The first thing that comes to mind when we think about the state of Kerala is the beaches, cuisine, literacy rate, and Hindu pilgrim centers as it lies on the coastline skirted over the Indian ocean where several traces related to Hindu and Christian mythology are traced. The state boasts of the highest literacy rate in India alongside serving some of the best food ever. But the thing that most of us overlook is the awe thrilling number of hill stations Kerala possesses.
Kerala boasts of about 50 hill stations in all. So get ready for a virtual trip to the top 10 of them which we have sorted out to ease your curiosity and excitement.
Being one of the most visited hill stations in the state, this abode of lush green rainforest deserves a quality weekend trip and that may seem helpful to reboot one’s buggy mind in return. This place is a complete feast for one’s eyes along with a great chance to get physical with nature via adventure sports. Wayanad seems to be in full bloom from October to May in the year.
Munnar is located at an altitude of about 1600m and is famous for its tea plantations that color the place into a lush green blanket. It’s quite a romantic spot for couples to visit as it turns blue when a flower named Neelakurinji is in its full bloom. After concluding all the benefits and thrills offered by this place, the ideal time to visit here is from October-November and January-May.
Unlike the above two destinations, Vagamon is situated far away from livelihood and is ideal for spending some quality private time. Moreover, the crown jewels in Vagamon are Meenachil river, Illekal peak, Poonjal Palace, and Maramala waterfalls.
A perfect hill station with rivers, mountains, and forests in the background, Ponmudi helps to raise the thrill-o-meter of your journey with its trekking and hiking facilities. Not too far from the capital city Thiruvananthapuram, Ponmudi offers its visitors a chance to visit Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary, Deer Park, Golden Valley, and Meenmutty falls.