Kerala is a land blessed with abundant natural beauty, with several backwater destinations, panoramic hillocks, rolling hills and exotic wildlife spread across its majestic landscape. Wagamon is one such destination famous for its bird’s eye view of surroundings, waterfalls, lakes and isolated environment.
Also spelt as Wagamon, this panoramic hill station is located at a distance of 64 km from kottayam and 34 km from Pala. At 1100 mts above sea level, Wagamon provides a dual attraction to the visitors- as a picturesque hill station and as an exciting trekking destination. Rolling Meadows, tea gardens and valleys surround the area and the region comprises of Kurisimala, Murugan and Thangal hills. Nearby attractions include Thangal Para, Kurisumala Asram and the live stock project.
To Wagamon goes the proud distinction of being the most literate region of India. Numerous picturesque lakes exist in and around Wagamon and plans are underway to convert this enchanting paradise as an eco-tourism hotspot. Green meadows are one such eco-friendly project specializing in Ayurvedic treatments and cultivation of medicinal plants etc. Milk and honey are produced in large quantities here whose trading serves as source of livelihood for the resident monks of the area.
Wagamon is located at the Idukki-Kottayam border and is an ideal destination for rejuvenation, being one with the nature and enjoying nature at its best. Sporting a pleasant season all through the year, Wagamon’s average temperature during summer is between 10 to 23 degree Celsius. Monsoon season witnesses heavy rainfall in the area, overflowing the many lakes and waterfalls and showcasing different facets of Nature.
How to reach
By Rali: Kottayam is the nearest railway station.
By Air: Cochin International Airport is the nearest one.