Tips :
Ponmudi is also famous for Ayurvedic medicinal treatments so if your are interested in Medical tourism in India, Ponmudi is ideal location.


Must Visit Places :
Deer Park - Janardanaswamy Temple - Varkala - Nature Center


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots around Tirvandrum - Kerala
Tourist Spots : Akkulam Boat Club - Anchuthengu fort - Aruvikkara Dam - Kovalam Beach - Koyikkal Palace - Peppara - Shankgumugham Beach - The Napier Museum - Zoological park
Religious Places : Mahadeva Temple - Padmanabhaswamy Temple


How To Reach Ponmudi Kerala [India]


Basic Travel Info :
This is quite easy to access Ponmudi as it is located at distance of just 60 KM from the Tirvandrum, capital city of Kerala. Tirvandrum is well connected with rest of country and world on train / road / air journey routes.
The less road distance between the Ponmudi & Tirvandrum allows tourist to get hotel accommodation at Tirvandrum, a place with advanced and more comfortable tourism facilities, and go for the day trip to Ponmudi.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Tirvandrum is the nearest railway station for the train journey to Ponmudi. Tirvandrum is important rail halt on trains of south India. Direct trains are available from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and many other cities for train journey to Tirvandrum.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Visitors can reach Ponmudi via Tirvandrum by road travel from various cities of state. Inter state bus service is also operational for adjoining states.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Tirvandrum have an international airport hardly 5 km from the city heart so it is quite easy to reach Ponmudi by air travel.