Vegamon is a small town in Kerala, India. It is the small hill station surrounded by the lush greenery and is a romantic place too. One of the quiet and peaceful place in Kerela that has many other tourist attraction. This sleepy town is from the list of those places which are not touched by any commercialization till now. Hence, it is the best place to enjoy the natural sceneries or to spend some time in the lap of nature. Other places near Vegamon is also worth and add to eternity. Here is the mini-guide which helps you to know about some of the best places to visit in Vegamon. Have A Look-

1. Kurishumala

Vagamon is a beautiful hill station, located in Kottayam-Idukki, it is a border of Kerala. There is a chain of three hills, named as Thangal hill, Murugan hill, and Kurisumala hill. Kurisumala hill is fully surrounded by the lush greenery, tea garden, a small waterfall, fresh cool air, murmuring Pine forest, and more attractive meadows inviting you to Vagamon. It is also known as the ‘’ Mountain of the Holy Cross’’. It is a wonderful and peaceful hill famous for pilgrimage center for Christians. If you visit these hills then you can also view the Murugan Para from these hills. It is a perfect place to spend a holiday with family and friends, and also it is a perfect place for those you want to spend there most of the time with nature. Here you can also get an experience of camping, paragliding, zip-lining, trekking, and some other adventure.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

2. Thangalpara

A center of Islamic pilgrimage, highly famous for the ancient cave. One can experience a unique life in a cave.  It has a large spherical rock below which there is a mosque for the daily prayers. It is considered to be one of the most sacred places in that area. The hill is surrounded by green forests. It also offers amazing views of nature and also is best for picturesque images. It is also considered as one of the romantic place too. One should visit here once, whenever you travel Vegamon.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

3. Marmala Waterfalls

Maramala waterfall is located exactly 8 km away from Teekoy and also a few kilometers away from the Erattupetta, which is in Kottayam district of Kerala. This beautiful waterfall is also known as a ‘’enchantress of the jungle’’. Situated at a height of 200 feet and also splashes into 12 feet of the pond, which was run down to join the river Teekoy. The gigantic rocks also increase the beauty of this great waterfall. The main point you should know before visiting this waterfall is that you cannot take a bath in the main waterfall, but you can take a bath in the small waterfall which is located in a running way. But, one should keep in mind that, December is not a time to visit here because at that time you found the least amount of water falling down here. So, try to visit here before or after December.

Timing- 7:00 AM To 6:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

4. Vagamon Pine Forest

Vagamon pine forest is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in the town. A favored place for Bollywood Shooting, trust me, this place is worth visiting. As the name suggests, it contains long pine trees in a huge number. It is basically a man-made place that was built by Britishers during their regime. The pine trees are uniformly placed in a straight line. It is a perfect place for photography and videography. This place is not famous for sightseeing only, it is also famous to spend time with a self-indulgent moment for yourself too. This place beholds captivating views of nature. You should visit here once. 

Timing- 8:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

5. Vagamon Lake

Vagamon lake is another beautiful and peaceful place to visit in Vegamon. The lake is surrounded by lush greenery and rocks. This spectacular sightseeing location is situated in the heart of town, the Vagamon. This place is fully bounded with hilly elevations that are clothed in lush greenery and this natural beauty of lake and hills makes it an attractive tourist spot. This Vagamon lake is not a huge one but also it is big enough for boating, rowing, and also many more water activities. Every day thousands of people come here to get the experience of this place with their family and friends. It is also a perfect picnic spot for kids. 

Timing- 10:00 AM To 8:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

6. Vagamon Meadows

Vagamon is basically famous for the vast green meadows and truly a paradise for the nature lovers. It is a peaceful place with a spectacular view of nature. It is fully surrounded by the lush greenery of a tea garden, deep puzzling valleys, beautiful meadows, and some dales. One can also enjoy the view of meadows by Paragliding. This beautiful meadow is located in Vagamon, near the Elappara Road, in Kerala. It is a perfect holiday destination for you. Hence, bring out some time from your hustle-bustle busy schedule and get ready to spend your vacations at a peaceful place. 

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

7. Pine Hill

Another beautiful place to visit in Vegamonis Pine Hills. This place has nothing much to do, but the feel of this place is really amazing and unforgettable. Walk into the woods is the actual thing you can do here. The spectacular view of number of pine trees will relax your mind and gives a breathtaking view too. Thus, visit here once!

Timing- Open 24Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

8. Mundakayam Ghat

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This Ghat is passing through a terrain into the region. This famous tourist attraction is popular for a nature walk and mesmerizing view of umpteen number of birds and their species too. It is the perfect location for paragliding and also enables you to get a topmost and scenic view of the ghat.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

9. Pattumala Church

It is a fascinating Roman Catholic Latin Rite Church whose design was created by JP Bright. It is famous for its architectural view and lush greenery. The name of this place signifies it meaning on its own, that, the hills covered by silk. Hence, it a must-visit place in Vegamon. Here you will also get a  beautiful picture of your with a marvelous background.

Timing- 6:00 AM To 7:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

10. Murugan Mala

Murugan Mala is a beautiful hill in the city which is famous for its gorgeous rock-cut temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan and visited by many of the tourists on a daily basis. Surrounded by the beautiful atmosphere and the divine natural view. It is also a perfect location for sightseeing and nature walk.

Timing- Open 24 Hours
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

11. Ulipooni Wildlife Sanctuary

If you are an animal lover, then this place is just for you! It is the famous picnic spot which is just 10 km away from the Vegamon. This is the place where you will found much wildlife and is a romantic destination too. You seriously can’t afford to miss this place whenever you travel to Vegamon. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and let set go to Vegamon.

Timing- 7:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee

12. Idduki Dam

The most scenic and romantic destination in Vegamon is Idduki Dam. It is a beautiful place that is across the Periyar River in a geometrical marvel. This dam is constructed to provide water and electricity in the region in the 1880s and till now, it holds its beauty and specialty very well.  Now, it has become a famous tourist spot and one can also enjoy boating too. Thus, to get an unforgettable memory, you can’t afford to miss this place. Hence, write it down to your list now and have a happy vacation!

Timing- 10:00 AM To 5:00 PM
Entry Fee- No Entry Fee (But if you want to do boating, then the charges varies according to it)

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