Vagamon is a hill station located near the Kottayam- Idukki border of Kerala. It has a cool climate with the temperature between 10-23°C even during summer middays and is situated 1,100 metres above sea level. Vagamon is 25 kms away from Peermadu and the nearest airport is the International Airport, Nedumbassery, Kochi which is around 150 kms. The closest railway station is Kottayam-50 kms.
The National Geographic traveller has listed Vagamon in their directory among the 50 most attractive places to visit in India’. Following are the spots , making your visit to Wagamon fruitful and your travelling dreams cherished, leaving unforgettable memories of sight-seeing in your mind.
Orchid Garden (Distance - 4 kms)
The 15 hectare garden of Orchids is located at Kolahalamedu in Vagamon. From Vagamon, take the Elappara route and you'll reach the spot that already calls for attention with its mesmerising beauty.
Suicide Point (Distance - 5 kms)
Vagamon also prides in having a suicide point. It is a gorge which is V-shaped and one of the beautiful tourist spot in Vagamon. From this place, you can see the deep-seated valley below. The sight is full of awe. The depth of the valley appears like an abyss.
Vagamon Meadows (Distance - 3.5 kms)
The rolling green meadows of Vagamon has a lake amidst them. It has for long been a favourite location for shooting movie songs.
Pine Forest (Distance - 4 kms)
Vagamon Pine Forest is a popular tourist spot in Vagamon. Travellers arriving Vagamon pine forest take snaps from acres of lofty pine trees growing on steep edges.
Dairy Farms (Distance - 2.5 kms)
Vagamon is special for Indo-Swiss Diary farm and Kursumala Ashram diary farm. Have you seen cows whose size can be compared with a mature elephant, just take a visit to the farm, you will wonder.
Kurisumala Ashram (Distance - 2.5 kms)
Kurisumala means 'Mountain of the holy cross'. Kurisumala monastery situated on the Kurisumala hill near Wagamon , is an abode of calm and spiritual delight. . Travellers can enjoy trekking and climbing this high hill. The area is fully surrounded with tea estates and lakes. Meditation facilities are available.
Thangal Para (Distance - 5 kms)
Thangalpara is a rocky landscape accessible only by foot adjacent to Vagamon . Thangal Para is located 5 km away from Vagamon in Iddukki district, Kerala state, India.Thangal Para is a pilgrimage destination for Muslims becuase resting place (Dargah) of Sufi saint Hasrath Sheikh Fariduddin Baba is located here. Thangal Para is located in Thangal Hill,Vagamon.
Murugan Mala (Distance - 2.5 kms)
Muruganmala located on the eastern side of Kurisumala Hill in Vagamon. The hill is adorned with the temple of Lord Murugan, erected using a single rock. An example of rock-cut temple architecture of India, this temple is flocked by devotees from all over the country, every year. The deity of the temple, Lord Murugan, is known to be the son of Lord Shiva.
Tea Plantations (Distance - 0.2 kms)
Vagamon is a hill station located in Kottayam-Idukki border of Idukki district in Kerala, at an elevation of 3100 feet above MSL, known as “SCOTLAND OF ASIA”, was discovered by the Britishers who found the place ideal for tea plantations and they were followed by Christian missionaries who built their abode of service at Kurisumala in Vagamon. Cool mountain air, lush green meadows and tea estates.
Waterfalls (Distance - 6 kms)
Kavakkulam waterfalls is the famous and most attractive waterfall located in Vagamon. It's 6 kms away from our toursit home. You can also enjoy few other small waterfalls in surroundings of Vagamon.
Tea Lake Boating (Distance - 0.3 kms)
Vagamon Tea Lake surrounded by Tea plantations is the one of most attractive tourist spot: You can enjoy the boating viewing natural greenaries.
Paragliding (Distance - 4.5 kms)
During February every year Kerala Tourism under the aegis of Kerala Adventure Tourism promotion society is conducting International Paragliding Carnival at Vagamon, The festival is in association with Fly Vagamon club, Vagamon destination management committee and Paragliding Association of India. Over 50 national and international paragliding pilots attended in the last edition of the event. Visitors also have the option to go for a joyride with expert pilots and really become a part of the event. The championship will be held in two main categories — cross country and spot landing.
Accomodation : Spacious and beautifully furnished apartments, rooms and cottages having modern facilities to suit you needs and to make your stay quite comfortable.
Sight Seeing Trips : We arrange sight seeing trips to all the must-see places and corners of Wagamon in convenient vehicles of your choice.