Ponmudi- the golden peak of Kerala

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Ponmudi is a less explored hill station in Kerala. The natural springs, small hills, estates etc makes this a memorable holiday destination.


  1. Was under “Ay” royal family till 10th century CE
  2. Later became part of Venad kingdom
  3. British officers found this hill station ideal for tea cultivation
  4. Post Indian independence ( 1947) it became part of Kerala state


  1. Go for trekking
  2. Visit a tea estate
  3. Drench under waterfalls
  4. Try out camping
  5. Visit mini zoo or deer park

How to reach


Trivandrum International airport 59 kms away is the nearest airport. It has flights to:

  1. Dubai
  2. Kuwait
  3. Singapore
  4. Mumbai
  5. Bangalore etc


Nearest railway station is Trivandrum Central 55 kms away. Trains are available to major destinations in India like:

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kanyakumari
  4. Bangalore
  5. Kochi


Winter months of November to March is the best time to visit Ponmudi

Season Average temperature
Winter season (November to March) 17°C to 27°C
Summer season (April to May) 20°C to 28°C

Nearby destinations within 100 kms distance

  1. Kovalam beach
  2. Varkala beach
  3. Agastyarkoodam peak
  4. Kollam beach
  5. Thenmala eco tourism

Some hotels near Ponmudi with room tariff below Rs.5000/- per night

KTDC Golden Peak https://www.ktdc.com/golden-peak

River County Resort http://rivercounty.in/

Duke’s Forest Lodge http://dukesforestlodge.in/

Hotel Rohini International https://rohini-international-trivandrum-in.book.direct/en-us?utm_source=gmb

Hotel Surya http://www.thehotelsurya.com/

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Photo courtesy: By Ajay V Nair – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=60534970


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