Ponmudi is a small hill station located in the Peringamala Panchayat of Trivandrum district, Kerala. Also called as 'Kashmir of Kerala', it is one of the offbeat hill stations in Kerala, and among the must include places in Trivandrum tour packages. Situated at an altitude of 1100m, Ponmudi is surrounded by scenic hills, spice plantations, tea estates, natural springs, and winding streams. Ponmudi Waterfalls, Deer Park, River Kallar, Kallar Meenmutty Falls, Golden Valley, and Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary are prominent Ponmudi tourist places. The grasslands of Ponmudi are the breeding grounds of the broad-tailed grass bird, a threatened species. Apart from sightseeing, Ponmudi is also famous for Ayurvedic medical treatments. Trekking to Agasthyarkoodam, the highest peaks in the region, is the most popular activity here for adventure buffs.
Trivandrum, Kollam, Kanyakumari, and Alleppey are also close to Ponmudi and 3-4 day trips can be planned to visit Ponmudi along with these places.
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