Hill Stations in Kerala

The state of Kerala full of beautiful greens, hills and valleys and thats especially along the western ghats. Some of the best hill stations in Kerala include waterfalls along with the picturesque dense forests having wildlife animals never seen before at any other place. A number of national parks and sancturies throng all along these hills to make them must watch destinations in India and the world.

Most Popular Hill Stations in Kerala

We have got you a collection of 10 topmost Kerala hill stations which would enthrall you with the most beautiful and enchanting places that are most popular among the tourists world over. These rankings might not have stayed the same but all of these are worth watching if you are planning to visit Kerala:

  1. Vagamon, Idukki
  2. Munnar, Idukki
  3. Devikulam, Idukki
  4. Nelliampathi, Palakkad
  5. Peermade, Idukki
  6. Ponmudi, Thiruvananthapuram
  7. Charalkunnu, Pathanamthitta
  8. Kottancheri Hills, Kasaragod
  9. Vythiri, Wayanad
  10. Thusharagiri, Kozhikode

Other must see hill tops include:

Vellarimala, near Thiruvambady in Kozhikode

Also known as Camel's Hump Mountains, these are located in the western ghats. These hills also forms the part of Nilgiri hills in the south. The tourist attractions also include the waterfalls knows as Olichuchattam. The tallest peak called Vavul Mala is also located here in the western ghats.

Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad

It got its name from the famous Jain temple that was used by Tipu Sultan as a battery hence the name Sulthan Bathery. Main tourist attractions include Bathery Jumaa Masjid, Soonoro Church, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary at Muthanga, Edakkal Caves and the Bathery is itself a very popular shopping paradise for the tourists.

Ranipuram, Kasaragod

Located in Kasaragod, its height is around 755 metres above sea level. The exciting trekking routes along the wild forest up to the Mani grass hill top is sure a must thing in Kerala. Butterflies, black eagle and elephants are in abundance in the forests. Ranipuram Shola National park is the proposed wildlife sanctuary in the region.

Mananthavady, Wayanad

Situated on the banks of Mananthavady Puzha in Wayanad, this place has great spots of tourist interest: Pazhassi kudeeram tomb, Valliyoorkkavu temple, Thirunelli Temple, Mananthavady Park, Latin Church, Tholpetty Wild Life Sanctuary are some of the major ones.

Kumily, Idukki

A popular tourist spot and a major spice trading place, its located in the Cardamom hills. February to September is the best time to visit this hill town.

Kalpetta, Wayanad

Situated around 770 metres above the sea level, this hill is surrounded by coffee plantations. Major attractions include Edakkal Caves, Banasura Sagar Dam, Meenmutty Falls and Chembra Peak.

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