Adventure / Trekking

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Distance (From Thekkady): 23 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 4 Hours/Half Day

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 23 km from Kumily, 34 km from Idukki, & 66 km from Munnar, Vandanmedu is a wonderful hill resort located on Thekkady - Munnar route in Kerala. It is one of the popular tourist attractions in Idukki.

At an altitude of 4000 feet, Vandanmedu is a wonderful village located in the high mountain ranges of the Western Ghats of Kerala. This place is famous for its large production of Cardamom in the world. It is said to be that British planters were the first ones who found out the opportunities for planting cardamom, coffee, and pepper in this region.

Most of the area in this place is covered with green dense forest and rough mountains. Taking a cardamom plantation tour is one of the interesting activities in Vandanmedu. This is also a good place for trekking. This place is connected by frequent buses running between Kumily and Munnar.